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Understanding The Differences Among Tax Credits, Deductions, And Adjustments

When it comes to your taxes, knowing the lingo is key to understanding them. What's the difference between and tax credit, tax deduction, and an adjustment? A credit is an amount off what you owe, dollar for dollar. Tax deductions and adjustments are amounts off your income, which reduces your taxable income. Show More Summary

Mint Money Audit: Consumed by Debt, Can’t Begin to Save. Help!

This week’s financial audit is for Elizabeth, a 28-year-old case manager who works on behalf of families and caregivers in Oakland, CA. When I asked Elizabeth about her top goal she said it is to prioritize her finances. She feels overwhelmed and stressed by her $27,000 in student loans and feels she has no room […]

A Monthly Guide To The Best Hotel And Travel Deals Happening In 2017

Our month-by-month list of money-saving vacation destinations will help you plan an entire year's worth of wallet-friendly trips.

Ask Larry: ??????Will I Get Badly Hurt By Teaching For a Non-Coverage Public School System

Today’s column looks at the potential effects of public pensions, restricted applications, multiple exes and widow(er)'s benefits.

Using Mini-Games for Financial and Personal Improvement

Let me tell you three little stories about myself from the last few months. I was invited to a party with about 25 other people in attendance, all of them roughly my age. I knew about four of them prior to this party; the other 20 or so were strangers. Show More Summary

How Much Do You Need To Retire: Here's The First Step

One of the most important pieces of retirement planning is estimating spending. Here's what you need to know.

7 Tech Jobs That Desperately Need Women

With male domination in certain corporate sectors, it’s refreshing to know that there are incredible careers waiting for intelligent, ambitious women. Tech-based employers, specifically, are looking for women to diversify their workforces,...Show More Summary

8 World Currencies That Took a Hit in 2016

It's been a tough stretch recently for global currencies. Economic uncertainty, political shake-ups, and other world events have sent the value of currencies down sharply over the past year in many countries. Moreover, the decision of some nations to float their currency on the foreign exchange...

Earn Extra Income With Your Smartphone Camera

You no longer need to carry around a digital camera to capture in-the-moment photos. Today's smartphones feature fantastic cameras with surprising quality and clarity. For example, the latest iPhone 7 boasts a groundbreaking new camera, including the ability to take RAW photos and capture images in...

Ask the Readers: What Splurge Has Most Improved Your Life?

A big part of frugal living is saving money wherever you can, but there are some things that are worth splurging on — especially if they improve your life in some way. What splurge has most improved your life? How has your life been improved? What were the arguments for and against the...

A 12-Month Plan to Raise Your Credit Score in 2017

Are you ready to finally gain control of your credit scores in the new year? Working to improve your credit is an admirable resolution, and a very wise use of your time and energy. And it’s more than simply scoring points in some kind of game. Show More Summary

When You Shouldn’t Get A Balance Transfer

Balance transfers can be a useful tool for getting out of debt. But they aren't right all the time. Four times when you shouldn't get a balance transfer. When You Shouldn’t Get A Balance Transfer appeared first on Money Under 30. © Moneyblogs, LLC.

Best Money Tips: Cool Tech Products to Check Out in 2017

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on innovative products that will hit stores this year, how to save on airline baggage fees, and ways to get your spouse to save more money. Top 5 Articles Vegan leather jackets, personal translator, and 8 more cool tech...

One Surprising Skill That Can Save You Money When You Travel

There's one investment that you can make before going on a trip that has the potential to save you a surprising amount of money when you travel: learning the local language. If you're part of the 80% of Americans that don't speak a second language, it's never too late to learn. Why It...

Best Deals for Tuesday 01/17

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Why you don’t want to keep up with the Joneses

Even though it’s tempting, trying to keep up with the Joneses is a recipe for financial disaster. Do this instead … This is a guest post by “ESI” of ESIMoney.com.  Earn, save, and invest!  You’ve likely heard the phrase “keeping up with...Show More Summary

Instant Term Life Insurance Without an Exam – Haven Life Insurance Review

Historically, life insurance has been a taboo subject. As humans, we’re hardwired to think we’ll live forever. Since discussing life insurance means we’re addressing our own mortality, far too many of us choose to avoid the situation altogether. Show More Summary

Betting on the bull or the bear?

Eight years into an economic expansion and a bull market, aren't we overdue for a plunge? But economic cycles and rising markets don't die to old age. Here's what to look at, and how to position your investing.

How to Save Money on Groceries: 10 Easy Ways to Cut Your Bill in Half

Shopping for groceries is something we all need to do. Unfortunately, inflation is a fact of life, and food inflation means that your budget will continue to stretch related to your trips to the grocery store. You need to be a savvy shopper if you intend to keep your food costs down. Show More Summary

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