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You used to save money by clipping coupons or driving to the bank to make a deposit to your savings account, but now there’s an app for that—lots of them, actually. Here are some of the best money-saving apps to help you avoid wasteful spending, earn a few extra bucks, and maximize your investments.

When you make your budget in retirement, you would never forget to include your main housing expenses, such as your mortgage, property taxes, and utilities. But do you have enough set aside to cover repairs and routine maintenance?

Health care can be one of the largest expenses in retirement, so it pays to cut costs (without reducing the quality of your care) wherever possible. One area where you may be able to shave off a few bucks is prescription drugs.

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You’ve probably heard of Airbnb, the home-sharing site where people rent their homes to travelers. Maybe you’ve even stayed at an Airbnb house or apartment during your own travels. But have you ever thought about renting out your home through the site (or one of its competitors, such as VRBO or HomeAway)?

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How did you choose the bank where you keep your checking and savings accounts? Did you simply open accounts at the branch closest to your home or office? Or default to the major bank most popular among your friends or family?

Financial scams and fraud can certainly impact all age groups. But many people have a perception that older adults, for whatever reason, are more susceptible to scams. Well, it turns out that isn’t true: In fact, Millennials are more likely to fall prey to con artists than seniors, according to the most recent data from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

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One of the best things about retirement is having the time to travel. And studies show that older adults are definitely using that time to see the world: A 2015 AARP report found that Baby Boomers anticipated taking four or five trips in 2016.

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Back when you began your career, “going to work” usually meant commuting to an office and toiling behind a desk from 9 to 5. But now, just about everyone has a laptop, a reliable Internet connection, and a mobile phone within arm’s reach at all times.

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On Dec. 22, 2017, President Donald Trump signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, after it passed both houses of Congress. No matter how you feel politically about the new tax laws, you’re probably curious how they will affect your bottom line.