savings

Is Your Emergency Fund Costing You Money?

Yes, we're always telling you to work on building your emergency fund. Now we'll tell you when to stop.

5 Ways to Make Adoption Affordable

The road to starting a family isn't always direct — or easy to pay for. Make adoption more affordable with grants, tax credits, and creativity.

5 Money Mistakes to Stop Making by 50

By your 50s, you should have a solid grasp on personal finance — and if not, it might be due to these all-too-common mistakes.

7 Personal Finance Milestones Every 20 and 30 Year Old Should Hit

Are you on track toward reaching your financial goals? Get back in the game by scratching off these key financial to-dos.

The 5 Best Pieces of Financial Wisdom From Suze Orman

Suze Orman is a powerhouse of expert financial insight. What should you learn from this wise money mogul?

5 Best Websites to Help You Retire Early

Everybody dreams of retiring early, but few of us actually do it. These retirement finance experts can show you the way.

How One Woman Retired at 60 and Traveled the World

One early retiree proves it's not how much you make that matters. Instead, it's what you do with what you have that makes all the difference.

6 Retirement Rules You Should Be Breaking

There's more to the golden years than meets the eye (and wallet). You may want to consider breaking these often misunderstood rules of retirement.

The 6 Biggest Financial Decisions in Your 20s

Your 20s are exciting — but also the time to get your finances straight for the decades to follow. Make these smart money moves before it's too late.

Is Your Emergency Fund Big Enough to Keep You Afloat?

About 40% of Americans are unprepared for a sudden loss of income. Could your money handle the worst case scenario?

The 5 Best Pieces of Financial Wisdom From Warren Buffett

If you're looking for timeless financial wisdom, then turn to the Oracle of Omaha himself. Start with these personal finance fundamentals.

8 Reasons Why Your Retirement Cost Calculations May Be Wrong

How are you calculating your retirement savings? Consider some often overlooked expenses — and savings — the next time you add it up.

5 Reasons Why 2015 is the Year to Buy a House

Attention, prospective homeowners — this is THE year you've been waiting for. Find out why now is a great time to buy a house.

5 Facts Millennials Should Know About Retirement Planning

Retirement saving has never been easy, but for today's young adults, it seems impossible. Here's how to understand today's special saving challenges.

5 MicroSaving Tools to Help You Start Saving Now

Every little bit adds up — and faster than you think! If you can't afford large savings contributions, try these microsaving tools instead.

5 Financial Pitfalls Stay-at-Home Parents Should Avoid

Staying home to raise little ones is often rewarding, but it comes at a financial price. Make sure you do it right!

Is Your Personality Sabotaging Your Saving?

Your struggle to save money may run deeper than you think. Are you one of these types of people who find it hard to save?

5 Times You Shouldn't Rush to Pay Off Your Mortgage

Every homeowner dreams of owning their home free and clear. Before you rush to pay that mortgage down, consider what else your money might do.

9 Ways to Avoid Overdraft Charges

The worst part of an overdraft fee? It's avoidable! Never get dinged again with some simple steps to monitor and prevent overspending.

3 Ways to Fund Your Business Without Touching Savings

Don't take one step forward and two steps back. Here's how to fund a new business venture without touching your retirement savings.