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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 to buy or to rent debate rages on and for Millennials especially, renting may be a more savvy option.
4/27/15 2:24PM
Women money managers think about investing differently than men and collectively their approach outperforms their male counterparts.
4/27/15 1:55PM
If you've recently asked yourself, 'Should I get renters insurance?' we've got an easy answer for you: Yes.
4/27/15 1:24PM
In Monday's Analysts' Actions, American Express (AXP) gets a downgrade, while Apple (AAPL) and Disney (DIS) receive positive notes.
4/27/15 9:27AM
Don't fall for the conventional wisdom with your retirement savings plan. It could be steering you wrong.
4/27/15 8:30AM
Corinthian Colleges, a for profit educational institution, says it has stopped all instruction at is 28 remaining physical campuses.
4/27/15 7:23AM
For the week of April 27, Wall Street awaits earnings from Apple (AAPL), Twitter (TWTR), Ford (F), CVS Health (CVS), United Parcel Service (UPS), MasterCard (MA), Visa (V) and more.
4/26/15 12:00PM
Head to New England if you want to live in some of the safest states in the U.S.
4/25/15 11:19AM
Living in states in the South may cost less compared to Northern counterparts, but they are some of the most dangerous states in the country.
4/25/15 11:19AM
Which state has the best school districts for kindergarten through 12th grade? Hint: Its neighbor is New York.
4/25/15 10:13AM
The worst schools in the U.S. as ranked by WalletHub seem to be concentrated in two geographical areas - the southwest and the Gulf Coast.
4/25/15 10:13AM
Buying a home is exciting, but the costs can add up quickly. It's important to build room into your budget for the hidden costs of buying a home.
4/24/15 5:16PM
Statistically the summer months are prime time to sell real estate.
4/24/15 4:47PM
Investors seeking to minimize interest rate risk in the face of looming Fed rate hikes should seek out a short term bond fund.
4/24/15 11:00AM
Building up a gold standard credit score takes a lot of hard work and meticulous financial planning. So you've definitely earned the financial perks you're now entitled to.
4/23/15 4:31PM

Latest News for Borrowers

The to buy or to rent debate rages on and for Millennials especially, renting may be a more savvy option.
4/27/15 2:24PM
In Monday's Analysts' Actions, American Express (AXP) gets a downgrade, while Apple (AAPL) and Disney (DIS) receive positive notes.
4/27/15 9:27AM
For the week of April 27, Wall Street awaits earnings from Apple (AAPL), Twitter (TWTR), Ford (F), CVS Health (CVS), United Parcel Service (UPS), MasterCard (MA), Visa (V) and more.
4/26/15 12:00PM

Latest News on Financial Planning

Don't fall for the conventional wisdom with your retirement savings plan. It could be steering you wrong.
4/27/15 8:30AM
Corinthian Colleges, a for profit educational institution, says it has stopped all instruction at is 28 remaining physical campuses.
4/27/15 7:23AM
Employees need all the financial help they can get, and increasingly it's up to employers to help out.
4/23/15 11:00AM

Latest News on Taxes

Do you live in one of these five elite education states?
4/18/15 9:12AM
If you're going to miss the deadline for filing your taxes, you have options -- but they're limited.
4/15/15 3:47PM
Your tax refund can change from year to year for a variety of reasons.
4/15/15 6:30AM

Latest News on Insurance

If you've recently asked yourself, 'Should I get renters insurance?' we've got an easy answer for you: Yes.
4/27/15 1:24PM
Buying a home is exciting, but the costs can add up quickly. It's important to build room into your budget for the hidden costs of buying a home.
4/24/15 5:16PM
A lot of people think that a low credit score puts an end to property buying.
4/22/15 3:08PM

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