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How to Invest in Gold: A Beginner’s Guide

When you think of gold, what comes to mind? Eighteen-karat gold jewelry? Gold bricks stacked high in a vault? Sacks of gold coins used for bartering or paying tax collectors in Robin Hood's days? Or a sensible part of a modern investor's asset … [Read more...]

Think You Don’t Need Health Insurance? Think Again

The younger we are the more we tend to think that we are invincible and do not need health insurance. Cancer, broken bones, and weird illnesses with names that we can't pronounce are all things that happen to other people and never to us---right? … [Read more...]

Eight Steps to Achieve Credit Nirvana

Tired of worrying about your credit, and being punished for having a low credit score? The eight steps listed below will lead you to financial freedom. Some are easier than others, but by following even some of them your credit score will rise. 1. … [Read more...]

Owing Mom and Dad: Debt or Gratitude?

The following is a guest post by Susie Bafico. Plenty of parents help out their adult kids with cash, and it’s not just cars and trust funds. For many, the safety net is pulled on the way to college, while for others it never really ends. … [Read more...]

Risky Business: When Student Loans Go To Collections

This is a guest post from Kat Fae, an American twenty-something living in London.  Deciding to expand my life after college in another country was a big decision and one that has challenged me financially and intellectually. As I packed up and … [Read more...]

Are Europeans Better- or Worse-off Financially than Americans?

Imagine paying a high tax for owning a gas-guzzling SUV, enjoying six weeks of paid vacation each year, or giving half of your paycheck to the government. In this guest post, Emily Starbuck Gerson, of the CreditCards.com blog Taking Charge, describes … [Read more...]