Seasonal merchandise appears early but ends very quickly

From candy to cutlery, decorations, and even clothing, seasonal merchandise is everywhere. Sometimes months before the holiday, whether it’s Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Valentine’s Day. But this year, here’s a…

This dental problem is associated with a higher risk of dementia

Andrey_Popov / Shutterstock.com If you’re older, your risk of developing dementia and other cognitive impairment increases with each missing molar, according to a recent study published in the Journal of…

You will probably spend more than you realize on this

Damir Khabirov / Shutterstock.com Americans spend more on subscriptions today than in the past, but are less aware of how much they are wasting, according to a recent report from…

Top 10 Baby Boomers Fears About Retirement

fizkes / Shutterstock.com The giant baby boomer generation is now on the front lines of retirement. Today’s youngest baby boomer is 57 years old, and the oldest is 75. A…

Biggest Social Security Payment in 40 Years Still Not Enough

Fifth Company / Shutterstock.com Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on SmartAsset.com. The Social Security Administration said on October 13 that payments for Social Security and supplemental Social Security will…

4 things you can spend money on that will make you richer

Saving money is great, but it won’t make you rich. No matter how many dollars you put into a savings account, the 0.05% national rate of interest you earn won’t…

Don’t trust these two features of cars when it’s raining

Peace Studio / Shutterstock.com Sudden heavy rain can make it difficult to see while driving. A new test has discovered that heavy rain can also block the “see” of your…

Stay motivated to save money with Mint custom wallpapers!

We all have reasons to save—whether it’s to work up to a big purchase, pay off our debts, or just have a little buffer. It’s something we have to work…

5 costly mistakes people make with money

Pressmaster / Shutterstock.com Who hasn’t made a huge financial mistake? You might have bought something you thought was a good deal, but it turned out to be a bigger headache…

How to turn a seasonal job into a permanent job

When the last hugely discounted flat-screen TV goes on sale, when the final gift-wrapped package is laid gently on the ramp, and when the remaining tax returns are filed, you…

7 Scenic Road Trips to Enjoy Fall Foliage

TheBigMK / Shutterstock.com A road trip is perhaps the epitome of an American vacation, no matter which route you take. But a road trip through the country’s most colorful foliage…

Thanks to Credit Ya Simsim, he raised his total credit score by nearly 170 points

Lorenzo Frias has specific financial goals in life, including buying a better car and buying his house someday. But it all came to a glaring halt when he discovered his…

10 ways to organize your financial life

laughter / Shutterstock.com Editor’s note: This story originally appeared on Living on the Cheap. Do you spend too much and save too little? Don’t even know where your money is…

Why do women outperform men in investing?

Helder Almeida / Shutterstock.com Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on SmartAsset.com. When it comes to the world of money, there is no shortage of male presence. There are far…

Is an extra $92 a month enough for a typical Social Security recipient?

If you use Social Security, you can expect checks to increase by 5.9% in January. This is the largest cost-of-living adjustment recipient seen since 1982. Here’s what that would look…