Generation Z: The Future of Finances

Everything Gen Z needs to know about money — and how they’re shaping money for everyone else.

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The Worst Personal Finance Advice on TikTok (and Why It’s Wrong)

TikTok isn't just about viral dance videos. It has quickly become a popular resource for personal finance advice — but unfortunately, not all of it is good. While there are some legitimate money experts on the app, there is a lot of financial advice floating around on TikTok that is misleading or just plain wrong. GOBankingRates asked personal finance experts to debunk some of the worst money advice on TikTok — so if you see any of this pop up on your #fyp, keep on scrolling. See: TikTok Influencers Are Paid More Than CEOs — But Which Is the Better Long-Term…

Cash Stuffing: What It Is and Why It’s So Popular With Gen Z

Every generation looks at the younger generations and scratches their heads, noting differences that often feel miles wide. Generation Z, those born between 1997 and 2012, is definitely doing things differently than older generations, especially when it comes to money. Know: 9 Bills You Should Never Put on AutopaySave: Unplug These Appliances That Hike Up Your Electricity Bill These youth, who have been born into a digital age and utilize social media with a fervor their older peers don't understand, have also grown up during some tough economic times. They've watched their parents weather a massive recession, followed by a pandemic, and…

How To Remove Your Parent From Your Bank Accounts

As a child, you probably marched into your first bank with a parent, the contents of your piggy bank or the $50 check that grandma sent you for your birthday in your pocket to use to open your first savings account. You walked out so proud to have achieved this rite of passage — your very own account with your very own money in it. Budget: 35 Useless Expenses You Need To Slash From Your Budget Now Smart Banking: 11 Best Options for Free Checking With No Minimum Balance Since minors generally can't open savings accounts, a parent or guardian…

Gen Z in the Workforce


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Social Security: 3 Reasons Why Record COLA Increase in 2023 Could Backfire on Seniors

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How Much Is Home Depot Worth?

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How Much Is Walmart Worth?

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Inflation Reduction Act: These 31 Electric Vehicles Qualify for EV Credits

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The Cost of Higher Education

The Most Unusual Scholarships and Education Grants To Help You Pay For School

The thought of the cost of attending college is daunting, whether you're a parent or a student. According to the College Board, costs of tuition in 2020-21 ranged from an average of $10,650 a year for a public, four-year in-state college to $37,650 for a private nonprofit four-year college. Worth Reading: Explore the Cost of Education in the United States Find Out: Can You Afford Education in America at These Prices? But don't let the sticker shock and the thought of paying student loans for years discourage you. These days, scholarships exist for just about everything and anyone; you don't…

Why Technical School Might Be the Best Education Move for Your Financial Future

With the cost of college — and student loans — continuing to rise, you may be considering alternatives. Average tuition, room and board for a private four-year college was $50,770 for the 2020-21 school year, according to the College Board, and $22,180 for public in-state four-year colleges. And that's just for one of the four years before graduation. Depending on your major — and the economy in your area — it could be years before your earnings can make that expensive degree worthwhile. Take a Look: Explore the Cost of Education in the United States Helpful: 94 Money-Making Skills You Can…

The Hidden Costs of Education at Every Level

It's expensive to raise a kid — and you may not realize how much you're paying in extra education expenses at every age, too. Whether you send your child to public or private school, there are a lot of additional costs that creep up and can quickly add hundreds of dollars to your budget — and even more as your kids get older. When your children reach college, be prepared for thousands of dollars in hidden costs beyond the already massive bills for tuition, room and board. Here's how to prepare for these extra costs of education at every age….


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Sellers Beware: Amazon is Increasing Fees For The Holiday Season

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Tesla Creates Confusion Around Charging Station Membership for Non-Tesla EVs — Is It a Bargain or Not?

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Gen Z’s 5 Biggest Money Mistakes and What Experts Say You Can Do to Fix Them

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Teachers Can Write Off up to $300 in Expenses in 2022 — What Purchases Qualify?


