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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

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady releases his new book outlining how he eats and exercises. His meals alone are more than a quarter of the nation's median household income.
9/19/17 10:37AM
Car waiting lists are a reminder that money can't always buy happiness.
9/19/17 9:52AM
Depending on how much debt you owe, it could take years to pay down.
9/19/17 8:14AM
It's no secret far too many Americans haven't saved enough money for retirement.
9/19/17 7:28AM
Buying a new car, SUV or truck? Don't sign on a dealer's bottom line without asking these critical questions.
9/18/17 9:20PM
There's no doubt about it: most divorces stem from financial issues. The fix? Clear the air by avoiding these money mistakes. Most couples drop 'money bombs' during inopportune times. That's more destructive than hating how your wife chews.
9/18/17 9:00PM
Americans would rather search for four-leaf clovers in their backyards than look to Washington lawmakers to fix their financial problems.
9/18/17 8:30PM
Whats the point of being famous if you can't live extravagantly? TheStreet takes a look at some high-profile celebrity homes.
9/18/17 6:30PM
Marbue Brown led the 'Andon Cord' initiative at Amazon and previously worked at both Microsoft and Cisco Systems.
9/18/17 5:29PM
With the Number of Billionaires growing worldwide, a market for insanely lavish goods may also be expanding.
9/18/17 3:51PM
Before a catastrophe hits, check the financial health of your insurer -- and its reinsurer.
9/18/17 3:48PM
The insurance industry could face as much as $25 billion in damages.
9/18/17 10:17AM
Bob Sasser had led the discount retail chain as CEO for 13 years.
9/18/17 9:06AM
Low limits and high rates make deposit-driven secured cards a better bet.
9/17/17 1:00PM

Latest News for Borrowers

Depending on how much debt you owe, it could take years to pay down.
9/19/17 8:14AM
There's no doubt about it: most divorces stem from financial issues. The fix? Clear the air by avoiding these money mistakes. Most couples drop 'money bombs' during inopportune times. That's more destructive than hating how your wife chews.
9/18/17 9:00PM
Whats the point of being famous if you can't live extravagantly? TheStreet takes a look at some high-profile celebrity homes.
9/18/17 6:30PM

Latest News on Financial Planning

It's no secret far too many Americans haven't saved enough money for retirement.
9/19/17 7:28AM
There's no doubt about it: most divorces stem from financial issues. The fix? Clear the air by avoiding these money mistakes. Most couples drop 'money bombs' during inopportune times. That's more destructive than hating how your wife chews.
9/18/17 9:00PM
Stop giving your kids' plastic toys and use that cash to help make them rich!
9/16/17 4:55PM

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
You have to consider all risks when investing, especially this one.
9/8/17 5:00PM

Latest News on Insurance

Before a catastrophe hits, check the financial health of your insurer -- and its reinsurer.
9/18/17 3:48PM
The insurance industry could face as much as $25 billion in damages.
9/18/17 10:17AM
Jose is swirling up the Atlantic Ocean, as it powers its way towards the northeast, and will push its way closer to the U.S. over the weekend.
9/15/17 3:27PM