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At Last, Online Travel Planning Is Becoming (a Little) Easier

At Last, Online Travel Planning Is Becoming (a Little) Easier

While the internet has made it easier to plan a trip yourself — and see how much you’re saving — …

Where Money Meets Feelings: Financial Therapy Finds Its Footing

Where Money Meets Feelings: Financial Therapy Finds Its Footing

“The financial therapy program trains people to recognize when an issue is outside of their expertise, and how to make …

NerdWallet

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Best Overwater Bungalows to Book with Points

Best Overwater Bungalows to Book with Points

Staying in an overwater bungalow is an unforgettable experience and a travel goal for many. Although the cost can be …

SeedFi No Longer Offers Borrow & Grow Personal Loans

SeedFi No Longer Offers Borrow & Grow Personal Loans

SeedFi, an online lender that specializes in helping consumers build credit, no longer accepts new applications for its Borrow & …

[Limited Time] IHG Cards Offer Best-Ever Bonus

[Limited Time] IHG Cards Offer Best-Ever Bonus

Who doesn’t love a free hotel night? As of Jan. 26, 2023, both the IHG® Rewards Traveler Credit Card and …

Still Can’t Find Good Employees to Hire? Try These Perks

Still Can’t Find Good Employees to Hire? Try These Perks

While big corporations make headlines for shedding large chunks of their workforce, many smaller businesses are still struggling to staff …

Have a Conversation (Not a Lecture) About Fraud With Older Adults

Have a Conversation (Not a Lecture) About Fraud With Older Adults

People over 60 reported more than $1.7 billion lost to fraud and scams in 2021, according to the FBI’s 2021 …

Treasury Bills: Here’s What You Need to Know

Treasury Bills: Here’s What You Need to Know

What is a Treasury bill? Treasury bills — or T-bills — are short-term U.S. debt securities issued by the federal …

What Is the PCE?

What Is the PCE?

The personal consumption expenditures price index, or PCE, tracks the prices that U.S. consumers are paying for goods and services. …

Credit Cards That Can Help You Save for — and Pay for — College

Credit Cards That Can Help You Save for — and Pay for — College

“College is affordable,” said no one, ever. In 2021, the average cost of tuition and fees for one year at …

Get Rich Slowly

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A clear line

A clear line

Hello, my friends. I hope this new year is treating you well. It’s been excellent for me so far. Soon …

2023: The year of me

2023: The year of me

Last night, for the third Wednesday in a row, I ventured to the Whiteside Theater in downtown Corvallis to watch …

A values-driven life

A values-driven life

Hello, friends. Just a quick note to let you all know that my life, at last, seems to be settling. …

A man of no ambition

A man of no ambition

A memory came to me this morning while I was walking the dog, a memory of those days when I …

Sabbatical

Sabbatical

My mother died Monday night. She was 74. Earlier this week, I began writing a memorial for her. I know …

Why I bought a NEW car

Why I bought a NEW car

I am 53 years old. Never in my life have I allowed myself to buy a car I truly love…until …

How self-centered shopping has made me happier with the things I buy

How self-centered shopping has made me happier with the things I buy

I’ve changed the way I shop over the past few years. And although the shift has been subtle, I’ve found …

Who coined the term FI/RE (financially-independent, retired early)?

Who coined the term FI/RE (financially-independent, retired early)?

It’s always fun to unearth some esoteric piece of personal-finance history. I know there are only a few nerds out …

The White Coat Investor

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Beating the 10% Early Withdrawal Penalty

Beating the 10% Early Withdrawal Penalty

[Editor’s Note: In 2022-23, our goal is to give a free copy of The White Coat Investor’s Guide for Students …

What’s Keeping You from Your Dream Life?

What’s Keeping You from Your Dream Life?

[Editor’s Note: Looking for a convenient and easy side gig that could pay you as much as $30,000 per year? …

Grab Your Slice with Monica Scudieri

Grab Your Slice with Monica Scudieri

Today, our host is Dr. Disha Spath. She has a fantastic conversation with Monica Scudieri. Monica is a personal finance …

Does Your Savings Account Yield Round to Zero?

Does Your Savings Account Yield Round to Zero?

