Get hit with a bank overdraft fee? Put on your negotiation face to remove that fee, and then follow this simple plan to make sure it doesn't happen again.
by: Darren Wu | channel: Banking, General Tips
If you'd like to make some home improvements now and recoup those costs when you sell, these are the 10 renovations that earn the best return.
by: Miranda Marquit | channel: DIY, Real Estate and Housing
Some people might call it frugal. I like to call it cheap. But I'm not afraid to be cheap. [more]
by: Jeff Rose | channel: Insurance
Buying mutual funds is a simple way to build an investment portfolio. Here are the basics to get you started.
by: Julie Rains | channel: Investment
Have you been using multiple accounts to save for multiple goals? New research suggests a simpler system might lead to more saving.
by: Michael Kling | channel: Banking, Budgeting, Financial News
If you're responsible with your credit, a rewards credit card can be a nice perk -- free stuff! If you don't want to bother with points programs, choose a cash rewards card.
by: Jason Steele | channel: Credit Cards
Today we found some stellar articles on money tips dads should teach kids, saving money by cutting food wste, and interview preparation.
by: Ashley Jacobs | channel: Personal Finance
Learning the ins and out of managing money can be daunting, especially for young adults. Master these financial fundamentals to get off to a good start.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Personal Finance
With a higher return than a regular savings account, a money market bank account is a good choice for your emergency cash.
by: Miranda Marquit | channel: Banking
Today we found some fantastic articles on why personal budgets often fail, frugal Father's Day gifts, tips for effective business networking.
You might think that once you've bought one house, you're a pro. But being a second-time homebuyer can come with some unexpected surprises.
by: Elizabeth Lang | channel: Real Estate and Housing
Choosing the right real estate agent is the first of many difficult decisions home buyers and sellers must make. Here's how to make the right choice.
by: Miranda Marquit | channel: Real Estate and Housing
Today we found some stellar articles on performing a financial checkup on yourself, business ideas for college students, and maximizing your time and money.
Investing is easier than you might imagine, especially with help from the right online brokerage. Get started with one of these brokerages for $500 or less.
When you move into a new place, you're moving into a new neighborhood, too. Discover how to find out if it's right for you before you buy or rent.
Taking care of your parents when they get older is a very personal decision. Here are some factors you should consider in the decision-making process.
by: Meg Favreau | channel: Retirement
Do you use credit to manage cash flow fluctuations or to live beyond your means? Here's a simple, practical test for keeping your debt under control.
by: Philip Brewer | channel: Debt Management
Banks (especially big banks) tend to be vilified in the media. But there are some very good reasons to be thankful we have them.
by: Elizabeth Lang | channel: Banking
Despite a couple of odd fees, the Citi Platinum Select / AAdvantage World Mastercard is a good choice for frequent American Airlines flyers.
Getting a 15-year mortgage might seem like a no-brainer — it means you'll spend less overall — but there are good reasons to consider a 30-year as well.
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