Personal Finance

Best Money Tips: How to Protect Yourself After the Equifax Breach

Today we found articles on what you can do after the Equifax hack, strategies for mastering new skills, and how to prevent flood-damaged clothes from getting mildew.

How to Help Your Parents Retire

Your parents have given you so much in life. Pay it forward by helping them plan their best retirement.

Best Money Tips: 10 Ways to Increase Your Social Security Payout

Today we found articles on ways to increase your social security payout before you retire, ways to save at Dunkin’ Donuts, and how to take group vacations without losing friends.

Make These 5 Fixes After a Home Sale Falls Through

You got an offer, and you're ready to close. There's only one problem — your home sale fell through. Now what?

9 Things to Know Before Retiring Abroad

The retirement of your dreams might include becoming an expat. Before you leave the U.S., it's important to know what to expect.

What to Expect After These 5 Personal Financial Disasters

When a financial crisis hits, it helps to know exactly what to expect — and how to bounce back.

Debunking 8 Common Credit Score Myths

If you want good credit, you need a good credit score. But when it comes to getting a good rating, you need to separate facts from fiction.

The Easy Way to Sublet Your Apartment

You need to break a lease, but you don't want to pay for it. Why not try subletting your pad?

5 Costly Pitfalls of Hosting on Airbnb

Renting your space on Airbnb isn't always an easy money-maker. Watch out for these pitfalls and inconveniences of becoming an Airbnb host.

Best Money Tips: 7 Ways to Improve Your Finances in an Hour

Today we found articles on ways to improve your finances in the next hour, habits that foster wealth and success, and ways to score free Amazon gift cards.

8 Types of Investors — Which One Are You?

From set-it-and-forget-it to ultra hands on, there are many different types of investors. Which one are you?

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.

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6 Ways the Government Helps Disaster Victims Recover

The government is playing a vital role in helping disaster victims get back on their feet. Find out how your tax dollars work!

7 Things Your Credit Report Does NOT Include

Your credit reports may be handy snapshots of your financial health, but they don't show the whole picture. Find out what's missing.

How to Select a Charity to Donate to After a Natural Disaster

Before making a charitable donation after a natural disaster, it's important to make sure your gift is going to a reputable organization. Here's how to check.

Bookmark This: A Step-by-Step Guide to Choosing 401(k) Investments

Don't get overwhelmed picking your own 401(k) investments. Use this simple approach to build a stable retirement portfolio.

How Your Bad Credit Can Impact Your Kids

Worried about the effect your bad credit may have on you? You also need to consider how it can affect your kids.

10 New Podcasts That'll Improve Your Money Mindset

Love tuning in to podcasts? Add these 10 to your to-listen list for a better money mindset.

9 Online Forums That'll Help You Reach Your Financial Goals

Struggling to reach your money goals? Find the right online community for support, advice, and encouragement to start making progress.

Don't Make These 5 Common Mistakes When Writing a Will

Everyone needs a last will and testament. Make it easier on your loved ones by avoiding these mistakes.

What to Do If You're Retiring With Debt

Debt's a burden at any age. For retirees on fixed or reduced income, it can feel especially heavy.

9 Ways Expats Can Maintain Their Credit Scores

You may be leaving the States for a while, but there's one element of American life you should never leave behind: your credit score.

How to Find the Savings Strategy That Works For You

The path to saving money is as diverse as it is customizable. Are you following the best path for you?

How Families Can Earn and Use Travel Rewards

As a solo traveler, you may have your travel rewards strategy down pat. But what about when you're planning to bring the family?

Why Your Daily Latte Won't Sink Your Retirement Savings

You've heard it before — your daily latte indulgence is destroying your retirement savings. Except, it's really not.

How to Save for Retirement While Caring for Kids and Parents

In between caring for your parents and your kids, you need to care for yourself, too — especially your financial future self.

8 Signs It's Time to Retire

You're thinking about retiring. How do you know when it's really the right time?

Best Money Tips: These 5 Things Make You Terrible With Money

Today we found articles on the biases and fallacies that make us terrible with money, rules that every real estate investor should follow, and how to recover from a spending spree.

What You Need to Know About Filing an Insurance Claim After a Natural Disaster

When your home is a casualty of natural disaster, know what steps to take immediately with your insurance company.

Why Donating Money Is the Best Thing You Can Do After a Natural Disaster

There's a natural impulse to donate after a natural disaster. But donating goods over money is not always the best idea.

6 Reasons Cash Back Is Better Than Travel Rewards

Travel rewards are great for jet-setters, but for the rest of us, cash back is the better deal.

7 Times to Update Your Homeowners Insurance

You probably haven't looked at your homeowners policy since you bought your house. You might want to; especially if you've made these changes.