Articles on Personal Finance

How to Use a Credit Card for an Emergency Without Drowning In Debt

You know you shouldn't use a credit card to pay for an emergency. But what if that's your only choice?

How to Use the Holidays to Teach Kids About Money

The holidays are full of family, fun, and even personal finance. 'Tis the season to teach your kids how to master their money!

How to Talk to Friends and Family About Money (Without Making Everyone Mad)

Most of us would rather get a tooth pulled than talk about money with friends and family. Here's how to make the money talk painless.

How Complacency Keeps You From Financial Security

Is your lack of action killing your financial future? It's time to stop being so complacent.

5 Money Mistakes Couples Who Live Together Might Make After a Breakup

Breaking up is hard to do. When money is involved, it's even harder.

7 Reasons to Invest in Stocks Past Age 50

Conventional wisdom says you should invest conservatively near and after retirement. Is that actually wise?

Weak Credit? You Can Still Get a Mortgage Despite Tough Lending Standards

Your credit score has seen better days, but that doesn't mean you can't get a mortgage. You have options!

5 Common Medicare Myths, Debunked

Medicare is the largest health insurance program in the country. And it comes with plenty of easily-debunked myths.

How to Face These 7 Scary Facts About Retirement Saving

The familiar frights this time of year are make believe and not really scary. The facts about retirement may leave you cowering under the covers.

10 Ways to Tidy Up Your Finances Before the Holidays

Fall is here, and the holidays are right around the corner. It's time to get your finances in tiptop shape.

Yes, You Can Pay for Education With an IRA

There's more than one way to help pay for college. This little known tip could save you from taking out student loans.

How the Self Employed Can Cut Health Care Costs

Health care is a wild-card for many freelancers and entrepreneurs. Take these steps for more control over your costs and options.

Get Smart About Money With These 18 Free Online Courses

If your knowledge of personal finance could use a little help, these free online courses are the perfect learning tools.

9 Signs Your Identity Was Stolen

Usually, you know when you're the victim of a crime. But identity theft can be a sneaky, subtle scam. Watch out for these warnings.

How to Protect Your Credit After the Equifax Breach

In light of the major Equifax breach, a credit freeze is not your only option. There are multiple ways to keep a close eye on your credit reports.

How Your New Job Might Affect Your Mortgage Application

You just started a new job. Now, you want a new home. With the right strategy, you can still get a mortgage.

Why the Dow Will Hit a Million, Eventually

Warren Buffett says that 100 years from now, the DJIA will be "over 1 million." Is he out of his mind?

This One Thing Could Be the Key to Retiring Rich

Quick: What's one thing you can do right now that will make you over 50 percent more likely to increase your retirement savings? It's not a trick; this really works.

6 Things You Might Miss in Your Credit Card's Fine Print

Did you read the fine print before you signed up for that credit card? You should have: What you don't know might hurt you.

Best Money Tips: How to Make a Million Dollars

Today we found articles on how to make a million dollars, why micro-investing is a the perfect intro to investing, and great perks and resources for seniors.