Personal finance

27% of consumers are buying more food in bulk. Here are 3 mistakes to avoid

Image source: Getty Images Don’t fall victim to these traps. Key points Many consumers are trying to minimize their food costs due to inflation. Buying in bulk could result in savings, but you’ll need to do it carefully. Be wary of buying a new product in bulk, and keep in mind how much storage space …

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IRS Reimbursements: What kind of reimbursements are taxable?

Small firms in the USA are required to pay 21 percent in federal taxeswith an additional four percent to nine percent in 44 states, which represents a large amount of your small business’s revenue and which would require numerous hours of accounting to calculate accurately. Unless there is an exception or exclusion, everything received is …

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What Investors Should Know About Behavioral Tricks in Financial Products

“Dark patterns are design features used to deceive, steer, or manipulate users into behavior that is profitable for an entity offering a product or service, but they are often harmful to users.”—Rohit Chopra, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau If you’re familiar with behavioral finance, you likely know about the power of a good nudge. Nudges are …

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5 Money Saving Blogs and Podcasts to Learn Personal Financial Planning

School teaches us many things and expands our knowledge, but it skips one of the basic life skills: personal financial planning. In turn, many adults struggle with saving money and spend more than they need to. These money-saving blogs and podcasts are a crash course in the basics of financial planning and teach you how …

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We’re Launching A Personal Finance Column. Send Us Your Questions!

Hi, I am Vanessa and I write about money and class here at BuzzFeed News. You might have seen some of my stories about consumer finance issues like housing affordability or student loans. As our economy enters an uncertain time and people’s financial futures are up in the air, I want to hear more directly …

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Stuyvesant’s new personal finance elective is a good start. Now, let’s make it mandatory.

First Person is where Chalkbeat features personal essays by educators, students, parents, and others thinking and writing about public education. When I got my first paycheck for working on a political campaign and nearly a third was taken out for taxes, I was started because I was only making minimum wage. I shrugged it off …

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Inflation causes 54% of adult trimming or stopping retirement savings

Brandon Bell | GettyImages ‘Make a plan’ to replenish your retirement account If rapidly rising prices have interfered with your ability to save for retirement, it’s important to try to get back on track with savings as soon as you can, experts say. “Make a plan now about how and when you’ll do it,” said …

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These are the Most Loved Trader Joe’s Items. How Many Have You Tried?

Image source: Getty Images How many of these favorite items have you tried? Key points Trader Joe’s announces customer choice awards each year, letting customers vote on their favorite items. This year’s favorites include Mandarin Orange Chicken, among others. Trader Joe’s is a great place to shop because of its low prices and interesting products. …

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Thinking about applying for a store credit card? What to know about interest rates, APR before applying, according to Lending Tree

Saturday, December 3, 2022 6:36PM CHICAGO (WLS) — More Americans say they’re considering applying for a store credit card. According to financial experts at LendingTree, 35% of Americans are likely to apply for one of those cards this holiday season. That’s a huge increase from last year. SEE ALSO | How to ensure nonprofits are …

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