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Are You Wearing Blinders That Could Spoil Your Financial Decisions?

Are You Wearing Blinders That Could Spoil Your Financial Decisions?

Attend a horse race — perhaps at Santa Anita, Keeneland or Churchill Downs — and you will see some horses wearing blinders as they gallop down the track. Those blinders keep the horses focused on what’s in front of them, allowing them to ignore anything that could distract from their primary goal — crossing the …

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Fed's Latest (and Greatest) Rate Hike Sure to Cause More Pain

Fed’s Latest (and Greatest) Rate Hike Sure to Cause More Pain

The Federal Reserve Board of unanimously Governor voted to increase the interest rate paid on reserve balances by 0.75% to a range of 1.5% to 1.75%, effective June 16, 2022. It is the largest increase by the Fed since 1994. Over the past several months our blogs and articles have predicted that an interest rate …

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7 Things Medicare Doesn't Cover |  Smart Change: Personal Finance

7 Things Medicare Doesn’t Cover | Smart Change: Personal Finance

Kate Ashford By the time you turn 65, you probably have a good feel for what health insurance does and doesn’t cover. But Medicare is a different beast — and there are some surprising things that don’t fall under Medicare’s umbrella. Medicare is the federal government’s health insurance coverage for people age 65 and older, …

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7 Things Medicare Doesn't Cover |  Personal Finance

7 Things Medicare Doesn’t Cover | Personal Finance

Kate Ashford By the time you turn 65, you probably have a good feel for what health insurance does and doesn’t cover. But Medicare is a different beast — and there are some surprising things that don’t fall under Medicare’s umbrella. Medicare is the federal government’s health insurance coverage for people age 65 and older, …

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7 Things Medicare Doesn't Cover |  Smart Change: Personal Finance

7 Things Medicare Doesn’t Cover | Smart Change: Personal Finance

Kate Ashford By the time you turn 65, you probably have a good feel for what health insurance does and doesn’t cover. But Medicare is a different beast — and there are some surprising things that don’t fall under Medicare’s umbrella. Medicare is the federal government’s health insurance coverage for people age 65 and older, …

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Spreadsheets (2+2)ever = Tiller personal finance startup finds growth formula in Microsoft Excel

Spreadsheets (2+2)ever = Tiller personal finance startup finds growth formula in Microsoft Excel

Tiller automatically populates spreadsheets with data from financial institutions. (Tiller Photo) Eight years ago, Seattle-area entrepreneur Peter Polson decided to pursue what he perceived as a gap in the personal finance software market, inspired by his growing family’s complex needs for its tracking, and disappointed by the available options at the time. Given the tech …

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Using Credit Card Points at Checkout Has Become Too Easy |  Personal-finance

Using Credit Card Points at Checkout Has Become Too Easy | Personal Finance

Sara Rathner Travel and cash back are the most-touted ways to redeem your credit card rewards, but over the past decade or so, another redemption option emerged: the ability to pay with points at select merchants. It’s a pretty appealing feature. You’re planning on forking the money over for the purchase anyway, but you can …

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Using Credit Card Points at Checkout Has Become Too Easy |  Personal-finance

Using Credit Card Points at Checkout Has Become Too Easy | Personal-finance

Sara Rathner Travel and cash back are the most-touted ways to redeem your credit card rewards, but over the past decade or so, another redemption option emerged: the ability to pay with points at select merchants. It’s a pretty appealing feature. You’re planning on forking the money over for the purchase anyway, but you can …

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