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Working Past Retirement Age

The rules surrounding your Social Security benefits can be confusing. And the topic of collecting benefits while you’re still working can add to this confusion.

Financial Mistakes New Parents Make

Having a baby brings excitement and joy — and a whole new set of money worries. Pitfalls abound, but so do opportunities to get your finances in order. With careful attention and a little discipline, you can start your family off strong financially and create a safety net for the years ahead.

How to Build Savings

Don’t have any savings? You are not alone. Start today building your wealth with some of these methods.

How To Save Money On Groceries

Couponing takes an investment of time, but it’s possible to save money on groceries without extreme couponing.

Brexit and Investors

With global markets plunging on news that British voters decided that the U.K. should leave the European Union, it’s worth reminding ourselves that the markets almost always overreact to geopolitical news.

2017 Social Security Increase

The average recipient of Social Security will receive a slight increase in benefits in 2017. Trustees who oversee the program said that they expect the cost-of-living-adjustment increase to be 0.2% next year.

How to Deduct Job-Search Expenses

If you are looking for a job, there are times when you can claim federal income tax deductions for job hunting expenses and when you can’t.

Appliance Warranties

Buying an extended warranty that covers five years generally adds 10 to 20 percent to the cost of the item. But the vast majority of major home appliances don’t break, according to Consumer Reports.

John Oliver’s Basic Retirement Advice

The problem, as Oliver found when he set up a 401(k) plan for the show’s employees, is that the whole retirement industry is “a potential minefield.” Here’s what he really wants you to know about saving for retirement.

Telephone Scams Warning

Schaumburg police are warning community residents of various kinds of telephone scams that have been reported to them recently.