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Photo by Luis Molinero / Shutterstock.com Welcome to the “2-Minute Money Manager,” a short video feature answering money questions submitted by readers and viewers. Today’s question is about making extra money; specifically, apps you can download that either pay you for performing actions or allow you to save money when you shop. Watch the following …

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You’ve found forgotten friends, images and even episodes of TV shows through free online searches. Now, you can find lost money in much the same way. In many cases, the process is as easy as typing in your name and address at a website. You don’t need to register with a service, pay a fee …

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Photo by Martin Novak / Shutterstock.com Driving to work every day, taking weekend trips to the country, making last-minute runs to Walmart — we spend a lot of our lives in cars. As a result, the interior of that jalopy can get awfully messy. Fortunately, you don’t have to spend a lot of time or …

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Photo by Lena Evans / Shutterstock.com Not everyone’s golden years gleam. Seniors make up a growing percentage of Americans filing for bankruptcy protection, according to a recent study. Over the past 25 years, 1 in 7 people who files for bankruptcy is age 65 and older — “an almost five-fold increase in the percentage of …

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Photo by DGLimages / Shutterstock.com Welcome to a new Money Talks News feature, Social Security Q&A. You ask a Social Security question, and our guest expert provides the answer. You can learn how to ask a question of your own below. And if you would like a personalized report detailing your optimal Social Security claiming …

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Photo by Harvepino / Shutterstock.com Hurricane Florence is threatening to wreak havoc on the U.S. East Coast. Millions of worried homeowners likely are wondering what they can do to shore up their homes against the coming assault of wind, rain and storm surge. In addition, this is unlikely to be the last storm to rattle …

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Photo by Olga Miltsova / Shutterstock.com Yes, you can use dish soap to clean your dishes. And that’s just fine — for amateurs. But if you want to take frugality to the next level, watch this video from Clean My Space to discover five more great things you can do with dish soap. Do you …

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Photo by Ken Wolter / Shutterstock.com Wendy’s is celebrating National Cheeseburger Day by turning that little-known holiday into a month of free eats. In a statement, Wendy’s announced a step-by-step process for collecting a free cheeseburger every day during September: Here’s how it works: Download Wendy’s official app from either the App Store or Google …

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Photo by Jonathan Weiss / Shutterstock.com If you really enjoy perusing the aisles at Target, you’re not alone. Target is among America’s favorite places to shop. The discount retailer ranks eighth among all U.S. retailers in sales, according to the National Retail Federation. Shoppers turn to the famous Target bull’s-eye because they aim to save …

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Photo by Olivier Le Moal / Shutterstock.com I’ve been doing consumer news for nearly 30 years. While much has changed in the personal finance world during that time, shopping for one financial product — car insurance — has continued to be a pain. Until now, that is. Today, there are a handful of new companies …

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