Mitch Lipka

Mitch Lipka

Recent Stories By Mitch Lipka:

  • Should you pick a college based on earnings potential?January 4, 2016

    (Reuters) - As high school seniors across the United States fill out college applications, many will run a cost-benefit analysis of the cost of a school against the lifetime earnings potential of a...

  • Predictions for the 2016 housing marketDecember 28, 2015

    (Reuters) - Is this going to be your year to buy a new home? No housing expert has a crystal ball, but Svenja Gudell, recently appointed chief economist for the housing site Zillow.com, has looked at...

  • Apps to help you organize and use your gift cardsDecember 21, 2015

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Cathy Kamimura is an extreme user of gift cards. She currently has about 100 valued at more than $2,000. Managing them all is not just unwieldy, it is also risky since gift cards...

  • #GivingTuesday raises nearly $117 million for U.S. groupsDecember 2, 2015

    BOSTON (Reuters) - #GivingTuesday, a charitable initiative which uses social media as its catalyst, raised nearly $117 million in online donations, a jump of 155 percent over last year, according to...

  • Are women more generous than men?December 1, 2015

    (Reuters) - When it comes to giving to charity, women are in the driver's seat. A recent survey conducted by Bank of America Merrill Lynch found that women are more generous than men when it comes to...

  • How holiday shopping mania led to Giving TuesdayNovember 30, 2015

    (Reuters) - If you end up with a massive money hangover after the five-day holiday shopping mania that stretches from Thanksgiving Day through Black Friday to Cyber Monday, the antidote is Giving...

  • Gear up for holiday TV and Star Wars dealsNovember 18, 2015

    (Reuters) - As the holidays approach, the number of promotional sales climb and shopping choices become more and more daunting.What is a good deal? Where? When?Analysts study the biggest U.S....

  • U.S. store credit card bait hard to resist but costly for consumersOctober 22, 2015

    (Reuters) - U.S. retailers dangle enticing bait to sign up for store-branded credit cards but biting could be a costly decision for consumers, particularly for pricey items like engagement rings,...

  • How to evaluate the costs of studying abroadSeptember 15, 2015

    (Reuters) - Studying abroad may be an alluring idea in college. But the cost makes it a reality for only about 300,000, or 1 percent, of students each year, according to NAFSA: Association of...

  • Tips for back-to-school savings from a thrifty momAugust 10, 2015

    (Reuters) - With back-to-school supply promotions starting soon after school lets out, and not stopping till the yellow buses start rolling again, it can be challenging figuring out where the real...

  • Rethinking airline points strategy with the Points GuyJuly 30, 2015

    (Reuters) - Earning and using airline miles used to be simple. Fly 25,000 miles and earn a free flight. It is not so simple anymore.The process of redeeming miles is changing in a way that makes it...

  • What you need to know about traveling to GreeceJuly 9, 2015

    (Reuters) - As Sue Scanlon prepares to visit northern Greece this summer, she is keeping a close eye on the crippling financial crisis that has enveloped the historic Mediterranean nation."We have...

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