Dear Penny: Is My Wife Lying About Her $100K Inheritance?

Dear Penny, When my mother-in-law passed away, my wife received $100,000, which she deposited in a credit union under her name. She refused to put the money into a bank joint account.  My wife claims that the will stipulated that…

Synchrony Bank Review 2022: Pros and Cons

It might not be much of a stretch to say that saving is more important than ever these days. With so much uncertainty in the air, having some funds tucked away for a rainy day definitely can’t hurt. If those…

Do You Qualify for Any of September’s Class-Action Settlements?

There are many class action settlements with deadlines in September 2022. Through these settlements, you could recover payments in the hundreds or even thousands. The settlements resolve claims from data breaches, product side effects, privacy issues and more. If you’re…

You Could Win $1,300 From This Stephen King Movie Contest

Love Stephen King? We have a terrific (and terrifying) side hustle for you. Dish Network is offering $1,300 to one lucky winner of its third annual Stephen King Scream Job contest. The winner will receive a Fitbit to monitor their…

How to Find Housesitting Jobs (Even Paying Ones)

Instead of forking over a small fortune every month for rent, what if you could get someone to pay you to live in their house? Housesitting is a gig that could provide you with weeks or even months of free…

CIT Bank Review 2022: Online Checking and Savings Accounts

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Wondering How to Save on Groceries? Vegetarian Meals Can Help

If you’ve been considering switching to a vegetarian diet, there’s no better time to center plants on your plate. As the rising costs of foods like red meat and dairy hit home, embracing that vegetarian or vegan lifestyle is increasingly…

10 Common HOA Restrictions that Could Cost You Money

If you’ve never owned a home or lived in a neighborhood or condominium, you may not even think about the homeowners association (HOA) before you make that first purchase. But don’t be caught off guard by HOA rules and fees,…

8 Safe Investments for People Who Hate Risking Their Money

Do the volatile ups and downs of the stock market make your stomach churn? Does the thought of buying a fixer-up to flip give you pause? Do you break out in a nervous sweat whenever someone suggests getting into crypto?…

Dear Penny: Can I Avoid Default Risk if I Co-Sign My Daughter’s Mortgage?

Dear Penny, We have a 47-year-old daughter with a just-settled divorce. She is a teacher, but she’s not working full time. She is asking her parents to co-sign for a home purchase. We are retired and have a paid-for home.…

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