Tax Credit: Californians Could Save Thousands by Installing Solar — Here’s How

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2023 Social Security COLA Estimate Dips Slightly After April CPI Report but Still Sees Highest Adjustment in 41 Years

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Credit Card Interest Rates Skyrocket While Credit Card Companies Rake in Profits — Is Tighter Regulation the Answer?

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Student Loan Forgiveness: Which States Are Most Interested (and Does It Correlate With Their Debt)?

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Social Security: Certain Life Changes Can Qualify You for Higher Benefits — What Are They?

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Claim Social Security Too Early? There Are Still Ways to Increase Your Income

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Don’t Qualify for SNAP? The Commodity Supplemental Food Program Could Help Seniors Get Food

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Inflation Surprise: $55 Million in Bonuses Plus Deeper Discounts Await Lowe’s Hourly Employees

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Social Security Offices Under Fire: Summer Heat Wave Prompts Safety Concerns

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Food Savings: 5 Things To Consider Before Shopping At Salvage Grocery Stores

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How Can I Get My Student Loan Forgiven? PSLF Waivers and More

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LGBTQ+ Social Security: What Survivor Benefits Are You Eligible For?

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Interest Rates May Stop Upward Swing ‘At Some Point,’ July Fed Minutes Suggest — Experts Clash on How Soon

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Cardano (ADA) Price Prediction 2022

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Remote Jobs and Women: How Working From Home Has Altered the Family Dynamic, Mental Health and More

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GO in the Know: Best Day To Buy Gas, Retirement Regrets & Top Financial News for August 17

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Maximize Your School Supply Savings With These Handy Tips

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What To Know About Disneyland Annual Pass Price Hikes Before You Re-Up

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$7.1 Billion in US Medical Debt Erased by Nonprofit Group — How They Did It

Mandatory Credit: Photo by JIM LO SCALZO/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock (13096600d)US President Joe Biden, surrounded by Democratic lawmakers, signs the Inflation Reduction Act in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 16 August 2022.

Biden Signs Inflation Reduction Act: Here Are the Biggest Non-Green Issues That Will Impact Your Wallet

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Beware Meme Stock Resurgence: Experts Advise Against Bed Bath & Beyond, GameStop

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Retirement Planning: The Largest Expenses Average Retirees Pay and How To Prepare Now

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When Social Security Runs Out: What the Program Will Look Like in 2035

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Why Doesn’t Every Grocery Store Accept SNAP EBT Food Stamps?

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The Best and Worst Days of the Week To Buy Gas May Surprise You

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Social Security: How To Request Retroactive Payments If You Started Collecting After Your Full Retirement Age

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7 Places Giving Away Land or Money To Move There

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What is SNAP & Is it The Same as Food Stamps?

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Will Food Stamps Increase Because of Inflation?

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Student Debt: Education Dept. Cancels $3.9 Billion — Is Your Loan Included?

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Early Retirement Hack: A New IRS Rule Lets You Withdraw More From Your Retirement Accounts Without Penalty

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SNAP 2022: Is My State Extending Emergency Allotment Money for August?

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You Could Save Nearly $3,000 as FDA Approves Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids

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Back Taxes: Is an IRS Offer in Compromise a Good Idea Before Interest Rates Hit 6% in October?

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How Much is Former GOP House Member Liz Cheney Worth?

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National Thrift Shop Day: 10 Tips For A Successful Haul

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Could $3,600 Child Tax Credit Return? Here’s What Bernie Sanders Is Proposing

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Social Security: How Inflation Impacts Paycheck Withholding

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5 Side Gigs You and Your Family Will Love To Do Together

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Social Security: New Bill Could Give Seniors an Extra $2,400 a Year

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Inflation Reduction Act: What Savings Are Instant Rebates vs. Tax Credits

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GO in the Know: New Car Prices Break Records, SNAP Adds Payment Provider & Top Financial News for August 16

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Food Stamps: Instacart Expands SNAP EBT Payments to 10 More States — Is Yours One of Them?

