Budgeting & Savings

  1. Are Economy Class Flights Finally Improving? (AAL, UAL)

    Free snacks and more are now being offered by major carriers on economy class flights. Record profits make it possible. Competition ...
  2. ‘Retired’ Too Soon? How to Reenter the Workforce After 50

    Here's what you need to know to survive financially and reenter the workforce when you're over 50 and a layoff has forced ...
  3. Venmo vs. Square Cash vs. Google Wallet: How They Compare (SQ, GOOGL)

    Mobile P2P payment services facilitate financial transactions, and Venmo, Square Cash and Google Wallet are three major players. ...
  4. What's the best way to finance a car?

    The best ways to finance an automobile purchase include a hire purchase and self-financing.
  5. Venmo Is Not a Scam: Here Is Why (PYPL)

    Venmo is a service that allows users to send and receive money, but some are finding the promise of quick payments to be ...
  6. How Much Should You Spend on an Engagement Ring?

    The history and popular perception of engagement rings runs counter to the surprising correlation between ring cost and marriage ...
  7. 7 Flexible Ways to Make Side Money

    Learn about seven proven side jobs for extra money that can you can do easily alongside your regular job, as well as the ...
  8. 4 Reasons Why You Should Consider Costco's Diamond Rings (COST, TIF)

    Costco's low prices on diamond rings is one thing, but finding the ring that you want is another story.
  9. How Safe Is Traveling in Thailand?

    Exercise the kinds of cautions that are necessary anywhere in the world. And then pay attention to these three particular ...
  10. Morgan Stanley's New Identity Theft Protection (MS)

    Morgan Stanley now offers identity theft protection to high net worth clients, pursuant to a poll in which they cited this ...
  11. 3 Ways to Avoid Electronic Pickpocketing

    Learn what electronic pickpocketing is, and find out which steps you can take to avoid getting pickpocketed through commercial ...
  12. Most Americans Aren't Ready for a Financial Emergency

    A recent study reveals that two-thirds of Americans can't come up with $1,000 for emergency expenses.
  13. Amazon’s Subscribe and Save: A Bait and Switch? (AMZN)

    Amazon's "Subscribe & Save" program isn't all it's cracked up to be. Here's why.
  14. 4 Steps to Getting a Small Business Loan Without Collateral

    A small business can obtain an unsecured loan without collateral by taking steps to get the best possible terms.
  15. For Young Investors: Too Many Choices, Too Few Dollars

    Your retirement may be decades away, but this is no time to procrastinate.
  16. Why You Absolutely Need an Emergency Fund

    What is an emergency fund, and why is it often the first component of sound financial planning?
  17. Are You Living Too Close to the Edge?

    If a missed paycheck would make your finances cave in, here's how to get back on track.
  18. College Tuition: 8 Mistakes Parents Should Avoid

    Here are 8 mistakes parents should avoid while saving for college tuition.
  19. The Best 3 Debt Consolidation Loans Companies in 2016

    If you're looking for debt consolidation, these are three companies to consider.
  20. Promote Financial Success in Your 20s and 30s

    Financial planning doesn't have to wait until your older. Students and adults in their 20s and 30s can get on the path to ...
  21. Discover Student Loans: Are They Worth It? (DFS)

    Understand the pros and cons of Discover Student Loans, and analyze how this loan product compares to similar products, such ...
  22. How Safe Is Traveling in the Philippines?

    There is an active travel warning for parts of the Philippines. Here are precautions to follow.
  23. Why Millennials Are Stressing About Saving for Retirement

    Millennials can't afford to put off saving for retirement, but planning for their later years is proving to be nerve-racking ...
  24. When do checks expire?

