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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

Some partnerships between universities and boot camps offer credit as part of continuing education programs.
8/25/16 2:57PM
According to Merrill Lynch's 2016 Workplace Benefits Report, only 24% of millennials surveyed say they are in control of their finances and 40% report an unmanageable amount of debt.
8/25/16 2:51PM
Subprime credit cards specifically target those with terrible credit and lock them into high interest and myriad fees. Secured cards, despite a hefty deposit, are there to help.
8/25/16 2:36PM
Regardless of what happens to their stock prices, REITs may be set to break out come September.
8/25/16 1:51PM
The latest study from Merrill Lynch appears to support what Democrats have been saying...millennials are cracking under the weight of too much student debt.
8/25/16 1:39PM
The unpredictable nature of health care costs can be one of the most frightening of all retirement worries, regardless of your age or income.
8/25/16 12:45PM
Amid the rise of mobile payments, credit cards aren't disappearing just yet, according to Citi Cards CEO Jud Linville.
8/25/16 12:39PM
Freelancing, sometimes described as a feminist act, could help women break out of the traditional grind and avoid some typical workplace challenges.
8/25/16 11:43AM
Your future boss will not be able to ask you how much you made.
8/25/16 10:36AM
Charles Schwab has a new target in the battle for your retirement dollars.
8/25/16 10:31AM
With the soaring costs of college showing no signs of relenting, American families are looking at more ways to finance school bills beside loans and savings.
8/25/16 9:52AM
The housing market has remained strong and credit union balances are showing solid growth.
8/25/16 9:11AM
Living in another country can make a modest retirement account seem like a fortune, but challenges do exist.
8/25/16 9:10AM
Cyber criminals are always on the hunt for more passwords to give them access to financial accounts as employees remain lax about changing them into complex ones.
8/24/16 4:48PM
Don't count on lifestyle changes to lower blood pressure. Most of us will need pills.
8/24/16 4:20PM

Latest News for Borrowers

Some partnerships between universities and boot camps offer credit as part of continuing education programs.
8/25/16 2:57PM
Subprime credit cards specifically target those with terrible credit and lock them into high interest and myriad fees. Secured cards, despite a hefty deposit, are there to help.
8/25/16 2:36PM
Regardless of what happens to their stock prices, REITs may be set to break out come September.
8/25/16 1:51PM

Latest News on Financial Planning

According to Merrill Lynch's 2016 Workplace Benefits Report, only 24% of millennials surveyed say they are in control of their finances and 40% report an unmanageable amount of debt.
8/25/16 2:51PM
The unpredictable nature of health care costs can be one of the most frightening of all retirement worries, regardless of your age or income.
8/25/16 12:45PM
Each of these high-yield stocks offers potential for strong current income, but investors need to understand their risks.
8/25/16 11:26AM

Latest News on Taxes

Getting married can change your life -- and your tax liabilities. Here's what you need to know.
8/16/16 12:21PM
Online Social Security calculators help with the puzzle of the age -- when should you start taking retirement benefits?
8/15/16 3:56PM
What is, perhaps, most remarkable about Hillary Clinton's tax returns is that there's nothing very remarkable about them at all.
8/13/16 11:40AM

Latest News on Insurance

Regardless of what happens to their stock prices, REITs may be set to break out come September.
8/25/16 1:51PM
The unpredictable nature of health care costs can be one of the most frightening of all retirement worries, regardless of your age or income.
8/25/16 12:45PM
Charles Schwab has a new target in the battle for your retirement dollars.
8/25/16 10:31AM