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Because of the pandemic, there’s no financial peer pressure — which means now is the perfect time to focus on your savings goals

Michelle Jackson •
Business Insider

I will never forget the second week of March 2020 for as long as I live. It’s the week that the city of Denver and the state of Colorado shut down everything because of COVID-19. The ski resorts, casinos, and small businesses were shut down, and we were all sent home, reeling in shock. This


3 financial steps to take before the next COVID-19 downturn

Megan Gorman •

Americans are exhausted after almost five months of the Covid-19 pandemic. Their lives have been turned upside down and this includes their finances as well. Even though this has been a long journey, there is still a long way to go until we return to a more normal world. A recent Bankrate survey found 76% of adults are


When 2020 turned my life upside down, I had to overhaul my spending to support a new normal

Elizabeth Aldrich •
Business Insider

For most of us, 2020 has been an event-filled decade. Ahem, I mean, year. Wait, we’re only halfway through? If we’re going to make it through this roller-coaster ride, keeping our finances in order is essential. For me, major changes in nearly every aspect of my life during the first few months of 2020 have


My credit score has reached an all-time high during quarantine — and it’s because I’m spending less

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In order to entice customers to begin buying things and using their credit cards again, many issuers have revamped their cards’ benefits. That still does not seem to have moved the needle much in terms of consumer spending, though, which dropped nearly 20% in March and April, and only bounced back slightly in May. After