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Insurance for ride-booking drivers a must

Insurance for ride-booking drivers is a mustWhile a driver is waiting for a ride request, coverage is usually slim
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Personal Finance

Ask Brianna: Is 4-year college right for you?

Ask Brianna: Is 4-year college right for you?Most people will still need more than a high school education to earn a decent salary
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Personal Finance

Fly now, pay later: Are travel loans a good deal?

Fly now, pay later: Are travel loans a good deal?Major airlines work with technology startups to offer loans to travelers
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Personal Finance

When a tax refund is a lifeline, not a windfall

When a tax refund is a lifeline, not a windfallSignificant numbers use the money to pay for daily living
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Personal Finance

Weston: Schools can teach kids to be smart consumers

Liz Weston: How schools can teach kids to be smart consumersFour skills make a difference regardless of someone’s circumstances or the economic climate
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

Study: Midlife ‘wealth shock’ may lead to death

Study: Midlife ‘wealth shock’ may lead to deathThe analysis of nearly 9,000 people’s experiences underscores well-known connections between money and well-being.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Personal Finance

Ask Brianna: Help parents based on need, not your guilt

Ask Brianna: Help your parents based on need, not your guiltAn assumption that your parents are scrambling to stay afloat may be wrong
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Personal Finance

Book a resort hotel to enjoy Miami while on business

Book a resort hotel: a unique way to enjoy Miami while on businessAfter a long day of meetings, enjoy a great dinner and a walk barefoot on the beach at night
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Personal Finance

Splurge? Many use tax refunds for daily living expenses

Few Americans splurge with their tax refunds; many use to cover daily living expensesFew Americans splurge with their tax refunds; many use to cover daily living expenses
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month ago
Personal Finance

Home with a view? You can sell for more money

Home with a view? Take advantage of that amenity and boost the sales priceHomes with views can garner more money on the real estate market, adding tens of thousands of dollars to sales price
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month ago
Travel

How to read between the lines of Airbnb listings

How to read between the lines of Airbnb listingsIf you’re not a regular user, examine pictures closely because listings sometimes don’t deliver what you expect
  • Travel
  • 1 month ago
Personal Finance

Impulse buying: 5 tips to end it

Impulse buying: 5 tips to end itThe best way to help curb impulsive shopping is to stop and ask yourself, ‘Do I really need it?’
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

Ask Brianna: How to avoid a spring break money hangover

Ask Brianna: How to avoid a spring break money hangoverYou have no ‘extra cash’ if you have no emergency savings
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

Do not write off those paper statements from bank yet

Do not write off those paper statements from bank just yetElectronic versions save trees and keep your desk uncluttered, but they also have a vice: They can be easy to forget
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

When renting, good credit can open doors

When renting your first place, good credit can open doorsMany landlords look for credit scores of 640 or higher and also consider factors such as income, debt and employment
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Caring for ‘chosen family’ gains in sick-leave laws

Caring for ‘chosen family’ gains ground in sick-leave laws5 states have passed laws that let workers use sick days to care for anyone who’s like family to them
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Weston: What to do when your parents die broke

Liz Weston: What to do when your parents die brokeNearly half of seniors die owning less than $10,000 in financial assets, according to a 2012 study
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Liz Weston: Should you do your own estate plan?

Liz Weston: Should you do your own estate plan?If you make a mistake and you have unintended results, you can’t bring the person back to sign a new will
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 months ago
Personal Finance

Three things unmarried homeowners should do

Three things unmarried homeowners should doSign a prenup for the house, choose the right title, and leave the parents at home
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 months ago
Personal Finance

Ask Brianna: What if I really need my tax refund?

Ask Brianna: What if I really, really need my tax refund?For the fastest turnaround time , file taxes online and elect to direct deposit your refund to your bank account
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

Do’s and don’ts when using shopping apps

Do’s and don’ts when using shopping appsTechnology can either streamline in-store trips and online purchases, or tempt shoppers to overspend
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

Car negotiating secrets for people who hate haggling

Car negotiating secrets for people who hate hagglingOnline tools and nonconfrontational negotiating tactics can help car shoppers get the best deal possible
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 months, 1 week 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
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

Weston: Would a bank payday loan be any safer?

Weston: Would a bank payday loan be any safer?Thanks to a recent regulatory change, it now may be possible for banks to offer small, short-term loans
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Credit card rewards take sting out of a starter budget

Credit card rewards take the sting out of a starter budgetIt’s easy to come out ahead on credit card reward offers if can manage spending well and pay down balances monthly
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Weston: The right way to give your teen an allowance

Liz Weston: The right way to give your teen an allowanceLess frequent lump sums can teach teenagers how to plan and save for future expenses
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Liz Weston: Refusing to pay could hurt you
What you might want to consider doing instead

Liz Weston: Refusing to pay could hurt you more than themWhat you might want to consider doing instead
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 months ago
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