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Millennial Money: 3 steps to breaking unhealthy money habits

March 15, 2022, 8:02am Business

Some bad habits affect our physical health, like smoking, nail biting or eating too much junk food. But others take a toll on our financial health. Read story

Anderson: Pandemic has taught us lessons in finance

March 11, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Business

COVID-19 shut down the world. Businesses closed. International travel collapsed. People lost jobs. Kids were out of school. Read story

NerdWallet: Get on top of planned expenses with sinking funds

March 10, 2022, 7:40am Business

In a given year, you likely have expenses that you know are coming — holiday gifts, the family vacation you take every summer, annual homeowners association fees or maybe membership renewals. But just because these costs are predictable doesn’t mean you’re always prepared. Read story

Millennial Money: Ready to spend like a college graduate?

March 8, 2022, 7:45am Business

In just a couple of months, a new cohort of college graduates will leave behind their careers as students and start new ones as entry-level workers. And for many –– regardless of age –– that change brings a whole new financial landscape to navigate. Read story

Palmer: How to put your tax refund to work for you

March 7, 2022, 8:37am Columnists

Even though what can feel like a gift from the government is actually a delayed receipt of your own money, the best use of those funds is not always apparent. This year the question is even more fraught, with many households facing increasing financial pressure from inflation, rising interest rates… Read story

Weston: What caring for an aging parent could cost you

February 19, 2022, 6:00am Business

Trying to work while caring for an aging loved one can be difficult, stressful and at times overwhelming. Many people feel they must quit, take a leave of absence or at least reduce their hours in order to cope. Read story

Getting paid on Venmo or Cash App? There’s a tax for that

February 14, 2022, 6:00am Business

If you’re a U.S. citizen making money from the sale of goods or services, the IRS considers it taxable income regardless of how or where you’re paid. But some sellers have tried to fly under the feds’ radar by taking payments through an online app, such as Paypal or Venmo,… Read story

Tompor: Outraged by credit card, mortgage, bank fees? Here’s who wants to hear from you

February 13, 2022, 6:02am Business

Shopping around for a deal on a credit card seems like one of those things that’s pretty straight forward. Low, eye-catching rates are plastered all over websites for those doing research online and paper envelopes with special credit card offers pop up in the mail. Read story

Millennial Money: Watch for debt collectors, scams on social

February 8, 2022, 7:52am Business

Social media is where you watch cooking videos, gaze at photos of dreamy travel destinations and doomscroll through endless news headlines. Now, sites like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter could also be where debt collectors slide into your DMs. Read story

Tompor: Credit card interest rates will jump as feds try to cool demand, drive down inflation

February 7, 2022, 7:52am Business

The Federal Reserve is on a mission to cool off demand and drive down inflation. And yes, you’re going to face higher interest rates on your credit cards as a result. Read story