pairing? How do you know when it’s time to combine your money

Spanish | E + | Getty Images Money may not be your top priority if you’re in love, but it does deserve some serious attention if you want a lasting relationship. A partnership that pools resources and shares expenses can be very good for the relationship and for each other’s financial well-being. However, different spending … Read more

2 times bigger Social Security checks are not a good thing

(Kylie Hagen) Retirement is supposed to be a time of freedom, but failing to save enough during your working years can turn it into a time of serious financial instability. You may be able to mitigate this by working to increase your Social Security benefits. But sometimes, larger Social Security benefits carry hidden drawbacks. Here … Read more

Will California Mortgage and Credit Card Rates Go Up Again?

A man rides a bicycle in front of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday. Markets are watching the path of interest rates closely, as the Federal Reserve announced another increase. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan) Peter Morgan AP When will this spike in mortgage and credit card interest rates end? Maybe early next year. But not … Read more

1 thing you should check before claiming Social Security | Smart Change: Personal Finance

(Adam Levy) As you approach your retirement date, it’s time to start defining your plans more precisely. A large part of any retirement plan is Social Security. Although there may be discussion about the optimal time to apply and different claiming strategies to improve your money, there is one thing you should check, no matter … Read more

3 Social Security Rules That Don’t Change Now, But They Could Change In The Future | personal financing

(Morri Bachmann) Social Security has been around for decades. But this does not mean that the program is not subject to changes. In fact, some aspects of the program tend to change every year, such as the maximum monthly benefits and earnings test limit. social Security You also face some financial challenges which can lead … Read more

3 Unstoppable Investments Everyone Needs in Their Portfolio | Smart Change: Personal Finance

(Chuck Salita) With the stock market plummeting throughout most of 2022, investors are rediscovering the risks involved in investing. The unfortunate truth is that your money is there Always At risk of experiencing some kind of loss, whether invested or not. As a result, it is very important that you put parts of your money … Read more