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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

Watch while we tell you how consolidation might help you pay it off sooner and with a little less pain in 60 seconds.
8/19/17 1:10PM
Credit card issuers have begun approving more applications from consumers with weaker credit scores.
8/19/17 10:40AM
U.S. college graduates bearing the burden of heavy student loan debt may have one path to a cleaner loan pay down - through debt consolidation.
8/19/17 8:00AM
Taking a holistic view of your payment habits helps you identify areas where you garner some extra dollars such as avoiding overdraft fees.
8/18/17 1:04PM
'We're watching you', Walmart to ALDI and Lidl.
8/17/17 8:10PM
Amid the current tenuous political climate, co-workers face many hurdles as they discuss the reactions of elected officials and CEOs to recent incidences of racism and violence.
8/17/17 4:46PM
Big changes are on tap for credit score calculations, and they'll likely impact your credit health, one way or another.
8/17/17 4:18PM
Take the money out of those birthday cards and put it into a Roth IRA or 529 plan.
8/17/17 2:32PM
Saving for health care or grandkids may mean it's time to be bold.
8/17/17 2:29PM
The dispute became the center of a drug price firestorm.
8/17/17 12:33PM
Depending on how much debt you owe, it could take years to pay down.
8/17/17 12:21PM

Latest News for Borrowers

Watch while we tell you how consolidation might help you pay it off sooner and with a little less pain in 60 seconds.
8/19/17 1:10PM
Credit card issuers have begun approving more applications from consumers with weaker credit scores.
8/19/17 10:40AM
U.S. college graduates bearing the burden of heavy student loan debt may have one path to a cleaner loan pay down - through debt consolidation.
8/19/17 8:00AM

Latest News on Financial Planning

Watch while we tell you how consolidation might help you pay it off sooner and with a little less pain in 60 seconds.
8/19/17 1:10PM
U.S. college graduates bearing the burden of heavy student loan debt may have one path to a cleaner loan pay down - through debt consolidation.
8/19/17 8:00AM

Latest News on Taxes

Stop your kids plastic toys and use that cash to help make them rich!
8/17/17 7:29AM
If you live in one of the 38 states that collect local sales taxes, you might just get a break.
8/8/17 4:29PM
"Family first, country second, JPMorgan literally last," Dimon says.
8/8/17 12:30PM

Latest News on Insurance

The dispute became the center of a drug price firestorm.
8/17/17 12:33PM
Umbrella coverage is the most valuable policy that you probably don't have right now.
8/17/17 9:42AM