Personal Finance

4 Ways Couples Can Tackle Money Goals Together

If you really want to win at marriage, you need to make "money goals" your new "relationship goals."

Best Money Tips: 10 Steps to Financial Freedom After College

Today we found articles on the steps to financial freedom after college, little changes that will make you happier, and a look at how much you should spend on a house.

6 Ways to Celebrate a Raise Without Spending It All

When you get a raise, it's tempting to go all out and celebrate. You can still do that — without spending all your new hard-earned dollars.

Here's What It Means to Be Vested in Your 401(k)

The money you put in a 401(k) is always yours. You may have to wait a little longer, however, before you pocket your employer's contributions.

10 Signs You're No Longer a Personal Finance Rookie

Are you still trying to get ahead of the personal finance game? Well, you may be doing a whole lot better than you think.

4 Common Mistakes to Avoid When You Enroll in Medicare

It's easy to make mistakes when signing up for Medicare. Here's how you can avoid the big ones.

Best Money Tips: Big Decisions You Must Get Right to Get Rich

Today we found articles on big money decisions you have to get right to get rich, practical ways to simplify meals, and environmentally friendly products that also save you money.

7 Times You Don't Have to Give Your Social Security Number

A lot of people may ask for your Social Security number, but not all of them are entitled to it.

Why You Should Call Your Mortgage Lender Every Year

When was the last time you gave your mortgage lender a ring? If it's been a few years, you could be throwing money out the window.

Best Money Tips: How to Take a Mini-Retirement

Today we found articles on how to take a mini-retirement, thrift store treasures you shouldn’t pass up, and reasons why you shouldn’t focus on monthly payments.

10 Ways to Spot a Motivated Seller

The housing market is currently red-hot, but that doesn't mean you can't strike a deal. Keep your eyes peeled for signs a seller really wants to sell.

5 Money Goals You Can Achieve This Summer

Summer is the perfect time for backyard barbecues, soaking in the sun, and conquering your money goals.

4 Ways to Find Income While Waiting for Full Retirement Age

Don't just sit around waiting for your full retirement age to start bringing in maximum social security benefits — bring in some extra money in the meantime!

8 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Credit Counselor

Credit counselors can help solve credit and debt management issues, but be sure to ask plenty of questions before you hire one. Some are more expensive than others.

9 Smart Moves to Make After Getting a Raise or Promotion

Nice job! Be sure to follow up your promotion or raise with plenty more of what got you here.

3 Ways Millennials Can Avoid Financial Fraud

Elders aren't the only targets of financial fraud. Even young folks need to know how to protect themselves.

9 Creative Ways to Boost Your Retirement Savings

Having some trouble coming up with cash for your nest egg? It's time to think outside the box.

5-Minute Finance: Checking Your Credit Score

Do you know your credit score? You should — and it only takes five minutes to find out.

My Kid Got Accepted to an Expensive Private College — Now What?

How much is too much when it comes to college costs? A worried father breaks down the costs and the benefits of a child's hefty tuition.

7 Ways to Compare Stock Market Investments

There are thousands of investments out there. If you want to find the "best" ones, you need to learn how to compare them.

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10 Repairs That Aren't Your Landlord's Responsibility

One of the best things about renting is that most problems aren't yours — they're the landlord's. But not these.

Best Money Tips: How to Make Money Flipping Houses

Today we found articles on steps to take if you want to make money flipping houses, expert tips for mobile banking security, and how to create a stunning summer style.

Do You Have These Key Character Traits for Investing Success?

Being a successful investor isn't just about money management — it also comes down to personality.

Should You Get Life Insurance for Your Kids?

Life insurance for kids isn't just a sales gimmick. Here's what to consider before taking out a policy.

8 Ways to Preserve Your Net Worth in Retirement

Financial security is more important in retirement than ever. Want to keep your net worth on the up and up? Here's how.

5 Reasons Getting Rich Quick Is Unlikely and Always Will Be

If getting rich quick was easy, we'd all be doing it.

How to Start Investing With Just $100

Investing isn't just for the wealthy. All it takes is $100 — or less! — to get started.

How to Score an Empty Seat Next to You on Your Next Flight

Having an empty middle seat is almost like being in first class. Here's how to score that extra space on your next flight.

Best Money Tips: When Is the Best Time to Buy a Car?

Today we found articles on the best time to buy a car, ways to make the most of your time and money, and how to handle sentimental clutter.

6 Monthly Bills That Won't Affect Your Credit Score

It might seem like every little thing impacts your credit score, but these bills fly under the radar.

This Is How Much Our Tech Necessities Would've Cost in the '80s

The '80s brought us hair metal and spandex — and a super expensive way to enjoy all the things we take for granted today.

Best Money Tips: The Downsides to Early Retirement

Today we found articles on the downsides to early retirement, clever Alexa commands you will use over and over again, and creative ways to save money this summer.

7 Times You Definitely Will Be Charged Credit Card Interest

When you use credit cards, you should aim to avoid paying interest whenever possible. But there are times when it's unavoidable.

Want to Win at Personal Finance? Start a Money Club

Want to really win at money management? Join the club.

Best Money Tips: 10 Big Ways Retirement Will Be Different in 2030

Today we found articles on ways retirement will be different in 2030, awesome travel site to find the cheapest flight, and how solar panels can save you a fortune.

5 Money Moves Every Single Parent Should Make

Raising a kid by yourself takes strength, resilience, and perhaps most importantly, a solid financial footing.

How These 6 Assets Might Affect Student Financial Aid Eligibility

Financial aid is a huge help for every college student. Let's break down exactly what the FAFSA considers in its calculation.

8 Non-Finance Skills That Will Make You a Money Master

Becoming a money master requires skills — but not necessarily financial skills.

5 Common Habits of Retirement-Savvy Savers

Saving for retirement doesn't have to be hard. Follow in the footsteps of the savviest savers, and you'll be well on your way.

10 Pointless Fees That Are Sabotaging Your Budget

Just because you have been paying that fee doesn't mean you need to keep on paying it.