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Weston: 3 inflation-savvy moves to make now

October 21, 2022, 8:01am Business

Inflation is proving to be a stubborn, unwanted houseguest. Read story

NerdWallet: Travelers are skipping challenging drives with RV delivery

October 20, 2022, 8:25am Business

San Diego-based mom of two Audrey Patterson frequently vacations in an RV with her family. But she’s actually only driven an RV once — a brief stretch near Burbank, California — en route to Yosemite National Park for their 2021 summer vacation. The area northwest of downtown Los Angeles is… Read story

Is inflation affecting travel points and miles?

October 19, 2022, 8:13am Business

After years of unusually low prices on airfare and vacation rentals during the pandemic, travel prices have taken off in 2022. And while travel price inflation has cooled with slowing demand and falling fuel prices this fall, it continues to affect travelers’ plans and budgets. Read story

Millennial Money: When Pinching Pennies Isn’t Enough

October 18, 2022, 8:56am Business

Scaling back streaming subscriptions is solid savings advice for some. But what if the choice you’re faced with is not whether to pay for Netflix or Hulu, but whether to pay for food or electricity? Read story

With scam calls on the rise, here’s how to identify student debt relief scams, avoid fraud

October 17, 2022, 5:37am Business

If you keep getting calls or voicemails demanding you to “apply for student debt relief before the program is discontinued,” you are likely the recipient of a scam call — don’t pick up. Read story

People check in for departure flights at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport on Sept. 2, 2022, in Houston, Texas.

Inflation, rising prices causing 79% of holiday travelers to change their plans

People check in for departure flights at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport on Sept. 2, 2022, in Houston, Texas.

October 16, 2022, 5:40am Business

The holiday season is an opportunity to slow down, connect with friends and family or even take a much-needed vacation. But according to a new Bankrate survey, a substantial portion of travelers are rethinking their excursions this year. Of the 43 percent of U.S. adults planning to travel this holiday… Read story

Hiltzik: The artificial intelligence field is infected with hype. Here’s how not to get duped

October 16, 2022, 5:35am Business

The star of the show at Tesla’s annual “AI Day” (for “artificial intelligence”) on Sept. 30 was a humanoid robot introduced by Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk as “Optimus.” Read story

Weston: How to spot a great 401(k)

October 15, 2022, 6:00am Business

Any 401(k) can help you save for retirement. A great 401(k) allows you to save a whole lot more. Read story

NerdWallet: How to change Medicare plans — and why you might want to

October 12, 2022, 8:02am Business

Medicare open enrollment starts soon, but 7 in 10 Medicare beneficiaries say they don’t compare Medicare plans during this period, according to a 2021 analysis by KFF, a health policy nonprofit. Read story

Millennial Money: Learn — don’t run — from your inner critic

October 11, 2022, 8:10am Business

I can be so mean to myself. My inner critic roasts my actions like a political attack ad, with claims that are cruel, overstated and often inaccurate. My ad would assert that I’m stupid with money, bad at decision-making and a crybaby to boot — all endorsed by yours truly. Read story