It's no secret your credit score is important. But when it comes to getting a home loan, it's not the only determining factor.
With retirement just five years away, you can't afford not to make these smart financial moves.
If you could write a letter of personal finance advice to your younger, less money-smart self, what would you say?
With smart money management, anyone can hit the road — even with student loan debt.
With pumpkin spice latte season right around the corner (yes, already!), there's no better time to give your finances a full fall makeover.
We'll just about never tell you to put off retirement savings. But in these extreme and temporary instances, it might be okay.
The hard work of a 9-to-5 may be over with retirement, but another kind of hard work begins — maintaining a comfortable lifestyle. These money moves will help.
Look after your money and it'll look after you. Mistreat it, and it'll do the same to you.
You're broke. Your credit score stinks. But guess what? You're still you.
When it comes to managing your money, stop hitting "snooze."
Some money woes are unavoidable — but some are. It's high time to stop putting yourself in these terrible spending situations.
It takes hard work to give your credit score a kick in the pants. Don't sabotage it with these five screw-ups.
Put the scissors down! If you haven't taken these critical credit card steps, don't cut up your plastic just yet.
Try as we might, we just can't stop trying to keep up with the Joneses. Or can we?
You dream of kissing the renters' life goodbye, but not so fast. You might not be ready to be a homeowner just yet.
High credit card debt and a low credit score are thought of as the proverbial nail in the personal finance coffin. Not so! It really isn't the end of the world.
Personal finance is best handled with numbers — accurate numbers. These great online calculators have you covered, no math skills required.
You really, really want it... and oh, that credit offer just looks so tempting! But be forewarned — you'll regret it if you buy it.
For better or worse, marriage means learning how to manage money with a partner.
When your credit card starts burning a hole in your pocket, it's time to re-think the convenience of carrying plastic.
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