By Charlotte Edwards October 24, 2014
You don’t have to choose between world travel and paying off your student loan debt. How working abroad was the best thing that ever happened to my money.
By David Weliver October 23, 2014
Finding investments that align with your social values isn’t always easy; socially responsible mutual funds have high expenses and minimum investments. Motif is an alternative broker that lets you create baskets of stocks for a single trade commission.
By Lou Carlozo
You know you need to improve your credit score, but you’re finding a lot of conflicting advice. What I learned from dozens of different experts about how to improve your credit score in a few easy-to-follow steps.
LOYAL3 is a different kind of stock broker that takes the intimidation out of investing. Investors can buy fractional shares of popular stocks for as little as $10 with no fees or commissions.
The first-year cost of pet ownership exceeds $1,000, according to the ASPCA. Learn what pet expenses to expect before bringing a dog or cat into the family.
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By Patty Lamberti October 21, 2014
Cable is on the chopping block of every frugal budgeter out there. But for a lot of us, the enjoyment we get from cable is worth the cost. However, that doesn’t mean we should pay more than necessary. Your cable bill is often up for negotiation…you just need to know what to say.
By David Weliver October 20, 2014
Successful people know when to delegate. Hiring housecleaners and landscapers may not make sense in your 20s, but there are other ways outsourcing your life can help you produce more, earn more, and reclaim your free time.
By Lou Carlozo October 17, 2014
Pet insurance pays veterinary bills (after a deductible) for unexpected illnesses or accidents. If you’re on a budget, having pet insurance offers peace of mind that you won’t one day be faced with the decision to pay thousands to save your pet’s life.
By Patty Lamberti October 16, 2014
Getting divorced is hard on your finances, but if you haven’t been married long and the split is (relatively) amiable, you don’t have to spend thousands at an attorney’s office to get a legal divorce. Here, how to get divorced cheap.
By Phil Villarreal October 15, 2014
You don’t have to be that much older to realize you were recently young and foolish, especially when it comes to money.
By Patty Lamberti October 14, 2014
Subscription food companies will deliver boxes of fresh, pre-portioned ingredients and restaurant-quality recipes to your doorstep. Are they worth the money?
By Phil Villarreal October 9, 2014
You know what’s scary? Spending money on a Halloween costume. Make the most of what’s in your closet with these cheap halloween costume ideas.
By David Weliver October 9, 2014
The smartest way to repay student loans depends on your income and expenses both now and in the future. In some cases you’ll want to defer or reduce payments to increase cash flow while money is tight. Here, we look at all the options for paying off student loans — from deferment to consolidation, and more.
By Mark Ferguson October 8, 2014
If there were just one rule of successful investing it would be “start as young as you can.” Although we frequently hear this advice as it pertains to the stock market, there are a lot of reasons to consider real estate investing in your twenties, too.
By Phil Villarreal October 7, 2014
Sometimes saving money can cause an ethical dilemma. Here are five tricks you should definitely NOT use to save money.
By Lou Carlozo October 6, 2014
Quitting your job to pursue a business, become a full-time parent, or simply take a break is the most exciting risk you’ll ever take. Just be sure your finances are prepared.