Millennials can't save? Not true

What A Millennial Thinks Is His Generation’s Greatest Weakness

September 20, 2016 |

It’s their dependency on their parents for financial decisions.


Money Isn’t A Game. Or Is It?

August 3, 2016 |

Help partner Steve Rhode win the Money Games.

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Funerals Are Expensive, But They Don’t Have To Be

July 7, 2016 |

Here are 5 cost-cutting tips that can save you (and your survivors) a lot of money.

Learn how to avoid medical identity theft.

Avoiding Impostor Scams By Talking About Them

June 30, 2016 |

If you get threatened over an old debt, say nothing to the caller. Talk to everyone else.


How To Get a Mortgage With Little Or No Down Payment

June 9, 2016 |

Yes, it’s possible, and in many different ways.

People at funeral consoling each other

Funerals Are Expensive, But They Don’t Have To Be

June 2, 2016 |

Here are 5 cost-cutting tips that can save you (and your survivors) a lot of money.

How I protect myself from identity theft

Correct an Identity Theft Issue As Soon As You Detect It

May 26, 2016 |

The longer you wait, the worse the damage can be.

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Do You Have What It Takes to Bankrupt Your Student Loans?

May 19, 2016 |

Expert Bob Preston tells you how, but be warned: It’s not easy.

Learn how to avoid medical identity theft.

Consumer Complaints to the FTC Increased in 2015

May 5, 2016 |

They shot up by an amazing 500,000.

Where to sell stuff online

10 Tools for a Successful Online Sale

April 28, 2016 |

Making money at home? Here’s the right way to do it.

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Common Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Credit Score

April 21, 2016 |

Avoiding these four things will save you big time.

This week's debt report

I’ve Been a Bridesmaid 4 Times. Here’s the Real Cost

April 7, 2016 |

I’m not sure I’ll do it ever again, either.

Who's smarter about money? Women

11 Millionaires Reveal Their Success Secrets

March 31, 2016 |

These bloggers walk the walk. They tell readers how to be rich, and they are.

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3 Types of Identity Theft You Should Safeguard Against Today

March 24, 2016 |

Can you guess what they are?

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4 Home Improvement Projects You Can Do in a Day

March 17, 2016 |

These home improvements won’t take long, so they’re definitely worth your time.

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3 Financial Resolutions I’m Getting A Late Start On

March 10, 2016 |

Better late than never still means you can save NOW.

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7 CEOs Saving The World

March 3, 2016 |

Not every big-time CEO is an SOB.

How to Avoid Identity Theft

How Long Does It Take To Steal $18,000?

February 25, 2016 |

For identity thieves, it takes just a few minutes.

Do you pay use tax?

10 Reasons to Repair Your Credit This Tax Season

February 18, 2016 |

You don’t look forward to tax time, but it’s a great time to focus your financial efforts.

How to make your home smart and cost less

7 Energy Saving Practices That Don’t Save Energy

February 11, 2016 |

You’re wasting time and not saving money.

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LifeLock Agrees to Pay $100 Million

February 4, 2016 |

The company allegedly violated FTC order, and that’s serious trouble.

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Can You Afford to Quit Your Job?

January 28, 2016 |

It depends on your answers to these 3 questions.

Here's what you should know before taking your first cruise.

Can You Afford to Study Abroad in College?

January 14, 2016 |

Consider these 5 factors and you’ll know for sure.


Being In Debt And Having A Social Life

January 7, 2016 |

You don’t have to live like a hermit while you conquer your debts.

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25 Worst Financial Mistakes Anyone Can Make

November 19, 2015 |

The good news: You can easily avoid all of them without breaking a sweat.

You don't have to pay dumb banking fees.

Finding A Bank That Treats You Fairly

November 12, 2015 |

Believe it or not, there are great banks, and there’s surely one for you.


8 Ways to Get Your Holidays Off to a Budget-Savvy Head Start

November 5, 2015 |

If you start now, you can save hundreds.


Can I Save Money Losing Weight?

October 29, 2015 |

The answer is yes, but you’ll never guess how.

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3 Benefits of Thrift-Store Shopping

October 27, 2015 |

Only one of them is saving big bucks on used items.

The Secret To A Successful Marriage: Separate But Equal Cash -

3 Financial Habits to Start Before Fed Raises Interest Rates

October 22, 2015 |

If you don’t know about The Fed, here’s just enough information for you to prosper.

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10 Affordable Father-Daughter Dates

October 20, 2015 |

Making precious memories doesn’t require spending big bucks.

credit score killer

5 Reasons You Have a Bad Credit Score

October 15, 2015 |

No. 3 is the worst one, and the easiest one to fix.


4 Ways Your House Payment Could Unexpectedly Go Up

October 13, 2015 |

The worst part: There’s only so much you can do about it.

How to get IRS tax debt help

4 Common Reasons People Go to Financial Planners

October 8, 2015 |

You don’t need a lot of money to get a lot from a financial planner.

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2 Bureaus Corrected My Credit Report, But the Third Won’t. What Can I Do?

October 6, 2015 |

The three credit bureaus aren’t the same. They all operate a little differently.

Trading one type of debt for another

5 Upsides of a Personal Loan

October 1, 2015 |

Personal loans can be dangerous if you’re not careful, but they can be helpful if you are.

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7 Ways to Build Credit without a Credit Card

September 29, 2015 |

Everyone says you need a credit card if you want good credit. Here’s why everyone is wrong.

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4 Awesome Retailer Loyalty Programs

September 24, 2015 |

Loyalty? When it comes to retailers, you should sell your loyalty the highest bidder.

How much money do you need to be happy?

3 Ways Your Weekend Is Busting Your Budget

September 22, 2015 |

Why save five days a week only to blow it all in two? Here’s how to save all week long.

Working effectively or effectively working?

Why Loving Your Job Could Mean Bigger Paychecks

September 17, 2015 |

It’s not a hunch, it’s research.

Money in Hand

Where Can I Find Personal Loans with Bad Credit?

September 15, 2015 |

You can get a loan, but there’s a catch.

Who's smarter about money? Women

Women Aren’t Talking About Money – Here’s Why

September 10, 2015 |

Hint: They value privacy and lack confidence.

rich worried about retirement

Why Working Longer to Save More Is a Bad Retirement Strategy

September 8, 2015 |

Save smarter instead.

money myths

Why Lifestyle Inflation Is Killing Your Budget

September 3, 2015 |

This is the worst kind of inflation. Here’s how to lower it.


Where Democratic Presidential Candidates Stand on Personal Debt

September 1, 2015 |

While the Democrats are running a much smaller field of potential nominees, they’re far more likely than Republicans to mention student loans in their platform. Three of the five make specific (but broad) proposals on their websites, while only two Republicans have taken a stab at the issue. Retirement, taxes, and income inequality were other […]

Republicans on personal debt

Where Republican Presidential Candidates Stand on Personal Debt

September 1, 2015 |

We dug into the official campaign websites of the candidates to see what positions they had — if any — about student loans, credit cards, and more

rich worried about retirement

5 Reasons You Can’t Retire Early

August 27, 2015 |

But you can retire comfortably if you follow this advice.

How much money do you need to be happy?

5 Things Only the Rich Can Afford to Rent

August 25, 2015 |

Rich people don’t buy their biggest luxuries. They rent them.

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4 Millennials Share How They Maximize Cash-Back Rewards

August 20, 2015 |

They may be young, but they’re frugal beyond their years.

5 ways millionaires are like us

5 Secret Habits of Self-Made Millionaires

August 18, 2015 |

Getting rich isn’t easy, but it is possible. Here’s how.