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7 Big Purchases You Should Never Make

Photo by Alex Volot / Shutterstock.com Spending money on expensive things you don’t need is a surefire way to deplete your bank account and lower your net worth. Many big-ticket purchases are made on impulse or otherwise represent poor judgment. If you truly can afford to buy a costly status symbol, go right ahead. However, […]

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Afternoon Deals: Monday, June 24

Every morning and afternoon we publish a list of the latest and best deals from our partner, DealNews. To learn more about the discounts and details, click on any of the deals for more information. To have this list, along with our latest news and stories, delivered daily to your inbox, sign up for our […]

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The 15 Best Cities to Be a Real-Estate Agent

Rawpixel.com / Shutterstock.com Your career typically influences where in the world you settle down. Technology experts, for example, usually flock to the West Coast, while politicians make their way toward Washington, D.C. But when it comes to real estate agents, the options seem a little more open-ended. That is, until now. To determine the best […]

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How to Pick the Best Credit Union for You

You may have heard that many people like credit unions better than banks. The nonprofit, member-owned financial institutions often have lower interest rates on loans and credit cards, higher rates on savings and fewer fees for checking accounts. To some, they also seem friendlier. But with so many choices, how do you pick the credit […]

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9 Great Deals to Grab at Amazon on Monday

Photo by BigTunaOnline / Shutterstock.com Kicking your coffee-shop habit is not always enough. When you’re trying to save up for a summer vacation or down payment on a house, you have to be frugal about everything. That’s where “Today’s Deals” on Amazon can help. This one-stop shop includes items that make your everyday life a […]

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Morning Deals: Monday, June 24

Every morning and afternoon we publish a list of the latest and best deals from our partner, DealNews. To learn more about the discounts and details, click on any of the deals for more information. To have this list, along with our latest news and stories, delivered daily to your inbox, sign up for our […]

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13 States Where Residents’ Income Has Grown Fastest

George Rudy / Shutterstock.com Combined personal income is on the increase in 49 states, according to data from the Pew Charitable Trusts. “Over the past year, this key economic indicator recorded widespread gains, rising in all states except Rhode Island as of the fourth quarter of 2018,” Pew reports. Combined personal income reflects multiple forms […]

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Your Feedback Is Important to Us

Photo by Robert Kneschke / Shutterstock.com Since I founded this company 28 years ago, Money Talks News has helped millions of people save more, spend less and live wealthier lives. But the better we know our readers, the more effective we can be. This isn’t our website, it’s yours. You’re in control of what you […]

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How to Start Your Very Own Investment Scam

Photo by Atstock Productions / Shutterstock.com Welcome to the “2-Minute Money Manager,” a short video feature answering money questions submitted by readers and viewers. Today’s question is about scams; specifically, why so many people seem to fall for rip-offs. Watch the following video, and you’ll pick up some valuable info. Or, if you prefer, scroll […]

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Afternoon Deals: Sunday, June 23

Every morning and afternoon we publish a list of the latest and best deals from our partner, DealNews. To learn more about the discounts and details, click on any of the deals for more information. To have this list, along with our latest news and stories, delivered daily to your inbox, sign up for our […]