Personal Finance

Best Cards for Men & Women’s Apparel Stores

Find the best women's and men's apparel credit cards.

Best Credit Cards for Home & Kitchen Stores

Save more on home and kitchen goods with these store credit cards.

7 Smart Money Moves for Empty Nesters

After you convert your not-so-little one's room to a den or craft room, take some time to make your money all about you again, too.

How Free Extended Warranties Work on Credit Cards

Did your pricey purchase break just months after your warranty expired? Your credit card has you covered.

Careful! Your Credit Card May Be Sharing Your Private Info

You may have asked your credit card company not to share your data. They know an awful lot about you, anyway.

Beware These 6 Phony IRS Calls and Emails

No one particularly likes hearing from the IRS, but we bet you'd enjoy hearing from these tax scammers even less.

Best Money Tips: Effective Ways to Pay Off Your Mortgage Fast

Today we found articles on effective ways to pay off your mortgage fast, simple ways to fend off colds and flus, and over 100 ways to save money on your wedding.

Best Money Tips: 16 Tax Breaks That People Often Miss

Today we found articles on often-overlooked tax breaks, packing tips from flight attendants, and signs your personal finances are in trouble.

4 Reasons to Cut Yourself Some Slack Following a Financial Setback

The first step to bouncing back from a money mistake is to cut yourself some slack.

Simple Guide to Evaluating a Credit Card With an Annual Fee

Cards with annual fees often offer bigger rewards and better perks, but how do you know if you're actually coming out ahead?

The Best Credit Cards to Wipe Out Holiday Debt

Have holiday debt? Pay it off with a card that offers a 0% intro APR on balance transfers.

What Freelancers and Side Giggers Need to Know About Income Taxes

Uncle Sam wants his due from everybody. That means you too, freelancers.

FICO or FAKO: Are Free Credit Scores From Credit Cards the Real Thing?

Your credit card provider might offer your credit score —for free! — every month. Here's what you need to know about that complimentary number.

Best Money Tips: Avoid These Common Tax Season Scams

Today we found articles on common tax season scams to avoid, tips for booking cheaper flights, and driving habits to avoid this winter.

5 Common Tax Mistakes We Need to Stop Making

Sure, doing your taxes can be tricky! But when it comes to these five mistakes, we really, really need to stop making them.

8 World Currencies That Took a Hit in 2016

In the midst of political uncertainty and economic stress, these eight world currencies took a tumble in '16.

How to Get a High Rating and Make More Money as an Uber Driver

If you're wondering how you can get a higher rating and earn more with Uber, here are some easy tips.

8 Smart Money Moves to Make in the New Year

You've resolved to give your finances a boost this year — that's great! These money moves will help get you there.

My 2016 Budget Challenge: Can a Paint Job Help an Old House Pass a Re-Fi Appraisal?

After two not-so-successful attempts at a mortgage re-fi, Max is ready with a plan. Will the third time be the charm?

Best Money Tips: Master These Money Skills Before Your 30s

Today we found articles on money management skills that you should master before your 30s, habits of successful introverts, and superfoods for healthy eating in the winter.

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How Single Parents Can Juggle Retirement Savings, Too

Being a single parent is hard work. Being a single parent and adequately funding your retirement is extra hard. But you can do it.

Half of Americans Are Wrong About Their Retirement Savings

Most Americans have no idea what their retirement outlook is, for better or worse. Are you one of them?

Best Money Tips: What to Do if You Get an IRS Notice

Today we found articles on what to do if you get an IRS notice, things that are proven to make you happier, and ways to invest in yourself without spending a lot of money.

The 5 Best Folding Bicycles

Getting around town on a bike isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these folding bicycles and you can go from bike to train to bus without missing a beat.

3 Ways Retirees Can Build Credit

When you retire, many of life's little worries melt away. Unfortunately, worrying about your credit score doesn't.

8 Real Life Calamities That Can Drain Your Finances (Plus How to Defend Against Them)

Life is full of ups and downs. Sometime the downs take all your money along for the ride.

8 Times You Need to Walk Away From Your Dream Home

You've found the home you've always dreamed of. Make sure you're not walking into a nightmare, instead.

4 Ways Your Money Can Support Your Values

Want to give back without going broke? Use your everyday finances as a means of funding your values.

Bank of America Business Credit Card Offers: Applications & Reviews

Find out about Bank of America business credit cards, applications, and promotional offers.

6 Powerful Images of Money and What They Really Mean

From Fearless Girl to Uncle Scrooge's vault, these iconic money images continue to shape our outlook on finance.

4 Things You Need to Know About Deferring Student Loans

Hitting pause on student loan payments can be a complicated process. You'll need this knowledge under your belt before applying for deferment.

Best Money Tips: 10 Products You Need for Financial Security

Today we found articles on products need to be financially secure, energy conservation myths you should ignore, and things you can do in the day to sleep better at night.

5 Retirement Accounts You Don't Need a Ton of Money to Open

Don't let high minimums dissuade your retirement savings goals. These Roth IRAs can get you started, no minimum investment required.

4 Big Business Accounting Tools Every Side Gig Needs

Operate your side hustle like a big business to maximize income — and avoid issues with the IRS.

8 Ways to Stage Your Home Without Hiring a Pro

From curb appeal to clearing clutter, you can stage your home like the pros do — all without hiring a pro.

7 Lessons From Tax Day to Remember for Next Year

With Tax Day now behind you (phew!), it's time to reflect on a few lessons that might make next April a little less stressful.

Score Your Dream Home With the Perfect Offer Letter

In a hot housing market, you want every trick up your sleeve to score your dream home. A heartfelt letter to the seller may be the key.

4 Smart Ways to Lower Your Monthly Mortgage Payment

A hefty home loan doesn't have to be a burden. Here's how you can trim dollars from your monthly mortgage payment.

Get Out of Debt Faster With the "Debt Snowflake"

Every dollar counts during debt repayment. Finding small savings or windfalls to put toward your debt can help you pay off your balances faster.

Best Money Tips: Things You Can Learn From Your Tax Return

Today we found articles on things you can learn from your tax return, planning for financial emergencies, and downsides to DIY financial planning.