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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

Everybody wants to cut entitlements until reaching Social Security, which the majority of you are still depending on for retirement.
4/24/17 2:01PM
Now both parents and children can enjoy their family trips.
4/24/17 12:08PM
30% of credit card users never redeem their card's rewards.
4/24/17 11:40AM
Considering the hundreds of dollars rewards card users pay in fees, they should be using every credit card rewards point they can.
4/24/17 11:06AM
In terms of household expenditures, age usually dictates where consumer dollars are spent and for what goods and services.
4/24/17 10:27AM
Evidently, there's less of a 'second chance' for female advisors fired for misconduct - even though male advisors usually get one, a new study claims.
4/23/17 11:20AM
The Netflix model has made its way to the auto sector.
4/23/17 8:00AM
Volvo just unveiled a 400-hp plug-in electric hybrid SUV - the XC60.
4/22/17 4:40PM
Always a much better purchase than a designer handbag.
4/21/17 1:19PM
The Trump administration's "Buy American" campaign seems to be resonating with much of the nation, but with specific spending limits.
4/21/17 10:56AM
At the New York International Auto Show on Wednesday, Volkswagen's VLKAY Audi unveiled the 2018 R8 V10.
4/21/17 7:00AM
Visa tops analysts' estimates as the payment technology company grows its payment volume by 39% to $1.7 trillion.
4/20/17 6:16PM

Latest News for Borrowers

30% of credit card users never redeem their card's rewards.
4/24/17 11:40AM
Considering the hundreds of dollars rewards card users pay in fees, they should be using every credit card rewards point they can.
4/24/17 11:06AM
In terms of household expenditures, age usually dictates where consumer dollars are spent and for what goods and services.
4/24/17 10:27AM

Latest News on Financial Planning

Everybody wants to cut entitlements until reaching Social Security, which the majority of you are still depending on for retirement.
4/24/17 2:01PM
Evidently, there's less of a 'second chance' for female advisors fired for misconduct - even though male advisors usually get one, a new study claims.
4/23/17 11:20AM
Personal finance author Robert Kiyosaki knows a thing or two about President Donald Trump.
4/20/17 5:45PM

Latest News on Taxes

Personal finance author Robert Kiyosaki knows a thing or two about President Donald Trump.
4/20/17 5:45PM
Almost half of all investors give to charities to ease their tax burden. But how do they know their money is going where it's needed most?
4/18/17 12:32PM

Latest News on Insurance

The Netflix model has made its way to the auto sector.
4/23/17 8:00AM
Volvo just unveiled a 400-hp plug-in electric hybrid SUV - the XC60.
4/22/17 4:40PM
At the New York International Auto Show on Wednesday, Volkswagen's VLKAY Audi unveiled the 2018 R8 V10.
4/21/17 7:00AM