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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 temperatures heating up, there are deals to be had on swank vacation spots this Memorial Day and beyond.
5/27/17 9:54AM
Mother's Day, Memorial Day and countless graduations make May a surprisingly busy retail month, but deals abound.
5/27/17 9:52AM
Drivers headed out for trips during the Memorial Day weekend are facing moderate gasoline prices as crude oil prices slumped massively after OPEC extended their production cuts through March 2018.
5/27/17 9:49AM
There are a ton of reasons to shop in May, but avoid the crowds unless you're thumbing through late-season spring apparel or mattresses.
5/27/17 9:48AM
Of 3,000 polled consumers, only 13% said they'd be comfortable in a fully-automated vehicle
5/25/17 2:19PM
Here are some tips to avoid being stiffed by auto insurers
5/25/17 12:25PM
If you aren't at fault and have read your policy thoroughly, there are ways to get your full payout.
5/25/17 9:51AM
The CBO is not impressed with the new version of Trump's health care plan.
5/25/17 9:15AM
U.K. Q1 Estimates Trimmed As Consumers Tighten Their Belts
5/25/17 8:16AM
Many financial advisors are supportive of the pending Department of Labor fiduciary rule as they view the greater transparency in fees and commissions as an opportunity to increase business.
5/24/17 3:50PM
April new home sales figures shocked real estate pros and buyers and sellers alike. What's the deal - and what's next?
5/24/17 11:31AM
Americans are getting better with this whole retirement thing, as only 28% say they plan to take the benefit when eligible at 62.
5/23/17 1:23PM
Alibaba is manufacturing one million delivery vans equipped with artificial intelligence.
5/23/17 12:53PM
People with excellent credit have access to nearly eight times the number of credit cards as those with poor credit, which means they have access to better interest as well.
5/23/17 12:40PM

Latest News for Borrowers

Mother's Day, Memorial Day and countless graduations make May a surprisingly busy retail month, but deals abound.
5/27/17 9:52AM
U.K. Q1 Estimates Trimmed As Consumers Tighten Their Belts
5/25/17 8:16AM
April new home sales figures shocked real estate pros and buyers and sellers alike. What's the deal - and what's next?
5/24/17 11:31AM

Latest News on Financial Planning

Many financial advisors are supportive of the pending Department of Labor fiduciary rule as they view the greater transparency in fees and commissions as an opportunity to increase business.
5/24/17 3:50PM
Americans are getting better with this whole retirement thing, as only 28% say they plan to take the benefit when eligible at 62.
5/23/17 1:23PM
With low interest rates and solid markets, many investors have been more than happy to keep money in the equities market, but those times may be changing.
5/20/17 2:00PM

Latest News on Taxes

Billionaire Sam Zell said it makes no sense for a company like Apple to repatriate some of its overseas cash back to the U.S. under the current tax structure.
5/9/17 1:23PM
Former NFL Linebacker Bart Scott is teaming up with Morgan Stanley to help educate young athletes on how to manage their money.
5/1/17 10:57AM

Latest News on Insurance

Here are some tips to avoid being stiffed by auto insurers
5/25/17 12:25PM
If you aren't at fault and have read your policy thoroughly, there are ways to get your full payout.
5/25/17 9:51AM
The CBO is not impressed with the new version of Trump's health care plan.
5/25/17 9:15AM