Author: Gillian Manning

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Your credit score can save you 6-figures on a mortgage. Here’s how

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  Everyone knows buying a home without a great credit score is more expensive. Everyone knows the worse your credit is, the more expensive loans are. …

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Are inflation woes hurting your health?

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  Too much stress can kill you.   New and old research agree that too much stress can hurt a person’s health. So far this year, …

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How Covid is still wrecking American retirement funds

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  Americans dipped into retirement savings to make ends meet during the pandemic’s peak. More than two years later, many can’t afford to replenish those funds. …

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Ignorance isn’t bliss: 5 easy ways to stop ignoring your money problems

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Years of the pandemic and now record-high inflation have left most Americans feeling uncertain and on-edge with their finances. Despite that stress, Fidelity says, most adults don’t want …

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Women are more worried about inflation than men. Here’s why

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  Even in 2022, gendered stereotypes are hard to escape.   An online finance magazine, Sophisticated Investor, asked Americans their observations on inflation. Their research supports earlier findings …

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Here’s why fewer credit card companies are giving lenders a break

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  One common tactic for saving money on your credit cards is to flip them over. By calling the number on the back, you can usually ask for …

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How to face your money issues head on

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  Americans would rather clean out their closets than clean up their finances.   A rather humorous survey revealed all the grueling chores Americans would prefer …

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Families’ wages can’t keep up with inflation

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  It’s commonly believed that high inflation means higher wages. But today, that just isn’t the case.   The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently released …

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The whopping number of Americans who saw bills increase because of inflation

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  Nothing is less fun than paying bills – except, maybe, studying how Americans pay their bills. But that’s what one personal finance site did, and …

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How Biden’s new bill could help you save more for retirement

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  The last lingering sense of bipartisanship was on display last week in Congress. In a nearly unanimous vote, the House of Representatives passed a bill …

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Was the latest student loan pause really necessary?

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  The White House just announced the moratorium on student loan payments that was scheduled to end on May 1, will extend to the end of …

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Is the war in Ukraine changing how Americans view money?

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  Americans returned to their pre-pandemic spending habits, but the war in Eastern Europe could change that.   When personal finance site WalletHub surveyed people about their spending …

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Americans think the market will crash. Here’s why

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  Many Americans think the stock market will crash before 2027, and they plan on taking advantage of it by investing or buying a home. But they …