What Is Collateral and What Does It Mean to Me?

What Is Collateral and What Does It Mean to Me?

Putting up collateral could mean the difference between getting and not getting a loan or credit.

What Are the Three Credit Bureaus and Why Do They Matter?

What Are the Three Credit Bureaus and Why Do They Matter?

Knowing who the three major credit bureaus are, and how they work, can make you a stronger financial consumer.

What Are Insurance Premiums and How Much Do They Cost?

What Are Insurance Premiums and How Much Do They Cost?

Getting to know insurance premiums can save you money and get you the protection you need.

Why We All Need Financial Education at Work

Why We All Need Financial Education at Work

Robert Powell writes that the better informed we are about our finances, the better our financial decisions and the less stress we have -- especially at work.

What Is The Average Retirement Savings in 2019?

What Is The Average Retirement Savings in 2019?

How much does the average American have saved for retirement? Nothing. Nothing at all.

How Much Do You Really Need to Retire?

How Much Do You Really Need to Retire?

Big numbergs thrown around on TV can scare people about how much they can really save.

Treasury Bonds: Definition, Types and What to Know Before Buying

Treasury Bonds: Definition, Types and What to Know Before Buying

Treasury bonds are U.S. government debt securities with a maturity of more than 10 years that pay fixed interest every six months. They are a loan to the U.S. government, meaning they are virtually risk-free.

Money Really Can Buy You Happiness -- If You Know How to Spend it

Money Really Can Buy You Happiness -- If You Know How to Spend it

Think saving long and hard for retirement will make you happy? It's really how you spend it.

The Best Online Tax Filing Software for 2019

The Best Online Tax Filing Software for 2019

Online tax preparation providers are cutting some interesting deals with customers, and are worth a closer look as April 15 beckons.

How to Maximize Your Tax Returns in 2019

How to Maximize Your Tax Returns in 2019

With new tax laws in place, there are plenty of ways to save money on taxes - you just need to know where to look.