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5 Money Moves to Make Before You Move in Together

Before you get too starry-eyed, there are some major money moves you and your SO need to make before moving in together.

How to Build an Emergency Fund By the End of Summer

While you're busy soaking up some rays this summer, find a few easy ways for your emergency fund to soak up some savings!

5 Money Moves to Make Before Adopting a Dog

A dog's wagging tail can brighten the darkest day. Just be sure to get your money ready for your new best friend.

9 Smart Financial Gifts to Give New Grads Besides Cash

New grads love cash, but these other money-oriented gifts can really help propel them into adulthood.

4 Smart Things You Should Do With Your First Real Paycheck

Your first real paycheck is cause for celebration — and cause for some smart money moves.

8 Money Mistakes at 20 That Will Land You in Debt by 30

We all make mistakes in our 20s — but these money mishaps could lead you straight to your debt-ridden 30s.

5 Personal Finance Tasks That Aren't as Hard as You Think

Personal finance sounds tricky in theory. In practice, it's much easier than you might think.

9 Money Moves You're Never Too Old to Make

Age is just a number. Don't let it keep you from making smart decisions for long term financial health.

5 Money Moves to Make Even If You Don't Plan to Buy a House

Getting a mortgage isn't the only reason to keep your finances in tiptop shape. You should make these money moves even if you plan to rent forever.

10 Signs You're No Longer a Personal Finance Rookie

Are you still trying to get ahead of the personal finance game? Well, you may be doing a whole lot better than you think.

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.

How to Budget During a Crisis

Life happens. When a financial crisis is upon your shoulders, your best defense is a smart budget breakdown.

4 Signs Your Emergency Fund Is Too Big

Your emergency fund is stocked. Would your extra dollars better serve you elsewhere?

Interest Rates Are Rising: Here's Where to Keep Your Cash

It's important to have some cash on hand. But where should you be keeping it?

Saving Goals for Every Age

Every time you enter a new decade of life, ask yourself: Is my savings on track?

5-Minute Finance: Start an Emergency Fund

It can take years to recoup from a financial emergency. But it only takes five minutes to set up an emergency fund.

How to Use Bucket Budgeting to Overhaul Your Finances

Bucket budgeting brings the appeal of the classic envelope system to the modern age.

5 Ways to Boost Your Financial Resilience

When the going gets tough, the tough get going. Take these steps now to build up your ability to withstand a financial crisis.

5 Things Every Single Person Needs to Do With Their Money

When you're on your own, you're on your own, especially when it comes to money. Here's how singles can protect it.

9 Times Life Can Throw Retirement Off Course

Life happens. Don't let a major curveball impact your ability to save for retirement.