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Being called a non-essential worker is 'a slap in the face'

Patrick Conway, like other 'non-essential' workers, was told to stay home on furlough, or temporary unpaid leave.

A rent-to-own offer on your house may deserve a second look

If you're approached by a rent-to-own buyer, the deal might be worth considering.

Tapping 529s to pay for private school could come back to bite you

Using withdrawals from a 529 plan to cover private school makes sense, as long as there is enough left for college.

Monzo Killing Off Its Prepaid Cards

Monzo has announced that it is closing its legacy prepaid cards programme over the next few months; Monzo account holders who have yet to upgrade their accounts to their full current account will need to do so in order to continue using a Monzo card. Continue reading Monzo Killing Off Its Prepaid Cards at Money Watch - Personal Finance Blog.

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More on the value of negotiating

Earlier today, I shared some tips on salary negotiation. Learning to negotiate your salary is one of the best ways to boost your income — not just in the present, but over the course of your entire career. In fact, one 2010 study found...Show More Summary

Your Last Will and Testament

Creating an estate plan, writing down your last will and testaments, and identifying a healthcare proxy don’t seem like a fun way to spend a weekend. However, organizing your end of life paperwork and making sure you have a plan for your finances are some of the most important tasks you can complete as an... Show More Summary

First Tech Federal Credit Union Review

There are plenty of different banks and credit unions for you to use all across the country. Each of them has different products, perks, and disadvantages you'll need to consider when you're shopping around for the perfect bank. What separates one from another? Today we're going to look at First Tech Federal Credit Union. Show More Summary

Questions About Marriage, Side Gigs, Healthy Eating, Gratitude and More!

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Investing and DACA 2. Skipping Roth contributions 3. Show More Summary

How to negotiate your salary (and earn an extra half-million dollars in your lifetime)

Some folks claim that if you do what you love, the money will follow. Others say that a job is just a job — you’re not meant to like it. The truth lies somewhere between these two extremes. There are few things worse than a job you hate;...Show More Summary

Aftermarket Car Parts: Are They Really Worth the Money You Save?

Do men or women make better drivers? It’s a question that I suspect has been debated ever since Henry Ford started mass-producing his Model T at the turn of the twentieth century. One thing is certain, I know the question has always been a hot topic of discussion in my house, although I’ve always smugly […]

Strategies For Living On One Income

Check out The Biglaw Investor or read Strategies For Living On One Income One idea that seems to resonate with many lawyers is the goal of living off one income and saving the other (if you’re married or otherwise in a committed relationship where finances are shared). Show More Summary

Things To Do Before Making Any Investment If You Don’t Want To Lose Everything

This post is a reminder to myself and to all of you that we can and will lose money if we invest in risk assets for a long enough period of time. The only way to never lose money again is if we never make any investments. I’ve personally...Show More Summary

10 Reasons to Ignore the New Car Ads and Buy a Used Vehicle Instead

The new car models for 2018 are sleek, shiny, and filled with enticing gadgets — as you’ll no doubt be reminded in a flurry of Super Bowl commercials and Presidents Day weekend sales. But if you’re in the market for a new vehicle, you can save a great deal of money if you buy a used car instead. Show More Summary

The Millennials Guide to Avoiding Credit Card Debt

Americans owe billions of dollars in credit card debt, and the high interest rates that come with it can lead to a debt spiral that is very challenging to overcome. Millennials, having lived through the financial crisis and other economic downturns, appear to be more wary of credit cards than...

The Hybrid Budgeting / Zombie System

Alright guys, I think we found our happy medium with the cashless society debate ;) A guy I met at FinCon last year chimed into our convo here, and he officially wins the award for being the most creative, haha… But also super USEFUL too! Because not only does this take the pros of both sides of the equation (cash vs digital), but also solves […]

A Step-By-Step Guide To Managing A Windfall

Did you just come across some extra money? If you manage your windfall correctly, you could pay off most of your debt quickly. Here's our step-by-step guide to getting it right. A Step-By-Step Guide To Managing A Windfall appeared first on Money Under 30. © Moneyblogs, LLC.

7 Ways to Save on a European Getaway With Kids

Packing up the family for a European getaway can easily become the ultimate exercise in patience, resourcefulness, and self-restraint. Europe is one of the more expensive regions for Americans to travel to, and adding kids increases costs even more. The good news is, there are plenty of ways to...

Best Money Tips: Small Lifestyle Changes That Make a Big Difference

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on simple changes that make a big difference in your life, health foods you should make at home, and fun things to put on a calendar. Top 5 Articles Can't Commit to a New Year's Resolution? You'll Love These 50 Simple Changes...

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