Personal Finance

Yasmin Flanigan.

Mom On TikTok Teaches Others To Save Using Digital Coupons

Flanigan says the mindset of having to deal with high prices is a common misconception.

 | Adi Guajardo and Stephanie Sandoval

Woman with groceries

U.S. States Seek To Ease Inflation Burden With Stimulus Payments

With gas, groceries and many other necessities costing consumers more, some states are considering using leftover federal funds to help.

 | AP

A motorist fuels a vehicle at an Exxon station.

How You Can Save Gas By 'Hypermiling'

The term "hypermiling" was coined in 2004 to describe ways to maximize fuel efficiency.

 | Scripps News Staff and Veronica De La Cruz

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell

How Rising Interest Rates Affect Your Money

The Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates this week to address rising inflation.

 | Joe St. George

Gas prices advertised in Los Angeles

How You Can Save As Gas Prices Spike

With experts predicting gas prices will continue to soar, here are some ways you can make the most out of your money at the pump.

 | James Packard

A couple shops at a grocery store

Retirees Feeling Pinch Of Soaring Inflation, Spike In Consumer Prices

In the past year, inflation reached the highest rate in four decades. People on fixed incomes, like retirees, are especially feeling it.

 | Adi Guajardo

A patient lies in a hospital bed.

How Long COVID Is Affecting Millions Of Americans' Wallets

One study found that more than half of U.S. adults who got COVID or lost income during the pandemic struggle with medical debt.

 | Scripps News Staff

A for sale sign is posted on a home.

Millennials Are Buying Homes In Much Tougher Market Than Their Parents

Millennials make up the largest market of home buyers, but they have much harder circumstances in getting there than other generations have had.

 | Amber Strong

A motorist fills up at a Shell station

Gas Apps Help Save On Thanksgiving Travel

GasBuddy, Gas Guru and Waze are a few mobile apps that tell motorists where to find the lowest prices.

 | John Mone

An emergency room entrance

An Overwhelming Amount Of Medical Debt Is Piling Up Across The Country

One rabbi and his temple raised more than $50,000 to relieve roughly $5 million in medical debt in the community.

 | Matt Pearl

Flood waters surround storm damaged homes in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana.

Homeowners Could See Higher Insurance Costs Under FEMA Changes

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is changing flood risks based on climate change, which could lead to higher premiums.

 | AP

Travel magazine

What To Know About Travelers' Insurance As COVID Surges

Find out why you should consider coverage, and learn what travel insurance will not cover.

 | Scripps

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Millennials Face Unique Challenges To Retirement Saving

The transformation of employer-sponsored benefits is just the start of it.

 | Bianca Facchinei

Giving Tuesday celebration.

Spending Vs. Giving: What Motivated The Creation Of 'Giving Tuesday'

Online shoppers spent more than $20 billion this year. On 'Giving Tuesday,' people in the U.S. raised $380 million in online donations.

 | Casey Mendoza

The words 'In God We Trust' are seen on U.S. currency October 14, 2004 in Washington, DC.

The Little Extras In Your Budget Add Up ... Really Quickly

If you haven't heard of the 50/30/20 rule, we have something for you to watch.

 | Jay Strubberg

A concertgoer holds two tickets

Why Is Buying Tickets Online Such A Pain? It's Complicated

From fees to bots to secondhand markets, the industry is a bit of a mess.

 | Carter Woodiel

Stormy Afternoon by Spanish artist Joaqun Sorolla (est. £500,000-700,000) goes on view.

How Art Goes From Concept To Costly

Four main factors come into play.

 | Chance Seales

A teacher stands in front of high school students

Americans Aren't Learning Personal Finance Skills

U.S. students score low on financial literacy tests compared to other developed countries.

 | Zach Toombs

One of the fastest, easiest ways to save on annual power costs is to use power strips.

How Do I Save Money On My Electric Bill?

Depending on where you live, heating costs can influence your bill a lot, but appliances and electronics account for a big chunk of that cost, too.

 | Leah Becerra

Save Money On Textbooks, Save Time On Studying With Chegg

Chegg helps you save money on textbooks with its rental program and helps you save time with its study-focused services.

 | Mikah Sargent