Articles on Personal Finance

8 Questions to Ask Contractors Before Hiring One

You're eager to start that home remodel, but don't skip out on grilling your contractor first.

6 Confidence-Inspiring Facts About the Stock Market

Even after a tough couple of weeks, the market is still way, way up from its Great Recession lows. There, feel better?

5 Tax Myths That Can Be Costly for Expats

If you're an expat or a digital nomad, don't let these common misconceptions about taxes come back to bite you.

Here's What to Do If You Get Audited

You're being audited. Don't panic — these steps will help you navigate the process.

Ask the Readers: Where Did You Learn About Personal Finance?

Tell us where you learned about personal finance and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Here's What to Do If Your Wages Are Garnished

Having your wages garnished is scary. Being informed is your best defense.

6 Worries You'll Always Have No Matter How Rich You Become

Money can buy a lot of things, but it can't buy a worry-free life.

What Happens to Your Apartment When Your Landlord Gets the Boot

If your landlord is in foreclosure, keep a cool head. Here's what you can expect to happen to your rental.

5 Creative Ways to Relieve Stress During Tax Season

Tax season can be a major source of stress, but here's how to make it a little more relaxing.

How to Keep Student Loans From Wrecking Your Retirement

Young Americans owe thousands in student loan debt. Unfortunately, so do their parents.

7 Questions to Ask Before Moving Out of State

Whether you want a change of jobs or a change of scenery, moving across the country is not a step to be taken lightly.

Best Money Tips: 5 Alternatives to Bitcoin

Today we found articles on alternatives to Bitcoin you should know about, how to get the best deal on a mortgage, and storage ideas for bathrooms.

How to Sell Your Home in a Seller's Market

Even in a hot market, smart sellers will work every advantage to get the maximum value out of a sale.

What You Need to Know About Working While Collecting Social Security

Many people look forward to drawing Social Security benefits while still working and drawing a paycheck. Of course, there's a catch.

Your Car Was Recalled. Now What?

A car recall can be scary. Here's what to do if that letter comes in the mail.

8 Myths About Health Savings Accounts — Debunked!

An HSA can be a great way to pay for health care, earn investment income and cut your taxes. Cut through the confusion before you jump in.

What Kind of Auto Insurance Do Uber Drivers Need?

Driving for Uber and not entirely sure you're covered? This guide will help.

What to Do If Your Balance Transfer Limit Is Too Low

A 0% balance transfer offer can be a great way to tackle high-interest credit card debt. But what if the offer doesn't cover all your debt?

8 Sacrifices That Will Supercharge Your Debt Payoff

They won't seem like sacrifices when debt is no longer hanging over your head.

6 Things You Can Negotiate When Buying a Home

Buying a house is a big deal -- and almost all of it is negotiable. Here's what else you can haggle over besides price.