Author: Carol Erdmann

The Impact of the Growing Short-Term Rental Backlash

This past summer, the city of New York passed new regulations that effectively ban short-term rentals, hurting companies like Airbnb and hosts who have rented rooms and apartments to supplement income. For individual Americans, the financial impact of this growing trend will vary, depending upon where they live in the short-term rental ecosystem—as renter, traveler or host.

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Sudden Wealth Syndrome

Who among us hasn’t wished to win the lottery or receive a large inheritance from some rich, unknown uncle? It’s a natural and generally harmless exercise imagining having extraordinary wealth and the things we would do with it. Sometimes that dream does come true. And, not infrequently, it becomes a nightmare. It happens often enough to have its own name—Sudden Wealth Syndrome.

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Sign Up for Your Library Card

September is Library Card Sign-up Month. If you think that signing up for a library card is not relevant in your life, consider some of the many benefits libraries offer to you, your family and your community.

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Funding Your Parents’ Elder Care

Over 40 million Americans provide some form of care for aging parents, and while the majority of that is nonfinancial, 28% provided financial assistance. For adult children providing financial assistance for elder care, and for those who may be doing so in the future, these unforeseen expenses can place added strain on family budgets, college affordability, and saving for retirement.

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The Next Generation of Car Features

The evolution of cars is happening at a breakneck pace. But while EV and self-driving cars get all the attention, there are some exciting developments in advancing the state of car features to expect in the near future.

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