Don’t Derail Your Retirement Savings by Making These Common Mistakes

Picture this: You’ve finally retired, and now you are sailing in the Gulf of Mexico on your boat...

8 Ways to Retire More Quickly Than You’ve Planned

Retirement. It seems like it’s forever away, doesn’t it? With all the bills and debt you’ve already accumulated,...

Not Happy With Your Retirement Analysis? 7 Steps to Get on Track

Pondering retirement is daunting. According to that online calculator you plugged some numbers into, you’ll be working until...

7 Mistakes to Avoid Now If You Ever Want to Retire (and What to...

Picture this: You’ve finally retired, and now you are sailing in the Gulf of Mexico on your boat with your closest friends and loved ones. The water is blue, the breeze tickles your nose...

Planning a Holiday Party? 8 Tips to Keep It Affordable and Fun

The holidays are the perfect time to get together with friends and family — and are the perfect...

How to Pay off Those Credit Cards

You got hitched. Tied the knot. Said your vows. “For better and for worse.” Gulp! All too often, that...

11 Everyday Opportunities for Teaching Kids About Money

The thought of talking about money to my kids is a little overwhelming. Now that I have twin...

How to Pay Off $5,000 in Credit Card Debt in Six Steps

If I owe my co-worker $5 for pizza, I feel little angst as I Venmo the payment. But...

Here’s Exactly How to Save Money When You Live in a Big City

I know I don’t have to tell you this, city dwellers: Living in a big city is expensive. I...

A Free Budgeting App Helped This Mom Weather a Pay Cut

Ayanna Gaines is a woman who decided to change her story. Gaines, 46, had spent the bulk of her...

7 Credit Card Mistakes We All Make Trying to Handle our Debt

Let’s just come right out and say it: We all make mistakes. Accidentally dyed your whites a startling...

Amazon Might Owe You a Free Month of Prime. Here’s How to Find out

Ah, the perks of Amazon Prime. We love free two-day shipping, free same-day shipping, free movies, free music and even free photo storage (for when your phone won’t stop letting you know your storage is...

How to Pay off Credit Card Debt Without Hocking Your Jewelry

If they made a movie about paying off your credit cards, it would be called “Mission: Impossible.” Seriously, paying...

11 Smart Ways to Prepare Your Finances for the Future

It’s so hard to plan ahead. It’s even harder to plan way, way ahead — like 20 years...

15 Tips to Hold Onto Your Cash

Who doesn’t waste money? We all pay too much at times because we want something right now. And on...

Hitting Middle Age? Money Management Moves to Make Before 40

The big 4-0. That’s right. You’re old enough to remember the VHS versus Betamax war, and you kept your...

Here Are 6 Times We Think It’s OK to Stop Saving Money

At 7, your goal was to save enough money so you could buy that new toy all the...

5 Simple Steps to Pay off Debt in Your 30s

Gone are the days of blindly swiping your credit card and pretending that letter in the mail isn’t...

How to Manage When You Make Less than $60K

You know your finances could use some serious TLC, but you’ve been putting it off… and off… and...

How to Manage Your Money When You’re Single

Sure, it might seem like everyone in the world is coupling up. You’ve basically mastered the art of third-wheeling...

The Smart Way This Stay-at-Home Mom Is Saving for a Trip to Disneyland

Vanessa Worthen just wanted to go to Disneyland. A stay-at-home mom in the San Francisco Bay area, Worthen wanted to start traveling with her two children, a 6-year-old girl and a 2-year-old boy. Naturally, she...

Do These 11 Things Now to Set Your Finances up for the Next 20...

It’s so hard to plan ahead. It’s even harder to plan way, way ahead — like 20 years into the future. I mean, some of us have trouble planning more than a week in...

Pay off Your Car Loan Faster by Avoiding These Costly Mistakes

Buying a vehicle is one of the biggest purchases you’ll make. If you’re like most of us, you’ll...

How to Pay off Student Loans Without Selling Your Plasma

We know how it feels: Your student loan payment is due, but you’re out of money. You dread this....

Here’s What to Do If You’re Broke to Get Your Finances on Track

It’s scary to run out of money. No, scratch that. It’s terrifying to run out of money. And it...

Why This Financial Planner Banks Online With Aspiration

After becoming a financial planner last year, Denisa Petricko took a closer look at her own finances. A lump...

When Money is Tight, These 9 Resources Can Help You

When money is tight, you can feel like you’re drowning. You finally make that late payment on one...
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