Articles on Personal Finance

6 Money Moves to Make for Tomorrow's Mortgage

A home is one of life's biggest purchases. Long before you're ready to buy, prepare for the big step by making these smart money moves.

Travel Better with the United MileagePlus Explorer Card

Frequent United Airlines customers will love the United MileagePlus Explorer card for the extra perks for flying with United.

Which Delta SkyMiles Credit Card Has the Best Value?

If you're a loyal customer of Delta, it may be time to get one of their credit cards to earn miles and awards faster.

Big Purchases You Should Make by 30, 40, and 50

Before your next milestone birthday, look at the big picture. Have the purchases you've made revealed something about who you are?

The Most Important Thing You're Probably Not Doing With Your Portfolio

Financial markets shift, and so should your investment goals. Does your portfolio need rebalancing now, soon, or later?

6 Times When It's Okay to Drop Insurance

Are you paying too much for peace of mind? In some cases, it might make sense to reduce your insurance coverage — or drop it altogether.

USAA Secured Card Platinum MasterCard Review

Military personnel and their families would benefit from the extra perks USAA cards provide. Their secured card helps build or repair credit, too.

U.S. Bank FlexPerks Select+ American Express Card Review

The U.S. Bank FlexPerks Select+ American Express offers a flat rewards program for all your purchases.

U.S. Bank Perks+ Visa Signature Card Review

Get 2x points for gas and groceries with the U.S. Bank Perks+ Visa Signature Credit Card.

BankAmericard Secured Visa Card Helps Protect You From Identity Theft

The BankAmericard Secured Visa Card offers security benefits that help protect you from fraud and identity theft.

Wells Fargo Secured Credit Card Review

The Wells Fargo Secured Credit Card includes additional benefits like free credit education, purchase protection, and overdraft protection.

First National Bank Secured Visa Card Review

The First National Bank Secured Visa Card offers interest on your deposit, a low annual fee, and free FICO score to help those who need to rebuild their credit.

SDFCU Savings Secured Visa Platinum Credit Card Review

The SDFCU Savings Secured Visa Platinum Credit Card provides everything you need in a great secured card and rates a great deal higher than its competition.

5 Essentials to Consider Before Buying a Vacation Home

Ready for the vacation home plunge? We’ve got your bases covered.

Rewards that Change with Your Spending: U.S. Bank FlexPerks Travel Rewards American Express Credit Card

If your spending changes from month to month, you may want to check out this card that allows you to change your bonus categories every month!

Get Help Rebuilding Your Credit: Merrick Bank Secured Visa Card

The Merrick Bank Secured Visa offers a secured credit card that offers a competitive APR, free FICO score, and unsecured credit limit increases.

5% Rewards with Discover it Secured Credit Card

Not widely known, the Discover it Secured Credit Card is one of the few that offer the same rewards and benefits as its unsecured version.

Best Domestic Frequent Flyer Program: Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card

If you're a frequent flyer, the Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Premier credit card will give you the most value for your miles.

Get 20% Off Uber with Capital One

Want 20% off Uber? Use your Capital One Quicksilver (or sign up!) to get 20% back on all Uber rides, on top of the cash back you already earn.

How to Enjoy Retirement If You Haven't Saved Enough

You're ready for retirement in every way except your savings — now what? Catch up, supplement, and cut costs.