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Flying for the Holidays? Here's When It's Cheapest and Most Expensive

Published: October 9, 2019

Flights around the holidays can be some of the biggest travel expenses of the year. At a certain point, maybe while you're stuck in your Uber at the peak of holiday airport traffic , you might begin to wonder if there?s an easier and cheaper way to get to your destination.

Beware of Cell Phone Scams

Published: October 1, 2019

Cell phones can help make everyday tasks easier, like exploring the internet and sending messages to family and friends. However, they can also help make you a target for fraud.

5 Social Security Myths Debunked

Published: September 26, 2019

Focus on the facts before you claim this valuable retirement income benefit. Getting your arms around Social Security can be pretty complicated. Misinformation, partially informed opinions, and complex benefits formulas can easily lead one down an incorrect and costly path.

Neutralize the Digital Threat You Carry Everywhere

Published: September 20, 2019

Your smartphone is your confidante, your hand-held connection to the world and one of your biggest vulnerabilities. Scammers can take advantage of day-to-day tasks that seem innocuous, like checking a bank balance or charging a phone at a public USB port, to exploit personal information for their profit.

Auto Trade-ins and Negative Equity

Published: September 5, 2019

Some car dealers advertise that when you trade in one vehicle to buy another, they will pay off the balance of your loan, no matter how much you owe. But some people owe more on their car than the car is worth.

How to Find an Old 401(k) and What to Do With It

Published: August 29, 2019

When you leave a company your money ends up in one of three places: where you left it, in a new account or with the state?s unclaimed property funds.