Don’t Let Inflation Bust Your Holiday Shopping Budget
By: Gabrielle Olya
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October 26, 2021
|GOBankingRates
“With inflation up 5.4% from last year, consumers are entering one of the priciest holiday seasons during a time when most of them can’t afford it,” said Howard Dvorkin, CPA, chairman of Debt.com. “The pandemic caused many people to stretch their finances, and this holiday season will ask them to pull even further.”Fortunately, there are things you can do to tackle the high prices and keep inflation from busting your holiday shopping budget.
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Opinion: Are you ready to be part of the ‘Great Resignation’?
By: Krystal Barker Buissereth
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October 23, 2021
|Market Watch
Fortunately, more people are tuning in to their finances and thinking more strategically about reaching their goals. According to the Debt.com 2021 Budgeting Survey, 80% of Americans say they have a budget—which is an improvement from just 68% two years ago.
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South Florida 100: Getting your COVID booster has never been easier
By: SOUTH FLORIDA SUN SENTINEL
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October 22, 2021
|SOUTH FLORIDA SUN SENTINEL
If you can go to a restaurant, you can come to work. That’s been my mantra as the pandemic thankfully fades and booster shots start arriving. Remote work has its place and has shortcomings.
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Former Vanguard CEO: ‘If readers of my book come away with one thing,’ I hope it’s this money lesson
By: Ryan Ermey
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October 20, 2021
|Acorns
If you can afford to, divert some of your money into a “play” account that can keep you entertained while the rest of your money does the boring work of growing, says Howard Dvorkin, a certified public accountant and chairman of Debt.com. “Once you put the bulk of your portfolio into diversified funds, you can take a small percentage of your money to play around with individual names.”
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Medical Debt Will Still Be Here Long After The Pandemic Finally Ends, Says President of Debt.com
By: Yahoo!
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October 20, 2021
|Yahoo!
At the height of the pandemic last year, Debt.com polled more than 1,000 Americans and learned that 46 percent had medical debt. More than half of those were in collections.
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New Survey Reveals What Americans Hate Most About Credit Cards
By: Yaël Bizouati-Kennedy
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October 19, 2021
|GOBankingRates
Howard Dvorkin, CPA and Chairman on Debt.com, tells GOBankingRates that when rewards cards first became popular in the late 80s and early 90s, many had annual fees. While many might have hated them, they didn’t complain much – because there was nothing that could be done about it.
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