Personal Finance

Our team of experts is here to help provide unbiased, common-sense personal finance advice & insights. Get money management tips & ideas, learn how to improve your budgeting and receive guidance on how to save & invest your money to drive greater returns. These are just some of the personal finance topics our experts address.

How Much Insurance Do You Really Need?

How Much Insurance Do You Really Need?

How Much Insurance Do You Really Need?

If you have dependents, you probably need life insurance. However, there are many aspects to buying insurance that can make the purchasing process confusing. Do you need term or whole life insurance? How long a time do you want to be covered? Where should you buy your insurance policy? But before all that, it’s important to figure out… Read More

83 Questions Successful People Ask Themselves

83 Questions Successful People Ask Themselves

83 Questions Successful People Ask Themselves

One of the things that stood out from my Rich Habits Study was how important thinking was to self-made millionaires. I tracked 10 different types of thinking habits these millionaires engaged in frequently, if not daily. From my research, it was so evident that thinking was fundamental to their success that I decided it needed… Read More

Financial Stress: 5 Things You Can Do to Ease the Tension

Financial Stress: 5 Things You Can Do to Ease the Tension

Financial Stress: 5 Things You Can Do to Ease the Tension

When it comes to sources of stress, finances are constantly cited as one of the top contributors. There are tons of people out there who are faced with a daily sense of anxiety or fear about their financial wellness. Luckily, there are some things you can do to ease the burden of financial tension and… Read More

How to Get Financially Ready to Be a Stay-at-Home Parent

How to Get Financially Ready to Be a Stay-at-Home Parent

How to Get Financially Ready to Be a Stay-at-Home Parent

While many American households feature two working parents, there are plenty of expectant mothers and fathers who want to stop their traditional jobs to care for children — at least for a time. Whether it is the mother or the father who will be focusing primarily on child care, there are some big financial issues… Read More

4 Tips for Breaking Your Apartment Lease

4 Tips for Breaking Your Apartment Lease

4 Tips for Breaking Your Apartment Lease

One attractive aspect of renting vs. owning a home is the lack of a long-term commitment. While it may seem that renters can pick up and go at the drop of the hat, there are still usually agreements in place. You may not be able to sneak away from a lease in the middle of… Read More

5 Tricks to Get Discounts on Everything You Buy

5 Tricks to Get Discounts on Everything You Buy

5 Tricks to Get Discounts on Everything You Buy

There is no reason to ever pay full retail price for anything you buy in a store — ever. With the rise of online shopping, which allows for instant price comparison, brick-and-mortar establishments must go the extra mile to earn your business. All you need are the tools to pay less for what you want. Read on… Read More

Retiring Soon? Don’t Make These 8 Mistakes

Retiring Soon? Don’t Make These 8 Mistakes

Retiring Soon? Don’t Make These 8 Mistakes

There is plenty you can do to avoid running out of money in retirement. Planning is the key. Some retirees just plunge in. More often than not, that gets them into trouble. Following are eight money mistakes people nearing retirement make, and how to avoid such foibles so they don’t crack your nest egg. Mistake 1: Not Planning… Read More

5 Upsides to Losing Your Job

5 Upsides to Losing Your Job

5 Upsides to Losing Your Job

Being let go can be scary. Instead of focusing on the negative, you can turn your situation around by looking for the silver lining while staying on track financially. You may need some time to accept it, but when you are ready to move on and make the best of a bad situation, here’s how to… Read More

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