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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 really want to live in Buffalo, under eight feet of snow? The most affordable places to live in the U.S. are not the ritziest.
11/23/14 9:12AM
David Lord, CEO of Jumpstart, says his company has been the leader in learning-based games for over 20 years, with mobile being key to extending the platform.
11/21/14 5:17PM
Target-date funds enable employees to become better savers, explained James Lauder, CEO of Global Index Advisors.
11/21/14 4:53PM
Holiday shopping can wreak havoc on your credit score, even if you're disciplined.
11/21/14 4:47PM
If you're eligible to convert your IRA to a Roth IRA, do it before the end of the year, said Ed Slott, founder of Ed Slott and Company.
11/21/14 3:53PM
Are mobile games one-hit wonders or is there sustained, long-term growth in the industry?
11/21/14 3:39PM
With a shriveling work force, America needs young workers. And those new workers will boost the economy.
11/21/14 3:20PM
Make sure you convert to a Roth IRA before the end of the year, said Ed Slott, founder of Ed Slott and Company.
11/21/14 1:46PM
A tribute to Ken Cramer, or 'Pop', father of TheStreet.com founder, 'Jimmy'.
11/21/14 10:53AM
Change from the cash register could soon be a thing of the past.
11/21/14 10:05AM
An explosion occurred on an offshore oil and gas platform in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday, killing one person and injuring three.
11/21/14 7:26AM
Amid a recent PR triage situation, Uber is offering up a positive spin on the company by offering a student debt assistance program for employees.
11/20/14 3:37PM
Cadillac’s Johan de Nysschen is ready to fight for market share and respect in the luxury market.
11/20/14 11:15AM
With Black Friday on the national doorstep, shoppers should take some time to protect themselves.
11/20/14 10:45AM
Uber, the embattled Rideshare company, may be starting a student loan assistance business
11/20/14 10:25AM

Latest News for Borrowers

Do you really want to live in Buffalo, under eight feet of snow? The most affordable places to live in the U.S. are not the ritziest.
11/23/14 9:12AM
Holiday shopping can wreak havoc on your credit score, even if you're disciplined.
11/21/14 4:47PM
Change from the cash register could soon be a thing of the past.
11/21/14 10:05AM

Latest News on Financial Planning

Target-date funds enable employees to become better savers, explained James Lauder, CEO of Global Index Advisors.
11/21/14 4:53PM
If you're eligible to convert your IRA to a Roth IRA, do it before the end of the year, said Ed Slott, founder of Ed Slott and Company.
11/21/14 3:53PM
Make sure you convert to a Roth IRA before the end of the year, said Ed Slott, founder of Ed Slott and Company.
11/21/14 1:46PM

Latest News on Taxes

U.S. expats are renouncing citizenship in large numbers in response to a new tax law that extends Uncle Sam's reach across the borders.
11/10/14 12:51PM
Which state has the lowest taxes for businesses and consumers? Click through to see the states made the list.
11/4/14 10:39AM
Which state has the highest taxes for businesses and consumers? Click through to see the states made the list.
11/4/14 10:38AM

Latest News on Insurance

With a shriveling work force, America needs young workers. And those new workers will boost the economy.
11/21/14 3:20PM
The European car market continued its recovery in October, recording a 6.5 percent increase in sales to 1,072,837 units.
11/18/14 6:56AM
Marriott (MAR), Allstate (ALL) and Procter & Gamble (PG) downgraded in Monday's Analysts' Actions.
11/17/14 11:00AM

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