Personal Finance

Sturti | E+ | Getty Images If your kids are working summer jobs, it’s a prime opportunity to help them open a retirement account and start saving for the future, experts say. Roth individual retirement accounts can be “triple-tax efficient” for teenagers, according to certified financial planner Carol Fabbri, managing partner of Fair Advisors in
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Between the six-figure price tag and hefty student loan tab, more students are questioning whether a four-year degree is worth it — and deciding the answer is no. Since the pandemic, a growing number have opted out. Although college enrollment declines leveled off in fall 2023, there were 900,000 fewer undergraduates enrolled in college in the spring 2024 term compared
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U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks regarding student loan debt forgiveness in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Wednesday August 24, 2022. Demetrius Freeman | The Washington Post | Getty Images The Biden administration said on Wednesday that it would forgive $7.7 billion in student loans for more than 160,000 borrowers, its latest
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Young woman feeling concerned about grocery prices on the bill in the supermarket. Lordhenrivoton | E+ | Getty Images Many shoppers have been shocked by what they pay at the grocery store checkout. Food prices shot up amid broader inflation in recent years, and remain high for many staples. As consumers struggle with elevated food
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Aj_watt | E+ | Getty Images A recent Social Security report showed a strong economy has helped the program. Still, Social Security’s trust funds may be depleted in the next decade, if no changes happen sooner. Many Americans have a misplaced worry that benefits will disappear. “The biggest myth about Social Security is that when
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