Personal Finance

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.

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.

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9 Common Mistakes You're Making With Your Checking Account

If your checking account has enough money in it to cover your bills, it's all good, right?

How to Protect Your Child From Identity Theft

Identity theft is scary. When your kids are the target, it's positively terrifying.

6 Pitfalls When Chasing Travel Rewards

While many have used travel rewards to score free or reduced-cost travel, it helps to know the pitfalls to watch out for.

4 Portfolio "Blind Spots" That Are Ruining Your Investments

Mental biases can keep you blind. When it comes to your investments, they can also keep you poor.

How a Single Mother In Debt Over $200K Is Fixing Her Finances

We're helping a reader get control of her debt and the rest of her finances. Read her story and find out how far she's come already!

How to Choose the Perfect Country to Retire In

Choosing which country to retire in can be tough. Here's how to ensure you make the right decision.

7 Things You Need to Know About Investing in Company Stock

Your employer is offering you company stock. Is it a good idea to pad your portfolio with it?

How to Budget When You're No Longer Broke

You went from barely making ends meet to being flush with cash. Don't abandon your broke budget!

Flashback Friday: 52 Ways to Keep Your Finances Fit During the Holidays

Typically everyone's money, like our waistlines, suffers during the holidays. Learn how to keep it trim.

8 Industries That Could Benefit From Climate Change

The global climate is changing, and these companies are poised to profit.

7 Easy Ways to Build an Emergency Fund From $0

When your latest financial emergency is that you can't afford an emergency, it's time to start building that safety net — quickly!

Your Good Credit Doesn't Mean You Have Good Money Habits

Don't be deceived by a stellar credit score. Your financial health might still need some work.

Should You Take Out a Loan Backed by Your Investments?

Your investment bank or brokerage firm may have offered you a securities-based loan. Make sure you understand what you're signing up for before you sign up.

Best Money Tips: 6 Basic Rules of Investing

Today we found articles on the basic rules of investing, the best tactics to improve your self-control, and DIY costumes you can make with a bed sheet.

Best Money Tips: Avoid These Big Retirement Money Mistakes

Today we found articles on retirement money mistakes to avoid, easy ways to handle rejection, and time management tips for beginners.

What Is Cryptocurrency, Anyway?

Thinking about investing in cryptocurrency, but not sure where to start? Here's what you need to know.

3 Ways Americans Are Getting Better at Managing Their Money

Don't let the news dishearten you. Americans aren't completely terrible at money.

Credit Challenged? How Alternative Credit Data Can Help Those With Little or No Credit

Your thin credit record may not tell the whole story. Some lenders are starting to look at other information about you, too. Here's what you need to know.

6 Ways to Tell If a Credit Card Offer Is a Good One

That credit card offer looks awfully attractive. But is it really a good one? Time to read the fine print.

Best Money Tips: 10 Habits for Financial Stability

Today we found articles on habits to develop for financial stability, hacks for saving money at Starbucks, and things you've been doing wrong all your life.