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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

Do you live in one of these five elite education states?
4/18/15 9:12AM
Budgeting can be boring difficult to stick to, but establishing one is the basic foundation of personal finance.
4/17/15 4:45PM
Since its split from General Electric (GE) last summer, Synchrony Financial (SYF) has been looking to reinvent itself as an independent brand.
4/17/15 3:36PM
Stocks were deep in the red in midday trading Friday with Wall Street caught up in a global sell-off after China clamped down on market regulation.
4/17/15 12:14PM
Millennials make less than any other generation, but that shouldn't stop them from investing
4/17/15 11:24AM
Stocks were under pressure Friday morning with Wall Street caught in the crossfire of a global market sell-off.
4/17/15 10:07AM
General Electric (GE) says the stronger U.S. dollar had a $950 million impact on its results in the first quarter.
4/17/15 7:24AM
Look out for American Express (AXP) in Friday's trading session. The company reported a mixed first-quarter earnings late Thursday.
4/16/15 5:45PM
Investors are swamped with offerings from businesses that sponsor financial literacy websites and lectures, but is the public actually learning anything?
4/16/15 3:35PM
UnitedHealth (UNH) beat earnings estimates and raised its expectations for the rest of the year.
4/16/15 8:10AM
Summers discusses the role and importance of online and marketplace lenders to improved borrower outcomes and economic performance.
4/15/15 3:53PM
If you're going to miss the deadline for filing your taxes, you have options -- but they're limited.
4/15/15 3:47PM
Corporate leaders need to let employees know exactly where they stand, said Jack Welch, former CEO of GE and the co-author of 'The Real-Life MBA' along with Suzy Welch.
4/15/15 9:15AM
The 'game has changed' and GE CEO Jeff Immelt is adapting the company to meet those changes, said Jack Welch, former GE CEO and co-author of 'The Real-Life MBA’.
4/15/15 9:00AM
Your tax refund can change from year to year for a variety of reasons.
4/15/15 6:30AM

Latest News for Borrowers

Since its split from General Electric (GE) last summer, Synchrony Financial (SYF) has been looking to reinvent itself as an independent brand.
4/17/15 3:36PM
Stocks were deep in the red in midday trading Friday with Wall Street caught up in a global sell-off after China clamped down on market regulation.
4/17/15 12:14PM
Stocks were under pressure Friday morning with Wall Street caught in the crossfire of a global market sell-off.
4/17/15 10:07AM

Latest News on Financial Planning

Millennials make less than any other generation, but that shouldn't stop them from investing
4/17/15 11:24AM
BlackRock already has 7% of the asset-management market already under its watch, and it looks to be increasing its position -- and its profit margins.
4/15/15 3:56PM
Most Americans know they need to save for retirement, but it’s what they don’t know that could make a huge difference in their nest eggs.
4/13/15 12:41PM

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

UnitedHealth (UNH) beat earnings estimates and raised its expectations for the rest of the year.
4/16/15 8:10AM
GE has a nearly $28 billion insurance liability that it may not be able to unload at any price.
4/15/15 4:31PM
Your tax refund can change from year to year for a variety of reasons.
4/15/15 6:30AM

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