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When you lose or leave a job, it's important to know what to do about any money that's stashed for you in a former employer's 401(k) retirement plan. There are lots of options. Read more »
Trust me, going to school debt-free will feel a whole lot better than having another bunch of payments buzzing around your heads for years to come. Read more »
The little expenses add up. To help ease the burden of budgeting, DeseretNews.com asked personal finance professor Catherine Zick and financial journalist Miranda Marquit what they thought the best... Read more »
I was fortunate enough to grow up in a solidly middle-class family. We weren’t rich by any means; there were many times when we were forced to really pinch pennies — but for the most... Read more »
Peggy Young only has to look at her younger daughter to be reminded how long she has fought United Parcel Service over its treatment of pregnant employees, and why. Read more »
Holiday shoppers know how frenzied the season can be, and they also know that keeping costs low when holiday shopping requires a process that takes place well before the final checkout stage of a... Read more »
Between the avocado and grapefruit displays, Adolfo Briceno approaches customers in the bustling Hispanic supermarket to ask whether they have health insurance. Read more »
Paying off a mortgage in 10 years sounds crazy, right? Maybe not. Read more »
Is your idea of a budget simply spending till your checking account is nearly empty? Or worse, till your credit limit is exhausted? If you would like a budget that is based more on planning than on... Read more »
Some home improvements like a kitchen remodel make a real difference in the comfort and enjoyment you derive from your home; others fetch a good monetary return on investment when you put your home... Read more »
Women need to take their retirement planning seriously. So what can women do to better prepare for a long retirement? Read more »
Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine are on the menu as friends and families gather across the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving. Read more »
There are some money-related topics families can broach at Thanksgiving that have the potential to bring them closer together, not split them across the city trying to score the best deals. Read more »
I experimented with paying cash only for my October groceries. I had only one goal in mind: Spend less on groceries so I could save more money each month. Well, my little experiment opened a whole... Read more »
Shopping on Black Friday seems like good financial sense — there are some amazing deals. But here are four reasons why you might want to skip the shopping malls and hang with your family on... Read more »
Homebuyers have a lot to be thankful for this holiday season; including mortgage rates, the federal reserve, jobs, home prices and homeowner equity. Read more »
Whether you're planning on camping out on Black Friday, getting a pedicure at a local salon for Small Business Saturday or shopping in your jammies for Cyber Monday, we've got you covered. Read more »
A new survey shows that 97 percent of employers will designate Thanksgiving as a paid day off. However, 33 percent of all responding organizations will require at least some employees to work on... Read more »
The U.S. stock market held at record levels in early afternoon trading Monday. Renewed confidence that stimulus measures from global central banks will help spur economic growth is supporting... Read more »
If you’re considering refinancing your mortgage, you’re likely to be looking for the lowest possible mortgage refinance rate. Here are 12 ways to ensure you lock in the lowest refinance... Read more »
WisePiggy polled 2,000 Americans age 25 and above through an OP4G survey in order to learn more about fourth-quarter purchase patterns and consumer responsibility. Read more »
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants actress Blake Lively shared with Martha Stewart how her family values inform her financial decisions. Read more »
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For those of you who have already bought holiday flights home and cringed at the amount, here are some things to keep in mind the next time you travel. Read more »
Some might feel they don’t have enough money to invest while others might be afraid to invest. But whatever the reason, teaching about investing can help address some of these concerns and... Read more »
What to give to a loved one that is barely making ends meet — from help with bills to hand-me-downs. Read more »
Learning how to build credit isn’t a talent reserved for a lucky few, you just have to take deliberate action to positively change your credit score. Read more »
Online shopping has become as volatile as stock market trading. Wild, minute-by-minute price swings on everything from clothes to TVs have made it difficult for holiday shoppers to "buy low." Read more »
When at the checkout line and a clerk asks, “debit or credit?” I have only one answer: credit. There are a number of reasons I never make debit card purchases — security, peace... Read more »
For a truly balanced life, it's important to build connections with co-workers that go beyond conversations about budgets, reports and assignments. And this is a perfect time of year to create... Read more »
I’ve learned, after years of writing books, doing a radio show and trying to educate folks about their finances, you can’t make people listen to you. Even with what I do for a living, I... Read more »
The new year is just around the corner. How was your 2014? Did you get everything you wanted to accomplish done? Are you getting ready to set new resolutions? Before you do that, spend a little... Read more »
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Some believe the key to financial success is frugality. The problem is you probably don’t want to live like a college student for the rest of your life. Yes, you do need to find sustainable... Read more »
Those in their 20s or early 30s probably know saving for retirement is important to do. They just may not have the means to do it. Read more »
Takeout and frozen meals may be fast and convenient, but they aren't necessarily the best choice for your wallet or your waistline. So how can you take the pain out of bringing a healthy and... Read more »
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