Personal finance

4 Money Mistakes to Let Your Kids Make (for Their Own Good!)v

Teaching kids, teenagers and young adults about how to handle their money is one of the greatest gifts you can give your children. It’s an education that pays dividends (sometimes literally!), and not just when you share the knowledge. Financial literacy benefits us over the entire course of our lifetimes, as there’s never a point …

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Mark Cuban has repeatedly given this simple piece of money advice — and it’s more lucrative to do it now than it has been in over a decade

Billionaire Shark Tank host Mark Cuban Getty Images for Vox Media Billionaire Mark Cuban believes in saving for emergencies. In 2017, Cuban told Vanity Fair: “If you don’t like your job at some point, or you get fired or you have to move, or something goes wrong, you’re going to need at least six months …

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Can’t Qualify for a Personal Loan? 4 Alternatives to Try

Annie Miller Berndt Personal loans provide fast, unsecured funds that can pay for anything from home repairs to medical emergencies. Instead of requiring collateral like a house or car, many lenders prefer applicants with strong credit and high incomes. But what if you don’t meet a lender’s requirements? People who don’t qualify for a personal …

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Finding the Right Financial Planner During a Recession

The word “recession” itself is often panic inducing for many people, and it can lead to investors making snap decisions that can be detrimental to their financial health. Working with a financial planner during a bear market may help investors to feel more prepared and confident that they can weather anything that may come their …

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Student loan refinance rates plunge for 5-year variable-rate loans

Our goal here at Credible Operations, Inc., NMLS Number 1681276, referred to as “Credible” below, is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. Although we do promote products from our partner lenders who compensate us for our services, all opinions are our own. The latest trends in interest rates …

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For the First Time in 6 Years, This Social Security Factor Isn’t Changing

(Kailey Hagen) The next year is set to bring a lot of changes to Social Security, including the largest cost-of-living adjustment we’ve seen in decades. But there’s another key Social Security element that, after six years of increasing, is finally going to remain the same in 2023 and for the foreseeable future. Below, we’ll take …

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My Great-Grandfather’s Savings Tips Help My Family Put Away Money

Insider’s experts choose the best products and services to help make smart decisions with your money (here’s how). In some cases, we receive a commission from our partners, however, our opinions are our own. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. I come from a long line of blue-collar workers, including my great-grandfather. He …

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Personal loan rates edge up for 3- and 5-year fixed-rate loans

Our goal here at Credible Operations, Inc., NMLS Number 1681276, referred to as “Credible” below, is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. Although we do promote products from our partner lenders who compensate us for our services, all opinions are our own. The latest trends in interest rates …

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