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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

Ford's Victoria Schein is making history one patent at a time and encouraging young girls to do the same.
7/25/17 9:30PM
Senator John McCain returned to the Capitol and VP Mike Pence broke the tie vote.
7/25/17 3:40PM
Four of McDonald's Sweet New Offerings Between Meals.
7/25/17 11:14AM
'Automakers should never treat safety as a luxury item.'
7/25/17 11:01AM
Labor trafficking is a crime that touches millions of people around the world, and no one can even entirely agree what it looks like.
7/25/17 10:01AM
One in five cars in the Nafta zone is now built in Mexico.
7/25/17 9:11AM
It's the latest step in recovery for the fourth-largest U.S. bank now that 'restructuring is over.'
7/25/17 8:48AM
U.S. housing starts are up - what does that mean for the residential real estate market?
7/25/17 6:10AM
It was another busy weekend for Jim Cramer's garden!
7/24/17 10:17PM
A new partnership with BP gas stations in Australia positions Western Union to keep pace with international competitors and improve its retail business.
7/24/17 11:36AM
It's not just about getting from point A to point B.
7/24/17 11:05AM
The good news is most Americans are not relying on the government for retirement. The bad news is most seem to be expecting an inheritance to fund it.
7/24/17 10:05AM
June channel checks suggest new vehicle volume is lagging expectations.
7/24/17 9:32AM

Latest News for Borrowers

U.S. housing starts are up - what does that mean for the residential real estate market?
7/25/17 6:10AM
A new partnership with BP gas stations in Australia positions Western Union to keep pace with international competitors and improve its retail business.
7/24/17 11:36AM
Give me 60 seconds to make sure you are getting the best return on your investment.
7/23/17 4:15PM

Latest News on Financial Planning

Ford's Victoria Schein is making history one patent at a time and encouraging young girls to do the same.
7/25/17 9:30PM
The good news is most Americans are not relying on the government for retirement. The bad news is most seem to be expecting an inheritance to fund it.
7/24/17 10:05AM

Latest News on Taxes

It's great that your kid got a job, but know that there are tax implications to her newfound money.
7/23/17 12:45PM
Big surprises await American workers hitting retirement age, but in a financial sense, taxes may be one of the biggest changes of all.
6/27/17 4:29PM
The pharmaceutical company has bought 99% stakes in five coal processing companies since 2011.
6/21/17 1:00PM

Latest News on Insurance

Senator John McCain returned to the Capitol and VP Mike Pence broke the tie vote.
7/25/17 3:40PM
It's not just about getting from point A to point B.
7/24/17 11:05AM
State-backed Chinese pharmaceutical companies have shown interest.
7/20/17 8:01AM