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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

The latest jobs report told us one big lesson: if you want that brand new job, don't delay your search.
2/9/16 1:35PM
When it comes to what people are looking for in their ideal Valentine's Day date, don't ignore Cupid's lesser-known weapon: fiscal responsibility.
2/9/16 12:01PM
FTC honcho heads Student Aid Enforcement unit while student loan write-offs are a likely cause for concern at ED.
2/9/16 11:12AM
Don't surprise a spouse or partner with a low credit score - make honesty the best policy.
2/9/16 10:07AM
Leaving your cubicle for lunch gives you an opportunity not only to recharge, but also avoid burnout and increase your productivity while connecting with your fellow co-workers. But watch out.
2/9/16 9:43AM
To really make a relationship work, aim for fun over money when choosing a mate - to a point.
2/9/16 8:43AM
Americans can waste thousands of dollars annually by careless debt and spending. It's time to fight back.
2/9/16 8:22AM
Each one of the Denver Broncos will receive a nearly $100,000 bonus for winning the Super Bowl.
2/8/16 3:57PM
Here’s what to weigh in deciding whether to shift your 2015 traditional IRA funds to Roth.
2/8/16 3:12PM
Apollo Education Group has accepted a $1.1 billion takeover offer from a group of buyout firms led by Vistria Group.
2/8/16 2:09PM
The gulf between the Academy Award nominees for Best Picture and the top-grossing films of the year isn't closing, despite those lists sharing a member.
2/8/16 1:43PM
Harried by falling revenue and federal investigations, a former deputy secretary of education takes over.
2/8/16 11:42AM
Forget all you thought you knew about a budget sedan, because the 2017 Hyundai Elantra is something completely different. It offers a winning combination of luxury features and value price.
2/8/16 11:14AM
Here's why some of the smartest companies already offer this perk.
2/8/16 11:10AM
Market volatility, global instability and rising interest rates can toy with your heart, but you'll need to be rational to weather them all.
2/8/16 10:37AM

Latest News for Borrowers

When it comes to what people are looking for in their ideal Valentine's Day date, don't ignore Cupid's lesser-known weapon: fiscal responsibility.
2/9/16 12:01PM
FTC honcho heads Student Aid Enforcement unit while student loan write-offs are a likely cause for concern at ED.
2/9/16 11:12AM
Don't surprise a spouse or partner with a low credit score - make honesty the best policy.
2/9/16 10:07AM

Latest News on Financial Planning

FTC honcho heads Student Aid Enforcement unit while student loan write-offs are a likely cause for concern at ED.
2/9/16 11:12AM
Don't surprise a spouse or partner with a low credit score - make honesty the best policy.
2/9/16 10:07AM
To really make a relationship work, aim for fun over money when choosing a mate - to a point.
2/9/16 8:43AM

Latest News on Taxes

Here’s what to weigh in deciding whether to shift your 2015 traditional IRA funds to Roth.
2/8/16 3:12PM
Inclement weather can result in unexpected expenses such as the removal of snow, but this expenditure is among many tax breaks for maintenance.
2/4/16 12:10PM
It's possible your side income isn't considered a business just because you make money. Here's how to figure out why.
1/28/16 12:35PM

Latest News on Insurance

Almost 88% of life insurance policies go unused or are surrendered. But consumers should know they have other options.
2/2/16 1:55PM
Almost 88% of life insurance policies go unused or are surrendered and that could make cashing out of your policy the smartest move ever.
2/2/16 12:59PM
Consumers who waited until the eleventh hour to purchase health insurance might run into some delays and snags, but many of the complications will work themselves out.
2/2/16 10:21AM

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