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Are You Spending More Than the Average American on 25 Everyday Items?

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Social Security: What Do You Need To Apply For Spousal or Divorced Benefits?

Applying for and receiving spousal benefits is a great way to boost your own Social Security monthly benefit — sometimes by as much as $800. Even if you never worked, under Social Security you could…

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Wirex Wallet Review: Is It the Cryptocurrency Wallet for You?

Wirex Wallet Overview Wirex is a cryptocurrency platform with its own wallet, card and exchange. It also offers interest-earning and lending services. Key Features Recent changes to the cryptocurrency…

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‘Horribly Complex’ Inherited IRA Rule Is Confusing Taxpayers — Are You in for a Tax Surprise?

February's amended guidance to inherited individual retirement accounts (IRAs) by the Internal Revenue Service has holders and tax-paying beneficiaries looking for guidance on how to proceed with…

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9 Dead Giveaways That Someone Is Secretly Rich

Ramit Sethi, author of the New York Times Best Seller, I Will Teach You to Be Rich, founder and CEO of GrowthLab.com and of IWillTeachYouToBeRich.com, knows a few things about personal finance. Learn:…

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GO in the Know: Student Loan Payment Prep, Costco Shakeups & Top Financial News for August 2

It's National Ice Cream Sandwich Day, but before you satisfy your sweet tooth, make sure you are all caught up on today's top financial stories. The Big Lead: Federal Student Loan Payments Set To…

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Gas Prices Have Fallen For the Past 7 Weeks — Will They Rise Again?

There's finally some relief at the pump, with gas prices continuing to fall for the seventh consecutive week. See: 20 Best Places To Live on Only a Social Security Check Find: 7 Things You Should…

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Absence of Child Tax Credit and Stimulus Checks Amid Inflation Has Parents Sweating Back to School Shopping

Students will start heading back to school in a matter of weeks, but fewer parents say they can afford back-to-school shopping this year because of rising inflation. Learn: 5 Expensive School Supplies…

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Your Crypto Exchange Went Bankrupt? The Best Money Moves to Make Next, According to Experts

This crypto winter has been particularly harsh following the recent collapse of several crypto platforms which have left investors frustrated about how to recoup their assets. Find Out: Will Crypto…

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