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Personal Finance

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

U.S. stocks fell on Friday, following a weaker-than-expected April jobs report.
5/6/16 10:41AM
Georgia takes the opposite tack as Governor Deal opposes campus carry law.
5/5/16 5:21PM
Square shares slid in after-hours trading on Thursday after the company reported a wider than expected first quarter loss.
5/5/16 4:51PM
Lengthy lines of frustrated travelers clog many airports - flights are getting missed.
5/5/16 4:29PM
Startups and emerging companies are choosing to obtain capital through less traditional methods ranging from Kickstarter to alternative lenders for faster access.
5/5/16 3:26PM
Costco will benefit over the long term from its switch from American Express to Visa, says Jim Cramer.
5/5/16 11:28AM
Go online to snag the best summer travel deals on airfare, auto rentals and everything else under the sun.
5/5/16 9:54AM
One of American workers' greatest fears is how much they'll spend on long-term health care in retirement. The figures and their recent growth suggest those fears are well-founded.
5/5/16 9:02AM
Shares of Mitek Systems are up big year-to-date and this week the mobile deposit solutions provider announced that it processed its billionth check.
5/4/16 4:24PM
Shares of Epiq Systems are up 14 percent year-to-date and will likely head even higher now that the legal software provider has started to address its governance issues.
5/4/16 4:18PM
But spiking real estate prices and stagnant wages make it tough on first time buyers.
5/4/16 2:28PM
New technologies and tumbling prices are putting hearing aids on more aging ears.
5/4/16 12:14PM
There's an art - and a right time - to ask for a credit card limit. Follow these rules to get one.
5/4/16 10:38AM
Failure to wear a seat belt may be the last 'minor' moving violation, as just about anything else will add at least 20% to your insurance premiums.
5/4/16 10:08AM
In the wake of anti-LGBT laws in North Carolina, Gogobot releases the list of the top LGBT friendly travel destinations.
5/4/16 9:06AM

Latest News for Borrowers

Square shares slid in after-hours trading on Thursday after the company reported a wider than expected first quarter loss.
5/5/16 4:51PM
Lengthy lines of frustrated travelers clog many airports - flights are getting missed.
5/5/16 4:29PM
Startups and emerging companies are choosing to obtain capital through less traditional methods ranging from Kickstarter to alternative lenders for faster access.
5/5/16 3:26PM

Latest News on Financial Planning

One of American workers' greatest fears is how much they'll spend on long-term health care in retirement. The figures and their recent growth suggest those fears are well-founded.
5/5/16 9:02AM
There's an art - and a right time - to ask for a credit card limit. Follow these rules to get one.
5/4/16 10:38AM
Burdened by student loan debt and plagued by a stagnant job market, the Class of '16 may be better off saving money with mom and dad this year.
5/4/16 8:39AM

Latest News on Taxes

These plans present unique challenges for U.S. citizens living overseas. Here is how to navigate the complexities.
5/3/16 2:21PM
The firms raking in money helping U.S. taxpayers prepare their returns in time for today's filing deadline are simultaneously facing threats from both ends of the political spectrum.
4/18/16 3:47PM
If your tax refund is a few days late, don't panic. If your refund is a few months late or your return was outright rejected, there are steps to take.
4/18/16 8:59AM

Latest News on Insurance

U.S. stocks fell on Friday, following a weaker-than-expected April jobs report.
5/6/16 10:41AM
One of American workers' greatest fears is how much they'll spend on long-term health care in retirement. The figures and their recent growth suggest those fears are well-founded.
5/5/16 9:02AM
New technologies and tumbling prices are putting hearing aids on more aging ears.
5/4/16 12:14PM

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