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Delivery Savings: Instacart Now Allows You To Order From Two Stores Without Paying Extra

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States Whose Economies Are Failing vs. States Whose Economies Are Thriving

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Gen Z Jobs: The 3 Most Popular Gigs and Companies Zoomers Want to Work For

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Secret Food Stamps Loophole to Get Your Starbucks Fix with EBT

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Major Food Stamps Change Means More Grocery Options for SNAP Users Everywhere

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12 New Social Security ‘Compassionate Allowances’ – Can You Get a Faster Pay-Out?

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5 Ways to Get Your Old Job Back if You Regret Your ‘Great Resignation’

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New Car Prices Break Records: Average Monthly Payment Hits $733

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Current EV Tax Credits To End as Biden Signs Inflation Reduction Act — What Happens Now?

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Walmart Accepts EBT/SNAP Food Stamps As Payment — What Are the Restrictions?

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Social Security’s 87th Birthday: 6 Things You May Not Know About the Program’s History

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Here’s What To Do During a Crypto Crash in 2022

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School Supply Donations Are Tax Deductible: Where To Donate and What To Give

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How Much Is Carvana Worth?

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Stimulus Checks: Is Your State Giving Out Cash This Fall?

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GO in the Know: Cost of Buying a Home Soars & Top Financial News for August 15

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EV Curiosity: How to Rent an Electric Car

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Switching Jobs Has Increased Salaries at Record Rates

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New York Allocates $44.4 Million Stimulus Money For Nutrition & Back to School Aid

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Energy Secretary Says Gas Prices Will Continue to Fall — Unless This Happens

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7 Easy Ways To Save On Groceries, Gas & More Amid Continued Inflation

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Rental Scams Are on The Rise As Cost of Living Continues to Skyrocket — Here’s What to Watch For

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Porsche is Auctioning a Working Replica of Sally Carrera From Pixar’s ‘Cars’ – Here’s How You Can Own It

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Are Social Security and SSI the Same Thing?

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What Is the Average Social Security Benefit at Age 62?

Younger Generations More Likely To Share Salary Info — Why This Is Welcome Trend for Equal Pay

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Lamkey Rod/CNP/ABACA/Shutterstock (13065740af)United States Senator Joe Manchin III (Democrat of West Virginia) offers his opening statement during a Senate Committee Rules and Administration hearing to examine the Electoral Count Act, focusing on the need for reform, in the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington, DC, USA, Wednesday, August 3, 2022.

5 Ways the Inflation Reduction Act Falls Short for American Families

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Social Security: 5 Uncomfortable Questions Every Woman Needs Answered

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Houses Cost More in June Than Any Time in the Past Three Decades

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Social Security Schedule: When August 2022 Benefits Will Be Sent

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Inflation Reduction Act Offers Home Tax Credits, Rebates to Upgrade Electric and Solar Infrastructure

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Gas Prices Could Soon Dip Below $3 in These States — Is Yours One?

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What Is the Highest Income for Food Stamps in 2022?

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Shiba Inu (SHIB): What It Is, What It’s Worth and Should You Be Investing?

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How Much Does a Person on Social Security Make?

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Keywords in Job Ads Could Translate to Older Workers Need Not Apply

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College Students: Get $2,500 Back With This Tax Tip

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Anne Heche Dies at 53: How Much Was the Actress Worth?

Sofia, Bulgaria - December 5, 2018: Volunteers from the organization of the Bulgarian Red Cross participate in training with a fire service.

4 Must-Have Government Apps to Get Assistance From When Facing a State of Emergency

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Identity Theft: How to Keep Your Social Security Number Safe From Fraud

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Walmart May Have the Key to Surpassing Amazon Prime — Here’s How

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Which Grocery Stores Accept SNAP EBT for Online Orders?

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GO in the Know: Social Security Card Name Change Info & Top Financial News for August 12

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Social Security COLA Expectations for 2023 Reach 9.6% Following Latest Consumer Price Index Report

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SNAP Benefits: Amazon Offers a Discount on Prime Membership With Your EBT Card

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Social Security: Do I Still Need to Make Contributions if I Work Overseas?

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Can a Retired Person on Social Security Get a Mortgage?

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35% of Adult Children Worry Their Parents Will Become a Financial Burden

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Can I Change My Name on My Social Security Card Online?

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What is Britney Spears’ Net Worth?