Budgeting & Savings

  1. How to Plan a $1 Million Retirement on a Minimum-Wage Salary

    A $1 million retirement is a nice round number to shoot for. With the right planning it’s potentially doable, even on a minimum-wage ...
  2. Amazon: 10 Secrets You Didn't Know (AMZN)

    10 little-known facts about e-commerce leader Amazon.com Inc., the world's largest online provider of retail goods headed ...
  3. Winning the Lottery: Dream or Nightmare?

    Winning the lottery is both a dream come true and a nightmare. Make sure you account for taxes and other hidden fees when ...
  4. The Two Cheapest Days to Fly in August

    Put August 21 and 22 in your calendar, as the days you can start saving money on international and domestic flights.
  5. How to Create a Budget You Can Actually Stick With

    Following these five steps can help you create a budget that you can stick with.
  6. Student Loan Debt: Which States & Schools Cost Most/Least

    Student loan debt affects 43 million Americans. A new report from LendEDU breaks down the most significant borrower trends ...
  7. Why You Shouldn't Keep Up With the Joneses

    Keeping up with the Joneses can sacrifice future financial independence. Do this instead.
  8. 10 Savings Tips for Your Household Expenses

    It's possible to boost your savings with these simple money saving tips.
  9. Why High Earners Still Live Paycheck-to-Paycheck

    Despite making six figure incomes, many high earners still struggle to get ahead financially, living paycheck to paycheck.
  10. The Best Time to Buy First Class Airline Tickets

    Book at least a week in advance and try these less-well-known routes to the least pricey first class seats.
  11. Saving Money for a Large Purchase: Better Than Debt?

    Deciding whether saving money for a large purchase makes more sense than going into debt is more complicated than you might ...
  12. Is Amazon Prime's $99 Annual Fee Worth it? It Depends (AMZN)

    More than 60 million people think Amazon Prime is a good deal. Here is how to determine if Prime membership may be worth ...
  13. Retirement Saving Tips for 65-Year-Olds and Over

    Find out how to save smarter after 65.
  14. How to Calculate What You Need for Retirement

    While you might not be able to predict all the variables that impact retirement planning, there are tools to help make simple ...
  15. How Much in Savings You Need to Live Comfortably

    For many Americans, the perception of financial security differs greatly from reality. Learn how much in savings is truly ...
  16. Is Investing $25 a Month Worth It?

    Find out how small investments can add up over time and how to avoid the fees that can erode small returns.
  17. Find Latin America's Safest, Cheapest Countries

    Tourism is surging in Latin America. Its safest countries rank higher on the Global Peace Index than the United States and ...
  18. A Household Spending Plan to Save for Retirement

    Think you're too busy to plan for retirement? If you can set aside just 2 to 3 hours per month, you can easily trim your ...
  19. How to Become a Retirement Super Saver

    Accelerating your retirement savings may mean trimming other areas of your financial life.
  20. This Is the Secret to Organizing Your Finances

    A careful analysis of cash flow and spending are two crucial steps toward forming a realistic savings or retirement plan. ...
  21. The Importance of Building Savings Habits Early

    Here's why saving early will get you in the habit for the long-term, and give you a huge head start on your life's financial ...
  22. Top 3 Differences Between Business and First Class

    Should you pay extra to fly first class?
  23. Who are Nordstrom's (JWN) main competitors?

    Learn more about Nordstrom (JWN) and its competitors in the retail industry. Find out how Nordstrom competes with other companies ...
  24. Top 10 Fastest Growing Industries in the United States

    Six of the 10 fastest-growing industries are directly related to new residential construction.
  25. Why Some Kids Never Leave The Nest

    Giving your children a free ride can be costly for both of you.
  26. Simple Ways to Patch Your Financial Holes

    Do you know where your money goes each month? Finding out can help you save for the future.
  27. 7 Ways to Save a Buck With Destination Weddings

    A beautiful destination wedding may not cost as much as you think.
  28. Find the Best Senior Discounts

    First, Social Security rose a measly 0.3%. Now, the national parks lifetime pass is going up 8 times. Yet another reason ...
  29. Student Loan Forgiveness: How Does it Work?

    With student loan debt at an all-time high, more graduates are considering loan forgiveness programs.
  30. Should You Pay in Cash?

    Avoiding all forms of plastic payment can do wonders for your stress level and pocket book.
  31. 5 Ways to Stunt a Child's Financial Growth

    Personal finance is not covered in schools, so it's up to parents to teach kids how to manage money.
  32. The Beauty of Budgeting

    Whether your issue is credit card debt, student loans (or the fact that Social Security isn't rising next year), it's time ...
  33. 8 Great Ideas for Your Summer Staycation

    If the money just isn't there for a big trip, it doesn't mean you can't have a great summer.
  34. Budgeting Basics

    What is budgeting? Basically, it's making sure that you're spending less than you're bringing in and planning financially ...
  35. How to Make Living Frugally in Retirement Comfortable

    Living frugally in retirement can still be comfortable as long as you plan well and avoid being unduly cheap. It’s all a ...
  36. 5 U.S. Cities with High Paychecks and a Low Cost of Living

    Consider these U.S. hubs where workers get paid competitive salaries while enjoying a high quality of life due to a low cost ...
  37. How to Find a Cheap, Last-Minute Vacation

    Four steps to a last-minute vacation that won't break the bank.
  38. What’s the difference between overdraft protection and overdraft settings?

    Learn what overdraft settings are, how they impact your relationship with your bank and how they govern the overdraft protections ...
  39. 4 Steps to Budget Based on Your Values

    Aligning spending according to values helps you reach your goals.
  40. Best Budgeting Software of 2017

    The best budgeting software helps users manage money and is something that you will actually use on a day to day basis.
  41. Amazon Monetizes Convenience (AMZN)

    Amazon has tapped into America's convenience culture. The company has struck gold with services that allow for maximum convenience ...
  42. Avoid Money Worries With Proper Planning - Part 2

    The second stage of financial planning includes identifying goals and making plans to meet them.
  43. Saving and Investing When You're Just Starting Out

    Here are a couple things to keep in mind when starting to save and invest.
  44. Avoid Money Worries With Proper Planning - Part 1

    Use these steps to get your financial house in order, reduce stress and achieve financial goals.
  45. How Safe Is Venmo And Why Is It Free?

    Venmo is a digital wallet that allows users to send money with ease. Millions use the service, but is it actually safe?
  46. Classic Money Advice You May Want to Avoid

    When it comes to your finances, this common advice should likely be avoided.
  47. Are You Living Paycheck-to-Paycheck?

    Here are some ways to stop living paycheck-to-paycheck and start saving some money each month.
  48. Can a Foreign Individual Open a Savings Account in the United States?

    Find out what it takes for a foreign individual to open a savings accounts in the United States in an age of heightened awareness ...
  49. Why Retiring on 70% of Your Income Might Be Tough

    Before you're sure that 70% will be enough to support you in retirement, figure out what your life costs now and how it might ...
  50. Money Habits of the Millennials

    Millennials are facing the bleakest financial future of any generation in decades, and are not likely to enjoy the same standard ...
Save Money
  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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