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. 5 Best Entry-Level Work-From-Home Jobs

    Good paying jobs are becoming more plentiful for people who prefer working from home. These are five of the best work-from-home ...
  5. Japan Has More Room for Monetary Easing: BoJ Governor

    The Bank of Japan is currently conducting a “comprehensive review of policies,” which will be concluded September 20-21. ...
  6. How to Get Paid to Go to School

    Tuition benefits, grants and scholarships can help you get paid to go to school, and enjoy the payoff from your degree without ...
  7. Top 10 Work From Home Jobs That Actually Pay the Bills (AMZN, HUM)

    Work from home job opportunities are abundant as of 2016. Learn which well-known companies offer the best work at home jobs ...
  8. 5 Best Outdoor Jobs to Escape Office Life

    Some of the best outdoor jobs combine a decent paycheck with a fun and stimulating workday.
  9. What's the best way to finance a car?

    The best ways to finance an automobile purchase include a hire purchase and self-financing.
  10. 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 ...
  11. 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 ...
  12. 5 Things the Wealthy Can Teach Us About Money

    Building and managing wealth starts with habits we've noticed among many of our successful clients. Habits you can develop ...
  13. The Best Cheap, Fun Destinations

    These travel spots can be surprisingly inexpensive to fly to – if you look for deals.
  14. Top Travel Destinations on Strong Dollar in 2016

    Take advantage of the strong U.S. dollar by traveling to these destinations for great value, and discover new cultures and ...
  15. 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 ...
  16. 6 Places to Get the Best Back-to-School Deals on Supplies (WMT, AMZN)

    Check out these places for the best deals on school supplies in local retail and online.
  17. How to Plan a $1 Million Retirement on a Minimum-Wage Salary

    A $1 million retirement is a nice round number to shoot for, and with the right planning it’s potentially doable, even on ...
  18. 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.
  19. Bumped from Your Flight? What Airlines Owe You

    If you're involuntarily bumped from your flight, you may be entitled to cash compensation up to four times the value of your ...
  20. 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 ...
  21. 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 ...
  22. 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 ...
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. How to Create an Effective Budget

    Following a budget can be difficult. But it’s usually the difference between living a stressful retirement versus the retirement ...
  27. 5 Things to Avoid Buying During Labor Day Sales (HD, LOW)

    It may surprise you to learn that Labor Day weekend sales are not the best time to buy gas grills. Ditto for some other items ...
  28. For Young Investors: Too Many Choices, Too Few Dollars

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

    What is an emergency fund, and why is it often the first component of sound financial planning?
  30. 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.
  31. College Tuition: 8 Mistakes Parents Should Avoid

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

    If you're looking for debt consolidation, these are three companies to consider.
  33. Paycheck to Paycheck? 5 Ways to Start Saving Now

    Five ways to stop living paycheck to paycheck and start saving.
  34. 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 ...
  35. How Much in Savings You Need to Live Comfortably

    Discover how Americans' perceptions of their financial security differ from reality, and learn how much in savings is sufficient ...
  36. Is Going to Law School Worth It Anymore?

    Explore whether going to law school is still worth it in 2016 by comparing the associated costs and the salary expected upon ...
  37. 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 ...
  38. How Safe Is Traveling in the Philippines?

    There is an active travel warning for parts of the Philippines. Here are precautions to follow.
  39. 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 ...
  40. 3 Things to Know When Labor Day Car Deals Come Around

    How to get the very best deal on current year car models during Labor Day sales.
  41. 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 ...
  42. How to Find Scholarships for Little People and Persons of Short Stature

    The Little People of America offers scholarships for people with dwarfism, their family members, students with disabilities ...
  43. 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 ...
  44. Back-to-School Tax Holidays May Be Skimpier

    This year's back-to-school tax holidays are shorter and less generous than in years past. Here's why.
  45. 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 ...
  46. How Negative Interest Rates Can Affect Consumers

    Negative interest rates encourage banks to lend but not consumers to spend.
  47. 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. ...
  48. 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. ...
  49. 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.
  50. 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 ...
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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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