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Can't get a personal loan?  4 alternatives to try

Can’t get a personal loan? 4 alternatives to try

At ANNIE MILLERBERND or NerdWallet Personal loans provide quick, unsecured funds that can pay for everything from home repairs to medical emergencies. Instead of requiring collateral like a house or car, many lenders prefer applicants with strong credit and high incomes. But what if you don’t meet a lender’s requirements? People who don’t qualify for …

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Can't get a personal loan?  4 alternatives to try

Can’t get a personal loan? 4 alternatives to try

At ANNIE MILLERBERND or NerdWallet Personal loans provide quick, unsecured funds that can pay for everything from home repairs to medical emergencies. Instead of requiring collateral like a house or car, many lenders prefer applicants with strong credit and high incomes. But what if you don’t meet a lender’s requirements? People who don’t qualify for …

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Do you have $250 more per month?  Here's how to turn it into $500,000

Do you have $250 more per month? Here’s how to turn it into $500,000

(Kailey Hagen) For most of us, $250 is no small chunk of change. But sadly, that doesn’t look like much next to our monthly bills, which are usually in the thousands of dollars. And it looks even smaller next to the hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of dollars we plan to spend in retirement. …

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Why I Don't Count on Social Security, and You Shouldn't Either

Why I Don’t Count on Social Security, and You Shouldn’t Either

(James Brumley) There was a time when Social Security payments were a key part of people’s retirement funding plans. But this is less and less the case, and rightly so. The program is struggling to handle a burden that was unanticipated when it was created in 1935. Namely, people are living longer. Then the average …

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This current expense destroys too many retirement plans, but it doesn't have to ruin yours

This current expense destroys too many retirement plans, but it doesn’t have to ruin yours

(Kailey Hagen) Retirement changes a lot, but that doesn’t change the fact that we still have bills to pay and those bills can be overwhelming at times. There’s one type of debt in particular that wreaks havoc on people’s finances, and it’s unfortunately common among retirees. But that shouldn’t weigh on you. Making this repayment …

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Quicken CEO: Personal Finance is 'leaning into the cloud'

Quicken CEO: Personal Finance is ‘leaning into the cloud’

Unsurprisingly, personal finances are front and center as individuals and households grapple with soaring interest rates, soaring inflation, and losses in the bond and stock markets. As Quicken CEO Eric Dunn told Karen Webster of PYMNTS, banks have failed to give consumers a holistic view of their finances and money management over the long term. …

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