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Types of Credit Cards — and the Pros and Cons of Each

When used wisely by savvy consumers, credit cards can be an excellent resource for a variety of instances. The important thing, though, is to make sure you understand the different types, as well as the pros and cons of these credit cards. Types of Credit Cards to Consider One of the main ways consumers choose … Continue reading “Types of Credit Cards — and the Pros and Cons of Each”

You’re Almost Definitely Paying Too Much for Your Medical Bills

Never pay the first medical bill that you receive following care. At least, that’s the advice from Mashall Allen, a ProPublica reporter and author of a book about how to reduce your medical bills. And Allen could have a point. It’s estimated that up to 80 percent of all medical bills contain some sort of … Continue reading “You’re Almost Definitely Paying Too Much for Your Medical Bills”

$3.5 Trillion Spending Plan Calls for Tax Hike on Tobacco Products

It’s budget season! And in case you haven’t heard, Democrats on Capitol Hill are proposing a 10-year, $3.5 trillion spending plan that they hope will invest more in education, health care, child support and infrastructure – all while also taking steps to help offset climate change. The spending plan is likely to be divided along … Continue reading “$3.5 Trillion Spending Plan Calls for Tax Hike on Tobacco Products”

Is it the Right Time for Me to Buy a House?

While owning a home of your own is probably a dream of most people, knowing the right time to buy a home is the true key to a successful home purchase. Buying a home when you are ready and can afford the mortgage and upkeep is the best plan versus rushing into a mortgage and … Continue reading “Is it the Right Time for Me to Buy a House?”

The Top 5 Cash Back Apps of 2021

When it comes to creative ways to earn a few extra dollars, many people have turned to the internet to seek options. One of the newest and most popular ways to earn money online is by using cash back apps. Not only do these apps pay, but they pay you to shop, which is something … Continue reading “The Top 5 Cash Back Apps of 2021”

Americans Can Expect MORE Goods and Material Shortages into 2022

The U.S. has muddled through a truck driver shortage for decades that will now result in logjams at container ports and back-ordered goods and materials. With a trucker shortage of more than 60,000 and that number expected to top 100,000 in the coming years, there’s plenty of blame to go around. Former President Donald Trump … Continue reading “Americans Can Expect MORE Goods and Material Shortages into 2022”

Americans Last: Dems Conspire To Raise Taxes as Inflation Soars

Democrats spent decades defending their proposed tax increases by claiming they produced good results. Republicans, by contrast, apply the basic principles of economics that increased costs of goods and services are passed along to everyday families. The debate and slick propaganda associated with this political football came to a screeching halt when former President Donald … Continue reading “Americans Last: Dems Conspire To Raise Taxes as Inflation Soars”

Flood Damaged Cars: How to Avoid the Scam

Throughout the past in this space, we’ve talked about COVID scams, tax fraud and other financial-related scams that could have a major impact on your family’s personal bottom line should you – or anyone in your household – fall victim to them. But there’s a new emerging financial-related threat that has the potential to be … Continue reading “Flood Damaged Cars: How to Avoid the Scam”

A Fourth Stimulus Check for Retirees? Senior Citizens League Hopes So

Newsflash: The cost of living for senior citizens is increasing. And, like, by a lot. According to reports, the Social Security cost-of-living adjustment for the 2022 calendar year could be the highest that it has been in decades. How high? The non-partisan Senior Citizens League indicates that the increase could top 6 percent. Considering that … Continue reading “A Fourth Stimulus Check for Retirees? Senior Citizens League Hopes So”

Preparing for Retirement: How Much Money Do I Really Need?

We all picture our retirement years being filled with free time for traveling and other exciting adventures now that we don’t have to work full time anymore. The true key to enjoying your retirement years, though, is proper planning. How your retirement looks really depends on some savvy preparing now so you are prepared for … Continue reading “Preparing for Retirement: How Much Money Do I Really Need?”

Savvy Tips to Save Money on Your Next Road Trip

Now more than ever, road trips are a popular vacation choice for people all across America. From visiting relatives in Mississippi to enjoying a relaxing week along the South Carolina coast; road trips are a great way for family fun, a couples’ escape, some much-needed friend time, and other exciting new adventures. If you’re looking … Continue reading “Savvy Tips to Save Money on Your Next Road Trip”

COVID-Related Fraud (and How to Avoid it)

When there’s chaos, there’s also opportunity. And certainly since March 2020, there’s been quite a bit of chaos in the United States thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. The opportunity? Well, let’s just say that scammers are taking advantage of the chaos. According to a recent report from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Americans have been … Continue reading “COVID-Related Fraud (and How to Avoid it)”

Increased Health Insurance Premiums for the Unvaccinated – The New Norm?

Delta Air Lines made some headlines recently when it announced that instead of imposing a vaccine mandate as some of its competitors are doing, it will instead charge its unvaccinated employees an extra $200 for health insurance premiums each month. So some simple math, and that equates to $2,400 more per year that unvaccinated workers … Continue reading “Increased Health Insurance Premiums for the Unvaccinated – The New Norm?”

Retirement Savings: A Psychological Conundrum?

As we’ve covered pretty extensively in this space in the past, Americans are currently engrained in a bit of a retirement conundrum. Studies indicate that about one out of every four Americans has no retirement savings. These studies also indicate that a majority of Americans that do have a retirement nest egg aren’t confident that … Continue reading “Retirement Savings: A Psychological Conundrum?”

Buying or Leasing a Vehicle – What’s Best for You?

When it comes time to get a new vehicle, you have the choice or buying or leasing a new car. While both offer a great solution when it’s time to upgrade your ride, there are several deciding factors that indicate which is the best solution for your needs. Any major purchase poses financial implications, but … Continue reading “Buying or Leasing a Vehicle – What’s Best for You?”

What is the Difference Between a Bank and a Credit Union — and Which is Best for Me?

It is probably safe to say that just about everyone knows what a bank is and how it operates. It is probably also a safe assumption that most people have at least heard about credit unions, as well. The fact is though, that many people do not know the difference between a bank and a … Continue reading “What is the Difference Between a Bank and a Credit Union — and Which is Best for Me?”

New Study Says Americans Pay an average of 130K in Interest – How to Decrease this Spend

Your house. Your vehicle. Student loans. Furniture. Perhaps a vacation home and a boat. Credit card balances. Think for a moment about everything that you finance over the course of a lifetime. It’s a lot, yet the expense that you incur for many of these belongings is essential to you living your life. And another … Continue reading “New Study Says Americans Pay an average of 130K in Interest – How to Decrease this Spend”


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