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NerdWallet: How (and why) to treat your side gigs like businesses

February 8, 2024, 7:54am Business

Whether you want your side gigs to replace your day job or simply provide some extra cash, treating them like businesses can keep your finances better organized and help you work smarter. Read story

Millennial Money: So you got a raise? Here’s what to do with the money

February 6, 2024, 7:35am Business

Whether it’s a 5% increase or a 20% bump, a pay raise at work is an opportunity to take charge of your financial priorities. A small raise might not seem like much when it’s broken down into a biweekly paycheck, but over time, that difference in income could provide a… Read story

Ashford: 5 financial steps to take before marrying later in life

February 5, 2024, 7:48am Business

Getting married when you’re an older adult comes with complications: You and your spouse may have assets from years of working, and you may have children from previous relationships. Tying the knot could affect your Social Security benefits if you’re widowed or divorced. You will need to update estate documents… Read story

Kowitt: Women can close pay gap if you take the clock away

February 4, 2024, 5:30am Business

Earlier this month, women across the U.S. received one of their many annual reminders of just how much their work is undervalued. Read story

Olson: Elon, please keep the internet out of our brains

February 3, 2024, 5:26am Business

A lucky individual has become the first human to receive a brain implant from Elon Musk’s startup Neuralink Corp., marking a step toward being able to steer computers with our minds. Read story

NerdWallet: Maximize your credit card rewards with minimal effort

January 31, 2024, 8:10am Business

Credit card rewards can help you get some money back on every dollar you spend, but they can also be confusing. First, there’s deciding which card to apply for if you don’t yet carry a rewards card. Then, there’s how and where best to use it. And finally, the good… Read story

Millennial Money: The 4 longevity questions you should ask your financial planner

January 30, 2024, 8:22am Business

Only one-third of men correctly estimated how long a 60-year-old man in the U.S. could expect to live, according to a 2022 TIAA Institute survey. And fewer than half of women got it right for a 60-year-old woman. Read story

Palmer: Romance scammers: They call you honey, but don’t send them money

January 29, 2024, 8:59am Business

Valentine’s Day might put you in the mood to look for love online. Unfortunately, criminals are also on the hunt, but for victims, not romance. Read story

Student loan borrowers demand President Joe Biden use &ldquo;Plan B&rdquo; to cancel student debt Immediately at a rally outside of the U.S. Supreme Court on June 30, 2023, in Washington, D.C.

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Student loan borrowers demand President Joe Biden use &ldquo;Plan B&rdquo; to cancel student debt Immediately at a rally outside of the U.S. Supreme Court on June 30, 2023, in Washington, D.C.

January 28, 2024, 6:00am Business

Remember the fuss about student loan payments starting back up, with new repayment programs rolling out to offset the challenges? Well, a new benefit rolling out in February promises some relief: full debt cancellation. Read story

Survey: Younger generations more likely to keep financial secrets from significant others

January 27, 2024, 5:57am Business

Would you consider it cheating if your romantic partner hid a debt, a credit card or other financial secret from you? While some may not consider financial cheating as harmful as a physical affair, about 1 in 4 Americans in relationships believe otherwise — and it seems keeping financial secrets… Read story