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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 next time your car breaks down arm yourself with a few basic tools before finding the right shop to do the job.
3/28/15 11:09PM
After a nasty winter, spring is upon us. It's time to roll up your sleeves and get your home into shape in time for the warmer weather.
3/27/15 4:55PM
Consumers and investors are often in the dark over how much they spend on investment management fees in their 401(k) account.
3/27/15 6:00AM
Adding gold miner stocks and emerging markets bond funds to a portfolio will help reduce overall volatility, said Chris Minnucci, author of 'The Death of Buy and Hold.'
3/26/15 11:56AM
Greg Rosica, a tax partner at Ernst & Young, says taxpayers should look for easy deductions when applicable to lower their tax bills, and should double-check all their work.
3/25/15 6:16PM
Don't overlook potential deductions this tax season like missing items that carry over from a prior year or net gambling losses, said Greg Rosica, Tax Partner at Ernst & Young.
3/25/15 4:17PM
"These guys advertise like doctors and lawyers and litigate like used car salesman," says the head of a group of lawyers who represent investors in securities arbitration.
3/24/15 12:45PM
The company's tax-advantaged products will be in demand as the cost of health insurance increases.
3/23/15 3:32PM
Millennials need to start planning for their financial futures even before they begin college, said Christine Romans, author of 'Smart is the New Rich.'
3/23/15 12:57PM
China intends to increase enforcement of pollution laws, putting pressure on the country's heavy industry, including U.S.-traded companies.
3/20/15 8:00PM
If you aren't a Millennial yourself, chances are you work with one. The American workforce currently includes 55 million employees under the age of 35.
3/20/15 2:33PM
It's spring, and that means it's time to put the top down and take a long drive -- but how much will it cost you at the pump?
3/20/15 11:16AM
For the first time, SXSW hosted a health and medical technology exposition with niche gadgets, like a smart watch for senior citizens.
3/18/15 2:07PM
American Express will launch a loyalty program with well known retailers.
3/18/15 7:39AM
Most observers expect the central bank to drop 'patient' language from statement. But they won't know when rates may rise until Janet Yellen speaks
3/18/15 6:00AM

Latest News for Borrowers

After a nasty winter, spring is upon us. It's time to roll up your sleeves and get your home into shape in time for the warmer weather.
3/27/15 4:55PM
Millennials need to start planning for their financial futures even before they begin college, said Christine Romans, author of 'Smart is the New Rich.'
3/23/15 12:57PM
American Express will launch a loyalty program with well known retailers.
3/18/15 7:39AM

Latest News on Financial Planning

Consumers and investors are often in the dark over how much they spend on investment management fees in their 401(k) account.
3/27/15 6:00AM
Adding gold miner stocks and emerging markets bond funds to a portfolio will help reduce overall volatility, said Chris Minnucci, author of 'The Death of Buy and Hold.'
3/26/15 11:56AM
"These guys advertise like doctors and lawyers and litigate like used car salesman," says the head of a group of lawyers who represent investors in securities arbitration.
3/24/15 12:45PM

Latest News on Taxes

Greg Rosica, a tax partner at Ernst & Young, says taxpayers should look for easy deductions when applicable to lower their tax bills, and should double-check all their work.
3/25/15 6:16PM
Don't overlook potential deductions this tax season like missing items that carry over from a prior year or net gambling losses, said Greg Rosica, Tax Partner at Ernst & Young.
3/25/15 4:17PM
Here are 10 tax-filing tips as published by MainStreet, the personal finance site in TheStreet network.
3/13/15 8:30AM

Latest News on Insurance

The next time your car breaks down arm yourself with a few basic tools before finding the right shop to do the job.
3/28/15 11:09PM
The company's tax-advantaged products will be in demand as the cost of health insurance increases.
3/23/15 3:32PM
For the first time, SXSW hosted a health and medical technology exposition with niche gadgets, like a smart watch for senior citizens.
3/18/15 2:07PM

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