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Bankrate: How much is higher inflation hurting you? Here’s how to estimate

January 24, 2022, 6:00am Business

Americans are no doubt feeling the squeeze of higher inflation as prices soar at their fastest rate in nearly 40 years — but for some consumers, that pinch could be… Read story

Bankrate: 6 ways to save more money in 2022

January 23, 2022, 6:00am Business

Improving your diet and health are common New Year’s resolutions, but improving your financial health should be a priority, too. Read story

Weston: How to get more joy while giving to good causes

January 22, 2022, 5:37am Columnists

We may think spending money on ourselves will make us happier than spending it on someone else. That belief can make it hard to carve money out of our budgets to give to good causes. Read story

Weston: This year, resolve to leave no gift card unused

January 15, 2022, 5:38am Business

Years ago, a friend who needed cash sold me a $100 Nordstrom gift card. I wish I knew where the heck I put it. Read story

Weed-out classes derail promising students from their fields of interest.

Don’t let a college weed-out class ruin your career plans

Weed-out classes derail promising students from their fields of interest.

December 26, 2021, 6:00am Business

I once knew a girl who read medical memoirs from age 8, and shortly thereafter identified her future employer as the Epidemic Intelligence Service at the Centers for Disease Control. She eventually headed off to college as a pre-med student, where she encountered Chemistry, which she hated. She suffered through,… Read story

Weston: 8 rules for saving, borrowing and spending money

December 11, 2021, 6:00am Business

The best personal finance advice is tailored to your individual situation. That said, a few rules of thumb can cut through the confusion that often surrounds money decisions and help you build a solid financial foundation. Read story

Weston: How to maximize your ‘health span’

December 4, 2021, 6:00am Business

We’re living longer on average, but the number of years we’re healthy hasn’t kept up. This lagging “health span “ translates into more time living with serious illness and disabilities at the end of our lives. Read story

Warranties are no replacement for a bona fide home inspection.

Fried: Homebuyers — don’t rely on warranties

Warranties are no replacement for a bona fide home inspection.

November 29, 2021, 6:00am Business

Home buyers remain in a tough bind, chasing after homes amid steeply rising prices. Read story

Advice that sounds good often isn???t good enough.

Fried: Paying for retirement — what they don’t tell you

Advice that sounds good often isn???t good enough.

November 28, 2021, 6:02am Business

There is no shortage of retirement planning tips and strategies that, on face value, make great sense. But all too often the advice is incomplete, the suggested implementation is flawed, or the strategy is based on a risky underlying premise. Read story

Weston: 3 times you need money advice from a human

November 27, 2021, 6:02am Business

You can now manage most aspects of your money without ever consulting another human being. You can budget, borrow, save, invest, buy insurance, prepare your tax return and create a will — among many other tasks — by using apps, websites and software. Read story