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Inflation & Interest Hikes: Why Debt Relief Can Save You Money Now

Inflation & Interest Hikes: Why Debt Relief Can Save You Money Now

By negotiating better interest rates or even lower principle sums with your lenders on your behalf, debt relief agencies may be able to assist.

Apr 30, 2024 12:20 PM EDT


Sneaky Airline Fees: How Advertised Prices Don't Tell the Whole Story

Sneaky Airline Fees: How Advertised Prices Don't Tell the Whole Story

Travelers may confuse low advertised rates with inexpensive aircraft tickets since several airlines now offer "unbundled" pricing.

Apr 30, 2024 07:10 AM EDT


Is the IRS Watching You? Red Flags That Could Trigger a Tax Audit

Is the IRS Watching You? Red Flags That Could Trigger a Tax Audit

When the IRS decides to examine a taxpayer's accounts and financial data to make sure they have complied with all tax regulations and declared all necessary income, this is known as an audit.

Apr 26, 2024 01:25 PM EDT


Tech Stocks: How to Adjust Your Portfolio for Safety

Tech Stocks: How to Adjust Your Portfolio for Safety

There is "clearly a lot of froth" in the tech industry, according to the CEO of Norway's massive sovereign wealth fund, who hinted that the amount of froth may depend on this week's tech earnings bonanza.

Apr 29, 2024 07:49 PM EDT


Creative Ways to Pay Down Credit Card Debt and Boost Savings

Creative Ways to Pay Down Credit Card Debt and Boost Savings

The state of the economy has grown more difficult for many people and households these days. It's gotten harder to manage personal finances because of the higher-than-expected inflation and the high-rate environment that was intended to moderate it.

Apr 26, 2024 01:24 PM EDT


Microsoft

Stand Out or Sit Down: Founders' Top Tips for New Entrepreneurs

In today's fast-paced startup ecosystem, understanding what makes a successful entrepreneur is gold dust. According to a recent CNBC-SurveyMonkey poll, young adults increasingly view entrepreneurship as a career path and a crucial pillar of their financial security.

Apr 24, 2024 04:49 PM EDT


Mortgage Application Denied: What to Do Next and Boost Your Chances

Mortgage Application Denied: What to Do Next and Boost Your Chances

The ideal of becoming a homeowner has grown more elusive for many prospective homeowners in recent years. The cost of buying a house has increased dramatically due to a combination of skyrocketing real estate prices and rising mortgage rates, pushing budgets to the breaking point.

Apr 25, 2024 02:27 PM EDT


Food Prices Down in 2024? Time to Revise Your Grocery Budget

Food Prices Down in 2024? Time to Revise Your Grocery Budget

It looks like this year will mark the end of rising food costs globally. Oxford Economics projects that global food prices will drop in 2024, providing some respite for consumers.

Apr 23, 2024 08:20 AM EDT


Don't Wait! Get Your 2024 Tax Refund Status in Minutes

Don't Wait! Get Your 2024 Tax Refund Status in Minutes

There are a few simple methods to find out where your return is. You may use the IRS2Go mobile app or visit their "Where's my refund?" webpage.

Apr 23, 2024 07:42 AM EDT


Strategies to Beat the Heat and Keep Costs Down

Strategies to Beat the Heat and Keep Costs Down

As the country celebrates Earth Day, shoppers may have noticed one impact of climate change: rising temperatures are making it harder for Americans to pay their bills, and in some cases, they are even forcing families to decide between purchasing groceries and cooling their houses.

Apr 23, 2024 06:19 AM EDT


Small Biz

Small Biz Blues: Optimism Dips to 11-Year Low Amid Inflation Woes

In a world where small businesses are often seen as the plucky underdogs, bravely battling against the odds, the latest news hits a bit like a cold shower. The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) just dropped its business optimism survey, and folks, the mood is more subdued than a rainy day at a beach party.

Apr 22, 2024 11:54 AM EDT


Powerful Passive Income Strategies to Boost Your Retirement Savings

Powerful Passive Income Strategies to Boost Your Retirement Savings

According to recent data from Northwestern Mutual, the average baby boomer has only saved $120,300 for retirement.

Apr 22, 2024 11:30 AM EDT


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