Personal finance

Why Investing in Income Properties Is Not Part of My Retirement Strategy

(Maurie Backman) There’s a reason so many retirees tend to struggle financially — they don’t set themselves up with enough income streams for their senior years. Many seniors end up turning to Social Security to provide the bulk of their income (or, in some cases, all of their income). But those benefits generally won’t set …

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Free Weekly Credit Reports Just Got Extended Through 2023

Good news: You’ll now be able to pull your credit reports once a week, for free, through the end of 2023. That’s because the three major credit bureaus — Equifax, Experian and TransUnion — are extending a policy enacted in the early days of the pandemic to help alleviate financial hardship caused by the crisis. …

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Jennifer Lawrence Lists Her New York City Loft for $10.5M and who is still eligible for free school lunches — and how can you apply?

Hi MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Jennifer Lawrence Lists Her New York City Loft for $10.5M May the odds be ever in her favor! Jennifer Lawrence recently listed her swanky three-bedroom loft in New York City’s star-studded Tribeca neighborhood for a cool $10.5 million. Read More Advice from a longtime real-estate agent: ‘Owners are …

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How to protect your finances from a recession

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Fears of a recession are mounting. Even before the latest rate hike on Wednesday, almost 7 in 10 US adults expressed concern about the possibility. That same survey by Bankrate.com revealed that 2 in 5 Americans feel unprepared to weather a recession, especially women, minorities and Gen-Zers. We talked to the experts …

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My Cost of Living Dropped by Half After Moving From DC to Brussels

Insider’s experts choose the best products and services to help make smart decisions with your money (here’s how). In some cases, we receive a commission from our partners, however, our opinions are our own. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. I attended grad school in Belgium years ago and met my now-husband. He …

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What to know before taking out a loan to purchase a practice

Veterinary practice ownership has its advantages and disadvantages, just like everything in life. Practice ownership is not the same as being an employee. The transition will be a system shock for many because the amount of responsibility shifts dramatically. The roles and duties that weren’t a priority become yours overnight. With this in mind, let’s …

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