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. Related: The 10 Best Money Experts To Watch on TikTok Money's Most Influential: Where Do…

How To Balance a Checkbook Digitally — and Why You Should

When we think about personal finance, we often consider budgeting or investing, but we don't necessarily think about balancing a checkbook. Perhaps that is because paper checks are less common than they used to be. But there are other ways to keep track of what you spend. Learn: How To Get Into the Habit of Saving Money Read: 21 Budgeting Tips for College Students In other words, there are more options other than writing your check balances in the back of a checkbook. These days, you can do things digitally instead. Thus, you may not actually be keeping track of paper…

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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A Step-by-Step Taxes Guide for Those Filing for the First Time

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Is Your Social Security Payment Late? Here’s What To Do

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5 Things Most Americans Don’t Know About Social Security

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Verizon and AT&T 5G Service Delayed After Airlines Warn Supply Chain Would ‘Grind to a Halt’

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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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Mark Cuban Claims 80% of His Non-Shark Tank Investments Are in Crypto — Where Else Is He Invested?

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Your Morning Orange Juice Is Getting More Expensive — Here’s Why (And It’s Not a Supply Chain Issue)

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Tax Filing 2022: How To Set up for the IRS

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Microsoft’s Game Pass Has 25 Million Subscribers — Is It Worth the Cost?

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Mortgage Purchase Applications Jump 8% and Loan Sizes Hit a Record as Rates Begin to Rise

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Tax Break Update: Child Care Credit Doubles to $16K This Year — How Can You Claim the Refund?

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Social Security: How To Change or Correct the Name On Your Card

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Taxes 2022: Should You File Early This Year?

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Social Security: How To Boost Your Benefit by $800


Nearly Half of Seniors Expect To Work After Retirement — But There Might Be a Better Option

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How Rich Is Former President Donald Trump?

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Social Security Payment Schedule 2022: What Dates To Watch Out For

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Didn’t Get Your Child Tax Credit? Here’s How to Track It Down

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U.S. Employers Plan To Hike Pay by 3.4% in 2022 — Will It Be Enough To Offset Inflation?

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Stimulus Update: What Is a 2021 Recovery Rebate Credit and How Can You Claim One?

First Citizens Bank Review: Full-Service Bank With Relationship Rates

Wells Fargo Bank Review: More Locations Than Any Other U.S. Bank and Plenty of Banking Services

Golden 1 Credit Union Review: Large California Credit Union Offers Wide Selection of Fee-Free Accounts and Good APYs

Fifth Third Bank Review: An Eclectic Mix of Products

Barclays Bank Review: High-Yield, No-Fee Savings

BMO Harris Bank Review: The Products You Need With a Solid Mobile and Digital Experience

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Dollar Tree Experiences ‘Meaningful Decline’ in Shoppers After Price Hike — Will Strategy Be Revised?

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Retirement Savings: 401(k) Contribution Limits Are Rising in 2022 — Here’s Why You Should Make the Change Now

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Which Social Security Recipients Will Get an Extra $200 in January?

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TikTok Influencers Are Paid More Than CEOs — But Which Is the Better Long-Term Career Path?

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White House Offers Free At-Home COVID Tests, Mailed Straight to Your Household — How Long Will They Last?

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Shipping Companies Had a $150 Billion Year Amid Supply Chain Woes — How Their Profit Was Your Loss

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$16 Million Reportedly Stolen From — Is Your Investment in Jeopardy?

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Didn’t Get a January Child Tax Credit Payment? Here’s Why Not

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How Much Do Masks Really Cost? From Cloth to KN95, Here’s a Price Breakdown

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Oil Prices Rise 1.7%, Hit 7-Year High as Omicron Variant Fails to Reduce Gas Consumption

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Job Hunting? The Metaverse Is Hiring

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Taxes 2022: Are Face Masks and Hand Sanitizer Deductible?

Social Security: What Are Delayed Retirement Credits And How Can You Use Them?

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IRS: Free File Now Open, Do Your Taxes For Free

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Future of Social Security: Why Experts Say Not To Worry, but Still Plan For Less ‘Substantial’ Payments

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How To Boost Your Social Security Benefit With Supplemental Security Income

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How To Report Your Earnings While Collecting SSI

10 Best Stock Market Strategies for Baby Boomers, 11983, Horizontal, Seniors

Unclear on Social Security Benefits? These Are the 4 Types Seniors Should Know

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Avoid Tax Penalties: Today Is Final Deadline for Gig Workers, Self-Employed and Small Businesses To Pay Estimated Taxes

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SNAP Benefits 2022: Lone Star Card February Schedule

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Social Security Schedule: When the First COLA Checks Will Arrive in January 2022

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California SNAP Payment Schedule For February


8 Best Cryptocurrencies To Invest In for 2022

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Semi-Retirement: The New Job Trend Among Baby Boomers

