Personal Finance

5-Minute Finance: Create Financial Goals

Deciding on a goal is a critical first step in every endeavor. Here's how to set financial goals that will lead to a brighter future.

What You Should Ask Your Financial Adviser at Your Annual Meeting

Financial advisers are there to answer your major money questions. Make sure you're asking these big ones whenever you meet!

Best Money Tips: These Cities and States Will Pay You to Move There

Today we found articles on places that will pay you to move there, expensive things that are not worth the extra cost, and things that a neuroscientist says will make you happier.

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If you hate rotating rewards categories, you might like the HSBC Cash Rewards Mastercard® credit card.

Paying Your Debts in the Wrong Order Could Be Costing You

All debts are not created equal. There's an order to your path to financial freedom.

How Job-Hoppers Can Keep Up With Their Retirement Savings

Job hopping is now the norm in the working world. Make sure to take your retirement savings along for the ride.

4 Signs Your Emergency Fund Is Too Big

Your emergency fund is stocked. Would your extra dollars better serve you elsewhere?

Best Money Tips: Investing Rules You Should Know By Heart

Today we found articles on investing rules you should know by heart, the best fad diets that actually work, and smart things to do with your tax refund.

How Small Monthly Bills Slowly Wreck Your Annual Budget

Do you think of your expenses in terms of monthly payments? That mindset may be killing your finances.

5 Ways to Get Out of a Car Lease Early

Ready to lose your car lease? You have a few options.

Best Money Tips: The Ultimate Guide to Disputing A Medical Bill

Today we found articles on how to dispute a medical bill, small towns you should visit on your next road trip, and when it makes sense to put less than 20 percent down on a house.

Can't Get Business Credit? Consider Alternative Financing

If you're losing sleep because you need cash quickly and traditional sources aren't working out for you, you should consider alternative financing.

I Checked My Credit Score in 11 Places — Here's What I Learned

Why pay $15 for a credit score when you can get one for free? Turns out not all credit scores are the same.

7 Tough Questions About Debt, Answered

These aren't the easy, make a plan and pay it off questions about debt. These are the ones that keep you up at night.

Interest Rates Are Rising: Here's Where to Keep Your Cash

It's important to have some cash on hand. But where should you be keeping it?

7 Money Lessons Kids Can Learn From the Tooth Fairy

Turn your child's visit from the Tooth Fairy into a meaningful lesson on money.

What You Need to Know About the Statute of Limitations on Debts

Debt doesn't disappear, but it does expire.

Best Money Tips: 5 Kinds of Bank Accounts That Everybody Needs

Today we found articles on bank accounts that everyone needs, important employee rights that teens should know, and how to create a calming evening routine.

Where to Invest Your Money After You've Maxed Out Your Retirement Account

You've done an unbelievable job of saving for retirement. Does this mean you're done stashing money away? Not quite.

How Long Does It Really Take to Close on a House?

You may be ready to move in to your new place, but closing can take its sweet time. Here's what you can expect.

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4 Golden Rules of Investing in Retirement

When you've spent your whole life investing for retirement, it can be nerve-wracking to invest during retirement.

How to Get Your Car Ready for Hurricane Season

Prepping for hurricane season? Don't forget your car; it could literally save your life in a storm.

8 Types of People Who Will Never Win at Money

Some folks are naturally good with money. Others? Not so much. Which type are you?

Someone Took Out a Loan in Your Name. Now What?

A fraudulent loan can have dire consequences for your personal finances. Here's how you can fix the problem, stat.

How to Prepare for Unpaid Maternity Leave

Paid maternity leave is not a given. You can still make ends meet to afford and enjoy your time with your new little one.

Best Money Tips: How to Buy a Family Home Without the Stress

Today we found articles on how to buy a home without the stress, how to choose the best sunscreen, and pro cleaning tips and tricks that will save you time.

9 Essential Personal Finance Skills to Teach Your Kid Before They Move Out

Your child is ready to leave the nest. Have you armed them with the right money skills they need to flourish?

Should You Fix Up Your Car, Or Get a New One?

Your trusty old ride has seen better days. But should you pay for a fix-up, or shell out for a new vehicle?

5 Smart Money Moves Your Kids Can Make Over Summer Vacation

Summer vacation is here! Between the ice pops and video games, there are some great opportunities to teach your young ones about money, too.

How to Protect Yourself from a Home Improvement Scam

When you decide to get work done on your home, you have to be careful. There are plenty of people out there looking to rip you off.

Best Money Tips: Tax Secrets of the Rich

Today we found articles on tax secrets of the rich, ways to adopt a zero-waste lifestyle, and household chores you should outsource.

How Bond Prices and Yields Work

Thinking of adding some government bonds to your portfolio? First, let's take a closer look at how they work.

11 Stock Market Oddities — and How to Exploit Them

Investing smart for the long haul is so boring. Here are some quirks that may be worth betting some "fun" money on (but not your retirement!).

Ask the Readers: How Are Your Financial Goals Coming Along?

Tell us about how your financial goals are coming along and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

8 Signs Your House Is Holding You Back

Your house is supposed to help you build net worth. But if it's crushing you financially, it might be time to move on.

Best Money Tips: 10 Countries Where Retirees Can Live Large and Save Big

Today we found articles on the best countries to retire, how to score cheap flights this summer, and cheap and easy dessert recipes.

How One More Year of Work Can Transform Your Retirement

Behind on retirement savings and dreading having to keep on working? Here's some good news: You don't have to work forever.

6 Times You Should Insure Your Side Gig

A side gig is an great way to bring in extra income. But if you're not insuring your little business, you risk losing it all.

Here's How Billionaires Are Preparing for the End of the World

If you're rich enough, you can live out the end of the world in true luxury.

5 Signs You Need to Come Out of Retirement

Retirement doesn't always deliver on the promise of easygoing days of rest and relaxation.