Save your money and keep your cool – Black Friday starts now

Tommy Tindall October is the new Black Friday. At least that’s the impression some retailers give. Target and Amazon are heading into the hot month with big discount events this week and the next in a row. Shoppers may find early sales a good way to do this Saving Money On gifts now. But don’t … Read more

How is fantasy football managing your money

Image source: Getty Images Can fantasy football make you a better investor? the main points Choosing your investment portfolio is like crafting fantasy football players. You want to do your research and have a plan before you draft, just like when you’re choosing your investments. Just as you can’t win with just one high performing … Read more

3 steps to reduce the cost of your debt

Sarah Rathner Does the thought of dealing with your debt make you want to go back to bed? More than 1 in 5 Americans (22%) are likely to put off a debt repayment plan, according to June 2022 survey From NerdWallet made online by Harris Poll. That’s a lot of procrastination, and it’s no wonder … Read more

Free Financial Workshop at Birx

The Reading-Berks Literacy Council is hosting a personal finance workshop series from RFinances titled You and Your Money. Workshops will take place every Tuesday in October from 7-8pm at The Council, 35 Dwight Street, West Lawn. These workshops are free and open to the public. They cover topics such as budgeting, debt, and investing. Admission … Read more

Can’t qualify for a personal loan? 4 alternatives to try

By ANNIE MILLERBERND from NerdWallet Personal loans provide fast, unsecured money that can pay off anything from home repairs to medical emergencies. Instead of asking for collateral like a house or a car, many prefer advanced lenders with strong credit and high incomes. But what if you do not meet the requirements of the lender? … Read more

Early Social Security Demands, Prepare for This Big Change in 2023

(Kylie Hagen) We’re only a few weeks away from figuring out what kind of a Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) Social Security recipients can expect in 2023. While this is a pretty big deal, it’s not the only exciting change coming to the program next year. Workers who claim Social Security early may notice a … Read more

Meet Taylor Price, a Generation Z “financial activist” with over 1 million followers on TikTok

The 22-year-old personal finance phenomenon, who has built a million followers on TikTok, calls herself a Generation Z “financial activist.” Price makes videos and produces content about all things financial, from how to build and improve your credit score, to investing For less than $100. She says the activism comes from the way she tries … Read more