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

Millennial money mistakes are mounting up – and these are the worst of the bunch.
7/30/16 12:40PM
Unfortunately for those looking for work, those who already have a job may have a big step-up on getting that next one
7/30/16 12:20PM
Anyone can give their pet a treat or the occasional grooming, but room service, a hotel room of their own or immortality?
7/30/16 12:01PM
A six-week experiment in expat living shows that living in a foreign country can be less costly but offer a superior lifestyle.
7/30/16 8:18AM
It’s not easy being young, hip and urban – and it’s not cheap, either.
7/29/16 9:35AM
If you’re self-employed, here are some personal financial goals you may want to consider.
7/29/16 9:22AM
There are multiple school of thoughts on how often you need to review your credit score. The point is, it needs to be on your calendar more often than not.
7/28/16 5:23PM
MasterCard topped second-quarter estimates as the company saw a 13% increase in revenue with double-digit growth in international volumes and customer spending.
7/28/16 4:06PM
Americans have benefitted from the Federal Reserve refraining from raising interest rates at their July meeting and in 2016.
7/28/16 3:06PM
Income driven repayment plans, re-financing and auto-debit payments can make the payback more manageable.
7/28/16 1:05PM
Looking to improve your credit score? How often you check your score could have an impact, a recent Discover survey found.
7/28/16 11:40AM
While there are many online tools available, many Millennials prefer working with a skilled financial advisor.
7/28/16 9:54AM
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

Latest News for Borrowers

Millennial money mistakes are mounting up – and these are the worst of the bunch.
7/30/16 12:40PM
There are multiple school of thoughts on how often you need to review your credit score. The point is, it needs to be on your calendar more often than not.
7/28/16 5:23PM
MasterCard topped second-quarter estimates as the company saw a 13% increase in revenue with double-digit growth in international volumes and customer spending.
7/28/16 4:06PM

Latest News on Financial Planning

Millennial money mistakes are mounting up – and these are the worst of the bunch.
7/30/16 12:40PM
If you’re self-employed, here are some personal financial goals you may want to consider.
7/29/16 9:22AM
Income driven repayment plans, re-financing and auto-debit payments can make the payback more manageable.
7/28/16 1:05PM

Latest News on Taxes

While there are many online tools available, many Millennials prefer working with a skilled financial advisor.
7/28/16 9:54AM
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

Latest News on Insurance

Looking to improve your credit score? How often you check your score could have an impact, a recent Discover survey found.
7/28/16 11:40AM
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