What the Amazon-Whole Foods Deal Means for Your Grocery Bill 

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Spread the loveTweet By now, you’ve heard the news: Amazon plans to buy Whole Foods for $13.7 billion. The jokes have been made, the dust has settled, and now a…


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Zelle Is Your New Friend-Paying Service

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Spread the loveTweet You’ve probably just gotten used to paying your friends after a night out with a trip to your favorite friend payment app. Unfortunately for them, single-purpose payment…


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Here’s How Easy It Is to Switch to a Credit Union 

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Spread the loveTweet There are a few ways credit unions differ from big banks, which might make them a more attractive option. The problem is, switching over seems like a…


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How to Deal with Resentment When Your Friends Make More Money Than You

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Spread the loveTweet Illustration by Angelica Alzona You might remember that Friends episode in which the broke friends—Rachel, Joey, and Phoebe—get annoyed at their wealthier counterparts for always suggesting expensive…


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Focusing on the Value of Your Time Can Stress You Out

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Spread the loveTweet  Calculating the value of your time can be useful for making money decisions, like how long it’ll take you to pay for that new gadget you want—but…


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Your Credit Score Is Linked To Your Chance of Divorce

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Spread the loveTweet We often overlook the social impact of credit, but it exists nonetheless. For example, a Bankrate poll found that 42 percent of people said knowing someone’s credit…


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Does Free Shipping Make You Spend More Money?

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Spread the loveTweet Good news if you shop Amazon but aren’t a Prime customer: they just dropped their free shipping minimum again. While they dropped it from $49 to $35…


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Will You See a Social Security Check in Your Lifetime?

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Spread the loveTweet How Social Security Works When you get paid, part of your paycheck goes into something called FICA, the Federal Insurance Contributions Act, a tax that funds Social…


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The Money Advice I Wish I Learned Sooner  

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Spread the loveTweet “Pay Yourself First” You’ve probably heard this personal finance cliche: pay yourself first. Essentially, this means you take your income and put it toward your basic living…


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What Money Advice Do You Wish You’d Gotten Sooner?

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Spread the loveTweet Learning to be good with money doesn’t happen overnight. It takes time. Still, we all have a few money lessons we wish we would’ve learned sooner. What…


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