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12 Best Productivity Apps for 2019

12 Best Productivity Apps for 2019

While there's no single productivity app that rules them all, a combo platter of good productivity apps can make all the difference in the world.

What Is Amortization and How Do You Use It To Pay Off Loans?

What Is Amortization and How Do You Use It To Pay Off Loans?

Amortization tells you exactly what you need to know to pay off a loan, more quickly and efficiently.

How Much You Should Contribute to Your 401(k)

How Much You Should Contribute to Your 401(k)

You have a job that offers a 401(k) plan, but aren't sure how much you should contribute. Here are some guidelines for new investors on how much to contribute to a plan and reminders for even the most experienced.

25 Highest-Paying Jobs That Don't Require a College Degree in 2018

25 Highest-Paying Jobs That Don't Require a College Degree in 2018

You don't need a college degree to get a good job at good wages. These 25 jobs tell the tale.

What Is Compound Interest and How Is It Calculated?

What Is Compound Interest and How Is It Calculated?

Compound interest helps consumers save more money for their rainy-day fund or retirement portfolio.

11 Best Short-Term Investments in 2018

11 Best Short-Term Investments in 2018

If you are not really in it for the long haul but still want to invest, you're going to want to pick a good short-term investment. So, what are the best short-term investments in 2018?

Seven Phishing Scams in 2018 and How to Protect Yourself

Seven Phishing Scams in 2018 and How to Protect Yourself

Don't fall for phishing scams. They're a threat that requires serious attention from users and companies.

10 Questions You Should Ask an Interviewer

10 Questions You Should Ask an Interviewer

Want to nail your next interview? Start with these 10 questions.

Five Reasons to Borrow From Your 401(k) and How to Do It

Five Reasons to Borrow From Your 401(k) and How to Do It

Borrowing from your 401(k) can be a risky proposition. But done for the right reasons, it can be a good financial move.

9 Best Budget Apps for Personal Finance in 2018

9 Best Budget Apps for Personal Finance in 2018

Want to build a budget in a digital, easy-peasy way? Try these nine helpful mobile budget apps.