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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

Whats the point of being famous if you can't live extravagantly? TheStreet takes a look at some high-profile celebrity homes.
9/20/17 7:30PM
They call them coastal elites for a reason. Twenty-three of the top 25 priciest zip codes in the country are located in New York and California, according to data reviewed by TheStreet.
9/20/17 5:15PM
Most of the drugs being developed are modifications of existing classes of antibiotics and are only short-term solutions.
9/20/17 5:04PM
Tesla isn't the only car-maker looking to make great looking cars. Here's a peak into some hot models fro 2018.
9/20/17 5:02PM
You put money away for a rainy day... but a hurricane can instantly wipe it all out.
9/20/17 4:27PM
The 49-year-old National Flood Insurance Program, a part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, already is $25 billion in debt due because of a failure to charge adequately high premiums.
9/20/17 2:26PM
PayPal has built a strong business in Venmo. With Apple now coming into the market, TheStreet talks with PayPal CEO Dan Schulman about the competitive landscape.
9/20/17 1:09PM
It ominously happened on the anniversary of the 1985 Mexico City earthquake.
9/20/17 1:06PM
PayPal's stock has been on a tear this year for several reasons. Chief among them is that the company is reinventing itself in the age of digital payments. PayPal as just a company that lets you buy stuff in a retail store is no longer the case.
9/20/17 12:31PM
Car waiting lists are a reminder that money can't always buy happiness.
9/20/17 12:25PM
Even the notoriously frugal Buffett splurges when it comes to convenience. Here is how you, too, can travel like the billionaire mogul.
9/20/17 12:23PM
Here's how high fees and wacky strategies hobble some of their performances. Is your retirement plan invested in some of these expensive poor performers?
9/20/17 11:45AM
When it comes to barbecuing wings, go hard or go home.
9/20/17 9:24AM
Indicators suggest stock of electric carmaker BYD is overbought.
9/20/17 7:17AM

Latest News for Borrowers

Whats the point of being famous if you can't live extravagantly? TheStreet takes a look at some high-profile celebrity homes.
9/20/17 7:30PM
PayPal's stock has been on a tear this year for several reasons. Chief among them is that the company is reinventing itself in the age of digital payments. PayPal as just a company that lets you buy stuff in a retail store is no longer the case.
9/20/17 12:31PM
Homeowners who had purchased flood insurance will have to shell out extra money for rebuilding, and borrowing from a 401(k) or IRA might be the best option.
9/19/17 10:00PM

Latest News on Financial Planning

You put money away for a rainy day... but a hurricane can instantly wipe it all out.
9/20/17 4:27PM
Here's how high fees and wacky strategies hobble some of their performances. Is your retirement plan invested in some of these expensive poor performers?
9/20/17 11:45AM

Latest News on Taxes

A new revenue tax plan for the tech giants isn't policy yet but soon could be.
9/18/17 12:04PM
Stop giving your kids' plastic toys and use that cash to help make them rich!
9/16/17 4:55PM

Latest News on Insurance

You put money away for a rainy day... but a hurricane can instantly wipe it all out.
9/20/17 4:27PM
The 49-year-old National Flood Insurance Program, a part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, already is $25 billion in debt due because of a failure to charge adequately high premiums.
9/20/17 2:26PM
Homeowners who had purchased flood insurance will have to shell out extra money for rebuilding, and borrowing from a 401(k) or IRA might be the best option.
9/19/17 10:00PM