Earlier this week, the IRS announced a systems outage. As a result, some tax refunds may be delayed.
Earlier today, a very dull press release from Visa announced an actually important thing: the world’s largest payment processing network is opening up to developers. Yawn all you like, but this is big news.
Buying things when they’re on sale is a great way to save money, but you can save even more if you take the money you saved and stick it right into your savings account.
Somewhere in Los Angeles County there sits either a benevolent angel residing on earth or a GODDAMN FOOL who still hasn’t claimed their $63 million winning lottery ticket from August 2015.
If you’re looking to buy a home, you’ll probably do some loan shopping. And shopping around for approval means multiple lenders will check your credit report. Credit inquiries can ding your score, but thankfully, FICO takes this into account in its scoring model.
You know how to handle your money: you’ve got a budget, a plan to save, and you’re kicking your debt. But now what? This is the time where a lot of people with good money sense fall off the wagon. If you’ve hit a plateau with your financial goals, it’s important to stay on track and motivated. Here’s how.
Sergio Marchionne is the head of Ferrari. Not coincidentally, he’s also the head of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. So while in the past he’s said that Ferrari wouldn’t have an SUV, maybe things have changed. After all, Lamborghini’s going to have an SUV soon, and Sergio loves them so much that, bafflingly, it’s pretty…
It’s all too easy to go over your budget when shopping on Amazon. One thing that might help: Amazon Allowance, the company’s relatively unknown gift card funding program.
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For the most part, people enjoy living where there are nearby amenities—we want our fancy groceries and coffee. And a recent report from Zillow reveals as much. According to the report, homes appreciate faster when there’s a Starbucks, Whole Foods, or Trader Joe’s nearby.
While the general guidelines for emergency funds are up for debate, most people agree it’s a good idea to at least have one. While you decide how much money to put in yours, make sure you incorporate all of your small, essential expenses—not just the big stuff.
“I’m sorry, can you say that one more time?” That was my response to the recruiter who’d just revealed my new job’s salary. She repeated the offer, and though I wanted to shout my assent from the top of my lungs, I was in the middle of an empty coffee shop, plus I didn’t want to scare her off. Besides, it’s not like I…
Students need all the financial aid help they can get, but a lot of them leave money on the table. A recent study from NerdWallet found that many high school grads miss out on Pell Grants because they never fill out their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) forms.
When you set up a budget, you probably decide how much you can afford based on your monthly income. However, it’s prudent to keep in mind that you may not always make that much.
Retirement funds are appealing because you can save money before taxes. The downside is, if you withdraw early, you typically have to pay a penalty. However, there are some occasions where you avoid this.
Coupons can be hit or miss, but some stores offer pretty sweet savings. Best of all, many of these stores don’t really care if your coupon is expired, they’ll accept them anyway. Rather Be Shopping tells us which retailers usually accept expired coupons.