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Are Online Banks Safe?

If they’re FDIC-insured, online banks are as safe as traditional brick-and-mortar banks in many ways.

A Five-Point Plan for Financial Success

Getting yourself on sound financial footing is a lot like building a successful business. It can be a decades-long enterprise requiring planning, skill, patience, and a little bit of luck.

Twelve Habits to Get You to Financial Freedom

Financial freedom — having enough savings, investments, and cash on hand to afford the lifestyle you want for yourself and your family — is an important goal for many people.

Financial New Year's Resolutions You Can Keep

The good news about New Year's resolutions is that you get a fresh crack at them each year.

Eight Tips To Help You Control Holiday Spending

It can be easy to go overboard on holiday shopping.

What Makes Harrisburg, PA, the Best Place to Retire

Harrisburg ranks as the No. 1 Best Place to Retire in the U.S. in 2024.

Get a Copy of Your or a Loved One’s Military Records

If you want to know more about the service of a loved one, an amazing site offers many resources about our country’s heroes.

How To Find Out If You're Owed Unclaimed Money

Nowadays, almost everything seems like a scam. But money might be yours, just waiting to be claimed.

Eleven Considerations for Seniors Before You Travel

Inflation has made everything more expensive.

Guide to Payment Types, With Pros and Cons for Each

Payment is the transfer of money, goods, or services in exchange for goods and services in acceptable proportions that have been previously agreed upon by all parties involved.

Mobile Wallet: Definition, How It Works, Vs. Digital Wallets

A mobile wallet is a digital wallet that stores payment card information on a mobile device.

Organize All Your Health Records With This Built-in Smartphone Feature

Health apps track your steps, heart rate, sleep patterns, and more. But they’re capable of so much more.

Ten Useful Siri Shortcuts for Business Professionals

Your iPhone and iPad offer a Shortcuts app, which lets you create your own shortcuts that you trigger by talking to Siri or by launching them from the app.

What Makes Lancaster the Best Place to Retire?

Lancaster has a mix of small-town charm and amenities that appeal to many retirees.

How do you value your time?

In a new book, a hospice physician shares the lessons he's learned from the dying about values and purpose, and how we choose to spend our time on earth.

Ten Ways You’re Trying To Save Money Might Actually Be Costing You More

You might think, “There’s no bad way to save money.” In reality, there’s a lot you can do wrong — no matter how good your intentions are.

Seven Ways Tech Can Solve Life’s Little Annoyances

Minor tech annoyances can seem small at the moment. But in the grand scheme of things, they can cause a lot of stress and wasted time.

Things You Can Get For Free

A ton of great tools are free, like video editing software or even streaming platforms.

Overdraft Protection: Pros and Cons

Is this protection worth having?

The National Debt Explained

The national debt level of the United States is a measurement of how much the federal government owes its creditors.

How Inflation Affects Your Cost of Living

Up until very recently, inflation had not been talked about, and for good reason.

What to Know Before a Hospital Visit

Just as with financial planning, a hospital visit is easier to manage if you prepare in advance and understand the process.

Eight New Amazon Tricks To Save You Some Cash

There are quite a few ways to save when shopping with Amazon.

Lifelong Exercise Adds Up to Big Health Care Savings

Becoming more physically active today might help us avoid thousands of dollars in health care costs later, according to a new study of exercise and Medicare claims.

Twelve Ways To Lower Your Monthly Internet, Cable and Streaming Bills

Why pay more than you have to for internet, cable, and streaming?

What Is the Cheapest Time to Book a Flight?

Want to get the cheapest flight possible? You're not alone.

Guide To Emergency-Proofing Your Finances

If you haven't done so already, now is a good time to emergency-proof your finances.

Five Articles to Refresh Your Financial Literacy

Encompassing a broad range of money topics — from balancing a checkbook to developing a household budget and planning for retirement — financial literacy shapes the way we view and handle money.

The Push to Require Financial Literacy

Basic financial skills are generally not taught in a classroom in the United States. As a result, the lack of financial education has led to Americans having inadequate household and retirement savings and high levels of credit card and student loan debt.

What Is Your Money Personality Type?

Like almost everything else in life, your response to money is largely dictated by your personality. See how making small changes can often yield big results.

Five Ways to Control Emotional Spending

For some people, shopping is much more than a pastime - it's actually an addiction called oniomania.

Ten Promising Job Prospects for 2020

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has determined the occupational fields that will virtually guarantee a job for those graduating in the next few years. Choose your career wisely.

How Long Will I Live?

The average American now lives to 88. Based on 400,000 NIH data samples and a short quiz about your lifestyle, find out what your life expectancy might be.

Ignore the Financial Media

The financial media is omnipresent. Whether it’s hearing about what the Dow did today on your drive home or a talking head pontificating about how the markets are obviously about to tank, we are constantly immersed in a miasma of prognostication.

Safe Deposit Boxes: Store This, Not That

A safe deposit box (or safety deposit box) is an individually secured container — usually a metal box — that lives in the vault of a federally insured bank or credit union. Here's what (and what not) to put in it.

The Top 5 Financial Mistakes Millennials Make

The millennial experience with the 2008 financial crisis may have given them a perspective that can be detrimental to achieving any long-term aspirations they might have. This distorted view may have led many to make any number of mistakes.

Words of Wisdom Courtesy of Joseph Heller

Authors Kurt Vonnegut and Joseph Heller were at a party given by a billionaire on Shelter Island. Wisdom ensued: what is really important about wealth.

Best Personal Finance Apps

A quick look at some personal finance apps.

Surprise! Millennials Are A Generation Of Savers

It appears that Millennials (those born between 1980 and 2000) are going against stereotype, with more than half of them saving for retirement. As usual, stereotypes can be misleading.

Don't Get 'Escheated' Out Of Your Money!

Unfortunately, the English common law on escheatment has evolved from making sure abandoned property does not go to waste, to making sure the state has another source of income. Avoid unwittingly giving your money to the state.

Free Money!

Find money you didn't know you had.

Proposed Department Of Labor Rules: How They'll Impact Advisors and Investors

In 2016 the U. S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a new rule requiring just about every professional who deals with retail investors to adhere to a fiduciary standard of practice. Learn what a fiduciary is, and why you would want one.

Six Things Every College Graduate Needs to Know About Money

Just getting started? Beyond the relative safety of college sits the stressful and sometimes messy world of adulthood. Learn how to make the transition from college to career success.

The Case For Benign Neglect

Benign neglect, bordering on sloth, remains the hallmark of our investment process - Warren Buffet.

Do You Have A Super-IRA?

Well, it's not an IRA, but a Health Savings Account (HSA). Read on to find out how to use your HSA to your best advantage.

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