With more money, I would: _________.
By David Weliver December 17, 2014
Few banks or insurance companies are beloved by their customers. USAA may be the exception. Learn who is eligible for USAA membership, the products they offer, and why you should consider joining.
By Patty Lamberti December 16, 2014
For many, the cost of eating healthy can be prohibitive. Here’s the good news: With a sound budget and some strategic shopping, there are ways to find healthy, organic food that won’t break the bank.
By Phil Villarreal December 15, 2014
Tech moves so fast you will blow your budget trying to keep up. And that’s a shame because older phones are still fantastic. If you are willing to forego having the latest and greatest you can have a great phone and money in the bank. Here are five older phones that are worth every dollar.
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.
Being declined for a new credit card is frustrating. You can improve your chances of getting approved for a credit card by applying to cards that are suited for your credit score. Here we explain what kinds of credit scores are needed to get popular credit cards today.
Buying a diamond engagement ring online can save you thousands. Here’s what I learned shopping for my wife’s engagement ring and buying my own wedding ring online.
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By David Weliver December 12, 2014
How you manage your living expenses during grad school will make a big difference in how much student debt you need to repay. Learn how to minimize how much you need to borrow to cover your living costs during graduate school.
By David Weliver December 11, 2014
It’s been seven years since we started writing about social lending. Today saw the initial public offering (IPO) of Lending Club, the largest peer-to-peer lending network where everyday investors can make loans to borrowers who can take out personal loans of up to $35,000 without going to the bank. Read more about how Lending Club works for both borrowers and investors.
By Amanda Abella December 11, 2014
Avoiding mistakes is a lot easier than cleaning up messes. So make sure your side hustle finances are in order right from the get go by watching your cash flow, having a separate account for your business, and being mindful of taxes.
By Lou Carlozo December 10, 2014
Want to start investing but don’t know where to start? Here is a quick review of five companies that have automated the process of helping you choose the proper investments. “Robo-advising” is a great way to make sure your portfolio is well diversified and meets your goals and needs.
By Patty Lamberti December 9, 2014
Turns out, the best deals of the season aren’t actually on Black Friday. There are several apps and other tools that will help you make sure you are getting the best deal available.
By Lou Carlozo December 8, 2014
Preparing financially for your new baby means more than just making room in the budget for diapers and daycare. The baby will have long term financial needs, such as college, that also need planning. How do you fit it all in?
By Amanda Abella December 5, 2014
An MBA is a huge investment of both time and money. Do you really need one before starting your own business? Probably not. Potential clients often value experience over education. Here are three things to consider before getting your MBA.
By Phil Villarreal December 4, 2014
It’s hard to admit that you really aren’t ever going to go to the gym. It can be even tougher to cancel that membership. Gyms love members who never show up and they don’t want you to stop paying for a service you never use. Here are some tips to guide you through canceling your gym membership.
By Lou Carlozo December 3, 2014
Negotiating your first salary is a daunting task but extremely important. Since raises are often based on a percent of your current salary a small bump now could lead to a lot of money over time! Intern expert Lauren Berger shares with us her top tips for negotiating a starting salary.
By Patty Lamberti December 2, 2014
Being a driver for Uber or Lyft seems like a great side hustle. However, after the costs of driving strangers around town you might not earn as much as you’d think. We did the research to find out if it’s really worth your time.
By Jamie Weliver December 1, 2014
Finding perfect gifts for the men in your life is never easy. Here are nine gift ideas for men that they will always appreciate, even if they never thought to ask…
By Jamie Weliver November 26, 2014
Everybody’s heard of the “latte factor”…that daily coffee habit really adds up. While we don’t believe focusing on cutting back on $3 coffees is necessarily the best way to overhaul your finances, it might be worth tracking your habit. I did, and I was stunned.