With more money, I would: _________.
By Ashley Barnett April 23, 2015
It’s reasonable to assume that a city with higher-than-average wages would also have high housing costs. But that’s not always the case. Here are 10 U.S. cities with affordable housing costs that are also home to well-paying jobs.
By David Weliver April 23, 2015
The best no annual fee miles credit cards let you earn rewards on everyday purchases, not just airfare. Read how these cards compare with premium airline credit cards and see which is right for you.
By Lou Carlozo
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.
Credit Karma — one of our favorite sites for getting a truly free credit score — announced this week it now offers free credit reports as well. There’s still no catch, which is why Credit Karma remains our favorite place to quickly and easily check your own credit data at absolutely zero cost.
Car Insurance. You probably have it, but do you fully understand it? You pay for auto insurance every month and will most likely make a claim or two… or three in your lifetime. It’s important to understand car insurance definitions and coverage types so you buy enough to protect yourself but not more than you need.
Deciding to move in together is a huge step. It’s important to know the financial details of your partner’s life before you rent the U-Haul. His or her financial woes will quickly become your problems when it’s your name on the bill they were supposed to be helping you pay.
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By Lou Carlozo April 16, 2015
Are you an adult? Do you own a car? If you don’t know how to perform these very basic maintenance checks, it’s time to up your game.
By Amanda Abella April 15, 2015
Recruiters are using social media in record numbers to find candidates. Here’s how to ensure that all of your social accounts are showing you in the best light possible.
By Lou Carlozo April 13, 2015
Your 401(k) has the potential to make you a millionaire. Here’s a simple, 10-step 401(k) strategy for 20- to 30-year olds to help you get the most from your retirement savings.
By Patty Lamberti April 13, 2015
Putting your student loans on an income based repayment plan might make a lot of sense. It will lower your monthly payments and could even wipe out your remaining balance after 10 or 20 years. Here’s what to consider before enrolling.
By David Weliver April 10, 2015
While nearly everyone could benefit from working with a professional financial planner, the cost is often prohibitive. There comes a time, however, when paying for financial advice becomes a solid investment in your future. How do you know when it’s time to hire a financial advisor?
By Kevin Mercadante April 10, 2015
Auto insurance isn’t a fixed cost; there are things you can do both today and over time that will lower your auto insurance premiums. You may need car insurance, but you do not need to pay more than you have to!
By Phil Villarreal April 9, 2015
Finding romance at work is commonplace and complicated. Is it allowed? How much should you share with your co-workers about your new love? How do you handle a breakup? Let’s attempt to answer these and other pressing questions about dating in the workplace.
By David Weliver April 8, 2015
It’s so frustrating: You’re financially responsible, but you still can’t get approved for student loan refinancing. A company called Earnest could change that.
By Kevin Mercadante April 7, 2015
Breaking out on your own can be scary. You can prepare to make the switch to self-employed by ensuring your finances are in order before you quit your job.
By Lou Carlozo April 6, 2015
Bankruptcy is a tempting option when faced with piles of debt, but it’s not as simple as it sounds. Take a look and see if there are ways to avoid bankruptcy, like a debt snowball. If the debt is truly overwhelming then be sure to know your options before you start down that road.
By David Weliver April 3, 2015
Are you paying more taxes than necessary? Several easy investing moves can slash thousands off your tax bill. Here’s how to take advantage of them. [Sponsored by E*TRADE.]
By Patty Lamberti April 2, 2015
Millennials are more stressed about money than any other demographic, research shows. Why that is, and what you can do about it.