Personal Finance

Personal Finance

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

Hawkish Fed governors have their opportunity to make the case for higher rates after this recent slew of positive economic news, says Jim Cramer.
7/27/16 12:22PM
To ensure a happy retirement, it's important to have a plan in place with assets working in harmony.
7/27/16 11:16AM
Both political parties have different plans on how to solve this ballooning problem.
7/26/16 6:58PM
If the cash portion of a portfolio is really in risky securities, perhaps it isn't in cash at all. Here is where to put cash when cash is king.
7/26/16 1:07PM
The company's streaming deals give it a fresh chance to boost flagging user growth.
7/26/16 9:09AM
If you have investments in fintech companies like LendingClub, Square, PayPal, Visa and MasterCard, there's a new index that will help you track the industry's performance in the market.
7/25/16 2:19PM
This manse has been crowned the most distinctive home of the year. It's a lavish property designed to be family-friendly.
7/24/16 12:01PM
40% of your diet should be fat -- but only the right fats, such as fish and olive oil.
7/23/16 2:00PM
Here's how to get EU citizenship through Ireland, Poland, and Italy.
7/23/16 1:40PM
You can withdraw an application for Social Security benefits if you act quickly and pay back all benefits received. In retirement, mulligans don't exist on the gold course alone.
7/23/16 12:20PM
A new study shows U.S. retirement savers are increasingly optimistic about retirement – but are robo-advisors a big reason why?
7/23/16 12:01PM
Many Americans are switching from opioid pills to injecting heroin as a result of government policy changes.
7/23/16 11:40AM
Why better days are ahead for China's economy.
7/22/16 3:35PM
PayPal's shares took a hit Friday after investors questioned the bottom-line benefits of a partnership with Visa that the digital wallet company said would create more consumer options.
7/22/16 2:35PM
Senate bill would alter IRS code; income-based and income-driven repayment plans would no longer be taxable.
7/22/16 9:59AM

Latest News for Borrowers

Hawkish Fed governors have their opportunity to make the case for higher rates after this recent slew of positive economic news, says Jim Cramer.
7/27/16 12:22PM
Both political parties have different plans on how to solve this ballooning problem.
7/26/16 6:58PM
If you have investments in fintech companies like LendingClub, Square, PayPal, Visa and MasterCard, there's a new index that will help you track the industry's performance in the market.
7/25/16 2:19PM

Latest News on Financial Planning

To ensure a happy retirement, it's important to have a plan in place with assets working in harmony.
7/27/16 11:16AM
You can withdraw an application for Social Security benefits if you act quickly and pay back all benefits received. In retirement, mulligans don't exist on the gold course alone.
7/23/16 12:20PM
A new study shows U.S. retirement savers are increasingly optimistic about retirement – but are robo-advisors a big reason why?
7/23/16 12:01PM

Latest News on Taxes

Senate bill would alter IRS code; income-based and income-driven repayment plans would no longer be taxable.
7/22/16 9:59AM
Getting an Irish passport is a big deal for U.S. workers and retirees after the Brexit vote changed the landscape for the U.K. and all the Eurozone countries.
7/7/16 3:58PM
The ways in which you habitually deal with money can make you richer or poorer. Your pick.
7/3/16 12:01PM

Latest News on Insurance

40% of your diet should be fat -- but only the right fats, such as fish and olive oil.
7/23/16 2:00PM
Many Americans are switching from opioid pills to injecting heroin as a result of government policy changes.
7/23/16 11:40AM
When it comes to the topic of retirement, aging parents and their adult children too often have a failure to communicate.
7/21/16 4:14PM