Personal Finance

  1. Financial New Year's Resolutions You Can Keep

    Start the year off right by evaluating your financial health and setting impactful and achievable goals.
  2. How HSAs Can Boost Your Retirement Savings

    When saving for retirement, an HSA be a tax-efficient vehicle for future healthcare expenses.
  3. 4 Tips for Negotiating an Insurance Settlement

    It is possible to negotiate your own insurance settlement, especially when the injuries are relatively minor and the other ...
  4. How to Buy Life Insurance With an Alcohol History

    You can still get life insurance with a history of alcohol abuse by using these tips.
  5. Prudential Implicated in Wells Fargo Scandal (PRU, WFC)

    Wells Fargo may have signed customers up for fake life insurance policies with Prudential without Prudential’s knowledge ...
  6. Metromile Insurance Review: Is Pay-Per-Mile Worth It?

    Metromile insurance rates are based on mileage rather than a flat rate. But is it a deal or not? Check out this Metromile ...
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  1. Pre-Qualified Vs. Pre-Approved - What's The Difference?

    These terms may sound the same, but they mean very different things for homebuyers.
  2. Student Debt: Women Owe More

    A new research study shows that women carry more student loan debt than men.
  3. A Good Credit Score: Why Do You Need It?

    Your credit score can affect your ability to borrow money, buy a house or even get a job.
  4. How to Build Excellent Credit and Improve Your Credit Score

    There are several things you can do to protect and improve your credit score.
  5. Lien

    The legal right of a creditor to sell the collateral property of a debtor who fails to meet the obligations of a loan contract. ...
  6. Should I Pay Down a Mortgage or Invest the Money?

    Does it make sense to pay down a mortgage or invest that money instead?
  1. Airbnb

    Exotic Thai Rental: Airbnb has upended the travel industry by renting spare rooms everywhere imaginable
  2. 5 Books That Will Transform the Way You Think

    Just as successful startups disrupt their industries, these writers disrupt our view of the world.
  3. Trump Addresses Conflicts of Interest, Hacking, BuzzFeed Report

    We now have an idea of what will happen to Trump's business interests, but Obamacare's still a mystery.
  4. Best Credit Card Processing Solutions for Small Businesses

    Seeking credit card processing options that don't force you to grapple with interchange fees or discount rates? These four ...
  5. Why Nontech Giants Are Buying Technology Startups

    Autonomous Car Concept: rising numbers of of old-line companies are acquiring Silicon Valley tech startups
  6. Cannabis Dog Biscuits for Hyper Pups

    Well, it works for people. Maybe a little cannabis could calm your puppy and make you both happier.
  1. What Advisors Need to Know about ABLE Accounts

    ABLE plans represent a low-cost alternative to special needs trusts, and they can also be used in conjunction with them. ...
  2. IRS Allows Mortgage Deduction for Unwed Couples

    Single taxpayers who co-own one or more of their homes with another person can now each claim a deduction for the mortgage ...
  3. Financial Planning for Gen X and Millennials

    Gen X and Gen Y to need to get their finances in order, so here are some tips to get started.
  4. Are Student Loans Tax-Deductible?

    Learn how and when to deduct the interest on student loan payments, which allows individuals to reduce their taxable income ...
  5. Bankruptcy

    A legal proceeding involving a person or business that is unable to repay outstanding debts. The bankruptcy process begins ...
  6. Are student loans dischargeable after bankruptcy?

    In limited cases of bankruptcy, the courts may discharge a filer's partial or full student loan debt.
  1. Breaking Down the Actual Cost of a Home Renovation

    Keep reading to learn more about the actual costs of home renovation projects.
  2. Private Mortgage Insurance - PMI

    A policy required by lenders for borrowers who are putting down less than 20% for a home mortgage. PMI usually requires an ...
  3. The Mortgage Market's $1 Trillion Debt Cloud (JPM)

    The value of bonds backed by risky, single-family mortgages exceeded $1 trillion in November.
  4. Buying a House with Tenants: A Quick Guide

    Before buying a house with tenants, know the risks and responsibilities you're taking on.
  5. Buying vs. Renting in the San Francisco Bay Area

    Buying vs. renting in the San Francisco Bay Area is a conundrum: Both are pricey. How to decide.
  6. Find the Right Home Appraiser: A Quick Guide

    Locating the best home appraiser can mean a house valuation that's thousands of dollars higher than one that's done on the ...
  1. Are You Saving Money for Big Life Changes? Part 2

    The second part of this series looks at preparing financially for two life-changing events.
  2. How You Can Prepare for a Financial Setback

    Taking these steps will help prepare for a financial setback in life.
  3. 3 Money-Saving Cruise Ship Tips

    Many cruise costs are fixed, but it's the little extras that will put a big dent in your pocketbook.
  4. Didn't Save Enough for Retirement? Your 'Unretirement' Plan

    If you didn't save enough for retirement, these steps will get you through.
  5. How Much Does Frivolous Spending Cost You?

    You can make better spending choices for a more secure financial future and maybe early retirement.
  6. Are You Saving Money for Big Life Changes? Part 1

    Having financial goals will make it easier to save something from each paycheck.
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  1. 5 Ways To Make Your Home Remodels Pay Off

    Here are five ways to make your home renovation worth the money and effort you put into it.
  2. Differences Between Private Foundations And Public Charities

    Here's a look at the differences between these types of charitable organizations.
  3. How To Monetize Your YouTube Channel

    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
  4. The World's Most Valuable Private Companies

    In spite of the rewards going public can bring, some companies prefer to remain private, and they are very successful in this.
  5. Is Cyber Monday The New Black Friday?

    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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