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Dream of Homeownership? Biden's $10,000 Tax Credit Could Make It a Reality

Due to the combination of rising housing values and high mortgage rates, purchasing a home has become more and more unattainable for Americans.

Mar 11, 2024 01:49 AM EDT

Unlocking Financial Freedom to Empower Women on the Path to Independence

How can women achieve financial empowerment and independence? Here are our practical strategies and tips to empower yourself to take control of your financial future today.

Mar 09, 2024 07:48 AM EST

Exposing the Tactics of Financial Fraud Targeting Older Women

The threat of financial fraud is ever-present in our increasingly digitized society, particularly for senior citizens.

Mar 09, 2024 08:15 AM EST

The American Dream Dies With Homeownership in US

The prospect of achieving the homeownership part of the American Dream is thus further from reality for some groups of Americans-primarily those of color-than ever. Indeed, a February 1st McKinsey Institute for Black Economic Mobility study found that it could take more than 300 years at the current rate for Black Americans to achieve "racial parity" in terms of housing equality.

Mar 08, 2024 02:54 PM EST

Top 5 Personal Finance Investing Strategies for the Modern Investor

Investing. It's like a dance-off in the middle of Wall Street. You've got your slick moves (read: money) and you're ready to show them off. But where do you start? Fear not.. We've got your back. Here are the top five personal finance investing strategies that are making waves in the modern world.

Mar 08, 2024 02:33 PM EST

Why Right Now is a Bad Time to Spend Money

The U.S. economy has shown incredible resilience in the past, rebounding strongly from the depths of the pandemic recession. And who knows, maybe this period of economic uncertainty will give you the push you need to finally start that side hustle or small business you've been dreaming about.

Mar 08, 2024 02:03 PM EST

Why Women Don’t Ask for Raises (and How They Should!)

It's not simple to ask for a wage increase, especially for women. According to a 2024 survey by job listings service Indeed, more than half of women worldwide had never requested a raise. Three out of every four of the 43% who inquired got a wage raise.

Mar 08, 2024 09:20 AM EST

Good News for Value Seekers: Gap's Upbeat Results Point to Affordable Fashion Revival

Due in large part to increased demand for its better product offerings at its Old Navy and namesake brands throughout the Christmas season as well as smaller markdowns, Gap exceeded Wall Street estimates for its fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday. In extended trading, the company's shares increased 4% to $20.05.

Mar 08, 2024 08:40 AM EST

NYCB Struggles: Is Your Money Safe? Here's What We Know

Over the course of a difficult month, New York Community Bank saw a 7% decline in deposits as clients withdrew their funds from the local commercial bank.

Mar 08, 2024 01:58 AM EST

I Cancelled my Unused Subscriptions and Bought a Car

In this digital age, it's easier than ever to accumulate subscriptions that we forget about and rarely use. By routinely checking and eliminating these unused services, we can free up funds for more significant investments - like a brand-new car!

Mar 07, 2024 02:29 PM EST

The Secret Way Congress Cuts Your Tax Breaks

In the end, the tax code is a labyrinth, and MAGI is just one of its many twists and turns. By shedding light on these hidden aspects, we can empower ourselves as taxpayers and advocate for a more transparent and equitable tax system.

Mar 07, 2024 02:02 PM EST

Five Tax-Savvy Moves to Kickstart Your New Year Right

The key to successful tax planning is staying informed and being proactive. So, why not add these tips to your New Year's resolutions?

Feb 28, 2024 12:30 PM EST

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