Personal Finance

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?

When Does Your Credit Card Start Charging Interest on a Purchase?

There's a lot that goes into a credit card's interest rate. The most important thing you need to know is when you'll be charged for it.

Don't Carry a Balance? Here's Why You Still Need a Credit Card

You never carry a balance on your credit card, so why do you need one at all? Well, there are a few good reasons.

Best Money Tips: 8 Ways You Can Live Rent Free

Today we found articles on ways to live rent free, tricks to building business relationships that last, and small changes that will improve your travel photographs.

7 Other Kinds of Insurance You May Need to Buy for Your Home

You have homeowners insurance. What more could you need to protect your house? Actually, these policies might help.

Here's How You Should Budget Your Social Security Checks

You don't get to quit budgeting just because you've retired. Actually, if you collect Social Security benefits, it's more important than ever.

6 Age Milestones That Impact Your Retirement

You can drive at 16 and vote at 18. Don't forget, though, that important age milestones come later in life, too.

Money a Mess? Try This Personal Finance Starter Kit

There may be no personal finance starter kit you can order right to your door (yet, anyway), but don't worry: You can build one yourself.

5 Actions Women Can Take Right Now to Get Their Retirement On Track

The road to retirement isn't always easy. Women especially need to take the reins to jump-start their savings.

Sell Your House Faster With These 6 House Flipping Tricks

Ready to sell your house, fast? Try these expert moves house-flipping pros love. You'll get a great sale in record time.

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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.