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United States

Beth Pinsker

Your Money: New U.S. loan rates make it cheaper to borrow for college

Jul 02 2019

NEW YORK The cost of borrowing money for college in the United States just got a little bit cheaper.

Your Money: Make a paycheck checkup easier, despite the IRS

Jun 26 2019

NEW YORK The Internal Revenue Service would like American taxpayers to look over their paystubs and make sure they are withholding the right amount - please.

Your money: Buying or refinancing? The mortgage rate frenzy is back

Jun 18 2019

NEW YORK Mortgage rates are nearing historic lows again in the United States, making it an ideal time to buy a home - or refinance.

Your Money: Millennials should shrug off annuities for now

Jun 17 2019

NEW YORK The days of guaranteed pensions from work are long gone, but can annuities make up the difference for millennials?

YOUR MONEY: Renovating after a natural disaster? Planning is key

Jun 05 2019

NEW YORK For the Parkers of Houston, Texas, there will be no summer vacation this year because they are still paying off the dent in their finances left by 2017's Hurricane Harvey.

YOUR MONEY: Retirement reform wants more of your tax dollars now

May 31 2019

NEW YORK Saving for retirement is such a lofty goal that the U.S. government has always been willing to give tax incentives to encourage people to do more of it.

Your money: Cosigning a student loan? Be prepared to pay

May 17 2019

(This May 16 story corrects 10th paragraph to clarify that 96% of cosigns are for undergraduate loans.)

Your money: Should you pay to stop phone spam?

May 15 2019

NEW YORK If your phone log is anything like mine, the list of incoming scam calls makes it look like you work for the State Department: Sri Lanka, Lithuania, Russia, Bosnia, Benin, Croatia and Sierra Leone. And if you are anything like me, the thought that may cross your mind is: I would pay anything to make these calls stop.

YOUR MONEY-Should you pay to stop phone spam?

May 15 2019

NEW YORK, May 15 If your phone log is anything like mine, the list of incoming scam calls makes it look like you work for the State Department: Sri Lanka, Lithuania, Russia, Bosnia, Benin, Croatia and Sierra Leone. And if you are anything like me, the thought that may cross your mind is: I would pay anything to make these calls stop.

Depression risk could derail your retirement portfolio

May 14 2019

NEW YORK Retirement savings can suffer from interest rate moves, market volatility and other financial risks, but depression can be just as damaging.

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