Personal Finance Articles

  1. Top 5 Apps For Job Seekers

    E-recruitment is becoming increasingly popular; find out about five apps to streamline your application process.
  2. The Impact Of Financial Crisis On Women

    The female population is feeling the effects of global financial crisis harder than the rest.
  3. Income Funds 101

    Income funds don't have to be bonds, there are plenty to choose from. Read up on the types of income funds and whether they ...
  4. Top 3 Retirement Havens For Expats

    From exotic Thailand to Panama, there are many different retirement destinations for people looking to stretch their fixed ...
  5. How Many Months Of Taxes Do You Need In An Escrow Account?

    Discvover how many months of taxes you need in an escrow account, and how you'll need to fund the account at closing.
  6. A Guide To Corporate Social Media

    Using social media can help get your company or product out there. Read on to learn about some helpful tips.
  7. Happily Married? File Taxes Separately!

    Just because you are in love doesn't mean that a joint return is best for both of you.
  8. Learn A Lot More About Your 401(k) Fees

    Beginning in April, all 401k fees being passed on to employees must be disclosed in an easy-to-read format.
  9. Newlyweds? Tips For Filing Your Tax Return

    For many couples, it pays to file for taxes together. But what are some of the obstacles you should watch out for?
  10. Protect Your Foreign Investments From Currency Risk

    Hedging against currency risk can add a level of safety to your offshore investments.
  11. Job Qualifications You Need In 2012

    The U.S. economy is recovering, so we discuss the merits of academic and non-academic education in 2012.
  12. 20 Tax Changes You Need To Know About

    Don't miss out on the tax changes. Here's a list that you need to know about.
  13. When To Hire A Social Media Professional

    Freelancers and marketing agencies are just some of the resources companies are now using to develop their social media. ...
  14. Taxing Times For Divorced Parents

    Find out how to deal with the tax issues that arise for divorced parents with dependent children.
  15. Affordable Healthcare Act 101: What To Expect Now And Later

    Here are how things will change, and what will happen when everyone is required to have health insurance.
  16. Additional Streams Of Income For Seniors

    Find out how a reverse mortgage can work in your favor during retirement.
  17. Why Digital Insurance Is Important

    Don't get caught losing the files on your computer. Here are some insurance policies to think about.
  18. When Paying Down Debt Doesn't Make Sense

    Learn how to know when you should pay off a debt or add to your savings.
  19. Why The Credit Score You Buy Differs From The Lender Score

    It takes many people by surprise when they purchase credit scores and find the lender's credit score disclosure does not ...
  20. 7 Outstanding Female Investors

    Here are seven women who outperform their male counterparts in the business world.
  21. Tax Breaks For Canadian Families

    Canadians have a lot of advantages when it comes to family tax perks.
  22. When It's Right To Leave Your Job

    Whether it's not having enough opportunities or poor health, there are many reasons to leave a job.
  23. CEOs With Risky Lifestyles: Should You Care?

    Many CEOs have personalities that emphasize bravery and risk-taking. Discover why this might be a bad thing.
  24. The Tax Benefits Of Having A Spouse

    Check out the perks designed to promote and preserve your post-work savings - if you're married, that is.
  25. Why Athletes Go Broke

    We look at famous athletes that went bust, and see what we can learn from their mistakes.
  26. A 1099 Crash Course For 2012

    Learn about the new 1099 requirements and how these changes will affect your online transactions.
  27. Estimated Taxes: Back To Basics

    Will you owe estimated taxes for the year? Here are some rules that apply and tips on avoiding any associated penalties. ...
  28. Why America's Taxes Are Too Low

    The solution to America's economic woes may not be in lowering taxes further, but may, in fact, lie in increasing them.
  29. Surprising Credit Card Benefits

    If you didn't read the fine print, you could be missing out on these free credit card benefits.
  30. Money Saving Tips For College Students

    Renting texbooks and getting a job are just two of the many ways you can start reducing your post-graduation debt.
  31. Top Female Executives And CEOs

    Even though women are still outnumbered in the business world, here are few that you should know about.
  32. Creative Ways To Overcome Student Debt

    There's many available student debt repayment options and strategies, such as student loan initiatives and loan consolidation ...
  33. Top-Paying Part-Time Jobs

