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What Really Happens When You Don't Pay Your Student Loans

Student loans can be a heavy financial burden even in the best of times. If you don't pay them, things will only get worse.

Why Saving Money Is Harder Today

Feel the squeeze? Saving money today is harder than ever. These skyrocketing expenses are the reason why.

4 Money Resolutions Anyone Can Conquer

With a new year comes a slew of hard-to-keep resolutions. Reaching these money goals only requires a little bit of work up front. It's easy!

8 Signs You're Making All the Right Moves for Retirement

It's hard to know if you're saving enough for a comfy retirement. Look for these indicators that you're on the right track.

How a Surprise Credit Limit Increase Can Harm You

You got a credit limit increase! Before you get charge-happy, there are a few important things to remember.

6 Simple Money Milestones Anyone Can Hit

Mega money goals can feel overwhelming. Check these simpler ones off your list while you're grinding toward the big ones.

10 Money Goals You Should Set for the Holidays

The holidays can blindside your bank account. This year, make it a goal to be kind to your finances!

10 Financial Resolutions You Can Conquer Before New Year's

Don't wait for the ball to drop and the Champagne to pour; get cracking on these financial resolutions before the end of the year!

It's So Simple: 6 Steps to a Stable Retirement

It doesn't take feats of financial wizardry to fund a stable retirement. Let's break it down into easy-to-follow steps.

5 Benefits of Carrying a Mortgage Into Retirement

You wanted to ditch that mortgage before you retired; you didn't. That's OK! There are some benefits to bringing your home loan into your golden years.

9 Family Money Matters Your Kids Don't Need to Know

It's important to teach your kids about money. But they don't need to know every little thing about your personal money matters.

The 4 Smartest Things to Do With an Inheritance

Have you ever wondered what you'd do with an inheritance? If you're lucky enough to receive one, it should be these money moves.

11 Money Habits That Make You Look Financially Immature

You're an adult. It's time to start acting like one with your money.

How to Determine If Your Finances Are Ready for a Big Purchase

A home, a car, the latest pricey gadget — before you commit to buying, you better make sure you can afford such a large purchase.

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!

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.

How Complacency Keeps You From Financial Security

Is your lack of action killing your financial future? It's time to stop being so complacent.

6 Things You Might Miss in Your Credit Card's Fine Print

Did you read the fine print before you signed up for that credit card? You should have: What you don't know might hurt you.

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.

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.