Emily has written three personal finance books: "The Five Years Before You Retire," "Choose Your Retirement," and the forthcoming "Making Social Security Work for You."
Finances currently a mess? Hit the reset button with a spending ban. Just be careful not to overdo it.
Everything your teen needs to master their money starts with you. Teach them budgeting basics that will last a lifetime.
Your love of lattes might not be totally to blame for your low funds. Cognitive biases could be derailing every one of your money-related decisions.
Nobody likes budgeting. Here's how to keep track of your money without one.
Looming deadlines, a 10-mile to-do list...it's time to conquer it all and get back on track at work. You can do it!
They say looking at the glass half empty is no way to live, but it might be the best way to steer clear of debt.
Next time you're ready to spend some cash, try shopping these brands. The dollars you spend there will go toward making the world a better place.
Studying abroad can enrich your life, but deplete your wallet. Offset the costs by earning your keep while you're overseas.
Fluffy and Fido are really, really hoping you'll keep these New Year's resolutions. Even better — they're good for you, too.
While you've been afraid of missing out on everything, you've also missed out on ways to cure FOMO. But here they are!
Anxiety and depression can worm their way into many aspects of life — including your money. Here's how to fight back.
Sometimes friction is a good thing. Like when you can use it to save tons of money.
Don't get frustrated by a stunted savings account. Make these moves instead to help your money grow.
Put the fearmongering to rest. These harmful Social Security myths are a hazard to your money.
Now you have another reason never to skip breakfast — it's the perfect time to do a little personal finance.
With retirement just five years away, you can't afford not to make these smart financial moves.
Cable TV funnyman John Oliver gets a lot of laughs skewering the rich and powerful. Through the mirth, he also shares some solid financial advice.
Dust off those ill-fitting clothes taking up space in your closet and give them a new purpose!
Paid parental leave benefits everyone involved — Mom, Dad, baby, and even businesses, too. So why do so few employers offer it?
Finance woes can put a real damper on newly-engaged bliss. Make your marriage happily ever after by getting off to a good financial start.