    There is a legal grace period for cashing checks, but depositors and issuers may risk overdraft fees if a late check is presented ...
  25. Tax Deductions for Students Just Got Better for MBAs

    A court's recent ruling in favor of a temporarily unemployed MBA candidate is giving hope to others seeking tax deductions ...
  26. How Negative Interest Rates Can Affect Consumers

    Negative interest rates encourage banks to lend but not consumers to spend.
  27. RMD Strategies: How to Avoid Drawing Down Money

    Required minimum distributions are a part of life for 401 (K) or individual retirement account holders once they hit 70.5. ...
  28. A Monthly Budget Blueprint for Medical Residents

    Medical students should start budgeting before classes or their residency begins. Here are some tips, including a spreadsheet. ...
  29. 10 Ways to Jump Start Your Savings Plan

    Need to work on your savings strategies? These 10 ideas could save you more than $4,000 per year.
  30. Top 7 Unusual Jobs That Pay Six Figures

    A handful of unusual jobs offer a six-figure salary, including elevator installers, funeral home managers and transportation ...
  31. Should You Hoard Your Miles?

    Here's who should hoard airline miles (and who shouldn't). And how to use your hoarded miles strategically.
  32. Self-Directed IRA: Rules and Regulations

    Self-directed IRAs are distinguished from other IRAs by differences of permissible investment types and regulatory restrictions, ...
  33. Top 3 Jobs That Pay $15 an Hour

    Discover several jobs that pay $15 an hour or more and do not require a college degree or years of previous experience to ...
  34. 5 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Leasing a Car

    If you like driving newer cars and want to spend less money doing it, leasing can be a great option... as long as you avoid ...
  35. Ford Acquires SAIPS for Self-Driving Auto Plan (F)

    On the longer horizon for Ford is a transformation into what CEO Mark Fields calls a "mobility company" rather than its traditional ...
  36. The Cost of a Road Trip Across the United States

    Estimate the cost of a road trip across the United States, and evaluate how the cost of such a trip has changed from 2015 ...
  37. Sushinomics: Measuring Cost of Living for Millennials

    Should we forget the CPI and follow the changing price of sushi? A different way to understand Millennial spending challenges.
  38. Is An Ivy League Degree Worth It?

    In 600 B.C. Aesop determined that a bird in the hand was worth two in the bush. Warren Buffett claims that this axiom can ...
  39. Wal-Mart Earnings Coming Up: What to Expect? (WMT, AMZN)

    Wal-Mart shares have risen some 11% over the past three months, thanks to the company's recent moves to better compete with ...
  40. 7 Ways To Get Through Grad School Debt-Free

    As if figuring out what to take in school isn't hard enough, you also have to find a way to pay for it.
  41. Can I make money advertising on my car, or is it a scam?

    Are car wrap advertising companies legitimate? Some companies are scams, but some car wrap companies offer legitimate ways ...
  42. Ace Your Business School Courses

    Work smarter, not harder, to get top grades in your business school classes.
  43. Financial Planning Basics in 5 Steps

    Wealth building is a marathon, not a sprint. Here are five basic steps to help build a solid financial foundation.
  44. Summer Interns: Time to Focus On Long-Term Gains

    Thinking about long-term financial and retirement goals can be tough for young folks just launching their careers. But here's ...
  45. 3 Socks that Tend to Respond Well to MA Crossovers (AAP, KMX)

    It isn't a significant event every time the 50-day moving average crosses the 200-day, but for these stocks it does confirm ...
  46. 5 Ways To Trick Yourself Into Saving Money

    You've heard it a million times - you should save more money. If you're having a tough time doing it, check out these 5 simple ...
  47. Signs You Should Be Spending More Money

    If the sleeves of all your shirts are frayed and even your thrifty friends think you're a tightwad, consider reading this ...
  48. Southwest Airlines Sticking With Gary Kelly For Good Reason

    Despite calls from its unions to oust CEO Gary Kelly, the board is sticking with their leader who has been able to deliver ...
  49. Why Newlyweds Must Say 'I Do' to Merging Finances

    These tips for newlyweds will ensure that both partners are on the same page when it comes to joining finances for the first ...
  50. 5 Articles to Refresh Your Financial Literacy

    Being smart about things financial can make the difference between a shaky future and a comfortable one
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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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