Articles on Personal Finance

People Who Make a Lot of Money Do These 11 Things — Do You?

Imitation is the highest form of flattery. And if you imitate the right people, you might start earning more — a lot more.

10 Signs You Ought to Get Another Credit Card

Another what!? Yep, responsibly maintaining several credit accounts is good for your financial health. Know when to apply for your next.

The 8 Weirdest Cases of Credit Card Theft

While credit card theft is no joke, from time to time those thefts (and those post-theft purchases) are entertaining. And often weird.

13 Things You Don't Know About Your Credit Report — But Should

There's a lot more to a credit report than just the score. Find out what the bureaus know about you — and how you can improve your credit.

12 Wacky (and Not-So-Wacky) Investment Strategies That Actually Work

The conventional wisdom on investing is to buy and hold for a long time. But there are other strategies that many investors use to grab an edge.

Best Money Tips: Top 10 Retirement Planning Mistakes

Today we found some stellar articles on retirement planning mistakes, money rules that nobody will ever teach you, and budgeting on a variable income.

4 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself Before Every Major Purchase

Before you break out the checkbook, ask yourself a few probing questions. Your future self will thank you, whether you decide to buy or not.

Why One-Third of Americans Haven't Saved for Retirement

The good news is that two-thirds of Americans have saved at least something for retirement. Do any of these explanations sound familiar?

Best Money Tips: The Investing Edition

Today we found some of the best articles from around the web on investing.

The 7 Scariest Big Purchases People Make

The big spend is only part of the reason these big purchases are such big scares.

Best Money Tips: The Money and Relationships Edition

Today we found some of the best articles from around the web on money and relationships!

11 Tips and Tricks for Merging Finances

When couples get hitched, so do their separate finances. Here's how to bring the money together without ripping the marriage apart.

8 Dark-Side Motivations to Start Saving

If the usual motivations to save aren't working (emergencies, big purchases, your future), let your dark side guide your money.

73 Easy Ways to Save Money Today

Accelerate your debt retirement by redirecting current spending to repaying old bills. Lots of little savings here and there add up fast!

Best Money Tips: Principles for Better Money Management

Today we found some great articles on principles for better money management, websites designed to save you money, and equipping your graduate with wings.

Best Money Tips: Sneaky Fees That Are Costing You Thousands

Today we found some fantastic articles on sneaky fees that are costing you thousands, things to do before you refinance, and companies to email for coupons.

If You're Doing These 5 Things, Your Saving Efforts Are for Nothing

Saving is hard, but chances are, if you're doing any of this stuff with your money, you're not saving at all.

The World's 4 Biggest Credit Card Scams

Credit card scammers never rest. Learn about four of the most notorious credit card scams — and what you can do to protect you and your credit.

9 Problems You Can't Solve With Money

Many problems we face require us to spend money to solve them. Use the three-step plan to decide if the solution is worth the cost.

Best Money Tips: Change Spending Habits to Increase Your Income

Today we found some amazing articles on changing spending habits to increase your income, the art of healthy discontentment, and creating a budget you'll stick with.