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  • Americans Say They Need a Finance Class

    Americans Say They Need a Finance Class

    May 24, 2022 Americans Say They Need a Finance Class For all of Americans’ financial shortcomings, at least we recognize there is a problem. More than 80 percent of adults believe states should require a personal finance class in high school and wish they’d taken one themselves, according to a March survey by the National […] More

  • Returning to the office? Ways to beat rising costs

    Returning to the office? Ways to beat rising costs

    According to a new survey by Cisco, 75% of respondents said they save money on food and entertainment through hybrid work schedules. D3sign | Moment | Getty Images Hybrid work arrangements are popular these days for many reasons — and one of them is that they can save workers thousands each year. A new survey […] More

  • Save Money on Subscriptions With Family Plans—Even If You Aren’t Family

    Save Money on Subscriptions With Family Plans—Even If You Aren’t Family

    With prices rising on my groceries, gas and occasional nights out, I’ve been looking to cut down on costs, especially recurring digital costs. My $36-a-year plant-tracking app that hasn’t been opened in three months? Unsubscribe! Managing your own forgotten monthly fees means checking your app-store subscriptions and credit-card statements, then pruning the list down to […] More

  • Americans now have an average of $9,000 less in savings than in 2021

    Americans now have an average of $9,000 less in savings than in 2021

    The ongoing economic effects of the Covid-19 pandemic have taken a bite out of Americans’ savings. The average amount of personal savings dropped 15% from $73,100 in 2021 to $62,086 in 2022, according to Northwestern Mutual’s recent 2022 Planning & Progress study. And 60% of U.S. adults say that the pandemic has been “highly disruptive” […] More

  • Why it's a good time for young investors to put money in the market

    Why it’s a good time for young investors to put money in the market

    FG Trade | E+ | Getty Images Opportunities in the dip For young investors with the longest time horizons to plan for retirement, today’s market downturn also provides an opportunity, according to Paula Pant, host of the podcast “Afford Anything.” “A dip is your best friend,” she said. “So, buy the dip, take advantage of […] More

  • Worried about interest rate increases? Try these quick money-saving tips! | PennyWise podcast | Business News

    Worried about interest rate increases? Try these quick money-saving tips! | PennyWise podcast | Business News

    Listen now and subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | RSS Feed | Omny Studio  If you are concerned about the continuing increase in the interest rate, there are some steps you can take to save money. Host Teri Barr is talking with Kimberly Palmer, a Personal Finance Expert with NerdWallet, to get some quick money-saving tips you can use right now. […] More

  • Explaining Social Security’s Earnings Test

    Explaining Social Security’s Earnings Test

    May 19, 2022 Explaining Social Security’s Earnings Test The reduction in benefits for some people who collect Social Security while simultaneously working is frequently called a “tax.” It is not a tax. Under a Social Security rule known as the Retirement Earnings Test (RET), some benefits are withheld if the worker earns above a certain […] More

  • Tips to save money at the end of the school year

    Tips to save money at the end of the school year

    Tips to save money at the end of the school year The end of the school year can get busy and expensive for parents. Graduation pictures, summer camps and activities – the list is long. FOX 35 is working to help you save money with our Summer Savings series. ORLANDO, Fla. – The end of […] More

  • Enhancement to Savers Tax Credit is Minor

    Enhancement to Savers Tax Credit is Minor

    May 17, 2022 Enhancement to Savers Tax Credit is Minor The Savers Tax Credit sounds great on paper. Low-income people get a federal tax credit for saving money for retirement. But this part of the tax code always seems to disappoint. The House recently overwhelmingly passed a bill, the Secure Act 2.0, that – along […] More

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