How Do Tax Brackets Work? Probably Not the Way You Think

If you work for a living, chances are you’ve heard at least a little bit about tax brackets, the progressive system the government uses to discern how much you owe Uncle Sam. The system...

The 5 Best Banks for Small Businesses in 2019

If you’ve started your own company — or you’re considering the move — you’ve likely marveled at the logistics required to pull it off. How do taxes work now? What about health insurance? And when...

What Does Home Insurance Cover? Here’s What’s Protected

Buying a home can be both an exciting and overwhelming experience, filled with lots of dollar signs and hand cramps from signing endless paperwork. While it’s tempting to find ways to save during the...

Investing in Bonds for Beginners: How to Get Started

Investment conversations typically focus on stocks, but any financial adviser will tell you a portfolio is strongest when it’s diversified. That means investing in more than just stocks — by investing in bonds as...

Heading to College? Here’s Your Guide to Types of Student Loans

It’s no secret that the cost of education has skyrocketed in America and continues to be a core issue with which politicians, educators, activists and students grapple. The average total tuition and fees plus...

What It Means and How It Affects 15% of Score

You likely already know how important it is to build and maintain good credit. Having an excellent score can help you buy a car, become a homeowner and even get the job you want....

7 Reasons You Should Have Started Yesterday

Carmen Mandato/The Penny Hoarder Duck! Your retirement is coming! It might seem far off, but it’s not. How you act now is critical to your future security. Failure to start planning your retirement in your...

Class-Action Settlements for June 2019

“Natural” is a popular marketing buzzword, but it can cost companies big bucks if they use the term under false pretenses. This month’s highlighted class-action settlements also affect consumers who experienced a shattered sunroof...

Curious About How to Become a Real Estate Agent? Read This Guide

A career in real estate is potentially very lucrative, but becoming a real estate agent can be hard work — and it gets even more difficult once you are licensed. That said, being a...

What Is Renters Insurance? An Ultimate Guide to Finding a Policy

South_agency/Getty Images When you rent rather than own your home, your landlord most likely has insurance on the property. But that insurance won’t cover anything beyond the physical building if disaster strikes, leaving you...

Subaru, Amazon, Fitbit Among Latest Class-Action Settlements

The ever-changing legal world keeps on spinning, and new class-action settlement offers churn out daily. Settlement awards are available for everything from leisure activities, such as playing baseball to electronic gizmos, such as fitness...

How to File Taxes: Our Complete Guide

We’re not going to pretend that taxes are fun. That paying them is fun. That filing them is fun. That anything remotely related to them is fun. So, taxes are a drag. Got it. But...

A 9-Step Guide for the First-Time Buyer

Housing prices are on the rise with no signs of slowing down. Since 2011, single-family home prices have climbed 42%. That means a house that cost $200,000 eight years ago would now cost $284,000....

What Is a Roth IRA? We’ve Got All the Pros and Cons

If you’re confused when it comes to retirement savings, it’s OK. We’re going to talk about Roth IRAs, how they compare with other retirement accounts and how you can decide if a Roth IRA...
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