10 Secrets of the Millionaires Next Door
savings

10 Secrets of the Millionaires Next Door

The invisible rich get rich through diligence, smart choices and deferred gratification. Here's how you can join the ranks of the wealthy.
April 11, 2019
38 Ways to Earn Extra Cash in 2019
business

38 Ways to Earn Extra Cash in 2019

Coming up with extra cash to pay the bills, cover unexpected expenses, boost savings, accelerate your 401(k) or perhaps even finance a dream vacation …
March 18, 2019
How to Refinance Your Student Debt
credit & debt

How to Refinance Your Student Debt

Consolidating student loans can reduce paperwork and lower your monthly bill.
February 20, 2019
When Zombie Debt Collectors Chase Written-Off Debts
credit & debt

When Zombie Debt Collectors Chase Written-Off Debts

A threatening call out of the blue accuses you of bad debts from years ago. Is it for real? What do you do?
January 4, 2019
The Invisible Rich
savings

The Invisible Rich

The biggest barrier to becoming rich is living like you're rich before you are.
September 27, 2018
Knight Kiplinger's 8 Keys to Financial Security
savings

Knight Kiplinger's 8 Keys to Financial Security

Over many years of publishing Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine, my colleagues and I have built up a deep institutional memory of personal-finance…
September 27, 2018
11 Ways to Save $1,000 by Black Friday
savings

11 Ways to Save $1,000 by Black Friday

Summer is barely over, but already retailers are getting us revved up for the holidays with cheerful spreads of toys and décor on display.
September 24, 2018
Making Extra Mortgage Payments?
real estate

Making Extra Mortgage Payments?

While paying off your home's mortgage may give you a great feeling of liberation and peace of mind, there are a couple of issues to consider.
September 21, 2018
Caring for Your Aging Parents: How to Prepare
retirement

Caring for Your Aging Parents: How to Prepare

The time to get ready is well before the time comes. Here's how to approach some important talks and what you need to cover.
September 21, 2018
Is Paying off Your House the Right Move in Light of New Tax Law?
taxes

Is Paying off Your House the Right Move in Light of New Tax Law?

Despite what you may be hearing and reading, paying off your home may not be the right decision for you. Homeowners need to look beyond taxes and cons…
September 18, 2018
The Top 3 Things Millennials Should Do Now to Take Advantage of Low Interest Rates
savings

The Top 3 Things Millennials Should Do Now to Take Advantage of Low Interest Rates

Rates may not be this low again in decades, so it could pay to lock them in for the long term.
September 14, 2018
8 Great Personal Finance Apps to Try for Fun (and More)
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8 Great Personal Finance Apps to Try for Fun (and More)

Budgeting, saving and getting out of debt probably don’t sound like a lot of fun, but app designers are trying to change that with an array of mobile …
August 24, 2018
Dividing Your Assets in a Gray Divorce
retirement

Dividing Your Assets in a Gray Divorce

The closer you are to retirement, the more crucial it is to get it right.
August 2, 2018
8 Personal Finance Apps to Try for Fun (and More)
savings

8 Personal Finance Apps to Try for Fun (and More)

Managing money takes know-how, discipline and motivation. Traditional apps can help, but some new apps also use gamification to bring behavioral finan…
July 30, 2018
Hillbilly Elegy
business

Hillbilly Elegy

Author: J.D.
July 9, 2018
Take Control of Your Student Loan Debt (Instead of Letting It Hold You Back)
college

Take Control of Your Student Loan Debt (Instead of Letting It Hold You Back)

Go beyond the basics to see if what you’re doing will help you climb out of that hole ... or dig it deeper.
July 4, 2018
Where Clinton and Trump Stand on Student Debt
college

Where Clinton and Trump Stand on Student Debt

Clinton wants free tuition at many public colleges and less restrictive student loan terms. Trump dislikes student debt, but his plans are not as clea…
June 13, 2018
Planning for Retirement: Should You Pay Off the House Early?
retirement

Planning for Retirement: Should You Pay Off the House Early?

The new tax law adds wrinkles for homeowners deciding whether or not to retire without a mortgage.
June 7, 2018
13 Smart Uses for Your Tax Refund
tax refunds

13 Smart Uses for Your Tax Refund

If you have a refund check coming your way, consider using it to bolster your personal balance sheet.
April 17, 2018
The Power of Living Within Your Means
credit & debt

The Power of Living Within Your Means

Budgeting is work, but it allows you to spend your money on what you value most.
March 8, 2018
A Money Lesson for Newlyweds (and Other Lovers)
retirement

A Money Lesson for Newlyweds (and Other Lovers)

Roses on Valentine's Day are a romantic classic, but what's even better for a strong, happy marriage? Money harmony. And it all starts with an honest …
February 9, 2018
Proven Tactics to Overcome Big Debts
credit & debt

Proven Tactics to Overcome Big Debts

Chances are you have debt -- and lots of it.
February 6, 2018
3 Scenarios That Could Derail Your Retirement
retirement

3 Scenarios That Could Derail Your Retirement

Even the best-laid plans for retirement can suddenly go awry if a major life event strikes.
February 1, 2018
We Welcome Your Feedback
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We Welcome Your Feedback

Tell us your thoughts -- we are listening.
January 9, 2018
Keep Student Loans From Strangling Your Retirement Plans
retirement

Keep Student Loans From Strangling Your Retirement Plans

Understand your options for handling student debt.
December 4, 2017
How to Dig Out of Debt
credit & debt

How to Dig Out of Debt

I got a press release today with the headline "Consumer Debt Decreases in July," which seemed encouraging until I took a closer look at the numbers.
October 3, 2017