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Personal Finance

Personal Finance

Personal Finance Tips, Articles and Advice

Personal finance education is the cornerstone to living a happy, healthy and successful life. It's never too early to learn how to manage your money, keep your debt under control and invest for your future.

The first step in your personal finance education should be achieving financial literacy: You'll need to understand the words that professionals use when talking about money. The second step in your education should be talking about money. Too many people make poor financial decisions because they are afraid that discussing money matters is taboo. If you're reading this, fear not, because we think talking about money matters is crucial.

The articles below contain tips and advice on personal finance basics as well as more advanced concepts like financial planning. We've also included links to other useful resources.

Personal Finance News

Shares of Mitek Systems are up big year-to-date and this week the mobile deposit solutions provider announced that it processed its billionth check.
5/4/16 4:24PM
Shares of Epiq Systems are up 14 percent year-to-date and will likely head even higher now that the legal software provider has started to address its governance issues.
5/4/16 4:18PM
But spiking real estate prices and stagnant wages make it tough on first time buyers.
5/4/16 2:28PM
New technologies and tumbling prices are putting hearing aids on more aging ears.
5/4/16 12:14PM
There's an art - and a right time - to ask for a credit card limit. Follow these rules to get one.
5/4/16 10:38AM
Failure to wear a seat belt may be the last 'minor' moving violation, as just about anything else will add at least 20% to your insurance premiums.
5/4/16 10:08AM
In the wake of anti-LGBT laws in North Carolina, Gogobot releases the list of the top LGBT friendly travel destinations.
5/4/16 9:06AM
Burdened by student loan debt and plagued by a stagnant job market, the Class of '16 may be better off saving money with mom and dad this year.
5/4/16 8:39AM
Named one of the most innovative companies of 2016 by Fast Company, The Kitchen is a rare blend of a non and for profit business.
5/4/16 6:00AM
Scotts Miracle-Gro CEO Jim Hagedorn says the company has seen an uptick in sales in the U.S. and Europe.
5/3/16 5:46PM
These plans present unique challenges for U.S. citizens living overseas. Here is how to navigate the complexities.
5/3/16 2:21PM
Maybe you've recently gotten a notice that you're entitled to compensation in a class action. You should follow these steps, but don't hold your breath.
5/3/16 12:02PM
For college students, studying abroad is a great experience, but you'll need to manage your money wisely.
5/3/16 10:31AM
Wedding guests are expected to pay $700 for each wedding they attend this year. You can learn how to cut corners here.
5/3/16 8:59AM
From Millennials to Baby Boomers, uncertainly about health care costs, housing costs and overall savings has scared investors into inaction on their retirement plans.
5/3/16 8:42AM

Latest News for Borrowers

Shares of Mitek Systems are up big year-to-date and this week the mobile deposit solutions provider announced that it processed its billionth check.
5/4/16 4:24PM
But spiking real estate prices and stagnant wages make it tough on first time buyers.
5/4/16 2:28PM
Burdened by student loan debt and plagued by a stagnant job market, the Class of '16 may be better off saving money with mom and dad this year.
5/4/16 8:39AM

Latest News on Financial Planning

There's an art - and a right time - to ask for a credit card limit. Follow these rules to get one.
5/4/16 10:38AM
Burdened by student loan debt and plagued by a stagnant job market, the Class of '16 may be better off saving money with mom and dad this year.
5/4/16 8:39AM
Wedding guests are expected to pay $700 for each wedding they attend this year. You can learn how to cut corners here.
5/3/16 8:59AM

Latest News on Taxes

These plans present unique challenges for U.S. citizens living overseas. Here is how to navigate the complexities.
5/3/16 2:21PM
The firms raking in money helping U.S. taxpayers prepare their returns in time for today's filing deadline are simultaneously facing threats from both ends of the political spectrum.
4/18/16 3:47PM
If your tax refund is a few days late, don't panic. If your refund is a few months late or your return was outright rejected, there are steps to take.
4/18/16 8:59AM

Latest News on Insurance

New technologies and tumbling prices are putting hearing aids on more aging ears.
5/4/16 12:14PM
Failure to wear a seat belt may be the last 'minor' moving violation, as just about anything else will add at least 20% to your insurance premiums.
5/4/16 10:08AM
AIG, the bailed-out insurer that Carl Icahn and John Paulson pushed to break up, missed earnings estimates as its investments took a hit from global market volatility.
5/2/16 5:49PM

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