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Older Americans are carving out their own corner of the gig economy.

Most freelancers are millennials, but retirees are quickly catching up

In general, a shift away from pension plans and greater longevity are driving more old-age Americans to continue working beyond retirement age.
Cutting interest rates encourages spending.

When the Fed cuts interest rates, it affects everything from your savings account to your auto loans

When the Fed cuts interest rates, it's to encourage spending and growth, and it affects everything from savings accounts to mortgages to loans.

Do I need a credit card for my side job? In most cases, yes.

If you have a legitimate secondary source of income, or side hustle, consider opening up a business credit card for those expenses to earn rewards.
Financial planners and savers alike are obsessed with high-yield savings accounts.

6 people who use high-yield savings accounts to earn 200 times more on their money explain why they’d recommend it to anybody

Everyday people use high-yield savings accounts to keep track of separate savings goals, curb impulse spending, and grow their money safely.
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I use high-yield savings accounts to earn 200 times more on my money, and I can tell you the best ones have 3 specific features

I use high-yield savings accounts to keep my cash close but growing, and I tell my friends and family to do the same.

If you’ve ever considered refinancing your student loan, now is probably the right time to do it

According to loan-comparison site Credible, interest rates for student loan refinancing have hit a 12-month low, making now a good time to refinance.
Ramit Sethi, author of "I Will Teach You to Be Rich."

5 eyebrow-raising money lessons I learned from ‘I Will Teach You to Be Rich,’ one of my favorite personal finance books

In his bestselling book, "I Will Teach You to Be Rich," Ramit Sethi lays out a six-week program to manage your money and live a more fulfilling life.

How to save money in college, even though you’re busy learning

To save money in college, keep your expenses low, automate your savings, and set savings goals for yourself.
Don't sleep on Ally's high-yield savings account.

Experts and savers are obsessed with Ally’s high-yield savings account. Here’s how to open one and start earning up to 200 times more on y...

To open a high-yield savings account at Ally, you only need your Social Security or tax identification number, address, birthdate, and legal name.
A zero-sum budget helps take advantage of credit card rewards like travel, without incurring any debt. The author is not pictured.

How to use a zero-sum budget, the strategy that gives every single dollar a specific job

What is a zero-sum budget? It requires you to "spend" every dollar you earn by treating savings and investments like any other bills.