Personal Finance

5 Ways to Handle Big City Rents

Big city life comes with big city costs. Here's how you can shave dollars off an apartment rental.

7 Added Costs That Come With a Bigger House

Bigger isn't always better, but when it comes to houses, it's usually more expensive.

7 Worst Reasons NOT to Buy a House

If you're avoiding homeownership, make sure it's not for one of these not-so-great reasons.

How to Get a Free Fraud Alert on Your Credit Report

Placing a fraud alert on your credit report is an easy (and free!) way to protect yourself from identity theft. But there's a catch.

6 European Cities Where Retirement Is Actually Affordable

If your retirement dream involves a stint abroad, check out these affordable European cities that offer cheap digs and a whole lot more.

8 Questions to Ask Contractors Before Hiring One

You're eager to start that home remodel, but don't skip out on grilling your contractor first.

6 Confidence-Inspiring Facts About the Stock Market

Even after a tough couple of weeks, the market is still way, way up from its Great Recession lows. There, feel better?

5 Tax Myths That Can Be Costly for Expats

If you're an expat or a digital nomad, don't let these common misconceptions about taxes come back to bite you.

Here's What to Do If You Get Audited

You're being audited. Don't panic — these steps will help you navigate the process.

Ask the Readers: Where Did You Learn About Personal Finance?

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Here's What to Do If Your Wages Are Garnished

Having your wages garnished is scary. Being informed is your best defense.

6 Worries You'll Always Have No Matter How Rich You Become

Money can buy a lot of things, but it can't buy a worry-free life.

What Happens to Your Apartment When Your Landlord Gets the Boot

If your landlord is in foreclosure, keep a cool head. Here's what you can expect to happen to your rental.

5 Creative Ways to Relieve Stress During Tax Season

Tax season can be a major source of stress, but here's how to make it a little more relaxing.

How to Keep Student Loans From Wrecking Your Retirement

Young Americans owe thousands in student loan debt. Unfortunately, so do their parents.

7 Questions to Ask Before Moving Out of State

Whether you want a change of jobs or a change of scenery, moving across the country is not a step to be taken lightly.

Best Money Tips: 5 Alternatives to Bitcoin

Today we found articles on alternatives to Bitcoin you should know about, how to get the best deal on a mortgage, and storage ideas for bathrooms.

How to Sell Your Home in a Seller's Market

Even in a hot market, smart sellers will work every advantage to get the maximum value out of a sale.

What You Need to Know About Working While Collecting Social Security

Many people look forward to drawing Social Security benefits while still working and drawing a paycheck. Of course, there's a catch.

Your Car Was Recalled. Now What?

A car recall can be scary. Here's what to do if that letter comes in the mail.

Latest Articles in Personal Finance

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.

What Makes a Home's Location "Good"

When searching for the perfect new home, make sure the location is perfect, too.

7 Easy Money Moves to Make on a Rainy Day

The rain may be falling, but that doesn't mean you can't make the sun shine on your finances.

How to Liquidate a Loved One's Estate

Part of settling an estate is dealing with the personal possessions of the deceased. Here's how to do that with minimal stress.

Best Money Tips: How to Transform Your Money at Any Age

Today we found articles on how to transform your money at any age, time saving tips for selling your clutter online, and ways you may be sabotaging your home sale.

7 Ways to Vet Your Mortgage Lender

A mortgage is one of the biggest financial moves you'll ever make. It pays to be picky with your lender.

How to Fight Back Against Mortgage Discrimination

Several big banks have been accused of unfairly lending to minority borrowers. Here's how to see if your lender is playing fair.

5 Characteristics of the World's Youngest Billionaires

There are 2200 billionaires in the world, and just 63 are under the age of 40. Here's what they have in common.

Best Money Tips: How to Start Trading Cryptocurrency

Today we found articles on cryptocurrency trading for beginners, how to build a minimalist pantry, and tips for planning a debt-free vacation.

6 Easy Ways to Protect Your Debit Card From Skimmers

Swiping without a second thought is an easy way to fall victim to debit card skimmers.

How to Manage Student Loans On a Low Income

Juggling student loan payments with other bills can sometimes seem impossible if you're making a low salary. But it can be done.

10 Money Rules Every Working Adult Should Know

Money management doesn't have to be complicated. Master a few (or all!) of these basics and you'll be on your way.

5-Minute Finance: Create Financial Goals

Deciding on a goal is a critical first step in every endeavor. Here's how to set financial goals that will lead to a brighter future.

What You Should Ask Your Financial Adviser at Your Annual Meeting

Financial advisers are there to answer your major money questions. Make sure you're asking these big ones whenever you meet!

Best Money Tips: These Cities and States Will Pay You to Move There

Today we found articles on places that will pay you to move there, expensive things that are not worth the extra cost, and things that a neuroscientist says will make you happier.

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