Articles on Personal Finance

How Cosigning On a Student Loan Could Impact Your Finances

Before you cosign on a student loan, these are four important things to keep in mind.

Why You Should Buy Travel Insurance — Even if Your Credit Card Offers It For Free

So your credit card offers free travel insurance? Here's why you should still pay for it anyway.

5 Reasons Not to Use Debit Cards When You Shop Online

Before you place an order through your favorite online retailer, consider these reasons to use credit instead of debit.

6 Signs You Should Refinance Your Student Loans With a Private Lender

Is it time to refinance your student loans with a private lender? Here are six signs it might be.

How to Dispute Mistakes On Your Credit Report

Notice something amiss on your credit report? Don't fret. This is how you can dispute any mistakes.

How to Stretch Your Airline Miles With Dynamic Award Pricing

Dynamic award pricing is here to stay, but there are still plenty of ways to get the most out of your airline miles.

How to Stay Calm During a Market Fluctuation

If you're tempted to bail on investments when you hear scary financial predictions, it's important you learn how to keep your cool.

Your Payment History Has a Huge Impact on Your Credit Score – Here's How to Improve It

Don't let your payment history destroy your credit score. Automate your bills and watch your score soar.

The Pros and Cons of Refinancing an Auto Loan

Before you refinance your auto loan, here's what you need to know.

The 4 Worst Kinds of Debt to Have in 2019

Debt can be a necessary evil when it comes to building credit, but in 2019, these are the worst kinds of debt to carry.

How Recent Grads Should Prepare for Student Loan Payments

Now that college is over, it's time to start paying those student loans. Here's how to budget for those payments without feeling too overwhelmed.

5 Money Moves to Make Before You Turn 40

Before you hit the big 4-0, make sure you've made these money moves.

Ask the Readers: Who Do You Go to For Money Advice?

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Here's How Much Money You're Losing With Your Regular Savings Account

Is it time to move your money into a new savings account? Here's how to decide.

Ask the Readers: What Financial Topic Do You Want to Learn More About?

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Do You Need Wedding Insurance?

You hope your wedding day goes off without a hitch, but some things you just can't control, so you might want to consider wedding insurance.

Should You Use a Personal Loan or a Home Equity Loan to Remodel Your Home?

Looking to remodel your home? Here's how to decide between a personal loan and a home equity loan to pay for it.

Ask the Readers: Are You On Track for Retirement?

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How a Credit Card Can Actually Help You Get Out of Debt

Is paying off debt with a credit card ever a good idea? In some cases, yes.

Why You Should Use a Personal Loan to Pay Down Debt

This might seem like surprising financial advice, but you should consider paying off debt with a personal loan.