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10 Best and Worst Deals at CVS and Rite Aid

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.21.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Terence Loose, Contributor It's no secret that drugstore giants Rite Aid and CVS are in constant competition for your business -- from each other...

10 Best Online Banks of 2016

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.21.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist Online banks also offer many perks, and GOBankingRates has analyzed the top national online banks as part of its Be...

10 Tiny Homes You Can Actually Afford

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.21.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist Tiny homes aren't for everyone. It takes a certain type of person to want live in just 100 to 400 square feet. But, ...

Moving Abroad: The Check-List

Pauline Paquin | Posted 03.21.2016 | Business
Pauline Paquin

  Moving abroad can be a lot of stress, so here is a full check-list to make sure you don't leave anything behind and are prepared for your new coun...

The Lowdown on 401(k) Loans

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP | Posted 03.21.2016 | Business
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP

Dear Carrie, Is there a limit to the number of times you can borrow from your 401(k)? --A Reader Dear Reader, During difficult economic times, bo...

8 Ways Resilient People Approach Life, Love and Success.

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 03.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

Resilient people have a sense of grit at their core. They are persistent and tough-minded in the face of failure, loss, heartbreak, success and challenge. They are committed. Whatever they pursue is met with their full attention and nothing less.

20 Hot Jobs That Pay More Than $150K

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.18.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist A six-figure job might seem out of reach for many of us. After all, the average annual pay across all occupations is...

Whatever Comes Out of Your Mouth is a Lie if Your Actions Don't Follow

Pauline Paquin | Posted 03.18.2016 | Business
Pauline Paquin

Right after college, I went on a Round-The-World trip for a year. No, I didn't charge my credit cards and delay my student loans, I saved aggressively during college by working a wide variety of jobs, I graduated with savings, bought a rental property and set off to see the world.

What is Your Survival Budget?

Pauline Paquin | Posted 03.18.2016 | Business
Pauline Paquin

We are all living different lifestyles, some spending more than others, with a monthly budget that is made of several categories.

What I Learned from Falling Victim to Tax Identity Theft

NextAdvisor.com | Posted 03.18.2016 | Business
NextAdvisor.com

By Julie Myhre-Nunes, NextAdvisor.com Falling victim to identity theft is never a fun situation to find yourself in, as I recently discovered when I...

5 Best and Worst Deals at Best Buy

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.18.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist Best Buy's slogan is: "Expert service. Unbeatable price." In fact, the electronics chain with more than 1,400 stores...

A Conversation with Entrepreneur and Consumer Finance Advocate Howard Dvorkin

Brian Hughes | Posted 03.17.2016 | Business
Brian Hughes

As a solopreneur myself, I always enjoy talking with fellow entrepreneurs about what sparked them to take the plunge and start their own business an...

How To Save Smart In Every Decade Of Your Life

Posted 03.17.2016 | Business

Fiscal priorities shift from decade to decade, yet intelligent financial practices are quite simple to adopt no matter what your age when you determin...

Millennials Are Financially Savvy - Like Dude They Really Are

Mark Steber | Posted 03.17.2016 | Business
Mark Steber

"Millennials file 1 out of every 3 tax returns, earn 1 out of every 6 dollars in income, and pay 1 out of every 13 dollars in taxes" according to the ...

Love Is Sweeter When You Have the Financial Freedom to Walk Out

Pauline Paquin | Posted 03.17.2016 | Business
Pauline Paquin

Being a strong, independent woman is one reason why I started saving money, and encourage all women out there to do the same.

5 Ways To Convince Your Landlord To Lower Your Rent

SmartAsset.com | Posted 03.17.2016 | HuffPost Home
SmartAsset.com

Rental housing prices are now sky high and rental payments easily take the biggest chunk out of workers' paychecks. And in certain areas, like Oakland...

Five Ways Your 401(k) Matters on Tax Day

Catherine Golladay | Posted 03.17.2016 | Business
Catherine Golladay

It's no secret that 401(k) plans often offer a number of advantages, from employer matching contributions to professional investment advice. And whil...

Your Identity Portfolio Can Make or Break You

Adam Levin | Posted 03.17.2016 | Crime
Adam Levin

Ask anyone who has experienced an attack on their identity -- and with that their credit-worthiness -- when they were, for example, in the middle of making a major purchase like a home or car: Identity-related crimes are a game-changer and the fallout can be pretty dire.

Putting Together a Great Wedding on a Budget

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 03.16.2016 | Weddings
Nathaniel Sillin

With the average price of an American wedding over $31,000, it's no wonder this special occasion can easily become a financial hardship.

17 Best Cheap Beers for St. Patrick's Day

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.16.2016 | Taste
GOBankingRates

By Andrew DePietro, GBR Staff Writer St. Patrick's Day has become as much an American holiday as it is Irish. Every year, Americans drop billions of...

Average Credit Card Debt Can Create Monster Interest, One Month at a Time

NerdWallet | Posted 03.16.2016 | Business
NerdWallet

by Ben Luthi If you're part of an average indebted household in the U.S., you're on the hook for $15,762 in credit card debt, according to a NerdWal...

Everything You Need to Design Your First Budget

SALT | Posted 03.16.2016 | College
SALT

One of the most important steps in taking control of your finances is designing a personal budget -- whatever your age or financial know-how. When you...

The Best and the Worst Time of the Year to Buy a New Car

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.15.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Holly Hammersmith, Contributor Whatever your reason for buying a new car -- it's your first set of wheels, your family size has changed or your o...

20 Cheapskate Secrets to Buying a New Car

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.15.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Jeff Yeager, Contributor Prepare for sticker shock and new-car-loan awe. The average new car transaction price was $34,428 in December 2015, accor...

19 National Pi Day Deals, Freebies and Coupons

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.14.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Laura Woods, Contributor National Pi Day falls on March 14 and math whizzes across the globe will join together to honor the mathematical constant...