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Jan 14, 2022

A lot of people are looking into buying electric vehicles (or EVs) as a way to be more environmentally friendly or to save money.  But Edmunds says many shoppers of EVs don’t realize that the price of fully charging the battery can vary wildly depend on when and where you charge it.  Does the same hold true when it...


Jan 7, 2022

Many pensions for government employees are not making the grade.  A group called Bellwether Education Partner says three in four states that offer teachers a retirement plan got an “F.”  Only 13 states received grades of “B” or “C.”  No state earned an “A.”  Much of the reason is many pensions no longer...


Dec 31, 2021

House Democrats have unveiled their wish list for higher taxes.  Among other things, they want to raise the top income tax rate to 39.6% and the top corporate tax rate to 26.5%.  But investment manager David Rubenstein tells CNBC these numbers are not set in stone, so is it even possible to prepare for higher taxes when...


Dec 24, 2021

CNN’s Anderson Cooper comes from a very rich family.  His mother was heiress and fashion designer Gloria Vanderbilt.  But if you think he inherited a chunk of money upon her passing, think again. In fact, Cooper tells People magazine that he plans to do the same with his son.  For those following a similar route with...


Dec 17, 2021

Liz Weston, a personal finance writer for Nerd Wallet, says you can gain … or lose … as much as $100,000, just by the way you claim Social Security!  And she says you never want to make your claim based on something a Social Security employee tells you.  But if we can’t rely on someone who works there to give us...