Finances

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Top 3 moves that can help you raise your credit score by 100 points

Most people get a great credit score, but not everyone knows how. Here are simple moves you can make to land yourself in excellent credit territory.

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6 retirement calculators to help keep your nest egg on track

Are you on track for your retirement savings? Use these retirement calculators to figure out how you can improve.

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How to negotiate a work from home arrangement that works

Want to work remotely but don’t know the best way to ask? Here are four steps to help you negotiate a work from home arrangement.

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9 smart things to do with your bonus this year

An annual bonus creates so many opportunities to improve your financial future. Consider these 8 smart ways to make your bonus go further this year.

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Why rewards credit cards aren’t going away

Major banks have scaled back credit card rewards in recent years, but this travel writer thinks the future of travel hacking is still safe.

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How to prepare for a recession

How to prepare your finances for a recession

Economic ups and downs are inevitable. Whether to prepare for them is a choice. Here are actionable tips to prepare financially for a recession.

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Health care sharing versus health insurance

Is health care sharing right for you?

Health care sharing services are an alternative to traditional health insurance. Learn how health care sharing works and what the benefits are to decide if it’s right for you.

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5 ways to end the month with extra money

Saving more cash at the end of each month is easier than you think with these practical tips.

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How to get your kid into an elite preschool

Elite preschool, so-called Baby Ivies, only have a few spots. Here’s how your kid can navigate the admissions process.

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What millennials should know about caregiving

Twenty-five percent of caregivers are millennials – and most work at the same time. Find out how you can thrive as a caregiver.

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