It’s the bargain-hunter’s favorite season-or is it? Before you brave the crowds this Black Friday, take a few minutes to read through our list of what to buy and what to skip so you come home only with true bargains.Read More
There’s lots of talk in the world of personal finance about how to best manage a savings account, but what about our checking accounts?Read More
In late July, Capital One Bank announced that 106 million of its card holders had their data compromised in a massive breach. Among the victims, 140,000 customers had their Social Security numbers swiped and approximately 80,000 had their linked checking account numbers stolen.Read More
She pointed at the longer
column. “This is the amount of money we need to spend on certain expenses each
Then, she pointed at the
shorter column. “And this is the money we have to work with each month.”
“But how do you figure out how
much money you need for everything?” David asked.
We all grow up hearing the same financial advice: Spend less, save more and invest early. While most of these words of wisdom ring true, there are lots of widespread money management tips that are actually false.Read More
Cash is so overrated. Why fumble through wads of crumpled bills and piles of change when you can easily pay back the $6.75 you borrowed from your friend simply by using your phone? Peer-to-peer (P2P) payment systems are changing the way we handle our money and our social finances forever. Eating out and splitting the tab is…Read More
When shopping for a new car, it’s always too easy to let your emotions do the shopping.
For most people, a car is the most expensive purchase they’ll make aside from their house. So, keeping this sobering thought in mind is a solid step toward reining in those emotions.Read More
Spring is here! Time to roll up your sleeves and whip your home into shape. Use these cleaning hacks to help banish those dust bunnies without spending a fortune on cleaning solutions and organizers.Read More