2021 Best States to Start a Farm or Ranch

Dusan Petkovic / Shutterstock.com Editor’s note: This story originally appeared on LawnStarter. Farming and ranching aren’t the most amazing jobs – you’re up before sunrise plowing the soil and milking…

Survey shows parents need help taking care of children after pandemic

The high cost of childcare is hard for American parents to afford on their own. Penny Hoarder surveyed 2,000 parents in September 2021, and about 84% said they found the…

Penny Hoarder’s 2021 Childcare Costs Survey

When you have a child, you realize that your life will change dramatically. You are responsible for another human being. You will lose a lot of sleep. And of course,…

8 things you should never do in retirement

Andrey Emelianenko / Shutterstock.com You’ve done your homework, and now you’ve got all these retirement related stuff. Savings robbed away. Debt repayment. Develop a plan to transition from work to…

The best way to remove fog from your car windows

Sergey908Ft / Shutterstock.com Winter is just around the corner. As temperatures drop, it can be difficult to keep your car windows from fogging up. This decreased vision can increase the…

Where homeowners spend more on housing relative to income

Krakenimages.com / Shutterstock.com Editor’s note: This story originally appeared on Filterbuy. US home prices have been on a steep upward trajectory for the past year and are still rising. Unusual…

Are we stuck with an illegal student loan for my daughter?

Dear Benny, My stepdaughter from his previous marriage took out a student loan in his name without his consent. We were paying on the loan. Our relationship with her does…

How to shop thrift for vintage Vera Newman designs

Kentin Waits / Financial Talks News Thrift shopping stores, flea markets, and real estate sales can be overwhelming. With the sheer scale of things, how do you know where to…

4 pitfalls for first-time Medicare enrollees

astarot / Shutterstock.com Retirement is a period of transition and new beginnings. That’s a nice way of saying that’s when most people mesh with the federal government about health care.…

The system is fake. Here’s how not to let her steal the blind

In the 1950s, CEOs were paid about 20 times more than the average wages of their employees. Seems fair considering their nickname, right? certainly. Today, according to research by Bloomberg,…

Crazy housing market. Before you buy a home, do these 6 things.

The housing market is crowded these days due to the lack of homes for sale which leads to stiff competition among home buyers. This continues to drive home prices higher…

10 most stolen cars in America

Daniel Gidzora / Shutterstock.com For the second year in a row, thieves have given a full-size Ford pickup the dubious honor of being the most stolen vehicle in America, according…

Which iPhone is right for you? Compare price and feature

goffkein.pro / Shutterstock.com If you’re going to an A&T, T-Mobile, or Verizon store and say you want to buy an iPhone, they probably have a huge number of options. Are…

Is your skincare routine worth it?

If you like to take care of your skin, you are probably already resigned to the fact that skin care products are not cheap. The worst part is that those…

Why are baby boomers having more retirement opportunities?

YAKOBCHUK VIACHESLAV / Shutterstock.com Editor’s note: This story originally appeared on Personal Capital. When discussing concerns about what our future will look like, it’s all about perspective. Americans nearing retirement…