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Alizah Salario


New York, United States

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  • CNBC
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  • Metro US
  • New York Observer
  • The Rumpus
  • Narratively
  • The Daily Beast

Past articles by Alizah:

How Reese Witherspoon took control of her career after she fired her financial advisor

Actress Reese Witherspoon rejected negativity from her team, and now the "Little Fires Everywhere" star and producer is creating opportunities for women in Hollywood. → Read More

Tax Day this year is July 15: Here's everything you need to know about the extended deadline

The Treasury Department and the IRS pushed back the 2020 tax deadline to July 15 in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Here's what to know if you haven't yet filed. → Read More

A new proposal would pay you a $1,200 bonus to go back to work

The Reopening America by Supporting Workers and Businesses Act proposes that unemployed Americans receive a second stimulus check or bonus for getting back into the workforce. → Read More

Only 12% of the freelancers applying for unemployment have gotten it — these 5 tips can help

The Pandemic Assistance Program covers many people who typically do not qualify for unemployment benefits, including gig workers, freelancers, and contractors. Here's how to apply. → Read More

Tips for handling loss of income during coronavirus: How 4 ordinary people are getting by

Many people are out of work and looking for ways to save during the coronavirus pandemic. Trimming monthly expenses can help you navigate a challenging financial time. → Read More

5 ways to stay healthy during quarantine

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, it's important to stay healthy while you're at home. That includes exercising, getting a good night's sleep, and eating healthy meals, among other to-dos. → Read More

5 financial to-dos to tackle while you're spending more time at home

From making a budget to negotiating your bills, there are a number of money moves you can make while spending time at home that can improve your finances. → Read More

Taking care of yourself when working from home is 'crucial,' experts say: Here are 6 best practices

Many workers are at home because of the coronavirus outbreak. Here are the best ways to stay focused, starting with creating a designated work space. → Read More

Looking for the right therapist? A psychologist says here's how to find one—at a low-cost price

Therapy and coaching can help you better understand your emotions and stay calm during challenging times. Here's how to find online resources to help you deal with stress and anxiety. → Read More

How to file for unemployment benefits if you lose your job because of the coronavirus

Unemployment claims may reach 2 million soon because of the coronavirus. If you've lost your job as a result of the outbreak, you're likely eligible for unemployment benefits. Here's how to file. → Read More

1 in 3 people say they'd pull money from the market if it drops 10% — experts say that's a mistake

Ongoing stock market turbulence fueled by the coronavirus may be scary, but pulling money out of investments when the market gets rough is a big mistake, experts say. → Read More

2 smart things to do once you have your tax refund

If you filed your taxes electronically, your refund may already be in your bank account. Filers who claimed tax credits may see returns by next week. Here are smart moves to make with that money. → Read More

3 ways to do your taxes for free — it can save you up to $250

Taxpayers earning about $69,000 or less can file their taxes at no cost using Free File and get free tax assistance provided by IRS-certified volunteers at local community centers and schools. → Read More

4 questions to ask yourself before subscribing to Amazon Prime

For an annual fee of $119, an Amazon Prime subscribers get free two-day shipping, deals at Whole Foods, streaming entertainment, and more. But that doesn't mean a membership makes sense for you. → Read More

How a 32-year-old recovered from defaulting on student loans and paid off $56,000 in debt

Heather Taylor graduated with $40,000 in student loans and struggled to make minimum payments. Her debt grew to $56,000. She took on a side hustle and used the avalanche method to become debt-free. → Read More

How freelancers and side hustlers can calculate 3 tricky tax breaks on your Schedule C

If you're a freelancer or are self-employed, preparing your tax return involves tracking business income and expenses on Form 1040's Schedule C. Used wisely, this key form can significantly lower your overall taxable income. → Read More

4 steps to take now to make filing your taxes painless this year

Tax season is here, and taking steps now to get ready to file can make the process painless. You might find you qualify for free tax prep, or valuable tax breaks. → Read More

4 smart money moves to make when buying a fixer-upper

Buying a low-cost home in need of repairs can seem like a bargain. But make sure you know what you're getting: "With a fixer-upper, you absolutely have to factor in the significant costs of renovations that are going to be coming down the pike." → Read More

This 37-year-old makes $3,200 a month from side hustles in Los Angeles

Baking bread and selling it at Los Angeles farmers markets helps an aspiring TV writer earn enough money to get by and to network. "Using the hustles to be out in the world connecting to people you wouldn't necessarily connect to is always a really good thing," says M.B. Boucai. → Read More

4 books to help you keep your money resolutions in 2020, according to financial experts

Just over half of Americans who set New Year's resolutions want to improve their finances in 2020. These four expert-recommended books can help you develop the skills and habits to make smarter decisions about money in 2020. → Read More