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  • New Medicare recipients need to do this…

      

    If you don't sign up for Medicare Part B when you become eligible for Medicare it could cost you. Here’s why.

  • The best place to find seats for any event

      

    Buying tickets from a scalper for a baseball game or concert can be risky. Here’s a better way.

  • Best Sunscreen For Your Money

      

    Consumer Reports has ranked sunscreens and found that you don't have to pay big bucks to protect your skin from harsh UV rays. Here's what so funny: One of the highest rated sunscreens...

  • Talking to your kids about how to handle money

      

    Why it's up to parents to make sure their kids understand the importance of saving over spending.

  • How To Run a Background Check on That Charity

      

    It's a sad story that's nothing new: Four phony cancer charities allegedly stole around $200 million while pretending to be organizations devoted to helping in the fight. Cancer Fund of...

  • Checklist: Talk With Aging Parents About Finances

      

    Very few people like to think about the end, but there's an uncontested 100% chance that we're all going to die someday. A little preplanning can go a long way in alleviating the burdens...

  • How To Negotiate a Dream Wedding

      

    Picture this: you just announce that engagement and fantasize about a dream wedding. But while we all love the idea of a fairytale ceremony and reception, is the cost unrealistic? Consider...

  • Student Loan Guide

      

    Do you need to borrow to fund college education for yourself or your child? I wrote this guide to tell you about my Clark Smart approach to student loans. If you already have student loans,...

  • How Do You Teach Kids About Money?

      

    The question of giving kids an allowance is a thorny issue. But when a kid turns around and tears up an allowance "because it wasn't the amount his mom said she would give him,"...

  • 7 Senior Scams And How To Combat Them

      

    Do you have aging family members or friends? According to a MetLife survey, crimes against the elderly skyrocketed in the last year. Seniors lost $3 billion to fraudsters through home repair...

  • Protect Your Child From Identity Theft

      

    While the credit bureaus sit on their hands when it comes to child identity theft, several states have legislation that give parents a tool to prevent it from happening to their child. When a...

  • That magazine renewal notice could be a scam

      

    If you receive magazine or newspaper renewals in the mail, some could be scams. What to look for, and how to get a better deal on a new subscription.

  • 29 Ways To Keep Your Fresh Produce Fresher For Longer!

      

    One of the biggest culprits when it comes to your produce going bad is actually a natural and necessary thing. It's call Ethylene gas. It's produced naturally by fruits and vegetables in...

  • How To Make a Disposable Razor Last 12 Months!

      

    If you ever heard I stretch a buck just a little past the point of ridiculous, well, it could be true! Years ago, a listener called up after I had talked about the razor wars with Gillette or...

  • Cheapest and Easiest Ways To Do a Will

      

    What are the odds you don't have a will? Best guess is that 50% of us don't have one. For some folks, that may be OK -- especially if they're single, have nothing, and own...