[Editor’s Note: Deadline alert! Today is the last day of our three-day flash sale that will save you $200 off …

How to Actually Get Paid as an Expert Witness (or Any Other Side Gig)

How to Actually Get Paid as an Expert Witness (or Any Other Side Gig)

By Dr. Gretchen Green, Guest Writer Many physicians see patients and perform procedures and then get paid every few weeks, …

Cheapest Medical Schools in the US

Cheapest Medical Schools in the US

By Dr. James M. Dahle, WCI Founder The less you spend on medical school, the less likely you are to …

People Aren’t Buying Disability Insurance, But They Should

People Aren’t Buying Disability Insurance, But They Should

[Editor’s Note: We’re exactly 39 days away from the best conference of the year! And to celebrate the Physician Wellness …

The Truth About Buying a Foreclosed Home and 10 Other Ways to Provoke a Migraine, Part 2

The Truth About Buying a Foreclosed Home and 10 Other Ways to Provoke a Migraine, Part 2

[Editor’s Note: Looking for a lucrative side gig that will utilize your skills as a doctor? Then, it’s time to …

20 Something Finance

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The Cheapest New Cars of 2023

The Cheapest New Cars of 2023

This article has been updated for the 2023 new car model year. Each year, I enjoy researching and publishing a …

Do I Need to File a Tax Return? The Minimum Income Levels to File Taxes in 2023

Do I Need to File a Tax Return? The Minimum Income Levels to File Taxes in 2023

This article has been updated for the 2023 tax season (for 2022 tax returns). As the tax start date and …

The 2023 Tax Season Start Date (for 2022 Tax Year Filing) is Announced

The 2023 Tax Season Start Date (for 2022 Tax Year Filing) is Announced

The IRS just announced that the 2023 tax filing start date (for 2022 income tax return filing) will be Monday, …

The Child Tax Credit (Details Updated for 2022 & 2023)

The Child Tax Credit (Details Updated for 2022 & 2023)

This 2022 & 2023 Child Tax Credit article has been updated with all of the latest information for the 2022 …

Free National Park Days Dates in the U.S. in 2023

Free National Park Days Dates in the U.S. in 2023

2023 Free National Park Days Dates in the United States I’m a huge fan of the U.S. national parks – …

The Best Self-Employed Retirement Accounts Comparison: SEP IRA vs Solo 401K vs SIMPLE IRA (for 2022 & 2023)

The Best Self-Employed Retirement Accounts Comparison: SEP IRA vs Solo 401K vs SIMPLE IRA (for 2022 & 2023)

This article has been updated for the 2022 and 2023 tax years. My search for the best self-employment income retirement …

Solo 401K Basics for Self-Employment Income (For 2022 & 2023)

Solo 401K Basics for Self-Employment Income (For 2022 & 2023)

This is the second of a multi-part series on retirement accounts for self-employment income. I previously gave an overview of …

SIMPLE IRA Basics for Self-Employment Income (For 2022 & 2023)

SIMPLE IRA Basics for Self-Employment Income (For 2022 & 2023)

This is the third installment in a multi-part series on retirement accounts for self-employment income. We previously covered SEP IRA …

Wisebread

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16 Small Steps You Can Take Now to Improve Your Finances

16 Small Steps You Can Take Now to Improve Your Finances

Wise Bread Picks You have all kinds of financial goals you want to achieve, but where should you begin? There …

How to Protect Yourself From Credit Card Theft

How to Protect Yourself From Credit Card Theft

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5 Renovations That Don’t Increase Your Resale Value

5 Renovations That Don’t Increase Your Resale Value

Wise Bread Picks The first major home renovation my husband and I ever undertook was insulating the walls of a …

5 Ways Gig Economy Workers Can Save for Retirement

5 Ways Gig Economy Workers Can Save for Retirement

Wise Bread Picks We are in the midst of a major economic shift. While workers in the past could expect …

5 Things to Know Before Adding Someone to the Deed

5 Things to Know Before Adding Someone to the Deed

Wise Bread Picks Sharing is caring — at least that’s what has been drilled into our minds. And for the …

Someone Took Out a Loan in Your Name. Now What?

Someone Took Out a Loan in Your Name. Now What?

Wise Bread Picks Identity theft wears many different faces. From credit cards to student loans, thieves can open different forms …

The 8 Most Eye-Opening Money Attractions in the U.S.

The 8 Most Eye-Opening Money Attractions in the U.S.

Wise Bread Picks Some of my most memorable vacations have centered around money — and didn’t require spending much of …

How to Dispute Mistakes On Your Credit Report

How to Dispute Mistakes On Your Credit Report

Wise Bread Picks There are several obvious reasons to give a hoot about your credit score, and very few reasons …