    Find out how much these part-time jobs pay and how easy they are to get.
  34. The Facts About Rental Car Insurance

    Find out if the extra insurance is really worth it.
  35. 3 Critical Issues For The 2012 Election

    Discover why you should care about what politicians are fighting over.
  36. How To Teach Your Child About Investing

    Find simple and easy instructions on how to introduce your kids to the stock market.
  37. Find Your Niche In The Financial Industry

    In this article, we'll give you the tools you need to discover the financial career that fits you the best.
  38. How To Detect And Avoid Work-From-Home Scams

    Working from home can be a dream or a nightmare. Read on to discover what to watch out for.
  39. Inflation And Economic Recovery

    Inflation impacts the costs of every facet of the economy. Discover how it can help or hinder the economic recovery.
  40. 6 Reasons To Avoid Private Mortgage Insurance

    This costly coverage protects your mortgage lender - not you.
  41. 3 Ways Banks Are Getting Customers To Spend

    After failing to implement debit card fees, the major banks are increasing existing fees and finding craftier ways to increase ...
  42. A Close Look At Certified Senior Designations

    We examine the validity of senior financial designations and whether they are worth pursuing.
  43. How Mystery Shoppers Save You Money

    Mystery shoppers visit various establishments. Discover how their efforts will save you money in the long run.
  44. 5 Tips To Cut Wedding Costs

    Here are some tips to help you plan your wedding for a reasonable price.
  45. Which Retirement Plan Is Best?

    We'll show you how to choose between Roth IRAs, Traditional IRAs and 401(k)s.
  46. 4 Basic Facts To Know About IRAs

    Money in an IRA can work harder for you. Here's what you need to know first.
  47. How To Stage Your Home To Sell

    Cleaning and removing personal items are just some of the things you'll need to do when preparing to sell your home.
  48. Build Your Own Annuity

    Here are some tips on the different types of annuities to have in your portfolio.
  49. Banks Will Be Under More Stress In 2012

    The FDIC has proposed new regulations for banks.
  50. Cashing In Your Life Insurance Policy

    Tough times call for desperate measures, but is raiding your life insurance policy even worth considering?
  51. Insurance College Students May Need

    If you're heading to college or already there, get insured and set yourself up with the peace of mind that your finances ...
  52. How FICO Scores Are Calculated

    Lenders look at this to determine your credit risk. We explain what it is and how it's figured out.
  53. Overlooked Tax Deductions

    Here are four deductions that you might not know about. Read on to save a bit of money.
  54. Top Skills You Need On Your Resume

    In this difficult job market, here is a list of essential qualities and skills you need to land a perfect job.
  55. Will Low Retirement Ages Last Forever?

    We tell you which countries have low retirement ages and how does it affects their economy.
  56. Evaluating Bond Funds: Keeping It Simple

    Discover some of the key factors for determining a fund's risk-return profile.
  57. 5 Ways To Invest In Travel And Tourism

    Discover five areas of the travel and tourism market that could prove lucrative from an investing standpoint.
  58. 3 Sustainable Federal Government Investments

    With the Obama Administration focusing on long term and sustainable investments, this article looks at 3 of the best in terms ...
  59. Improve Your Credit Score In 2012

    These steps will enable you to take control of your debt repayments and consistently improve your score.
  60. 3 Startups That Grew Into Huge Conglomerates

    Here's a brief history of three of the world's largest companies, and the people who started them.
  61. How To Make Your Money Matter

    If you want your money to mean something, here are some noble ways to spend it.
  62. The 4 Worst Ways To Borrow Money

    While there are less risky places from which to borrow, there are also predatory lenders who can make your financial situation ...
  63. Sudden Wealth Syndrome: The Great Destroyer of Prosperity

    Facebook will make numerous employees instant millionaires, so we take a look at sudden wealth syndrome in 2012.
  64. Behind The Scenes Of Your Mortgage

    Four major players slice and dice your mortgage in the secondary market.
  65. Is Student Loan Debt The Next Financial Crisis?

    The student loan system is in desperate need of reform, as more and more graduates struggle to find work and pay off their ...
  66. A Beginners' Guide To Managing Your Money

    Discover what you need to know before becoming your own money manager.
  67. 6 Things To Look For In Earnings Reports

    Learn how to consider all the known variables when assessing a company's health.
  68. How Wealthy Are The Presidential Candidates?

