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Ask Brianna: How can I travel and not rack up debt?
For last-minute travel this summer, you can still plan a thrifty trip by prioritizing low-cost airfare and lodging

Ask Brianna: How can I take a vacation and not rack up debt?For last-minute travel this summer, you can still plan a thrifty trip by prioritizing low-cost airfare and lodging
  • Personal Finance
  • 5 days, 6 hours ago
Personal Finance

Brianna: How do we budget with a surprise pregnancy?

Ask Brianna: How do we budget with a surprise pregnancy?Re-evaluate your money goals, get a handle on hospital expenses and trim costs
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Personal Finance

Federal student loans just got more expensive
Cost of borrowing $10,000 to increase by about $400

Federal student loans just got more expensiveCost of borrowing $10,000 to increase by about $400
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Autos

What credit score is needed to buy a car?

What credit score is needed to buy a car?The average loan amount for a new vehicle in the third quarter of 2016 was $30,022
  • Autos
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Personal Finance

Liz Weston: Go nuclear on your debt — move away

Liz Weston: Go nuclear on your debt — move awaySome free up money by tackling most households’ biggest expense: the cost of shelter
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Personal Finance

Brianna: How do I save a friend from a money mistake?

Ask Brianna: How do I save a friend from a money mistake?The closer the relationship, the more it probably makes sense to assist
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Personal Finance

Checking up on employees on FMLA leave probably illegal
FMLA notice only needs to be given once unless the times change

Checking up on employees on FMLA leave probably illegalFMLA notice only needs to be given once unless the times change
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Personal Finance

Ask Brianna: Should my partner’s debt stop a marriage?

Ask Brianna: Should my partner’s debt stop a marriage?Debt shouldn’t keep you from putting a ring on it, if you take the right precautions
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Personal Finance

How do I deal with a mooching friend?

How do I deal with a mooching friend?If you care about saving the friendship, a mature, respectful discussion is your next step
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month ago
Personal Finance

Major changes coming to credit score calculations

Major changes coming to credit score calculationsThe rules have changed in the math behind your credit score
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

Still haven’t done your taxes? Better get started

Still haven’t done your taxes? Better get startedTuesday night is the deadline for filing your taxes
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

What money moves should I make in my 30s?

What money moves should I make in my 30s?Pay off outstanding debt, max out retirement savings, streamline finances and more
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

Drove for Uber? Rented out your home? Here are tax tips

Drove for Uber? Rented out your home? Here are some tax tipsIt’s usually up to freelance workers to keep records and put aside money to eventually pay the IRS
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

IRS agent warns of tax scams

IRS agent warns of tax scamsSarah Kull, Assistant Special Agent in Charge for the Internal Revenue Service's Detroit Field Office, warns about phone calls from people falsely claiming to represent the IRS.
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

Beware of tax scams as filing date approaches

Beware of tax scams as filing date approachesEach year, hundreds of Michigan taxpayers fall prey to scammers
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

Liz Weston: The emergency fund you can eat

Liz Weston: The emergency fund you can eatA well-stocked pantry can help you survive a natural disaster or extended blackout
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Ask Brianna: How to find a job with liberal arts degree

Ask Brianna: How to find a job with a liberal arts degreeNow that I’m out in the real world, I’ve seen how desperate firms are for good writers, communicators and researchers
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Life

Detroit’s Accounting Aid Society offers free tax help

Detroit’s Accounting Aid Society offers free tax helpThe nonprofit has helped Metro Detroiters get over $350 million back in tax refunds the past 45 years
  • Life
  • 2 months ago
Business

Retirement dreams fizzle for some with Obamacare repeal
Workers contemplating retirement get jitters over insurance cost

Retirement dreams fizzle for some with Obamacare repealWorkers contemplating retirement get jitters over insurance cost
  • Business
  • 2 months ago
Life

Ask Brianna: Should I accept money from my parents?

Ask Brianna: Should I accept money from my parents?Financial independence will empower you
  • Life
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

6 ways to cope when you can’t pay your taxes
If you’re not done preparing your return, get a filing extension by April 18

6 ways to cope when you can’t pay your taxesIf you’re not done preparing your return, get a filing extension by April 18
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

Candid candidate: Weirdest interview mistakes
One bragged about being in the local newspaper for alleged theft

Candid candidate: Weirdest interview mistakesOne bragged about being in the local newspaper for alleged theft
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

Liz Weston: 9 bills where you can cut a better deal

Liz Weston: 9 bills where you can cut a better dealProviders constantly tweak plans and pricing, which means long-term customers can overpay by hundreds of dollars a year
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Ask Brianna: Is it ever OK to splurge?

Ask Brianna: Is it ever OK to splurge?There are ways to build fun into a slim budget
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Ask Brianna: Why do my student loan payments bug me?

Ask Brianna: Why do my student loan payments bug me so much?States cut funding for public colleges and universities, so students and families take on a larger share of the cost
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Don’t fear your mobile wallet

Don’t fear your mobile walletYour mobile wallet is arguably the safest way to pay, and it offers a few benefits to boot
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Red-hot market sees Dow top 21,000

Red-hot market sees Dow top 21,000New milestone set amid optimism over Trump, Fed plans
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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