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Millennial Money: How we renegotiated our bills to cut costs

Aug. 11, 2020 6:47 AM EDT

I know, I know. You’ve probably heard all about how you should renegotiate your bills to save money. But that’s easier said than done, right? That’s why I tried it out. I called up some of my service providers and attempted to cut the cost of my bills. Here’s how you can learn from my...

FILE - In this July 16, 2019, file photo, a man walks across the street from a Capital One location in San Francisco. Delayed receipt of money from the coronavirus relief bill is one of the newest difficulties faced by people who don’t have bank accounts. But there are other challenges as well, and it may come as an unwelcome surprise that banks sometimes turn down those applying for their first account.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

How to get started if you’ve never had a bank account

Aug. 5, 2020 10:51 AM EDT

Managing your money without a bank account is doable. But it can pose challenges — and the COVID-19 pandemic has only added more. Your economic impact payment might’ve arrived weeks or months after others’ did, in the form of a check or prepaid debit card, because you couldn’t choose...

6 Do’s and Don’ts When Saving Money During a Crisis

Jul. 1, 2020 12:07 PM EDT

Probably the last thing you want to think about during a crisis is working on healthy financial habits like saving money. But if you’re able to save, you can make your eventual recovery easier. “Every time you put some (money) away, you’re looking out for your future self,” says...