Personal Finance

9 Ways to Save Big on Parking Costs

We waste a lot of money parking our cars. Here's how you can keep more dollars parked in your wallet.

Best Money Tips: How Much You Should Spend in Retirement

Today we found articles on how much you should spend in retirement, ways to save money on Father’s Day gifts, and how to use your vacation to improve your everyday life.

These 8 Modern Car Features Are Riskier Than You Think

Cars come with all the bells and whistles these days. Are they all really that safe?

The Right Way to Withdraw Money From Your Retirement Accounts During Retirement

You've spent decades saving for retirement — don't waste your savings on taxes by withdrawing your money foolishly!

The Smart Way to Talk About Money on Your First Date

Money may be a mood-killer conversation topic on a first date, so try these subtler ways to uncover your date's attitude toward money.

Stop Believing These 5 Myths About IRAs

Don't let these myths prevent you from getting an IRA — the most important savings account you may ever have.

7 Ways to Tell If That Used Car Used to Be an Uber

Uber and Lyft drivers sell their cars just like the rest of us. Here's how to tell if you're about to buy one.

5 Things to Do Right Now to Boost Your 600 Credit Score

A 600 credit score isn't bad, exactly, but it's not terrific, either. Here's what you can do to improve it.

5 Things a Homebuyer Shouldn't Say to a Seller's Agent

An open house is the perfect time to get the deets on your potential dream home. It's not the time to get chatty with the seller's agent.

The Fine Art of Negotiating With Your Financial Institution

Paying more and getting less in your financial agreements? Learn how to get past the red tape and negotiate with people who can say "yes."

5 Money Moves to Make Before You Move in Together

Before you get too starry-eyed, there are some major money moves you and your SO need to make before moving in together.

How to Talk to Mom and Dad About Their Money

Give Dad and Mom the gift of knowing you're ready to help them weather whatever life throws their way.

Best Money Tips: How to Handle Surprise Medical Bills

Today we found articles on how to handle surprise medical bills, tips for saving money at the farmers market, and jobs that will satisfy your wanderlust.

5 Money Moves to Make Before Applying For a Credit Card

If you're feeling the urge to apply for a shiny new credit card, not so fast! Make sure these money moves get checked off first.

9 Financial Mistakes You're Making at the Doctor's Office

If you keep making these money mistakes at the doctor's office, your wallet will really start feeling the pain.

How to Agree on the Perfect Home With Your Spouse

If your dream home is your spouse's worst nightmare, you'll need to find some middle ground before you're move-in ready.

5 Obstacles You Can Expect on Your Journey to Financial Freedom

The road to financial freedom is paved with good intentions — and there are a few potholes along the way, too.

5 Things to Consider When Buying a Larger Home

When home gets a little cramped, bigger digs may be in order. Here's what you should consider before upsizing.

Here's How Rich You'd Be If You'd Invested $500 in FAANG 6 Years Ago

So you missed the boat on Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google? Here's how much it cost you.

6 Ways New College Grads Can Build Credit

Entering the real world involves making big financial choices, and those choices will be easier once you start building credit.

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7 Financial Steps to Take in Your 20s That Will Safeguard Your Future

If you're in your 20s and can make any or all of these money moves, your future will indeed be bright.

More Cash Back for Dining Out with the Capital One® Savor® Cash Rewards Credit Card

Looking for the most rewards for dining out? Make sure you're carrying the Capital One Savor Cash Rewards Credit Card.

2-Minute Read: What You Need to Know About Cash Advances

Before you request a cash advance through your credit card, scan this quick read so you understand what's involved.

Why the Best Credit Card Rewards Strategy Is a Slow One

When it comes to credit card rewards strategies, follow the lead of the tortoise, and take it slow.

How to Tackle Your Summer Vacation Credit Card Debt

Spent a little too much money while on vacation this summer? We've all been there. Here's how to tackle it, manage it, and then defeat it.

2-Minute Read: What You Need to Know About Credit Reports

Your credit report includes important information used to determine your creditworthiness. Do you understand everything on it?

4 Myths About Economic Behavior We Don't Believe Anymore

We all remember the marshmallow experiment from Psychology 101. New studies show those famous findings are full of fluff.

How Much Money Do You Need in Savings When Applying for a Mortgage?

You've saved up the down payment and closing costs for a new house. But do you have enough cash reserves to get the green light from your lender?

6 Things Buyers Will Hate About Your House

You may love your '90s-chic, paisley-print wallpaper, but potential homebuyers probably will not.

How Student Loan Debt Can Derail Your Future

It's time to stop believing that student loans are "good" debt. In fact, they can totally derail your future.

Investing Is Great, But Saving Is Even Better

The key to a healthy investment portfolio isn't great returns — it's saving a lot of money.

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.