Articles on Personal Finance

My 2016 Budget Challenge: How to Decide When to Sell Your House

Max is facing one of the biggest decisions in her budget challenge yet — should she sell her house? The decision is amusingly complex.

Best Money Tips: Financial Mistakes That Will Haunt You Forever

Today we found articles on financial decisions that will haunt you forever, sneaky ways to save hundreds when you sell your car, and how to make money on YouTube.

The Real Cost of Moving to Canada (If That's Your Post-Election Plan)

The divisive '16 election has folks eyeing our neighbor to the north. Seriously. But what would it cost to "flee" to Canada?

Best Money Tips: Do These Things in Your 30s to Be a Millionaire By 40

Today we found articles on things to do in your 30s to be a millionaire by 40, ways to make your produce last longer, and cheap and easy Halloween costumes for kids and adults.

Rich People Spend $350K+ to Park Their Cars — Here's How We'd Spend it Instead

Would you pay for $350,000 parking? We sure hope not, when you could make these much smarter money moves instead

4 Money Lessons We Can Learn From J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling knows a thing or two about muggle money struggles. After all, she once had her share.

5 Times You Can Score a Great Deal on a New Car

While a brand-new car is not the most frugal way to buy a new-to-you set of wheels, if you must, let the calendar help you save some money.

6 Smart Ways to Boost Your Social Security Payout Before Retirement

Pave the way for a smart retirement by boosting your Social Security payout first.

How to Stop Student Loans From Ruining Your Life

You got a higher education to improve your life — not to burden it. Don't let a student loan ruin everything.

5 Politicians Who Struggled With Debt

Money woes can strike just about anyone, even those who would seek to lead us. Would you vote for these five debtors?

13 Crucial Social Security Terms Everyone Needs to Know

Most Americans depend on Social Security in retirement. That's why it's critical to know these 13 Social Security terms.

Take Control With These Easy 5-Minute Money Fixes

Get smarter about finance, get better at managing your money, and get savvier at scoring discounts on everything you buy, all in five minutes or less.

How to Get Your Finances Back on Track After Losing Everything

Money setbacks happen. Even when it feels like you've lost everything, you can rebuild.

9 Threats to a Secure Retirement

What's keeping you from saving enough money for a secure retirement?

4 Ways to Buy a House Without a Mortgage

No mortgage? No problem. You can still purchase the home of your dreams.

What Are Growth Stocks?

Looking to supercharge your portfolio? Here's how to find growth.

9 Costly Mistakes DIY Investors Make

Anyone can handle their own investments with the proper research. Anyone can also make these common DIY investor mistakes.

4 Ways to Make the Most of Your Student Loan Grace Period

A student loan grace period isn't a pass to spend your first big paychecks willy-nilly. Be smart, save up, and prepare to tackle your loan.

7 Retirement Planning Steps Late Starters Must Make

Americans are not very good at saving for retirement. If retirement is looming your horizon, start doing a better job of preparing.

Best Money Tips: Avoid These Roadblocks to a Secure Retirement

Today we found articles on roadblocks to a secure retirement, things you shouldn't wait until Black Friday to buy, and a surprise fee that you might find when you rent a car.