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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

Under their mattresses. In a checking account. That's where Gen Y-ers are keeping their money -- anywhere but in equities. Can Wall Street change that trend?
4/26/17 4:17PM
Former NFL Linebacker Bart Scott is teaming up with Morgan Stanley to help educate young athletes on how to manage their money.
4/26/17 3:36PM
President Trump wants to slash corporate taxes from 35% to 15%.
4/26/17 2:50PM
The Treasury Secretary said that the Trump administration plans to reform the lenders in the second half of 2017.
4/26/17 1:06PM
With the airline industry - hello, United - having a bad month, at least there's good news for mileage reward users.
4/26/17 12:17PM
Financial advisors say they want to discuss health care costs in retirement with clients, but many won't lend an ear.
4/25/17 12:24PM
More Americans than ever are starting to make a decision that few in previous generations contemplated — Do I change my career in my 50s?
4/25/17 10:17AM
Early retirement is still possible, but U.S. workers aren't doing one thing enough.
4/25/17 9:43AM
Atom Bank adds Will.i.am to ranks as it prepares to launch new products.
4/25/17 8:58AM
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

Latest News for Borrowers

Former NFL Linebacker Bart Scott is teaming up with Morgan Stanley to help educate young athletes on how to manage their money.
4/26/17 3:36PM
The Treasury Secretary said that the Trump administration plans to reform the lenders in the second half of 2017.
4/26/17 1:06PM
30% of credit card users never redeem their card's rewards.
4/24/17 11:40AM

Latest News on Financial Planning

Under their mattresses. In a checking account. That's where Gen Y-ers are keeping their money -- anywhere but in equities. Can Wall Street change that trend?
4/26/17 4:17PM
Former NFL Linebacker Bart Scott is teaming up with Morgan Stanley to help educate young athletes on how to manage their money.
4/26/17 3:36PM
Financial advisors say they want to discuss health care costs in retirement with clients, but many won't lend an ear.
4/25/17 12:24PM

Latest News on Taxes

Former NFL Linebacker Bart Scott is teaming up with Morgan Stanley to help educate young athletes on how to manage their money.
4/26/17 3:36PM
President Trump wants to slash corporate taxes from 35% to 15%.
4/26/17 2:50PM
Personal finance author Robert Kiyosaki knows a thing or two about President Donald Trump.
4/20/17 5:45PM

Latest News on Insurance

Financial advisors say they want to discuss health care costs in retirement with clients, but many won't lend an ear.
4/25/17 12:24PM
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