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Social Security Optimization: Maximize Your Benefits Even if You Start Collecting Early

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Social Security: When Your Provisional Income Can Lead to 100% Tax-Free Benefits

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5 Steps to Save $10,000 in Six Months

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Child Tax Credit Guidance Updated by IRS

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Stimulus Update: How To Request an IRS Trace for Lost Child Tax Credit Payment

Child Tax Credit: You Could Get a Double Payment in February — Here’s Why

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This Is the Average Social Security Benefit for 2022 With Added COLA

The Best Credit Card for Every Stage of Your Financial Life

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Child Tax Credit and Stimulus 2021 Recipients: Be on the Lookout for IRS Letter With Tax Filing Info

San Diego, California, Nov 17th 2015: The bit coin was invented by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008 as a digital form of money but no one truly knows who  Satoshi Nakamoto is.

Bitcoin Trends for 2022 From the Experts

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Here’s What Will and Will Not Get Taxed From Your Social Security Benefit

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Tax Day 2022: When Are the First and Last Days To File?

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What Special Social Security Benefits Do Veterans Receive?

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While Wages Technically Rose in 2021, Inflation Led to 2.4% Pay Cut for Workers

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Coinbase Fees: Here’s a Full Breakdown of How To Minimize Costs

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Rental Protection Deadline: How To Avoid An Eviction If Your State Hasn’t Extended the Moratorium

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As Cannabis Is Linked to COVID Prevention, How Can You Invest in the Windfall?

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Social Security 2022: How the COLA Will Increase Benefits for the Average Senior Couple

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Child Tax Credit Won’t Be Pushed Outside Build Back Better Plan

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COVID-19 Outbreak Pushes Army To Increase Enlistment Bonus To $50,000 For Skilled New Recruits

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Musk Confirms Dogecoin Payment Option for Tesla Merchandise, Pushing the Crypto’s Price Higher

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Buying Crypto in 2022? Do This First

Navient Student Loan Settlement: Are You Eligible for $260 Restitution Payment?

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

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How Much is Jason Momoa Worth As He Splits from Lisa Bonet?

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Don’t Usually File Taxes? Here’s Why You May Need To

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If You Did Gig Work in 2021, the IRS Says You Owe Taxes

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Deepak Chopra Reveals His ‘Happiness Formula’ on New Podcast – Says ‘Wealth Is a State of Mind’

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Social Security Scams: How to Handle Calls Claiming There’s a Problem with Your Account

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How Rich Is Megan Fox as She Announces Engagement to Machine Gun Kelly?

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Social Security: How You Can Work and Still Receive Benefits

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Navient Predatory Student Loan Suit Ends in $1.85 Billion Settlement

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Tax Prep 2022: AARP Offers Free Assistance — What Documents Will You Need To Provide?

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How Rich Is Marjorie Taylor Greene?

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Employment: SCOTUS Blocks Vaccine Mandate for Large Employers — How Will It Impact the Labor Shortage?

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Binance Fees: A Full Breakdown and How It Compares

Fremont, CA, USA - January 20, 2021: Tesla factory plant,  an American electric vehicle and clean energy company based in Palo Alto, California.

6 Best EV Stocks To Buy Now: Top Electric Car Companies To Invest In

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Nickel Prices Rise to 10-Year High Thanks to EV Production — Is Now the Time To Invest?

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Retirement Update: A New Bill Could Decrease This Common Penalty

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Tesla Cars Reportedly Hacked by Teenager — Could This News Damage the Stock?

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Would Taxing the Child Tax Credit Like Social Security Solve the Build Back Better Issue?

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Oil Could Soar to $100 in 2022 If Supply Can’t Outpace Demand

Stimulus Alert: Californians Still Waiting on $600 Checks May Be in Luck as Last Batch Ships

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Grocery Prices Rising Faster Than Restaurant Bills Thanks to Inflation: How Restaurants Could Capitalize

Serious pensive Young cook posing wearing protective face mask sitting on the floor outside the restaurant he works that its closed because the pandemic state at home order.

Weekly Jobless Claims Rise as Omicron Cases Reach Record High Levels

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

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How Rich Is Joe Manchin?

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How Rich Is Howard Stern as the Controversial Radio Host Turns 68?

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Bank of America Interest Rates: How To Get the Best Rates

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Glassdoor Releases Best Places To Work in 2022 — Did Your Employer Make the List?

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/Shutterstock (12360860i)In this photo illustration the OpenSea logo seen displayed on a smartphone with the NFT (Non-fungible token) logo In the background.

NFT Marketplaces Are Using Vampire Attacks & Cash Incentives to Battle for Supremacy

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How Much is Jeff Bezos Worth?

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Robinhood Hit With Breach of Contract Fine – Could This be an Opening for Further Litigation?

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There’s a New Free Service for Compiling Tax Data to Report Crypto and NFTs

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What’s the Difference Between a Standard Deduction and an Itemized Deduction?

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