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This Couple Will Retire In Their 40s. Here's How They're Doing It.

Oprah.com | Joann Pan | Posted 04.25.2017 | OWN

The husband and wife team, Mr. and Mrs. 1500—they go by an anonymous title Carl and Mindy—are documenting their journey to financial independence ...

What You Don't Know About Credit Card Billing Cycles Will Blow Your Mind

Christopher Elliott | Posted 04.25.2017 | Business
Christopher Elliott

Billing cycles can really mess with your head. Don't take my word for it. Consider what happened to Michael Dearing, a registered nurse from Chicago, ...

It's Time We Talk About Senior Poverty

Joe Seldner | Posted 04.17.2017 | Politics
Joe Seldner

“Shouldn’t you be doing better by now?” It is a question that many of the tens of millions of older people who have little or no money are askin...

President Trump Just Cost Americans Saving For Their Retirement $3.7 Billion

Sen. Elizabeth Warren | Posted 04.10.2017 | Politics
Sen. Elizabeth Warren

Donald Trump talked a big game on the campaign trail about standing up to big corporations and putting the interests of hardworking Americans first. ...

10 Dumb Money Mistakes People Make In Their 30s

Deep Patel | Posted 04.12.2017 | Business
Deep Patel

If you’re like many 30-year-old Americans, you probably spent your 20s finishing up college, finding your first real job, taking some risks, making ...

5 Insider Tips For Shaving Your Wedding Budget, From A Wedding Planner

BRIDES | Posted 03.23.2017 | Weddings
BRIDES

For BRIDES, by Sandy Malone. One of the most common questions I’m asked is if I have “insider” secrets about how to shave money from a wedding ...

I'm Still Paying For My Dead Husband's Cell Phone Because I Can't Answer His Security Question

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.14.2017 | Fifty

Until I became widowed two months ago, I thought death was a finality. After it happened, I would have the time and space to mourn. I’ve since learn...

Team Trump Insists They Will Get Tough On Wall Street … Someday

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 03.11.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― The Republican Party has been allied with Wall Street since the presidency of William Howard Taft. So its official 2016 policy platform...

8 Ways Your Tax Refund Can Wait For You

Dinorah Nieves | Posted 03.30.2017 | Business
Dinorah Nieves

By Dinorah Nieves and Dawid Wiacek With tax season upon us, many are wondering how to get the biggest bang for each buck of our refund. Save it for a...

How to Save Money When You Feel Broke as Hell

Taylor K. Gordon | Posted 04.19.2017 | Healthy Living
Taylor K. Gordon

According to a study, 69% of Americans have less than $1,000 in savings. Based on this statistic, there’s a good chance most people are teetering on...

Are Our Brains The Biggest Risk To A Healthy Financial Future?

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 03.06.2017 | Business

Let’s say a friend offers you a $20 bill, but with a caveat: You can either take the $20 now or wait and receive $25 in a month. Most would vote for...

10 Things Mayors Can Do for Women’s Equality

Eleanor LeCain | Posted 03.06.2017 | Politics
Eleanor LeCain

Mayors have enormous impact on the lives of women. They can take action directly regarding city employees, encourage action by business for private se...

Read The Full Text Of Donald Trump's First Major Speech To Congress

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.28.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump gave his first major speech to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday. Trump spoke on immigration, the economy and education. R...

Paul Ryan Makes The Simplistic Case For Obamacare Repeal: You'll Be Free

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 02.22.2017 | Politics

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) says that repealing Obamacare is all about freedom. He’s right, although perhaps not in the way he thinks. On Tuesd...

How ‘Evolving’ Technology Leads To Fewer Choices And Creates Mountains Of Waste

The Conversation Global | Posted 02.24.2017 | Technology
The Conversation Global

Sharad Sinha, Nanyang Technological UniversityLet me ask you a question. Are you periodically forced to buy a new laptop because the technology – ha...

Why Do People Chase the Wrong Career Paths?

Quora | Posted 02.14.2017 | Business
Quora

Why do people often end up chasing the wrong things in their careers and lives? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, ...

Ask Carrie: What Does Love Cost?

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP | Posted 02.13.2017 | Business
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP

Dear Readers, Don't think I'm unromantic, but as Valentine's Day approaches I can't help but think about how complicated today's relationships can be...

Long Term Care Insurance: Here's What You Need to Know

Shannon Ullman | Posted 02.13.2017 | Business
Shannon Ullman

After seeing their parents need Long Term Care, Richard and Barbara Adams searched for answers. It was the fall of 2008 when Richard and Barbara Adam...

Looking For a Safe Investment With a High Yield? Pay Off Your Mortgage Insurance!

Jack M. Guttentag | Posted 02.11.2017 | Business
Jack M. Guttentag

Home purchasers who were obliged to take out private mortgage insurance (PMI) because their down payment was less than 20% of the price have the right...

Seattle Cuts Ties With Wells Fargo To Protest Dakota Access Pipeline Funding

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.09.2017 | Politics

Seattle City Council has joined the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline, voting unanimously to end its contract with a bank funding the project. ...

Trump's Economy Is Likely To Look Great For A Bit But Fail In The Long Run

Andrés Velasco | Posted 02.08.2017 | World
Andrés Velasco

SANTIAGO, Chile (Project Syndicate) – Now that populists are coming to power in the West, a conflict over intellectual ownership of their approach i...

Make the Most of Your Rewards Program Membership

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 02.09.2017 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

I'm often intrigued and sometimes inspired by stories of people traveling the world using points and miles. There's a well-known (within certain circl...

Ask Carrie: Millennials, Fire Away: What's Your Financial Question?

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP | Posted 02.06.2017 | Business
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP

Dear Readers, I recently had an interesting conversation with the daughter of a friend of mine. Like so many in her Millennial generation, she has a ...

2 Nominees Who Misled Congress Are On The Verge Of Being Confirmed

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.03.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― The possibility of someone lying to Congress used to be frowned upon by Republicans. How can anyone forget the chairmen of two committe...

Keeping Tabs on a HECM Reverse Mortgage: A New Tool For Seniors

Jack M. Guttentag | Posted 02.06.2017 | Business
Jack M. Guttentag

Sheila P. took out a HECM reverse mortgage in 2010 when she desperately needed additional income, even though her home in Nevada had fallen sharply in...