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How Unlearning Makes You Smarter

How Unlearning Makes You Smarter

Unlearning. We could all use a bit more of it. We spend so much time obsessed with acquiring new knowledge that we don’t realize a lot of not-so-useful knowledge also finds its way into our heads.
What Is the Fiduciary Rule?

What Is the Fiduciary Rule?

Yesterday, the headlines were full of the news that Texas federal trial Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn had ruled in favor of the Labor Department, and against financial industry challengers as well as the Trump administration, on the DoL&rsquo…

Support Refugees

Support Refugees

Edit 2/8/17: This campaign has ended.
Final count: 314 books sold, $5,155 to be donated. Thank you to the hundreds of you who purchased, tweeted, amplified, shared, supported, cheered and advocated. On February 17th, Zoë Wild and…

Overcoming the Stress of Overachieving

Overcoming the Stress of Overachieving

We’re currently facing an epidemic. It’s got a lot of different names: anxiety, uncertainty, overwhelm, burn out. The problem is that unnoticed, these things can turn into medical problems with real consequences: digestive problems, headaches, disturbed sleep, depression, and even autoimmune conditions.
All You Need Are Roots and Wings

All You Need Are Roots and Wings

Excerpt #3 from Worth It: Your Life, Your Money, Your Terms

My mother told my teenage self that to navigate life successfully, all I needed were roots and wings: foundational values and principles, and the confidence to take calculated risks…

Changes to Obamacare Affordable Care Act

Changes to Obamacare Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, has become a polarizing political issue over the past several years. Americans are deeply divided over their views of the law, and while leaders on both sides of the aisle seem to…

Is Your Long-Term Security At Risk?

Is Your Long-Term Security At Risk?

Excerpt #2 from Worth It: Your Life, Your Money, Your Terms

Since founding DailyWorth in 2009, I’ve come to see that the gender divide in long-term security is even greater than I had realized. While today’s opportunities…

President Donald Trump and Your Taxes  part 2

President Donald Trump and Your Taxes part 2

On Tuesday we covered how the new administration will affect your taxes.

A new president has taken office, and a centerpiece of his campaign included promises to strengthen American businesses and create new jobs. While large corporations, such as Carrier…

President Donald Trump and Your Taxes

President Donald Trump and Your Taxes

As a new administration takes up residence in the White House, most Americans are preparing to file their 2016 taxes. But if the new administration has its way, the tax-paying process could look quite different a year from now…

From Worthless to Worth It

From Worthless to Worth It

For the next 4 Saturdays, we’ll feature excerpts from DailyWorth CEO Amanda Steinberg’s new book, Worth It, available February 7th.

Worthless.

That’s how I felt in my late twenties. I had bottomed out financially, emotionally—everything. I…

Comparing Different Nonprofit Organizations and Charities

Comparing Different Nonprofit Organizations and Charities

Education is one of the most cost-effective ways to fight global poverty, especially for girls. Attending school empowers girls to make informed life choices and to confidently participate as leaders and decision-makers in their communities. A relatively small…

Making Financial New Year’s Resolutions

Making Financial New Year’s Resolutions

If you've already broken your money-specific New Year's resolutions, I've got good news: It's not your fault. Typical financial advice only works for a small percentage of people. I started DailyWorth…

How to Save $5,000 in a Year

How to Save $5,000 in a Year

Don’t Give Up That Latte
Financial expert David Bach coined the now-famous phrase “latte factor” more than a decade ago to illustrate the thousands of dollars you could save over time by giving up your daily latte. The…

The Total Amount of Credit Scores You Have Part 2

The Total Amount of Credit Scores You Have Part 2

Earlier this week, we published part one of You Have 30 or More Official Credit Scores, which included several options for fee-based services that provide credit scores. In part two, we explore the free options that are available for…

The Total Amount of Credit Scores You Have

The Total Amount of Credit Scores You Have

Most people think they have just one credit score, and that all lenders use this single score to measure your creditworthiness. But not only do you have over 30 credit scores, a quick web search will also reveal seemingly endless…

Financial Benefits of New Year’s Resolutions

Financial Benefits of New Year’s Resolutions

Already slacking on your New Year’s resolutions? You’re not alone. The Washington Post reports that within the first week of January, a quarter of us give up. If you’re struggling to stick to your resolutions, consider the…

How to Lower Utility Payments and Other Bills

How to Lower Utility Payments and Other Bills

Who isn’t turned off by high bills? I am, yet I’ll go months, even years, without investigating ways to cut them down, even when it could mean saving thousands. The obvious reason: I think I don’t know…

6 Millionaire Myths Debunked

6 Millionaire Myths Debunked

Many people believe that — while it’d certainly be nice — they’ll never become millionaires. That it’s an utterly unattainable dream.

The truth is: Hitting the $1 million mark is more attainable today than ever — and more important. That…