Choosing the Wrong Car Can Cost You an Extra $3,400 Annually

No wonder transportation is one of the three biggest expenses for the typical American household. It now costs an average of $8,849 per year to own and operate a new vehicle, according to a recent AAA analysis. That translates to about $24 per day — even on days when you don’t drive your car. If … Read moreChoosing the Wrong Car Can Cost You an Extra $3,400 Annually

5 Unexpected Ways Life Insurance Can Help Your Family After You Die

Dying isn’t cheap. Which is unfortunate because you can’t even attend your own funeral. On top of funeral and burial, which will likely be pricy, you also have to consider other expenses you leave behind: your mortgage, your debt, your unpaid medical bills, your lost wages… What happens to all of that? Your family has … Read more5 Unexpected Ways Life Insurance Can Help Your Family After You Die

Beware These 10 Retail Sales Tricks That Get You to Spend More

Click here to subscribe to our YouTube channel! Every time you walk into a mall, grocery store or big-box retailer, remember that it’s you against them. Retailers, marketers, sales professionals and CEOs are determined to make you buy more than you planned. In addition, retailers have an arsenal of sales tactics that may seem silly … Read moreBeware These 10 Retail Sales Tricks That Get You to Spend More

This Couple Turned a Knack for Screen Printing Into a $350K/Year Business

On a 17-mile bike ride to work in 2007, an idea struck screen printer Adam Enfinger. Call it a $350,000 idea. A few weeks earlier, his car had broken down (his wife Coryn’s car had also died that same month). The Enfingers were a young, broke married couple who just had their first baby. Buying … Read moreThis Couple Turned a Knack for Screen Printing Into a $350K/Year Business

Social Security Q&A: Can I Get My Ex’s Social Security Instead of My Own?

Welcome to a new Money Talks News feature, “Social Security Q&A.” You ask a Social Security question, and our guest expert provides the answer. You can learn how to ask a question of your own below. And if you would like a personalized report detailing your optimal Social Security claiming strategy, click here. Check it … Read moreSocial Security Q&A: Can I Get My Ex’s Social Security Instead of My Own?

Hungry to Start a Food Truck? Get Your Business Road Ready with This Guide

For food lovers with the Midas Touch in the kitchen and ambitions of being their own boss, opening a restaurant would be a dream. A really, really expensive dream. But there is an option that is slightly less pricy: running a food truck business. While operating your own food truck will obviously still be a … Read moreHungry to Start a Food Truck? Get Your Business Road Ready with This Guide

Selling Craft Goods Online? Etsy Sellers Share 6 Tips to Boost Your Sales

When Lena Gosik-Wolfe started her first craft business selling custom 3D-printed cookie cutters in 2014, she noticed some sellers had difficulties growing their businesses. The merchants knew how to sell their products at the local craft markets but had no idea how to replicate their success on the internet. It might only take five minutes … Read moreSelling Craft Goods Online? Etsy Sellers Share 6 Tips to Boost Your Sales

Afternoon Deals: Wednesday, Sep. 19

Every morning and afternoon we publish a list of the latest and best deals from our partner, DealNews. To learn more about the discounts and details, click on any of the deals for more information. To have this list, along with our latest news and stories, delivered daily to your inbox, sign up for our … Read moreAfternoon Deals: Wednesday, Sep. 19