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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

Jim Cramer answers viewers' Twitter (TWTR) questions from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
5/6/15 12:38PM
In Wednesday's Analysts' Actions, we highlight upgrades for American Express (AXP) and Charles Schwab (SCHW), as well as negative notes Zulily (ZU) following its disappointing Q1 results and soft guidance.
5/6/15 10:03AM
Taking a long term view on your investments means having a strategy. Here are the big 4 investments to make before you hit 40.
5/5/15 4:00PM
The use of plastic and car loans shouldn't be a prerequisite to getting a mortgage.
5/5/15 3:59PM
Corinthian Colleges has filed for bankruptcy following multiple lawsuits and a regulatory action from the U.S. Department of Education.
5/4/15 4:38PM
There’s a whole world out there of interesting non-Apple tech gifts moms will surely love. Here are just a few of them.
5/4/15 10:13AM
Millennials don't trust Wall Street -- and they're showing it by not investing in the stock market.
5/4/15 9:13AM
Insurance companies provide services that are essential in the economy: consumers and businesses require insurance services to reduce risk.
5/4/15 8:30AM
Comcast (CMCSA) beat earnings expectations on both the top and bottom lines.
5/4/15 7:25AM
Millennials don't trust Wall Street, according to a new survey from Harvard University's Institute of Politics.
5/2/15 6:30AM
Famed investor Mario Gabelli discusses what types of investments Warren Buffett generally likes to make and others that he finds attractive.
5/1/15 4:40PM
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered (LGBT) individuals, same-sex couples, and modern families have unique needs when planning for the future.
5/1/15 4:37PM
Consumers with high-deductible health insurance plans can open a health savings account to save money tax-free.
5/1/15 3:03PM
The Link Between Securities Trading by Banks and Credit Supply
5/1/15 10:50AM
Stocks rebounded to begin the month of May, recovering from a steep selloff on Thursday.
5/1/15 10:10AM

Latest News for Borrowers

Jim Cramer answers viewers' Twitter (TWTR) questions from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
5/6/15 12:38PM
In Wednesday's Analysts' Actions, we highlight upgrades for American Express (AXP) and Charles Schwab (SCHW), as well as negative notes Zulily (ZU) following its disappointing Q1 results and soft guidance.
5/6/15 10:03AM
Taking a long term view on your investments means having a strategy. Here are the big 4 investments to make before you hit 40.
5/5/15 4:00PM

Latest News on Financial Planning

Taking a long term view on your investments means having a strategy. Here are the big 4 investments to make before you hit 40.
5/5/15 4:00PM
Famed investor Mario Gabelli discusses what types of investments Warren Buffett generally likes to make and others that he finds attractive.
5/1/15 4:40PM
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered (LGBT) individuals, same-sex couples, and modern families have unique needs when planning for the future.
5/1/15 4:37PM

Latest News on Taxes

Cash-strapped states are cracking down on domicile law, so it helps to commit to your tax-free second home if you want the breaks that come with it.
4/30/15 8:30AM
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

Latest News on Insurance

Taking a long term view on your investments means having a strategy. Here are the big 4 investments to make before you hit 40.
5/5/15 4:00PM
Insurance companies provide services that are essential in the economy: consumers and businesses require insurance services to reduce risk.
5/4/15 8:30AM
Consumers with high-deductible health insurance plans can open a health savings account to save money tax-free.
5/1/15 3:03PM

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