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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

With the airline industry - hello, United - having a bad month, at least there's good news for mileage reward users.
4/29/17 5:11AM
TheStreet's Jim Cramer thinks personal consumption dropped following the Trump administration's failed efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare.
4/28/17 11:15AM
While small businesses and investors want to pour more money into the economy, instability in Washington has made them reluctant to do so.
4/28/17 10:00AM
The Wells Fargo fake account scandal continues to develop with new lawsuit.
4/28/17 9:41AM
The economy grew 0.7% in first quarter - the weakest growth in three years.
4/28/17 9:15AM
Earlier today Sean Spicer teased an accidentally good idea: ditch the 401(k) preference in favor of the standard deduction.
4/27/17 4:46PM
While nothing can save you from IRA distributions and their tax implications entirely, there are some ways to soften the blow a bit.
4/27/17 10:25AM
The details over the Trump administration's tax reform plans are starting to come to light.
4/27/17 9:25AM
Former NFL Linebacker Bart Scott is teaming up with Morgan Stanley to help educate young athletes on how to manage their money.
4/27/17 8:57AM
Where are you spending your retirement?
4/26/17 5:21PM
Under their mattresses. In a checking account. That's where Gen Y-ers are keeping their money -- anywhere but in equities. Can Wall Street change that trend?
4/26/17 4:17PM
President Trump wants to slash corporate taxes from 35% to 15%.
4/26/17 2:50PM
The Treasury Secretary said that the Trump administration plans to reform the lenders in the second half of 2017.
4/26/17 1:06PM
Financial advisors say they want to discuss health care costs in retirement with clients, but many won't lend an ear.
4/25/17 12:24PM
More Americans than ever are starting to make a decision that few in previous generations contemplated — Do I change my career in my 50s?
4/25/17 10:17AM

Latest News for Borrowers

The Wells Fargo fake account scandal continues to develop with new lawsuit.
4/28/17 9:41AM
The economy grew 0.7% in first quarter - the weakest growth in three years.
4/28/17 9:15AM
The details over the Trump administration's tax reform plans are starting to come to light.
4/27/17 9:25AM

Latest News on Financial Planning

Earlier today Sean Spicer teased an accidentally good idea: ditch the 401(k) preference in favor of the standard deduction.
4/27/17 4:46PM
While nothing can save you from IRA distributions and their tax implications entirely, there are some ways to soften the blow a bit.
4/27/17 10:25AM
Former NFL Linebacker Bart Scott is teaming up with Morgan Stanley to help educate young athletes on how to manage their money.
4/27/17 8:57AM

Latest News on Taxes

Earlier today Sean Spicer teased an accidentally good idea: ditch the 401(k) preference in favor of the standard deduction.
4/27/17 4:46PM
The details over the Trump administration's tax reform plans are starting to come to light.
4/27/17 9:25AM
Former NFL Linebacker Bart Scott is teaming up with Morgan Stanley to help educate young athletes on how to manage their money.
4/27/17 8:57AM

Latest News on Insurance

TheStreet's Jim Cramer thinks personal consumption dropped following the Trump administration's failed efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare.
4/28/17 11:15AM
Financial advisors say they want to discuss health care costs in retirement with clients, but many won't lend an ear.
4/25/17 12:24PM
The Netflix model has made its way to the auto sector.
4/23/17 8:00AM