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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

People who are weighing an expat experience should ensure that they adopt a positive attitude and are receptive to new cultures.
8/29/15 9:16AM
Craft beer brewers have to debut pumpkin beers during the summer months to make sure they're gone by Halloween, but drinkers are slowly catching on.
8/29/15 9:03AM
No, there aren't a whole lot of sports cars out there that can get 30+ miles per gallon, but there are a few sportier models going easy on fuel consumption.
8/29/15 8:57AM
Here's how to get your property ready for showings without spending a fortune.
8/29/15 8:36AM
The housing market's comeback has depleted supply, inflated prices and left many folks in the U.S. where they were immediately following the crisis: Renting out of necessity.
8/29/15 8:17AM
Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas, with its ten-story water slide, seven neighborhoods and central park, is just one of the latest ships to break records.
8/28/15 12:57PM
Football season is about to kick off, but too many fantasy football players kick in too much cash to play.
8/28/15 12:20PM
Workers who have financial troubles even before entering retirement should consider relocating to one of these 25 retiree-friendly cities.
8/28/15 12:04PM
Youth and post-youth disaffection crosses time zones and cultures; unsustainable debt defines this cohort in the U.S.
8/28/15 11:30AM
With only 20% of travelers booking their Labor Day stays before August, there are still a lot of rooms in great spots within driving distance.
8/28/15 10:22AM
So, how do subprime consumers repair their battered credit reputations so they can access credit lines and credit cards again?
8/28/15 10:01AM
U.S. stocks opened lower Friday as personal income and spending both rose in July.
8/28/15 9:48AM
When volatility seems to come in unrelenting streams, even the bravest investor can get nervous. Here's how to avoid needless loss and keep from making a fear-driven mistake.
8/28/15 9:39AM
Many travel hot spots and cruise lines offer special amenities for seniors who have limited mobility.
8/28/15 8:51AM
The Giving Pledge encourages the world's richest to give away most of their wealth to charitable causes.
8/28/15 6:32AM

Latest News for Borrowers

No, there aren't a whole lot of sports cars out there that can get 30+ miles per gallon, but there are a few sportier models going easy on fuel consumption.
8/29/15 8:57AM
Here's how to get your property ready for showings without spending a fortune.
8/29/15 8:36AM
The housing market's comeback has depleted supply, inflated prices and left many folks in the U.S. where they were immediately following the crisis: Renting out of necessity.
8/29/15 8:17AM

Latest News on Financial Planning

Workers who have financial troubles even before entering retirement should consider relocating to one of these 25 retiree-friendly cities.
8/28/15 12:04PM
Youth and post-youth disaffection crosses time zones and cultures; unsustainable debt defines this cohort in the U.S.
8/28/15 11:30AM
When volatility seems to come in unrelenting streams, even the bravest investor can get nervous. Here's how to avoid needless loss and keep from making a fear-driven mistake.
8/28/15 9:39AM

Latest News on Taxes

Millennials were more cautious and frugal with their money after the recession, but reaction to a potential rise in interest rates shows the rest of us aren't much bolder.
8/21/15 8:25AM
Sentimental attachment to a block of shares inherited from parent or grandparent is a luxury few investors can afford.
8/21/15 6:55AM
If you thought managing risk in your retirement portfolio by diversifying asset allocation was tricky, wait until you meet distribution diversification.
8/18/15 1:41PM

Latest News on Insurance

Finances may be a bigger factor than fear when it comes to avoiding the dentist’s chair. Finding affordable dental care is possible with a little effort.
8/27/15 11:00AM
Finances may be a bigger factor than fear when it comes to avoiding the dentist.
8/27/15 10:03AM
The newest advances in smart clothing and wearable technology include such things as Bluetooth bras that detect early signs of breast cancer and jewelry designed to measure UV exposure.
8/27/15 9:58AM

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