    Here's an overview of where their money comes from and who makes the most.
  69. Catching Comeback Stocks For Clients

    We'll give you the clues you need to assess which stocks can make a turnaround.
  70. Short Sell Your Home To Avoid Foreclosure

    Are you in danger of losing your home? Protect your credit score with a real estate short sale.
  71. Best Times Of The Year To Look For A Job

    Read this article! We give you some insight about the best times to send your resume off.
  72. 7 Tax Terms Explained

    As the tax season begins, there are certain words you need to know. Read on to see what they are.
  73. Apple Stock: $500 And Climbing?

    It's been all over the news that Apple hit the $500 mark. We explain what it means.
  74. Common Things That Improve And Lower Credit Scores

    Credit scores are used by lenders to estimate credit risk. Find out how you can better earn the trust of lenders and reap ...
  75. Taxable Events You Didn't Know You Were Creating

    Understanding the implications of these events can help you plan your finances and, in some cases, save you from paying taxes ...
  76. Why Spring Break And Sports Cars Aren't Worth It

    Here's a list of reasons why you would be better off buckling down now rather than struggling later in life.
  77. Countries With The Highest Healthcare Spending

    Spending big doesn't necessarily mean it's the best. We take a look at the big spenders in healthcare.
  78. 5 Ways To Start Saving Today

    If you have no idea how to start saving your money, we list a few easy ways to start today.
  79. How To Shop Locally And Save Money

    There are many benefits to buying locally grown food. Often, the food you purchase will be high quality, healthier and support ...
  80. Increase Your Disposable Income

    Here are four quick and easy ways to up your spending money.
  81. Why You Should Buy Life Insurance

    If you haven't thought about life insurance or you're toying with the idea, we give you some reason why it might be wise ...
  82. Where America's Health Spending Goes

    You know you've wondered about it. So we give you a little peak into where the dollars go.
  83. How To Save For A Wedding

    Most couples spend over $25,000 on a wedding. Here are some ideas for setting aside and saving money for the big day.
  84. How Insurance Companies Detect Insurance Scams

    Insurance companies have full fraud detection departments tasked with both preventing scams and recouping money paid out ...
  85. 5 Social Security Alternatives

    Social Security is predicted to run out in the next few decades. Read on to see how you can offset the shortfall.
  86. Highest-Paid CEOs

    John Hammergren of McKesson topped the list of the best-earning CEOs for 2011. Find out how much he made and who else was ...
  87. Biggest Expenses For Retirees

    Discover some of the costs that can eat away at your retirement savings and why you should get a comprehensive assessment ...
  88. Avoiding Foreclosure Scams

    If you want to save your home, avoid bogus offers and take matters into your own hands.
  89. 15 Jobs That Have Increased Salary During The Recession

    If you're looking for a job, you've got to read this article. We list some that have increased pay!
  90. 4 Types Of Insurance Everyone Needs

    Here are four forms of insurance that are vital to have.
  91. How To Overcome Bad Credit

    Some lenders can look overlook your credit score and assess other factors that fairly determine if you are a reasonable credit ...
  92. Keep Your Pet's Trust

    Find out how to protect and provide for your pet after you pass away.
  93. Wheels Of A Future Fortune

    Buy a quality car without driving your expenses through the roof.
  94. Best Times To Go Shopping

    Whether you love it or hate it, we'll tell you when the best times are to go clothes shopping.
  95. Dream Jobs That Are Attainable

    As Confucius once said, "Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."
  96. How Retirement Attitudes Of Baby-Boomers And Gen-Xers Differ

    How is your level of retirement readiness affected by the generation category in which you fall? We look at some of the factors. ...
  97. Places To Find Free Help For Taxes

    Are you in need of free tax help? If so, here are some of the best places to look
  98. ETF Tracking Errors: Is Your Fund Falling Short?

    Find out the size and causes of ETF tracking errors and which funds are at risk.
  99. The Non-Academic Qualities Job Seekers Need In 2012

    With signs of an economic recovery becoming apparent, we look at three crucial qualities that job seekers need.
  100. 5 Expenses Keeping You From Retiring

    Poor planning and the cost of raising children are just some of the expenses that could delay your retirement.
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