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5 tips for financial and retirement planning in 2021

(BPT) - The past year has presented countless challenges, and for many, a reassessment of goals — especially when it comes to finances. A new survey shows attitude shifts including a renewed …

Study: Most Americans say they're optimistic about a brighter financial future in 2021

(BPT) - As we enter 2021, here’s one more essential item to put on your list in addition to canned goods and masks: a financial checkup. According to Fidelity Investments’ 2021 New Year …
Average mortgage debt rose 14% over the past 5 years

How has the average mortgage debt grown in the past five years? Experian analyzed data collected from mortgage holders across the U.S. to find out.

Here's how credit card debt varies by state in 2022

See how you compare to the average in your state with this analysis of credit card debt across the U.S. compiled by Experian.

Avoiding financial problems

Fraud Watch: Avoiding COVID-19 Related Medicare Scams

(BPT) - Medicare fraud is not a new issue and long predates the pandemic, but during times of crisis, scammers often get more aggressive and creative with targeting seniors. Scammers have taken ample …

First steps in retirement planning – for all Americans

(BPT) - Even if you’re young, newly employed or haven't yet started to save for retirement, many financial professionals agree planning is key to achieving a sense of security for your future. …

Emotional Investing And Social Media

(NAPSI)—When it comes to gathering information to make an investment decision, investors have access to a variety of online information sources, from investment platforms to news and social media. …

Tax Prep Tips You Need Now from Financial Pros

(NewsUSA) --Tax time is just around the corner, and although many people still face various degrees of financial upheaval in the wake of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, the IRS now says that taxes …
More ways to manage your money
Breaking down the GRE, GMAT, and other graduate entrance exams
Canva If you have a graduate degree, you will likely earn more and remain employed, according to a May 2022 analysis by the U.S. …
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5 things to know about the unprecedented used-car market
Fedorovekb // Shutterstock Early in the pandemic, automakers—like many other businesses—were forced to temporarily shut down …
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These regions have the most incoming venture capital
Canva Venture capital investment set showstopping records in 2021. Data from the PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor shows venture …
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10 highest-paying industries for management executives
Canva As the American workforce emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, many workers are reevaluating their careers. Between Jan. 2021 …
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5 common mistakes people make when moving
Monkey Business Images // Shutterstock When the COVID-19 pandemic struck and remote work became the new normal, many Americans …
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Strategic Money Moves for Young Adults

(NewsUSA) -  For young adults starting out, money management can be a challenge. You may be navigating rent, car payments, monthly bills, food and also student loans. Many young adults are …

4 Ways Financial Planners Can Help Small Business Owners Succeed

(NewsUSA) - Small business owners have special financial needs and opportunities. You must navigate unique tax benefits and responsibilities, cash flow analyses, business credit and debt …

Smart Post-Graduation Financial Plans Will Pay Off

(NewsUSA) - College graduates have a lot to think about -- finding a job, finding a place to live and finding a way to manage their finances. Whether you have graduated with or without student …

Why 529 Savings Plans Could Be an Opportunity You Don’t Want to Miss

(NewsUSA) - The COVID-19 pandemic didn’t change it.   Neither has the inflation we’re currently experiencing. In fact, if anything, Americans’ belief in the importance of saving for …

Cash Back Credit Cards Help Curb Inflation

(NewsUSA) - Whether you are at the gas pump, the grocery store or even shopping online, the higher prices resulting from the current state of inflation are hitting everyone hard. Fortunately, smart …

6 tips to pay for your child's college education

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6 tips to pay for your child's college education

(BPT) - College tuition bills are due right around the corner. It’s true that college can be expensive, but knowing all of the different financing options available and making a plan can help you and other parents find peace of mind.

6 tips to pay for your child's college education

(BPT) - College tuition bills are due right around the corner. It’s true that college can be expensive, but knowing all of the different financing options available and making a plan can help you and other parents find peace of mind.

6 tips to pay for your child's college education

(BPT) - College tuition bills are due right around the corner. It’s true that college can be expensive, but knowing all of the different financing options available and making a plan can help you and other parents find peace of mind.

4 Top-of-Mind Questions from College Students Filing Taxes for the First Time

(BPT) - Are you in college, or a recent graduate getting ready to file your taxes for the first time? You probably have many questions, such as how to file, whether you can get any tax breaks, and …

Experts Share Advice on Confusing Tax Situations Created by Pandemic

In 2020, Americans experienced firsts across virtually every aspect of life. Now, with an extended tax deadline of May 17 approaching, the implications for such an unusual year have some people wondering how all those changes might affect their tax refund.

Protect Yourself Against the Unexpected

A financial emergency may have previously seemed like a “not me” scenario, but it’s now a reality many families across America are dealing with as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the economy.

Smart Clicks: How to shop online like a pro

To make your online shopping experiences more efficient and successful, consider these tips from Kellie Brown, fashion influencer and author of the “And I Get Dressed” blog.