Most of us agree that other people fail at personal finance, but we think our own finances are fine. That's the first of many lies we tell about our money.
Don't simply resolve to make these smart money moves in the coming year — actually take action!
Some investments and major purchases are better than others. Learn to to identify each — and how to find your way to financial security.
Couples often split finance chores across multiple accounts, which makes management difficult, especially in emergencies. Learn what you must share.
Day-to-day money management doesn't need to take a ton of time. Here are some key steps and tools that'll help you create a super-efficient system.
Is it really money you are after? Get your life back and live happier!
Are you worrying too much about whether you should pay off your mortgage early or invest that extra cash? Here's an article for you.
From cutting costs to getting unadvertised discounts to setting up an automatic savings plan, these 37 easy changes can help you save more money...today.
Financial advisers can be a great asset...or the cause of financial ruin. Make sure you get the most out of your adviser by avoiding these mistakes.
Banks can be like huge monsters, chomping up your cash with fee after fee. Here are six ways to fight back.
Learn the top reasons why cash is still king — even in the age of plastic.
Eventually, there comes a point in time when you can actually afford a few niceties in life. How will you react?
Sometimes, what seems like a waste of money might actually be one of the best ways you can spend your cash.
Books about managing your money succeed or fail at the point when the author chooses what to present as unbreakable rules versus what to present as hints, tips, suggestions, or
I have a guest post up on Get Rich Slowly about how to talk with your spouse about money. I had the privilege of interviewing financial counselor Lou Scatigna, aka The Financial Ph
Many people think I’m incredibly well organized because I can easily manage (certain) projects and recite dates, locations, deadlines, etc. for my family’s activities. The truth is
This week I did an intervention on Sarah, one of my dearest friends. Sarah has a substance abuse problem -- but not with drugs. Sarah has a problem with self storage.
When shopping for a money market savings account or other bank products, I don't believe it should be all about the yield. You should also be aware of how much it costs to bank wit
Many people have fallen victim to identity theft and credit fraud such that it's become essential for us to keep an eye on our credit. Most of the time, a fraud victim finds out a
While I am a cash-only person by circumstance (paid off the credit cards and never reopened accounts), I am so grateful that I live in a cash world. Of course, having only cash is
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