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Americans Have Big Problem With Saving

Greg McBride, a financial analyst for Bankrate.com, writes: “A recent Bankrate.com poll found that only a little more than half of Americans–52%–have more money in emergency savings than in credit-card debt. More troubling was the 21% who d...
by Personal Finance News on Mar 2, 2016

15 Ways To Reduce The Costs of Kitchen Appliances

by Personal Finance News on Mar 2, 2016

Popular Mac Personal Finance Apps

TidBITS, Apple news for the rest of us, has a poll to find out popular Mac personal finance aps among the readers. The top spots belong to four editions of Quicken — Quicken Essentials, Quicken for Windows, Quicken 2015/2016, and Quicken 2007. Rea...
by Personal Finance News on Mar 2, 2016

5 Ways To Save (And Earn) Even More In 2016

The popular phrases “time is money” and “it’s not what you earn, it’s what you save” offer valid points and is sound advice. However, if you don’t put in the time, you may not make the money, and if you aren&...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Mar 1, 2016

2016’s Best and Worst Cities at Money Management

With only two in five adults saying they maintain a budget and keep close track of their spending and nearly one in four confessing to not paying their bills on time, the personal finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2016’...
by Personal Finance News on Mar 1, 2016

More Expensive to Visit Disney World During Christmas

Plan to take your family for a trip to Disney World during July 4th or Christmas season? You might be better off to schedule your visit to the theme parks during non-peak periods. Christopher Palmeri writes that Disney’s six parks in Orlando, F...
by Personal Finance News on Feb 29, 2016

George Osborne is not a cunt...

... because, being a straight man, I think that cunts are rather pretty and certainly desirable.George Osborne, however, is a total fucking fucktard with all of the economic talent of a field mouse. Honestly, the man can't keep his own promises, and...
by Devil's Kitchen on Feb 28, 2016

How Best To Withdraw From HSA Account

Health Savings Account (HSA) is the best saving vehicle for health-related spending with triple-play tax benefits: Save money on a pre-tax basis, earn interest on the funds, and withdraw the money tax-free. To take advantage of HSA you have to unders...
by Personal Finance News on Feb 28, 2016

Improve Your Credit Score by 100 points

The Practical Saver writes: “Having a perfect credit score of 850 is a dream for many people but, of course, not a lot of people will ever get it. According to Fool.com, only 1% of the population has that perfect credit score. Don’t fret if y...
by Personal Finance News on Feb 28, 2016

New App Splits Up Dinner Bill Based on Race and Gender Income Inequalities

Going out to eat with friends who have higher income than you or have a bigger appetite that order steak with extra glasses of wine, how do you split the bill? Should everyone just split it evenly? If you’re being cost conscious, Equipay might...
by Personal Finance News on Feb 26, 2016

World’s Most Expensive Parking Garage at $110,000 Per Spot With a Long Waiting List

The parking lot at the Vault, belonging to Bighorn Golf Club east of Los Angeles, may be the world’s most expensive place to park. Members of the club have to pay $110,000 annually for the privilege to park their vehicles there. Don’t te...
by Personal Finance News on Feb 25, 2016

How to Save an Extra Thousand a Year by Just Using Your Credit Cards

According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, a typical American family spends annually $3,971 on groceries, $2,468 on gas, and $2,787 on food away from home. Using credit cards that give back 3% cash back on gas, 6% cash back on groceries and 2% on every...
by Personal Finance News on Feb 25, 2016

Tech and the Ever-Changing Financial Landscape

The world of money used to be a relatively simple one. Work for a wage. Spend less than you make. Set a little aside for emergencies and retirement. While the vast majority of us still work for a wage, and many of us also still try hard to spend less...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Feb 25, 2016

Best Cars for 2016

Consumer Reports just released their ranking for Best Cars of 2016 with extensive data to back it up. The ranking is based on performance, reliability, owner satisfaction and safety. Best Subcompact Car: Honda Fit Best Compact Car: Subaru Impreza Bes...
by Personal Finance News on Feb 24, 2016

Best Cars for 2016

Consumer Reports just released their ranking for Best Cars of 2016 with extensive data to back it up. The ranking is based on performance, reliability, owner satisfaction and safety. Best Subcompact Car: Honda Fit Best Compact Car: Subaru Impreza Bes...
by Personal Finance News on Feb 24, 2016

Very Bad Advice: If You Have Savings In Your 20s, You’re Doing Something Wrong

Millennial Lauren Martin writes: “I don’t have any savings, but I also don’t have any wants. I don’t know about you, but I like to enjoy my life. I like to go out to eat, buy clothes I don’t need and spend money with friends on memorabl...
by Personal Finance News on Feb 23, 2016

Very Bad Advice: If You Have Savings In Your 20s, You’re Doing Something Wrong

Millennial Lauren Martin writes: “I don’t have any savings, but I also don’t have any wants. I don’t know about you, but I like to enjoy my life. I like to go out to eat, buy clothes I don’t need and spend money with friends on memorabl...
by Personal Finance News on Feb 23, 2016

Small Changes That Will Make a Big Difference to Your Wallet

You have probably heard about people making small changes that changed their entire lives. Whether it be cutting your grocery bill down by switching to a cheaper store or getting rid of cable and saving the cash every month, there are a lot of little...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Feb 23, 2016

12 Ways To Teach Kids About Money

The Practical Saver writes: “A lot of people go on with their lives not knowing how to manage money. As a result, they tend to bury themselves in debt and not save for their future. As a parent, I like my kid to grow as a responsible person esp...
by Personal Finance News on Feb 22, 2016

The Best Time to Buy Anything During the Year

It’s not a surprise that a bit of planning can save you a lot of money when it comes to buying throughout the year. Lifehacker has a comprehensive, up-to-date guide on the best times to buy everything this year. Certain things are always cheape...
by Personal Finance News on Feb 22, 2016


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