You’ll Never Believe How Much New Yorkers Are Spending on Rent

Personal Finance

You’ll Never Believe How Much New Yorkers Are Spending on Rent

You’ll Never Believe How Much New Yorkers Are Spending on Rent

New York City has always had an expensive reputation, but people have flocked to the city for the opportunity it provides. A higher cost of living just comes with the territory. Currently, though, the growing cost of living is outpacing income growth and New Yorkers are feeling the pinch more than ever. Renters in all five boroughs... Read More

25 Retailers With Free Shipping (No Matter What You Spend)

Personal Finance

25 Retailers With Free Shipping (No Matter What You Spend)

25 Retailers With Free Shipping (No Matter What You Spend)

Recently, Amazon decided yet again to hike the minimum amount you need to purchase to qualify for free shipping. Doing so has brought attention to the retail giant’s competitors with lower minimums. Amazon’s minimum is now $49 — a 40% increase — while Target, for example, requires online shoppers to spend a minimum of only $25... Read More

10 Overlooked Expenses That Can Ruin Your Budget

Personal Finance

10 Overlooked Expenses That Can Ruin Your Budget

10 Overlooked Expenses That Can Ruin Your Budget

Drafting a picture-perfect budget is only half the battle if you want to keep your spending in check. Following rules is the other half — and that can be challenging if you underestimate expenses or forget to incorporate a few pieces of the puzzle into your spending plan. Here are some commonly overlooked expenses that can cause you to throw... Read More

10 Financial Choices You’ll Regret in 10 Years

Personal Finance

10 Financial Choices You’ll Regret in 10 Years

10 Financial Choices You’ll Regret in 10 Years

Life is full of financial decisions, some simple, some complex, but all with the potential to make a real impact on your life. In a decade, your world can look quite a bit different than it is today – all because of these decisions. Today I’d like to focus on some financial choices you’re likely to... Read More

How to Eat Your Veggies Instead of Letting Them Rot

Personal Finance

How to Eat Your Veggies Instead of Letting Them Rot

How to Eat Your Veggies Instead of Letting Them Rot

Happy 2016! It’s a new year, and that means it’s time to lie to ourselves about our futures and our deeply ingrained bad habits. Just kidding, just kidding, it’s time to attempt meaningful steps toward a better life. Or at least towards just replacing your sponges more often. My resolution style has always been pretty... Read More

What to Do If Your Social Security Check Just Isn’t Enough

Personal Finance

What to Do If Your Social Security Check Just Isn’t Enough

What to Do If Your Social Security Check Just Isn’t Enough

The U.S. government recently announced there will be no Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for Social Security benefits in 2016. The decision, tied to a flat year over year for the Consumer Price Index, could make budgeting difficult for Americans who rely on Social Security as a major source of income. Fortunately, the Bureau of... Read More

5 Reasons You’ll Never Get Out of Debt

Managing Debt

5 Reasons You’ll Never Get Out of Debt

5 Reasons You’ll Never Get Out of Debt

OK, readers: I’d like to have a heart-to-heart here. Christmas is fast approaching, and that means money is going to start flying out of your pocket at breakneck speed. It doesn’t matter how much we talk about the spirit of the season being what really counts. The reality is the holidays mean paying for presents,... Read More

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