A 500-mile storm front pounds the eastern U.S., leaving millions powerless to deal with a dangerous heat wave. Quizzologists analyze the domino effect of a weather emergency, and extract lessons for your money…

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Giving Thanks this Thanksgiving

Your Finances and Giving Thanks

Most people start to pay more attention to their personal finances when things go awry. But during the day-to-day, when things are going right, we often don’t take the time to appreciate what we have. Part of being a financially smart person means evaluating your money situation when times are good and taking the time to feel thankful for everything that’s right!

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How to Find Affordable Financial Advice

Where Can I Find Middle-Class Financial Advice?

“Failure to plan is planning to fail,” but many middle-class families struggle to get solid financial planning advice. The reason is that the financial planning profession is not well-suited to the needs of most middle-class families. Find out why it’s hard for non-wealthy people to get good financial advice and how to find a financial adviser to help you.

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Make Your Finances into a Game

How to Make Finance Fun

I know a lot of people dread looking at their finances, but honestly, I’ve never understood why. Dare I say it, I actually enjoy analyzing my finances. In fact, it’s something I often do when I’m feeling bored. Trust me, I’m no math guru, and I’m certainly no expert in stocks or bonds. I just get a level of satisfaction in tracking my progress, and you can too. It’s easy, I promise!

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