Personal finance

News and analysis from a trusted range of sources, in partnership with the personal finance experts at The Week's sister site, Kiplinger.com

Federal Reserve announces small interest rate hike as inflation appears to slow
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Another Quarter Bump

Federal Reserve announces small interest rate hike as inflation appears to slow

EV tax credits, explained
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EV tax credits, explained

A smart guide to ESG investing
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A smart guide to ESG investing

7 tax breaks that could save you money
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7 tax breaks that could save you money

How to check — and improve — your credit score
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How to check — and improve — your credit score

Buying vs. renting
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Buying vs. renting

The trouble with 'buy now, pay later'
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The trouble with 'buy now, pay later'

Why the economy may be headed for a 'soft landing'
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Why the economy may be headed for a 'soft landing'

All you need to know about 401(k) contributions for 2023
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All you need to know about 401(k) contributions for 2023

What will U.S. house prices look like in 2023?
A For Sale sign.
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What will U.S. house prices look like in 2023?

A guide to Biden's student loan forgiveness program
President Biden.
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A guide to Biden's student loan forgiveness program

Everything you need to know about the new student loan payment proposal
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Everything you need to know about the new student loan payment proposal

How to save money in 2023
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How to save money in 2023

America's most affordable cities
Harlingen, Texas.
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America's most affordable cities

9 smart end-of-year financial planning tips
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9 smart end-of-year financial planning tips

America's most expensive cities
New York City.
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America's most expensive cities

What is a reverse mortgage?
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What is a reverse mortgage?

When will inflation come down?
A crystal ball.
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When will inflation come down?

What the latest Fed rate hike means for the economy
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baby steps

What the latest Fed rate hike means for the economy

Inflation rate decreased again in November
The Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building
promising news

Inflation rate decreased again in November

Treasury Secretary Yellen says U.S. inflation will be lower by end of 2023
US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen  =speaking at podium
positive signs

Treasury Secretary Yellen says U.S. inflation will be lower by end of 2023

How to protect your money from inflation
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How to protect your money from inflation

Gas is now cheaper in the U.S. than it was a year ago
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Gas is now cheaper in the U.S. than it was a year ago

How to choose a mortgage
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How to choose a mortgage

What is 'Shrinkflation'?
Tiny OJ.
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What is 'Shrinkflation'?

How low will gas prices go this winter? 3 analyst predictions.
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How low can they go?

How low will gas prices go this winter? 3 analyst predictions.

Mortgages made simple
A hundred dollar bill.
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Mortgages made simple

How to save money without thinking about it
Money.
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How to save money without thinking about it

Is cryptocurrency still a good investment?
An 8-bit adventure.
Justin Klawans

Is cryptocurrency still a good investment?

What we pay for when we pay for a gallon of gas
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What we pay for when we pay for a gallon of gas