How to Save Money On Hotels on Your Next Vacation
March 1, 2019 |
Hotel costs are rising — but you can still take an affordable trip without sacrificing a comfortable room.
How to Pay for an Emergency Without an Emergency Fund
January 30, 2019 |
Unexpected expenses are precisely the reason you need an emergency fund. But what if you don’t have one and need money now?
4 Times Martin Luther King Jr. Taught Us About Money
January 12, 2019 |
The civil rights activist’s financial advice and opinions have often been overlooked.
Eating Out Doesn’t Have To Chew Up Your Budget
January 3, 2019 |
Don’t eat out just because you didn’t plan dinner.
Ally And Matt Owen Are Setting The World On FIRE
December 24, 2018 |
Here’s what you can learn from a traveling couple with no debt.
Need Extra Cash for the Holidays? Dig Out Those Unused Gift Cards
December 20, 2018 |
You can spend them, regift them, sell them or even convert some of them to cold, hard cash.
Don’t Let The Holidays Add To Your Debt
December 14, 2018 |
You can trim the tree — and still cut your holiday spending.
How to Set Financial Goals for the New Year
December 13, 2018 |
The financial skills that I focused on that helped me pay off thousands in debt.
8 Guilt-Free Ways to Save Money During the Holidays
December 11, 2018 |
At some point, you have to stop putting it on your credit card “and paying it off in January.” Just say no!
Check Withholding Now To Avoid A Big Tax Bill In April
November 22, 2018 |
Even if you’ve been under-withholding all year, check now. You don’t want to be hit with penalties and interest.
Personal Finance Experts Share Their Money Mistakes
October 29, 2018 |
Why listen to these people if they screwed up themselves? Because they screwed up themselves!
What Is a 50/30/20 Budget?
October 25, 2018 |
A plan to save money while still getting everything you need and want.
How “Price Optimization” Is Driving up Your Auto Insurance Rates
October 17, 2018 |
They analyze data to see who will or won’t shop around after they increase prices.
How Millennials Handle Their Money Matters To Us All
October 8, 2018 |
When Forbes recently defended millennials’ money choices, I rejoiced — because I was proven right.
Which City Ranks Worst in Paying Bills on Time?
October 4, 2018 |
Late payments have the greatest impact on credit scores.
12 Things That Cost Less Today Than in the 1900s
October 3, 2018 |
Some everyday items were triple or quadruple the price they are now.
Young People Think They’ll Get Rich from Their Parents (They Wont)
October 1, 2018 |
Millennials and Gen Z are expecting an inheritance that probably isn’t coming.
Who Cares About Emergencies When We Can Save for Travel?
September 27, 2018 |
The No. 1 reason people are saving isn’t retirement or a major purchase — it’s to go somewhere.
FinCon 2018: What Is It? Why Does It Matter?
September 24, 2018 |
The annual convention is about financial freedom. How it goes, so does the country.
Top 10 Answers: Which Is Better For Getting Out Of Debt, Knowledge Or Experience?
September 21, 2018 |
I asked some of the best personal finance experts. Here’s how they answered.
Is Generation Z Best at Saving Money?
September 20, 2018 |
Younger people are doing really well at saving for long-term goals.
How To Have A Budget-Friendly Halloween
September 20, 2018 |
Scour pre-Halloween sales, and plan ahead by buying this year’s decorations for next October.
Want to Teach Your Kids About Money? Show Them Your Mistakes
September 18, 2018 |
Parents tell kids to do as they say, not as they do when it comes to money.
Healthcare Costs Scare Retirees Away From Touching Their Savings
September 13, 2018 |
Retired Americans advise to pay attention to your health — or it’ll cost you.
5 Essential Money Tips for Generations X, Y, and Z
September 13, 2018 |
Savings and emergency funds are a must, but setting aside every penny isn’t.
From Food to Toilet Paper: 12 Life Necessities You Should Never Skimp on
September 7, 2018 |
Cutting back on these items may end up costing you more.
Burned by Not Taking my Own Advice
September 6, 2018 |
“Practice what you preach,” they said. When it came to my monthly statements, I did just the opposite.
How To Save Money Without Changing Your Spending
August 31, 2018 |
And you don’t have to live under a bridge.
Young Women Are Learning More About Money Than Men
August 29, 2018 |
Historically men know more, but millennial women are changing the game.
Northern States Hurt Most by Student Loan Debt
August 17, 2018 |
Student loan debt is crippling, but some states have it worse than others.
6 Reasons Why Not Leaving a Tip Isn’t a Good Financial Strategy
August 14, 2018 |
If you blow off the tip to save money when dining out, karma is cooking up a special dish just for you.
7 Things I Learned from Grandma About Frugal Living
August 7, 2018 |
Want to save money and pay off debt? Try living like your grandparents.
Why You’re Probably Paying Too Much For A New Car
August 6, 2018 |
Getting preapproved for a loan can save you time, money, and aggravation.
Financial Ignorance Is Making Americans Sick
July 31, 2018 |
What we don’t know about money leads to chronic illness.
Americans Plan on Working Until The Day They Die
July 18, 2018 |
We can’t afford to fund our own retirement.
Where to Find the Cheapest Greeting Cards
July 17, 2018 |
You don’t have to spend that much money to wish someone well.
Is Automatic Shipping Worth It?
July 13, 2018 |
You can save money by having some household items sent directly to your door.
How Procrastinating Can Cost You Money
July 6, 2018 |
Don’t hesitate on a bargain. You may never get the chance again.