Majority of People You Know Are Living Paycheck-to-Paycheck

Budgets Sucks

New findings from LendingClub paint a picture of people sliding back into just getting by financially. 61% or 203 Million Americans are Living Paycheck To Paycheck, Up from 55% a Year Ago. At the same time, the average savings amount dropped to $10,757 in June 2022. People are wandering more towards the financial edge despite …

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How Long Will My Retirement Savings Last?

If only we had access to a reliable crystal ball, how simple saving for retirement could be. Instead, the process can feel more like a Magic 8 Ball® inquiry, finding fresh and fleeting new answers to the familiar question “How long will my savings last?” Telling you to concentrate and ask again, that it is …

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More Than Half of Americans Can’t Cover a $1,000 Emergency with Savings

LendingTree released its survey on how Americans would pay for an emergency expense and how they’ve paid for them in the past. The survey found that more than half of Americans can’t cover a $1,000 emergency with savings. Only 48 percent of Americans say they could handle a $1,000 emergency expense using cash or savings …

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Nine Essential Steps to Successfully Manage Your Money

Only the rich need to worry about having people manage their money, right? Wrong! With a handful of credit cards, checking, savings and retirement accounts and lots of different bills to pay we all need money managers. The difference is if we aren’t wealthy, the money management responsibility usually falls on our own shoulders, rather …

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