As cable subscription prices rise higher and higher and customer satisfaction ratings dive lower and lower, cutting the cable has never been more popular. Sure, there are the usual big names in streaming services available for a monthly fee, but it’s possible to kick subscription fees entirely. Luckily, there are more options than ever for […]
Like a lot of people in the modern world, there is often a constant undercurrent of stress and anxiety in my life. I have a wife and three children still living at home, each of whom I try my best to be there for in a meaningful and focused way. I have a complex career. […]
As we enter the sixth month of 2020, the historic COVID-19 pandemic is no longer dominating front pages in American newspapers. Instead, the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has inspired massive protests against police brutality in dozens of cities across the country, but also around the world. Tragically, police in […]
Faulty transmissions, wrongful foreclosures and unsolicited telemarketing are among the subjects of this month’s class-action settlements round-up. If you’ve experienced any of these issues, you may benefit from one or more of the following class action lawsuit settlements. Wells Fargo Home Loans Wells Fargo agreed to an $18.5-million settlement regarding allegations banking errors led to […]
About 94% of Americans are eligible for a coronavirus stimulus check — and that includes people who don’t have a permanent place to live. But if you’re homeless and you don’t receive government benefits, such as Social Security or SSI, the IRS may not have the information it needs to process your payment. Here’s what […]
Millennials share their top three overrated personal finance tips Yahoo Canada Finance Brought to you by Google News. Read the rest of the article here.
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“There is nothing inherent about poverty that makes people more or less risky drivers,” says Douglas Heller, an insurance expert with the Consumer Federation of America. And yet for decades, poor Americans have paid higher car insurance premiums than their wealthier neighbors — not because of their driving records, but because of their credit scores, […]
What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question.1. Future employment looking unlikely2. Thoughts on Dave Ramsey?3. Food spoiling in refrigerator4. Bigger emergency fund?5. Cashing out 401(k)6. How unemployment affects the employed7. Selling […]
At the beginning of May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that approximately 20.5 million Americans lost their jobs in April. With the current unemployment rate hovering around 14.7%, it’s understandable to be worried about your financial well-being these days. But there are a wealth of online financial courses available that could help you […]