Personal Finance

How to Get Health Insurance If You Missed the Open Enrollment Deadline

Missed the Open Enrollment deadline? Avoid a coverage gap by taking advantage of these other ways to sign up.

7 Ways to Bounce Back After You Miss a Credit Card Payoff Goal

Discouraged because you didn't meet a credit card payoff goal? Don't get down on yourself — get back to bringing those balances down.

Your Comprehensive Checklist for a Successful Balance Transfer

Balance transfers can be tricky. This checklist will walk you through the whole thing, step-by-step.

Where Are They Now? The Forgotten Dollar Bills (and Coins)

You may have money on your mind, but these notes and coins are all but forgotten. They are still legal tender, though!

7 Fastest Ways to Recover From Holiday Overspending

Have you already blown the holiday budget for this year? Here's how to get back on track.

4 Easy Ways to Get Richer In 2018

A new year is a fresh start for your finances. Make these small money moves now, and you'll end 2018 richer than you started it.

Step-by-Step Guide to Doing a Balance Transfer on Credit Cards

Before you attempt a balance transfer, here's a step-by-step guide on how to do it right.

Best Money Tips: Improve Your 2018 Finances in 5 Quick Steps

Today we found articles on quick ways to improve your finances in 2018, rules for an affordable New Year’s Eve party, and strategies to keep your resolutions going.

Why Saving Money Is Harder Today

Feel the squeeze? Saving money today is harder than ever. These skyrocketing expenses are the reason why.

5 Brilliant Money Moves You Should Make on January 1

It's a new year! Ditch the unrealistic resolutions and make these smart, achievable money moves right on January 1.

Buying Virtual Cats Might Be the Future of Investing

What happens when you combine cute kitties with an addictive game? The hottest new investment trend.

Why Playing It Safe With Your Money Is Actually Risky

When it comes to your money, fear of risk may be your biggest enemy.

Never Do These 5 Things When You're in Debt

Credit card debt is a tough cycle to break. If you're making these mistakes, it's only going to get tougher.

4 Money Resolutions Anyone Can Conquer

With a new year comes a slew of hard-to-keep resolutions. Reaching these money goals only requires a little bit of work up front. It's easy!

5 Questions Your Financial Adviser Should Ask You

When you're looking for a good financial adviser, you shouldn't be on the only one asking the pressing questions.

6 Things You Need to Do if You're Retiring in 2018

This is it; 2018 is the year you retire. Before you leave the working world, there are a fey key moves to make first.

Avoid These 5 Mistakes When Retiring Abroad

Don't retire overseas until you've successfully avoided these classic mistakes.

How to Sell Your House Despite Your Messy Kids

Kids make a mess. You can still make a quick home sale despite the disarray.

Make a List and Check It Twice to Save Money and Reduce Fraud Risk During the Holidays

This holiday season, take a page out of Santa's book and make a list and check it twice to save big bucks.

6 Important Things to Look for in a Savings Account

Not all savings accounts are created equal. When it comes to stashing your savings, there are a few key features to look for.

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11 ATM Mistakes to Avoid Overseas

Make sure you avoid these common ATM mistakes when you travel abroad.

4 Money Moves to Make After You Pay Off Your Mortgage

You own your home free and clear; congrats! Once you're done celebrating, it's time to make some smart post-mortgage money moves.

Tariffs: What They Are and How They Impact Your Finances

Tariffs have been in the news a lot lately. What are they, exactly, and what will they mean for your money?

15 Odd American Taxes You May Have to Pay

Ben Franklin said taxes were one of the only certainties in life. These odd tax laws certainly raise an eyebrow.

7 Liabilities That Will Ruin Your Net Worth

Building net worth isn't just about generating income. It's also about getting your borrowing under control.

5 Ways New Parents Can Manage Debt

Don't let debt distract you from the joy of new parenthood. With some careful planning, you can handle both.

Best Money Tips: Essential Tips to Manage Your 401(k)

Today we found articles on tips for managing your 401(k), steps you can take to get your tax refund ASAP, and how to hustle as a new parent.

8 Startling Facts That Will Make You Want to Invest

Having trouble taking the plunge into investing? These eye-opening facts may shock you into action.

11 Basic Questions About Retirement Saving Everyone Should Ask

Retirement savings can be complicated. Get ahead of the curve by brushing up on the basics.

9 Times to Hire a Lawyer Immediately

Sometimes, having a good lawyer in your corner really does make all the difference.

Start an Investment Deathmatch to Find the Best Investments

Get your investments ready to rumble. A deathmatch is a fun way to see which funds are making you the most money.

Best Money Tips: How to Choose the Right Fixer-Upper

Today we found articles on how to choose the right fixer-upper, tips to start a vegetable and herb garden, and cities where you can live abroad in luxury.

5 Things Every Single Person Needs to Do With Their Money

When you're on your own, you're on your own, especially when it comes to money. Here's how singles can protect it.

7 Reasons You're Never Too Old to Buy Stocks

You'll outgrow a lot of things as you age. Stocks won't be one of them.

Here's What Happens to an Account in Collections — Even When You Pay Up

Paying off or settling an account in collections is better than avoiding it. Just don't expect your credit score to rebound soon.

How to Retire With Less Than $1 Million in Savings

Your nest egg doesn't reach the millions. That's OK; you can still have a happy, healthy retirement.

9 Times Life Can Throw Retirement Off Course

Life happens. Don't let a major curveball impact your ability to save for retirement.

9 Ways to Reverse Lifestyle Creep

More money in your paycheck can mean more spending on stuff you don't need. Time to get things back under control.

Could You Make Ends Meet If You Were Suddenly Disabled?

No one is immune to disabling injury or illness. Are you prepared for the what-if?

What You Need to Know About Divorce and Credit

There's nothing easy about divorce, including managing your credit. Here's what to look for.