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Money Mistakes to Avoid by the Time You Reach 40

We all make mistakes but wouldn’t it be great if you could avoid some common mistakes when it comes to money. Whether fresh out of school or nearing middle age, here’s a look at some common financial errors people make by the time they hit 40 and the best ways to avoid them.<p>The last thing a young …

People Are Freaking Out About Sierra Mist's New Ingredient

PepsiCo (pep) has reintroduced an old ingredient into Sierra Mist, and fans of the drink appear to be pretty unhappy about it.<p>The stevia that has …

High Fructose Corn Syrup

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Spotify now has 30 million subscribers

Who said that Spotify was going to lose customers just because rivals like Apple Music were in town? Certainly not Spotify. Founder Daniel Ek has revealed that his streaming music service has 30 million subscribers (that is, honest-to-goodness paying users). That's up 10 million compared to June …

10 Best and Worst Deals at CVS and Rite Aid

<i>By Terence Loose, Contributor</i><p>It's no secret that drugstore giants Rite Aid and CVS are in constant competition for your business -- from each other and from other competitors like Walmart, Walgreen's and even club stores like Costco. To win, they've got some great deals.<p><i>Visit GOBankingRates for the</i> …

Rite Aid

Here are the 15 most overlooked tax deductions

<b>Here are the 15 most overlooked tax deductions (ThinkAdvisor)</b><p>ThinkAdvisor's Marlene Y. Satter spoke to the team at Kiplinger about strategies that advisors can use to lower their clients' tax bills.<p>The Kiplinger team shared the fifteen most overlooked tax deductions including state sales taxes, …

Taxes

Obama wants 18% increase in benefits for former presidents

Congress wants to cut benefits for ex-presidents. President Barack Obama, who leaves office next January, wants a little extra cash for former …

Retirement

These 8 Employers Will Pay You to Volunteer

Truly enlightened companies understand that their employees not only want to work and pay their bills—they also want to do good for their communities …

Employee Engagement

Avoid Over-Stressing Your Budget When Paying Down Debt

Paying off debt is always going to be a stressful affair. If you set up an overzealous plan to pay it off, though, you could risk your ability to pay …

WTA: 'Alarming' comments by Indian Wells' tournament director under review

<b>(CNN) —</b> They were words that took tennis back to the dark ages, the tournament director of one of the sport's most prestigious events saying that female players should get "down" on their "knees" every night to thank some of their male contemporaries.<p>Except Raymond Moore's comments didn't come in …

Tennis

Avoid These 3 Non-Profit Fundraising Mistakes at All Costs

Fundraising can be hard work. It takes time to meet new donors, move them through the fundraising funnel, and sit down with them to make an ask. For …

Nonprofits

4 Tips to Double Your Income

You might have come across marketing gimmicks that portray that by investing in it, you can double your investment. Such gimmicks have become the …

I've been writing about money for 15 years, and here are the 9 best pieces of financial advice I can give you

When my father encouraged me to study finance in college (because it seemingly offered the best return on investment), I had no idea how far that path would take me.<p>While I didn't end up working behind a trading desk or managing portfolios, my career as a financial journalist and now speaker, …

Personal Finance

7 Fall Budget Moves You Need to Make Now

The year is coming to a close in a few short months, and if you're still struggling to meet your savings goals or are worried about upcoming …

5 Simple Methods For Good Money Management

If you have found that your finances are getting a bit beyond your control, there are some methods that you can take that will lead to good money management. The following five methods can help get you off to a running start.<p><b>Stop Using Credit Cards</b><p>Credit cards can be very tempting. They are even …

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Holistic Medicine

Your 3-Step Guide To Building A High Credit Score From Scratch

Every 20-something will sooner or later come face to face with the concept of credit.<p>It could confront you when you’re looking to rent a big-city apartment and the broker asks you to authorize a credit check. Or when you apply for a credit card and get rejected.<p>Your credit history can affect all …

Personal Finance

5 Keys to Eliminating Debt

By Kara I. Stevens<p>Eliminating credit card debt is a top priority for many African-American families. The good news is that there are a few straightforward solutions to this problem.<p>The other good news is that is each step is simple to do, and completing each step successfully will arm you with the …

Personal Finance

How To Save $500 In Our 30-Day Money Challenge

<i>This story was originally published on March 1, 2016.</i><p>There’s something I find both thrilling and terrifying about financial planning. I want to know …

Personal Finance

Send Money, Pay Online or Set Up a Merchant Account

Personal<p>Learn how PayPal makes it easy to shop and send money to family and friends.<p>Shop, send money, and pay bills without entering your payment …

5 Common Mistakes That Prevent People From Becoming Millionaires

Who doesn't envy millionaires? Yet many continue to make these common mistakes and spoil their chances

4 Credit Mistakes That Can Derail Your Startup

Never use credit as a crutch after the initial startup period.<p>When Collin Slattery, 26, needed cash to grow his New York City-based digital marketing …

Personal Finance

5 Mistakes I made with money (and how I am correcting them)

My career path has had lots of twists, blind turns, steep climbs, and sharp drops. This is also true as far as my financial state goes. I made a few …

Personal Finance

9 Money Habits to Master Before Your 30's

<i>By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist</i><p>You know how the saying goes: Bad habits are hard to break. But sometimes it's even harder to create good habits -- especially good money habits.<p>Roughly one in three millennials surveyed by Bank of America and USA Today <i></i>said their parents did not teach them good …

Personal Finance

How a Cash Budget Can Stop Bad Spending Habits

<i>This post is by our regular contributor, Kristi.</i>I doubt that anyone enters into adulthood planning on being irresponsible with or having trouble …

Personal Finance

Master this personal finance concept

Shares 0<p>Nothing worth doing in life is easy. I grew up with my dad preaching that to me, and I know I’m better person for it.<p>Although I don’t <i>always</i> …

Personal Finance

7 Ways to Make Your Savings Grow Faster Automatically

What are you saving money for?<p>European vacation? Kids' college tuition? Emergency fund for a natural disaster, disease or job layoff? Or maybe you're …

Personal Finance
Personal Finance

5 Steps to Getting Out of Debt Without Cutting Up Your Credit Cards

Debt is the four-letter word Americans hate to hear. Today, the average American household has debts totaling around $7,200. According to Aimee Picchi on CBS Moneywatch, American household credit card debt is increasing despite the fact that average household earnings have not experienced a similar …

Personal Finance