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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 •
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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


No one is immune to a financial disaster, but everyone can be smart about what comes next

Tanza Loudenback •
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Fabio Principe

Money is everywhere. You might earn, spend, and invest money all in the same day without uttering a word about cents or dollars. And yet, too many Americans are quick to forgo a financial plan. Some say they don’t have enough wealth or time for one. If you have goals that require money to achieve