How to Afford Music Festivals Without Going Broke in 2022

Jun 7, 2022

After two years of postponed shows and cancellations, music lovers are flocking to big festivals across the country. While festivals themselves are amazing, the damage they inflict on your wallet isn’t. Travel, lodging, meals, admission and incidentals all add up quickly. Just take a look at 2022 ticket prices for some popular music fests around the country:  Bonnaroo in Manchester, Tennessee: $350 and up for four days Coachella in Indio, California: $449 and up for three days Lollapalooz ...read more

11 Best Desalination Stocks for ESG Investing in 2022

Jun 7, 2022

Climate change, shifting market forces, and new technological growth all contribute to the rising importance of desalination stocks. The services these companies provides are necessary for human existence, making them a critical part of the global economy and a great addition to your ESG investment portfolio. Desalination stocks, like many other energy sector and eco-friendly stocks, are well-positioned as both long-term and short-term investments to build wealth and turn your money into more ...read more

The Latest and Greatest Deals from Around the Web

Jun 7, 2022

Every hour we update this list of the latest and greatest deals from around the web. To have this list, along with our Emmy Award winning news, analysis, and advice delivered daily to your inbox, sign up for our free newsletter. Last Updated: Monday 10:00 PM EDT. Categories Clothing Accessories (17) Computers (9) Electronics (16) Gaming Toys (4) Health Beauty (1) Home Garden (37) Movies, Music Books (1) Sports Fitness (1) store Events (4) Travel Entertainment (1) C ...read more

How 10 Beloved Summer Pastimes Are Changing

Jun 7, 2022

Sunny studio / Shutterstock.com Some things about summer never change, and that’s why it’s so cherished. Those long, sunny days; blue skies; and fun-filled weekends are priceless, even if your days of longing for school vacation are long gone. But life doesn’t stand still, and even such commonplace things as shopping malls and textbooks are shifting and being remade. Some of that change is due to the coronavirus pandemic and some simply due to modern innovations. I’ve co-written two ...read more

Housing Boom? Prices Still Haven’t Recovered in 477 Cities

Jun 7, 2022

Everybody knows housing values have exploded in recent years. But difficult as it is to believe, hundreds of markets across the country still have not recovered from the housing bubble that burst about 15 years ago. An analysis by Zillow that The Wall Street Journal requested finds that 477 markets across the country still have not fully recovered from that heart-wrenching event in which millions of people lost their homes or saw tens of thousands of dollars in equity disappear. As of April 202 ...read more

4 Ways To Save More Money & Improve Your Financial Situation

Jun 7, 2022

Pexels Money is an important topic when it comes to your life and even your happiness. Living paycheck to paycheck can be stressful and overwhelming. Therefore, you may be looking for tips and advice that will help you live a more comfortable lifestyle. If you’re ready to make a change in a positive direction then learn four ways to save more money and improve your financial situation so you can take control of your finances once and for all. Commit to these suggestions and then tr ...read more

How Much Would Health Care Cost If You Retired Today?

Jun 7, 2022

Your retirement dream may be to spend endless days sipping drinks on the beach — but watch out for the tsunami brewing just over the horizon. As during your working life, health care expenses are likely to be among the costs that most put your finances at risk. In fact, the average couple retiring this year can expect to spend $315,000 in health care and medical expenses during retirement, according to Fidelity’s 21st annual Retiree Health Care Cost Estimate. For single people, the cost is ...read more

Save on Your Summer Vacation With These Credit Cards

Jun 7, 2022

Editor's Note: Money Talks News has partnered with CardRatings for our coverage of credit card products. Money Talks News and CardRatings may receive a commission from card issuers. Temperatures are rising, and so is the American urge to hit the beach, road trip or take a nice family vacation. Another thing not cooling off, though, is inflation. These days, every buck counts even more than usual — so why not take a minute to see if you’re getting all the savings you can out of your credit ...read more

11 Pantry Essentials for Cooking and Beating Inflation

Jun 7, 2022

Saving money on food comes down to one thing: Working smarter, not harder. And that starts with keeping some basic pantry (and freezer and fridge) essentials on hand at all times, so you can whip up tasty meals with minimal effort. Saving money in the kitchen is always important, but even more so in 2022 as food prices rise. The USDA reports that food inflation is at a 14-year high, with grocery store shopping and eating at restaurants costing consumers about 6% more this year than last. There ...read more

How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy (Book Notes)

Jun 7, 2022

Even though I spend a lot of time online reading through forums, blogs, e-mail newsletters, substacks, and so on, I don’t spend much time on Twitter or Facebook. Slowly reading a detailed review or educational article is one thing, but 100 different people making short, forceful, absolute statements within 5 minutes quickly overwhelms me. There is surely a lot of good discussion, but in a terribly noisy room. I checked out How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy by Jenny Odel ...read more

IRS Audits Rising for Those Making Over $50,000

Jun 7, 2022

The IRS says it has begun increasing audits on taxpayers, and even those of modest means have more reason to worry that their returns might be flagged. Recently, the IRS announced that audits on tax returns dating from 2019 greatly increased from October 2021 through April 2022. The federal agency notes that during that time span, such audits doubled for “every income category above $100,000.” But a closer look at the numbers shows that audits actually have doubled for folks making more tha ...read more

Fifth Third Bank Review 2022

Jun 7, 2022

Fifth Third Bank is a regional bank with a strong brick-and-mortar presence with branches across 11 Central and Southern states. However, if you don’t reside in one of the states with a Fifth Third Bank, you can still reap the benefits of having a streamlined online banking experience.  If you are looking for a reliable bank with bonus earning opportunities, then Fifth Third Bank might be a good fit. Let’s explore what this bank has to offer so you can decide whether or not ...read more