Author: Larissa Runkle

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Are you a remote worker? It could affect your taxes this year

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Since the coronavirus pandemic began nearly a year ago, an unprecedented number of people have started working from home. No longer just for the lucky individual, …

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Unusual side hustles we’re betting you’ve never heard of

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By now you’re probably pretty familiar with all the mainstream side hustles out there, like becoming a delivery-partner with Uber or delivering food with DoorDash. But if you’re in …

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The money secrets of happy, full-time RVers

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If the open road is calling, chances are you’ve at least considered the RV life. RV life definitely comes with its perks, but unlike all the …

Money

15 signs you’re living beyond your means

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Living above your means is a classic money mistake that’s all too easy to fall into. Whether you’re spending more than your budget allows, or you’re not setting …

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How to give yourself a financial spa day

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Self-care is an expression you hear a lot about these days but rarely when it comes to your finances. Although at first, it might not seem …

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I bought a house during COVID-19. Here’s what I learned

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Buying a house is never easy, but especially not as a first-time homebuyer in the middle of a global pandemic. That was the situation I found myself in …

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Everything you need to know about estate planning

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Estate planning can give you peace of mind Estate planning might seem like something meant only for the old or sick, but that’s not the case …

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15 surprisingly savvy celebrity investors

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We all tend to think of the rich and famous as people that were just lucky enough to be born that way. And although that may …

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11 mistakes people make when choosing a place to retire

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Maybe you’ve spent your life moving around, or maybe you’ve lived in the same place for years. Regardless of how many moves you’ve made throughout your …

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11 ways to bounce back from a job loss

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Even if COVID-19 didn’t physically affect your family, the resulting recession probably did. In the past few months, millions of people have lost their jobs and …

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11 amazing places you can visit without leaving your car

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Many of us won’t be jet-setting to any exotic (or even distant) locations this summer, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still take a trip. With …

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8 ways to help secure your job in a bad economy

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The only thing more stressful than a pandemic is the looming recession that will likely come with it. In December 2019, FinanceBuzz surveyed more than 1,000 …

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10 places where you can pay for that perfect Instagram shot

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Whether you love it or hate it (or love to hate it), the world of selfies is here to stay. In fact, a FinanceBuzz study found …

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4 ways to never pay international phone fees again

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Traveling abroad is expensive enough without having to worry about paying international rates and fees on your phone. Even if you don’t plan on calling home that …

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8 disappointing tourist attractions we wouldn’t return to (even if it was free!)

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If your wish list of travel destinations just keeps on growing, you can’t afford to waste another vacation visiting overrated tourist attractions. We’ve all fallen into …

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How to request a credit limit increase at Chase, Amex & more

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Asking your bank for a credit line increase can be a great way to upgrade your spending power and potentially even raise your credit score, but there …