10 Tips For A Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Ten tips for a successful crowdfunding campaign.

Fundraising has moved way beyond bake sales and car washes. Whether you want to start a business or raise money for a cause, crowdfunding sites make it possible — though not necessarily easy — to raise money online. Here are pro tips for setting up a successful crowdfunding campaign.

You Paid Bills Late: Just How Bad Is That? The Lifetime Cost Of Missed Payments

A Business Suit, A Credit Goof, And Making Your Rating Bullet Proof

Everyone knows paying bills late is bad for your credit score. But you might not realize that the lifetime cost of missed payments could be higher than you think.

Can We Go Thrift Shopping? Pro Tips For Finding Thrift Store Deals

thrift store

If you love the smell of a bargain, thrift shops can be treasure troves…if you can get past all the junk. Here are some professional tips for finding thrift store deals.

How We Save: Acorns Co-founder Jeff Cruttenden Wants To Make Investing Easy For Everyone

Jeff Caruttenden, CEO of Acorns

Jeff Cruttenden picked his first stock when he was 11 years old. Now, he’s co-founded Acorns, an app that rounds up your debit and credit card purchases and invests the difference for you.

3 Easy Ways You Can Be More Money-savvy Than Most Americans

Scrawl This Down- One In Three Americans Budget On A Scrap Of Paper

A majority of Americans do crazy things with their money. If you want to be better with your money than most, it’s not that difficult. Here’s where to start.

The High Price Of Divorce, Financial And Emotional

The High Price Of Divorce, Financial And Emotional

Divorce can have hidden financial and emotional consequences. Knowing your full financial situation right from the start will help proceedings. Also, having some emotional support while you go through this tough time can help you from making a bad situation worse.

Can You Afford A Broken Arm? Insured Or Not, Hospital Bills Hurt; 5 Apps Than Can Help You Save

Here's How To Budget, And Save Money, Before A Health Emergency

It’s no secret that medical care is expensive. Yet, people are often blindsided by hospital bills. No one thinks they will ever get hurt or sick. Easy ways — including helpful apps — that can help you prepare your finances for unexpected medical expenses down the road.

How We Save: For Nicholas Befort, Good Money Habits Are All In The Family

How We Safe: Nicholas Befort

Nicholas Befort, 29, learned good money habits from his father, a financial advisor. How the lessons helped him get off to a good financial start and follow his father into a financial services career.

Refinance Student Loans With SoFi; Rates Starting At 1.92%

Refinance student loans with SoFi

With SoFi, you can refinance student loans — federal or private — at rates as low as 3.50 percent percent fixed or 1.92 percent variable (with AutoPay discount).

How We Save: Julie Stevens Finds Her Passion, But Not A Job (Yet)

How We Save: Julie Stevens

Despite what the college admissions office will lead you to believe, a diploma isn’t a guarantee of a job. Julie struggles to get by even with her BA. Her biggest piece of advice for you is to start looking for internships right away. Passion doesn’t equal cash until someone is willing to pay you.