Budgeting & Savings

  1. Financial Planning Tips for Small Business Owners

    These practical steps can help business owners establish a successful financial plan.
  2. These Credit Cards Offer Extended Warranties

    Credit cards with extended warranties mean you get one automatically.
  3. Realistic Ways to Help Your Kids Pay for College

    Here are some tips for surviving college tuition costs for your kids.
  4. 6 Months to a Better Budget

    Can you have perfect abs in just six minutes a day? Maybe not, but you can have a rock-solid budget in six months.
  5. Breaking Down the Actual Cost of a Home Renovation

    Keep reading to learn more about the actual costs of home renovation projects.
  6. A Financial Planning Checklist Anyone Can Use

    These strategies should be on everyone's financial planning checklist.
  7. 4 Tips to Improve Your Financial Health in 2017

    Your financial well-being is as important as the traditional holiday resolutions.
  8. 22 Ways to Fight Rising Food Prices

    As food costs rise it can be difficult to stay on budget. Here are some handy tips to spend less at the till.
  9. 5 Signs That You're Living Beyond Your Means

    Learn what to watch for before you find yourself drowning in debt or filing for bankruptcy.
  10. 3 Realistic Financial Resolutions for 2017

    Many people fail to keep their New Year's resolutions because they are too vague. Use these three modified resolutions to ...
  11. Top 6 Mindless Money Wasters

    If you'd like to save more money, first you'll need to conquer the first step: coming up with the cash.
  12. Want to Be Financially Fit in 2017? Use These Tips

    Take control of your finances and incorporate these tasks into your financial routine.
  13. Weather Waivers: Your Bad-Weather Airfare Escape Clause

    Getting a "weather waiver" when a storm threatens can save your trip – and your travel budget.
  14. 6 Easy Ways to Save Money on Boring Expenses

    Instead of cutting out fun expenditures, save money on the boring things that you have to pay for.
  15. Top 15 Financial Resolutions for 2017

    Here are 15 sound financial tips for everyone to follow in 2017.
  16. Terri Kallsen: Investopedia Profile

    As Executive Vice President of Charles Schwab's Investor Services, Terri Kallsen oversees Schwab’s branch network, Independent ...
  17. Tips to Afford a Mortgage with Student Loan Debt

    Use these guidelines to decide whether you can afford a mortgage along with student loan debt.
  18. Top 6 Marriage-Killing Money Issues

    Strengthen your marriage by discussing these financial pitfalls.
  19. How to Be SMART and Achieve Your Financial Goals

    Setting goals instead of resolutions and using the SMART approach will help you attain your goals.
  20. Paga

    Paga is a mobile payment platform that allows its users to transfer money and make payments through their mobile devices.
  21. M-Pesa

    M-Pesa is a mobile banking service that allows users to store and transfer money through their mobile phones.
  22. Are Student Loans Amortized?

    Student loans typically get paid back over time on a fixed payment, or amortized, schedule.
  23. 4 Steps to Help You Build Wealth Right Now

    If you want to build wealth, use these four tips to get started now.
  24. 7 Habits That Can Lead to Future Wealth

    Getting rich is like getting fit. To achieve your goals, you must develop healthy long term habits. Here are 7 habits that ...
  25. How to Be Financially Prepared for Unemployment

    Regardless of the reason, you'll want to be prepared if you find yourself unemployed.
  26. You May Need More Life Insurance Than You Think

    It often seems like the people that don't buy life insurance are the ones who actually need it most.
  27. Be Financially Prepared for an Illness or Layoff

    There are several steps you can take to financially survive a layoff or illness.
  28. Student Debt Solutions for Medical Professionals

    Here's how residents and young physicians can tackle their debt load while saving.
  29. LearnVest vs. Mint: What's the Difference?

    Decide which app is right for you in tracking your finances – LearnVest vs. Mint.
  30. How Financial Mistakes Can Lead to Future Success

    When it comes to creating your financial plan, the ability to learn from your mistakes is key.
  31. A New Year’s Resolution You’ll Actually Keep

    Six steps an investor can take today to improve financial well-being and be a more confident retirement saver in 2017.
  32. Clarity: My Favorite Term

    Adam Dell shares his favorite financial term.
  33. Does Your Landlord Give You an Uber Subsidy?

    An Uber subsidy instead of a parking space is now officially a thing.
  34. Household Finances Are In Great Shape

    During the past year, households have taken 6 percent of their after-tax income to either set aside in savings vehicles, ...
  35. Finland Tries Out Basic Income

    Two thousand lucky unemployed Finns will receive €560 a month in a test of what could become universal basic income.
  36. 6 Ways to Make Sure You Achieve Financial Goals

    Annual goal setting is a necessary yet arduous process. Here's how to stick to your plan.
  37. Why Emergency Funds Are a Bad Idea

    Learn why taking the time to build an emergency fund is a staggeringly inefficient use of the precious and limited resource ...
  38. 3 Ways to Make Budgeting a Success in the New Year

    Sticking with a financial plan isn't easy, but these strategies can help you achieve your goals.
  39. The 3 Key Tips for Budgeting Your Money

    If you have never tried budgeting your money, these strategies will help you get on track with your spending – and saving.
  40. 5 Financial New Year’s Resolutions for 2017

    Start the new year off right with these five financial resolutions.
  41. Financial New Year's Resolutions You Can Keep

    Start the year off right by evaluating your financial health and setting impactful and achievable goals.
  42. How To Save Your First $100,000

    A few small sacrifices now will be worth it in the long run.
  43. Six Things To Buy AFTER Christmas

    Waiting out the frenzy of Christmas sales could actually save you a lot of money.
  44. What Should You Do With Your Christmas Bonus?

    Should you spend your Christmas bonus or save it? Here are a few ideas for what to do with that little extra something in ...
  45. What Are the True Costs of Your Household Expenses?

    Most spending is done with after-tax money, which means expenses cost more than you might think.
  46. Budget Without Blowing Off Your Friends

    With a little planning, you can maintain your social life without breaking the bank.
  47. 5 Myths That Could Hurt Your Retirement

    If you're making financial and lifestyle choices based on these retirement myths, you could be missing out on benefits that ...
  48. Average Cost Of An American Christmas

    Here's a look at how much the average American family is expected to spend this holiday season.
  49. How To Build A Budget

    Learn the basic steps towards building a system to track your money and control your spending.
  50. 3 Common Budgeting Challenges to Overcome

    Budgeting challenges don’t have to keep you from getting your finances in shape. Just follow this plan.
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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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