Beware the money pit. Whether it's a new puppy or a vintage muscle car, you might be jumping into more spending than you can afford.
A shiny new set of wheels can really loosen your purse strings. Don't hit the dealership without knowing what you can truly afford.
Before you set out to find your next great rental apartment or home, take a good look at your income. What can you afford?
Yes, you can get out of credit card debt — and faster than you think. The sooner you start, the sooner you'll chip away at that financial burden.
By your 40s, personal finance shouldn't be a mystery. If you're still making these six money mistakes, it's time to enforce some changes.
We all know the plight of Detroit, but the Motor City isn't the only American city to go BK. You might be surprised by these other bankrupt 'burgs.
By your 50s, you should have a solid grasp on personal finance — and if not, it might be due to these all-too-common mistakes.
If you're looking for timeless financial wisdom, then turn to the Oracle of Omaha himself. Start with these personal finance fundamentals.
Retirement saving has never been easy, but for today's young adults, it seems impossible. Here's how to understand today's special saving challenges.
Every homeowner dreams of owning their home free and clear. Before you rush to pay that mortgage down, consider what else your money might do.
Investing in stocks is a great way to build wealth — but not always. Here's how to decide whether the stock market is right for you.
Life happens — and it usually costs money when it does. Build your emergency fund so when it happens, you're good to go.
You need to borrow money for a big purchase — how much can you really afford to borrow? Use these financial rules of thumb to find out.
Debt consolidation can reduce the interest you pay and get you back in black sooner. Consider these five strategies.
The true, inspiring story of one motivated couple who paid off $37,000 in consumer debt in 27 months by cutting costs and earning extra income.
Usually you're better off shredding all those credit card offers that come in the mail. Find out when to break out the letter opener instead.
The true story of one motivated couple who stopped spending separately, got on the same financial page, and dug themselves out of debt, one bill at a time.
It's been a rough several years for the economy, but things may be looking up. Are you poised to cash in on the rebound?
It's not easy to manage money, but when you include the influence and needs of those around us, it's downright hard. Who's keeping you poor?
Keeping up with the Joneses is not the only sign of creeping lifestyle inflation. How many of these signs of profligacy do you recognize?
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