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You got the new house! Now, how do you afford to furnish it?

You got the new house! Now, how do you afford to furnish it?No need to break the bank if you need to buy furniture
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Personal Finance

‘Tidy up’ so each dollar sparks joy

‘Tidy up’ so each dollar sparks joyLearn how to reduce financial clutter to improve chances for financial success
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Personal Finance

Make a home down payment without wrecking your finances

Make a home down payment without wrecking your financesPutting too much down could leave you without enough cash for home maintenance – or anything else
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Personal Finance

Liz Weston: How debt ‘solutions’ could dig you in deeper

Liz Weston: Your Money: How debt ‘solutions’ could dig you in deeperMany of these loans have hidden costs and drawbacks
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Personal Finance

Your Money: Ask parents about their financial plans

Your Money: Ask parents about their financial plansTact is everything when talking about money – show them you want to learn and you want to help
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Autos

How to avoid buying more car than you need

How to avoid buying more car than you needFollow these tips so you don’t go overboard with your next vehicle purchase
  • Autos
  • 1 month ago
Personal Finance

How to make 40 times more on your savings account

How to make 40 times more on your savings accountConsumers may not realize is that it’s relatively easy to get a 2 percent return or even 2.4 percent APY
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Liz Weston: How to know when it’s OK to spend

Liz Weston: How to know when it’s OK to spendGratification delayed too long can leave us unhappy with the results
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Millennial Money: Paying debt back home vexes expats

Millennial Money: Paying debt back home vexes expatsIf you dream of living abroad, debt obligations back home don’t have to stop you, but they can make things complicated
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Gig economy workers gain security, but at what cost?

Gig economy workers gain security, but at what cost?The “Dynamex decision,” as it’s often called, established a new test for how businesses in California classify workers
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Buying a home by age 35 is worth it

Buying a home by age 35 is worth itIn a time where longevity has increased but job stability is down, ‘housing wealth’ beneficial
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Could you live on your retirement?

Could you live on your retirement savings for 23 years?Looking at the income, living expenses and life spans of today’s retirees can help you make the right financial moves
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Personal Finance

DIY financial planning

DIY financial planningIt makes sense to hire a financial adviser only after you can afford one — not in the hopes of building wealth someday
  • Personal Finance
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

When men refuse to mentor women

When men refuse to mentor womenSome men use #MeToo movement as reason to avoid close interactions with female colleagues
  • Personal Finance
  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Personal Finance

How to be a happy timeshare owner

How to be a happy timeshare ownerDon’t buy on vacation, don’t pay retail, find an attractive location, and research and plan
  • Personal Finance
  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Car subscriptions offer an alternative

To buy or not to buy? Car subscriptions offer an alternativeWith the exception of Volvo, the cars are not brand new, but mostly are from the current or just-prior model year
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 year ago
Personal Finance

Financial experts suggest Americans work till 70

Financial experts suggest Americans work till 70Working a few more years or drawing your Social Security benefits later can significantly boost income
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 year ago
Real Estate

Detroit-area blacks twice as likely to be denied home loans

Detroit-area blacks twice as likely to be denied home loansThe rate for Lansing-East Lansing was even higher.
  • Real Estate
  • 1 year, 3 months ago
Personal Finance

Your Money: Side hustles you can start with no money

Your Money: Side hustles you can start with no moneyTake inventory of the skills you already possess
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 year, 4 months ago
Personal Finance

Liz Weston: Building assets makes you happier

Liz Weston: Building assets makes you happierSome researchers advise financial planners to focus on assets as “the best way to improve client financial satisfaction.
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 year, 6 months 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
  • 2 years ago
Personal Finance

Consumers have powerful tool in credit card chargebacks

Consumers have a powerful tool in credit card chargebacksA chargeback occurs when a credit card holder disputes a charge and the transaction is reversed
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 years, 3 months ago
Personal Finance

‘Nonconfrontational’ boss ignores personnel issue
Co-worker’s conduct is creating obvious business problems, giving opening to legitimately request that manager intervene

‘Nonconfrontational’ boss ignoring personnel issueCo-worker’s conduct is creating obvious business problems, giving opening to legitimately request that manager intervene
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 years, 5 months ago
Michigan

MSU seeks to ease debt toll on veterinary students

MSU seeks to ease toll on veterinary students dogged by debtReinvention to address students’ high costs since debt to starting salary disparity is greatest for health professionals
  • Michigan
  • 2 years, 6 months ago
Environment

Energy updates heat up savings

Energy updates heat up savingsEfficiencies boost home’s value and cool bills, experts say
  • Environment
  • 2 years, 6 months ago
Real Estate

Average 30-year mortgage rate slips to 3.47%

Average 30-year mortgage rate slips to 3.47%Low rates have continued to lure buyers into the housing market
  • Real Estate
  • 2 years, 6 months ago
Personal Finance

Startup allows companies to buy back vacation days

Seattle startup allows companies to buy back vacation daysThe U.S. is the only advanced nation that doesn’t mandate paid leave
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 years, 7 months ago
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