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2021

March

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  • Signs you're not ready to collect benefits. The decision to sign up for Social Security is a big one. You're allowed to start collecting benefits once you turn 62, and while you technically don't have to file by age 70, that's
  • Mothers are regaining jobs. The perception that we’re in the midst of a “she-cession” — in which women have lost jobs at a higher rate than men — has not been borne out. And this
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  • What happens when 10 million tenants can’t make rent?. Dire conditions for vulnerable tenants also mean financial distress for landlords. Things have been particularly difficult for “mom and pop” landlords, particularly those who operate in the affordable market. We propose the creation
  • How to buy a home with no down payment. As home prices continue to rise, affording a down payment has become a bigger hurdle for prospective home buyers. But there are a few options that can help: government-backed loans that allow borrowers to buy
  • Biden limits eligibility for stimulus payments. Under the changes agreed to by Biden and Senate Democratic leadership, individuals earning $75,000 per year and couples earning $150,000 would still receive the full $1,400-per-person benefit. However, the benefit would disappear for individuals earning more than $80,000
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February

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  • More consumers complain about errors on their credit reports. The number of credit-reporting complaints more than doubled from 2019, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's online complaint database. Common mistakes include loans that have been repaid but appear as unpaid; debts incorrectly reported
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  • Are you putting too much money toward your debt?. Whether you have outstanding credit card balances, student loans or a mortgage, paying off your debt is a sound money move that just about any financial expert would recommend. CNBC Select spoke with three financial
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