Miranda Marquit
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About Miranda Marquit

Miranda has been covering investing and finance as a freelance journalist for more than a decade. She's contributed to Marketwatch, NPR's Morning Edition, APM's Marketplace, Forbes, and numerous other online and offline publications. In addition to writing about money and markets, Miranda is an avid podcaster with a show about investing. She's also covered science, religion, and technology, in addition to finances. Miranda grew up in Idaho and loves travel and the outdoors. She holds a master's degree in magazine, newspaper, and online journalism from Syracuse University.

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Taking Social Security Early: Why (and When) It May Make Sense August 25, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

It seems like a no-brainer to delay taking Social Security, but it might work better to claim your benefits early. Here are five reasons it may make sense.

4 min read  |  Social Security
Could Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) Continue to Go Up with Rising Consumer Prices? August 18, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

The cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for those on Social Security might be the highest it’s been in more than two decades due to recent inflation. Here’s what you need to know.

3 min read  |  Social Security
Is the FIRE Still Burning? Financial Independence/Retire Early Movement, Late-Pandemic Edition August 9, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

The financial independence/retire (FIRE) early movement was popular years ago, but has COVID-19 derailed it? Here's a post-pandemic look at the FIRE movement.

4 min read  |  Retirement Planning
Financial Lessons Your Teen Can Learn from a Summer Job June 1, 2021 10:30 AM   |  

A first summer job for a teen often requires managing and opening a first bank account.

2 min read  |  Household Finances
Newly Graduated? 5 Money Moves to Make When You Land Your First Job May 10, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

Just got your first real job? Consider adopting financial habits such as building an emergency fund and starting on your retirement nest egg.

3 min read  |  Savings Goals
Looking to Thrive or Invest in the Gig Economy? A Few Pointers April 29, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

Hoping to thrive in the gig economy? Not a participant but you like the value proposition? Perhaps you might consider investing in the gig economy.

4 min read  |  Household Finances
Prime Season for Tax Return Fraud, Perhaps Now More than Ever April 12, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

Tax return fraud seems to be worse amid stimulus payments and COVID-19 programs. Here are some tips for protecting yourself and taking quick action if suspicions rise.

2 min read  |  Tax Strategy
Flying Solo? 5 Budget and Personal Financial Tips for Singles April 2, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

Single adults can take steps to work toward a better financial future, even without a partner to help with money matters. Learn about these 5 budget and personal finance tips for singles.

3 min read  |  Household Finances
Tax Filing and Extension for 2021: What You Need to Know April 1, 2021 3:11 PM   |  

The IRS has extended the 2021 tax filing deadline to May 17 for most taxpayers. But there's an additional tax extension until June 15 for those impacted by winter storms in some states.

4 min read  |  Income Tax
Learning About Learning Costs: Making Sense of Education Expense Tax Deductions and Credits January 22, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

If you have kids, you already know that education can be expensive. But your dear Uncle Sam has offered up a number of tax deductions and tax credits to help you.

3 min read  |  College Savings Plans
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