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Shawn M. Carter


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Past articles by Shawn:

10 Most Expensive Zip Codes

Most people may think of the Golden State or the Big Apple when it comes to expensive homes. But while costs there are indeed sky-high, they aren’t the on → Read More

4 of the 10 U.S. cities where rents rose the most in 2021 are all in one state

Rent prices have spiked in popular cities across the country, and especially in certain hot spots. This state is home to four of the top 10. → Read More

Here's how much money you need to save per paycheck if your goal is to retire a millionaire, and you start at age 18

If you start investing at age 18 and break down how much you need per paycheck over the course of your career, saving $1 million can look more manageable. → Read More

80% of millennials are willing to pay over asking on a home, and 1 in 6 would bid $100,000 over

Fierce competition and limited inventory have made homes hard to come by, so younger people in the real estate market may feel pressure to buy quickly and spend more. → Read More

If you max out your IRA in 2022, here's how much more money you could have for retirement

People saving money in an IRA can put away up to $6,000 this year. Here's how maxing out IRA contributions in 2022 adds up. → Read More

If you max out your 401(k) in 2022, here's how much more money you could end up with for retirement

Younger workers can put $20,500 in a 401(k) this year, up from $19,500 in 2021. Here's how maxing out contributions this year adds up by retirement. → Read More

Florida is the best place to retire in the U.S., but 2 states are close runners up, analysis finds

Retiring in sunny Florida can be a good choice, according to WalletHub's annual list. These colder climates, while less traditional, can also be a smart bet. → Read More

The top 10 U.S. metro areas where homebuyers can save for a down payment fastest

The challenge to save up enough for a 20% down payment to buy a home can get easier based on where you live. In Des Moines, it could take under 3 years. → Read More

45% of millennial renters say this keeps them from buying a home, and it's not that houses are overpriced

Future buyers are feeling the heat of a hot housing market — and there's one big barrier in the way of homeownership. → Read More

Lots of Americans would love to retire in California — but their No. 1 choice is this state

The sunny beaches of California are a real draw, but when it comes to settling down, most people want to be in this state instead. → Read More

Nearly half of Americans think they'll retire in debt: Here are the 5 top reasons why

Many people may think their current financial situation will force them to retire in the red, but making some smart money moves now could help down the line. → Read More

The 10 fastest-growing boomtowns in the U.S. for job prospects, GDP growth, and household income

Thought many cities are still struggling with high unemployment and low economic growth during Covid, these towns have rising population growth, GDP, and more. → Read More

The U.S. city where 1-bedroom rents rose the most since 2020 isn't in California or New York

The Covid pandemic stifled rents for a while, but rental prices for homes have shot back up in almost every part of the country. → Read More

The top 10 industries where it's easiest to get promoted, according to LinkedIn

It's easier to get ahead in certain fields, according to a LinkedIn analysis. Health care and entertainment are among the industries with high promotion rates. → Read More

The top 10 U.S. jobs where it's easiest to get promoted, according to LinkedIn

In one role, the promotion rate is 149% higher than the national average, according to new LinkedIn data. → Read More

The second most expensive ZIP code in the U.S. is not in California or New York

In this U.S city neighborhood, the median home sales price is more than 10 times the national median. → Read More

Student loan payments will resume on February 1, 2022, and 89% of working borrowers aren't ready, survey finds

Nearly 9 in 10 adults with student debt who are employed full time say they aren't financially secure enough for the loan forbearance program to end. → Read More

The No. 1 state where older Americans are best positioned to retire, according to research

In this Western state, less than a quarter of 65-year-olds and older are burdened with high housing costs, research shows. → Read More

The unexpected cost 85% of new homeowners face after they close the deal, and how much it sets them back

New homeowners usually have to cope with and fix previous owners' mistakes. Here's how to avoid an unexpected, expensive repair. → Read More

Affirm, other Buy Now, Pay Later apps 'won't help you build your credit score,' expert says: What you need to know

Lots of shoppers use Buy Now, Pay Later apps like Affirm or Afterpay. Here's what to know about how BNPL can affect your finances and credit score. → Read More