Personal Finance

Best Money Tips: 12 Ways to Make Money in Retirement

Today we found articles on ways to generate income in retirement, cheaper alternatives in your daily life, and one big investing mistake you need to avoid.

Where to Find Emergency Funds When You Don't Have an Emergency Fund

A costly emergency has sprung up. The only problem? You have a second emergency — no money to cover it. Here's where to find funds fast.

5 Times It's OK to Pause Saving and Investing

Saving and investing is always a good idea; however, if you're facing one of these money struggles, take time to clear the crisis before you start investing again.

A Granny Pod May Be the Smartest Way to Care for an Elderly Parent

Long-term care for an elderly parent or relative has a new, affordable option: Meet the granny pod.

Best Money Tips: 5 Ways to Invest $1,000

Today we found articles on ways to invest $1,000, tips to help you take stock photos like a pro, and how to get through a quarter-life crisis.

5 Money Conversations Couples Should Have Before Retirement

You and your spouse can't wait to enjoy your retirement years, but before you dive in, you need to talk money.

4 Ways Science Says Money Affects Your Mind

You might know that money matters can affect your mindset, but these surprising studies prove that science backs up the phenomenon.

Ask the Readers: Would You Rather Rent or Own Your Home?

Tell us if you would rather rent or own your home and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: Become an Educated Investor in 8 Simple Steps

Today we found articles on how to become an educated investor, expert secrets to sleeping better, and practical advice for millennials who want to get on the property ladder.

How to Protect Elderly Loved Ones From Financial Scams

Don't let con artists prey on your elderly loved ones. You can help protect them, and their money, from financial predators.

Here's What's Included in a Home's Closing Costs

You know closing costs make up a hefty bill when buying a new home. Have you ever wondered what's included in those costs, exactly?

How Reliving Past Money Mistakes Hurts Your Financial Future

We've all made money misjudgements in the past. Don't make another mistake reliving them in the present.

4 Red Flags That Your Retirement Plan May Be Off Track

Is your retirement off course? If these red flags apply to you, it just might be.

Why Retiring With Debt Isn't the End of the World

You've probably heard that retiring with debt is a costly mistake. But is it really the end of the world?

7 Money Moves Every New College Student Should Make

You're in college, and you have a lot to learn. Add these key money moves to your curriculum!

Bookmark This: Save Money With an Easy to Follow Car Maintenance Checklist

If you want to keep your car running smoothly — and your savings account full — get proactive about regular maintenance.

Best Money Tips: 10 Ways to Simplify Your Finances Now

Today we found articles on ways to simplify your finances, college money myths to avoid, and crafty ways to save money at Michaels.

Don't Start a Family Before Reaching These 5 Money Goals

Raising kids isn't free. Before you grow your family, consider hitting these money goals first.

5 Reasons Building Credit in College Helps You Win at Life

College is a time to discover your passions, goals, and aspirations. It's also a time to start building strong credit.

What Fantasy Football Teaches Us About Personal Finance

Football season is upon us, which means it's time to build your fantasy team(s). Did you know they can teach you a thing or two about personal finance?

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Credit Cards that Make Scoring Free Airfare Easy

Tired of jumping through hoops to use your airline miles? Check out this list of travel rewards credit cards that make flying free easy.

3 Easy Ways to Improve Your Credit Score During the Holidays

The holiday season can make a mess of your credit score. Why not make efforts to boost it instead?

5 Details Your Financial Adviser May Be Ignoring

You depend on your financial adviser for guidance on life's money matters. But they may not always consider the big picture.

How a Surprise Credit Limit Increase Can Harm You

You got a credit limit increase! Before you get charge-happy, there are a few important things to remember.

Best Money Tips: Must-Have Car Features That Will Save You Money

Today we found articles on must-have car features that will save you money, the best hacks for saving on Black Friday, and ways to make money in the next hour.

6 Ways to Make a Snowbird Retirement Affordable

So you want to pack your bags and spend the cold winter months of your retirement somewhere warm? Here's how to do it on a budget.

8 Signs You Desperately Need a New Credit Card

You may want a new credit card, but do you need one? Here's how to tell.

6 Simple Money Milestones Anyone Can Hit

Mega money goals can feel overwhelming. Check these simpler ones off your list while you're grinding toward the big ones.

How to Stack Credit Card Rewards to Earn Even More

Earning credit card rewards is great, but being able to stack them and save big is even better.

10 Money Goals You Should Set for the Holidays

The holidays can blindside your bank account. This year, make it a goal to be kind to your finances!

First Rule of Financial Wins: Avoid Losses

Financial freedom isn't about swinging for the fences. A strategy based on avoiding losses can pay off big.

When Dropping Your Life Insurance Is the Right Decision

You know how important it is to have life insurance. But when is it OK to drop it?

5 Excuses We Need to Stop Making About Overspending

You deserve it. It's on sale! There are dozens of excuses for overspending, and it's time to stop making them.

8 Secrets to a Debt-Free Holiday Season

The holidays should be about family and fun and celebration — not about acquiring debt. Here's how to enjoy the former while avoiding the latter.

9 Things Sellers Should Watch Out for During Escrow

You've got a buyer for your home — now you just need to make it through escrow.

How to Turn Your Buyer's Remorse Into Better Financial Habits

Believe it or not, there's a silver lining to buyer's remorse — it can help you adopt some smarter spending habits.

How to Revive an Old Retirement Fund

If you've been neglecting your nest egg, it's time to bring it back from the dead.

11 Ways to Prepare for Your Best Black Friday

Black Friday can be a mega budget-buster. Avoid the damage and shop smarter by making these money moves first.

Make These 6 Credit Card Moves Now to Prepare for Holiday Shopping

Before the holiday season is in full swing, make these money moves so you'll be prepared.

Teach Your Kids About Money With Their Holiday Gift Lists

Kids see the holidays as a gifts-filled free-for-all. You can turn those gimme-gimmes into some valuable money lessons.