How to Pay for Pricey Prescriptions
insurance Paying for expensive medications is especially painful if you’re in a high-deductible plan.
Giving to Charity When You're on a Budget
Budgeting Don’t forget that your time has value, too. Volunteering is the best way to see if you like how the charity is run.
By Rivan V. Stinson PublishedBudgeting
Wipe Out Debt, One Step at a Time
credit & debt Pay off debt with the highest interest first, stick to a schedule and automate payments.
By Brendan Pedersen Publishedcredit & debt
The Talk Before Moving In Together
savings Merging households and finances is a major step. Be sure to have an open and honest dialogue about each other's income and spending habits beforehand.
By Kaitlin Pitsker Publishedsavings
Target-Date Funds Might Not Be Right for You
investing Branching out and investing in a mix of funds can give you a portfolio that’s cheaper, better diversified and more in line with your needs.
By Ryan Ermey Publishedinvesting
Get a Head Start on College Savings
Paying for College It’s a daunting prospect. In 18 years, attending an in-state public college for four years will likely cost a total of about $233,000.
By Lisa Gerstner PublishedPaying for College
Don’t Be Afraid to Do Your Own Taxes
taxes Even if you have to pay for tax software, it’s cheaper than hiring a tax preparer.
By Rivan V. Stinson Publishedtaxes
Emergency Funds Can Reduce Stress
savings Your savings can bail you out of a situation you may not think of as an emergency.
By Miriam Cross Publishedsavings
Monopoly for a New Generation
spending The game plays into millennial stereotypes, but in reality we’re not much different than other generations.
By Kaitlin Pitsker Publishedspending
Young & Scrappy -- And Saving for Retirement
savings No excuses. You don’t need a 401(k) or employer match to save.
By Brendan Pedersen Publishedsavings