Money & Work Top Stories

Useful advice, tools and tips about mid-life careers, family finance, retirement, investing, and more.

9 Deals at the Dollar Store: What to Buy, What to Skip

By Donna Freedman | Family Finance

Sure, some of these places are a little sketchy. Pick your spots, however, and you’ll get a lot more bang for your buck.

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Semi-Retirement Jobs with Great Benefits

By Nancy Collamer, Next Avenue | Retirement

Part-time positions often come with valuable perks, from huge discounts on meals, products and classes to free travel and housing.

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Your Affordable Care Act Questions—Answered

By Beth Levine | Insurance Matters

The ACA is coming up on its one year anniversary, and there is still a lot of confusion. Learn the facts and what you need to know from the experts.

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Medicare, Long-Term Care & Other Health Insurance Questions—Answered

By Beth Levine | Insurance Matters

From how much money you'll need for medical expenses once you retire, to understanding Medicare, we've got your answers.

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Your Most Confusing Health Insurance Questions—Answered

By Beth Levine | Insurance Matters

From Medicare to the Affordable Care Act, we sort through the confusion to give you the information you need.

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Target Deals: How to Save Big at Your Favorite Retailer

By Donna Freedman | Family Finance

Sure, Target has great prices already, but you can save even more with these simple strategies.

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Retiring On Social Security Alone

By Daisy Chan | Retirement

What’s it like to live on just social security? Barbara Woodruff of St. Louis shares her story, and it may surprise you.

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5 Financial Secrets of People Who Retire Young

By Christina Couch | Retirement

How to kiss your 9-to-5 goodbye, faster.

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How to Win Free Gift Cards

By Donna Freedman | Family Finance

Scams abound, but there really ARE ways to earn hundreds of dollars’ worth of merchant credit. Free gift cards are a great way to prop up the budget.

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7 Weird College Scholarships & Monetary Awards

By Christina Couch | Kids & Money

GPAs and athletic prowess aside, these specialized awards reward students for their quirky interests & other non-traditional assets.

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