What Is the Prime Rate? Definition, History and Rate in 2018

What Is the Prime Rate? Definition, History and Rate in 2018

The prime rate is the lowest rate at which money can be borrowed from commercial banks by non-banks. It typically tracks with the federal funds rate and is generally about 3% higher than the Federal Reserve's rate.

How to Make a Budget: 7 Easy Steps to Use Now

How to Make a Budget: 7 Easy Steps to Use Now

Building a household budget in 2018 is one part diligence, one part creativity, and one part discipline.

13 Money-Saving Apps That Put More Into Your Wallet

13 Money-Saving Apps That Put More Into Your Wallet

These money-saving apps can get you on the road to financial fitness - one dollar at a time.

Protect Yourself From These 6 IRS Tax Scams in 2018

Protect Yourself From These 6 IRS Tax Scams in 2018

IRS tax scams are all too common -- and all too effective in stealing valuable taxpayer data. Stop those scams cold with these action steps.

12 Simple Ways to Improve Your Credit Score in 2018

12 Simple Ways to Improve Your Credit Score in 2018

Boosting your credit score gets you on the path to clear financial health. Use these tips to start that journey.

31 Ways to Save Money in College

31 Ways to Save Money in College

Saving money while in college may be easier than you think, as long as you're creative and diligent about stashing cash away.

How to Use Back-to-School Shopping As a Way to Teach Your Kids About Budgeting

How to Use Back-to-School Shopping As a Way to Teach Your Kids About Budgeting

Start the budget lessons early in your child's life, says one top expert.

American Express Touches All-Time High During 5 Straight Sessions of Gains

American Express Touches All-Time High During 5 Straight Sessions of Gains

American Express rose 1.4% at its peak Wednesday.

What Is APR and How Does It Differ From Interest Rates?

What Is APR and How Does It Differ From Interest Rates?

Knowing the various APR models of can help you save big money on credit cards and loans.

LendingTree CEO Focused on App and Digitized Mortgage Experience

LendingTree CEO Focused on App and Digitized Mortgage Experience

CEO Doug Lebda said optimizing the My LendingTree app and digitizing its mortgage experience are the company's top priorities.