How to Deal With An Unexpected Medical Bill

Managing Debt

How to Deal With An Unexpected Medical Bill

How to Deal With An Unexpected Medical Bill

Article Updated June 6, 2018 Mia Taylor In a perfect world, unexpected medical bills would be paid for from a rainy day savings account, money you’ve specifically set aside for life’s many unplanned expenses. Unfortunately, however, not everyone has such an account. And those who do, may not necessarily have enough cash accumulated to cover... Read More

A Single Parent’s Financial Guide

Personal Finance

A Single Parent’s Financial Guide

A Single Parent’s Financial Guide

Raising kids takes a lot of time, patience, love, and of course, money. Life as a single parent is a great deal of work, and you play multiple roles in the rearing and nurturing of your children. Budgeting and financial planning is a challenge for numerous people regardless of their marital or income statuses. As... Read More

The Gig Economy: How to Get Your Side Hustle On

Personal Finance

The Gig Economy: How to Get Your Side Hustle On

The Gig Economy: How to Get Your Side Hustle On

These days, there are countless ways to earn money outside of the traditional 9-5. Whether you have unique scheduling needs or are trying to pad your existing income, we make heads or tails of the Gig Economy and explore the best options for earning cash on the side. Side hustles aren’t new, but up until... Read More

When is the right time for the “Money Talk”

Personal Finance

When is the right time for the “Money Talk”

When is the right time for the “Money Talk”

While talking to your partner about money may not be at the top of your to-do list, it should be. Financial issues can wreak havoc on your love life. Not being open about your financial habits can get in the way of your relationship later on. While, you may be thinking you don’t want to... Read More

Six Personal Finance Books for the New Year

Personal Finance

Six Personal Finance Books for the New Year

Six Personal Finance Books for the New Year

The first few months of a new year are a great time to revaluate your financial situation, set new goals and do a little financial housecleaning. And while there’s no one size fits all approach to personal finance, there is one fundamental truth: education is an incredibly valuable part of mastering your finances. Warren Buffet,... Read More

Valentine’s Day Gifts Under $50

Personal Finance

Valentine’s Day Gifts Under $50

Valentine’s Day Gifts Under $50

We’re talking about love so you want to go all out, but the new budget you’ve instituted won’t allow for that. According to a recent study by deal site, TopCashback.com, 60 percent of men have a spending target of under $100 where 41 percent of women hope to spend less than $50. The good news? We’ve... Read More

Filing Taxes in the Wake of the Equifax Breach

Personal Finance

Filing Taxes in the Wake of the Equifax Breach

Filing Taxes in the Wake of the Equifax Breach

Last summer’s Equifax data breach is estimated to have impacted more than 145 million Americans. Vital personal information such as social security numbers, birthdays and addresses were stolen from the credit bureau, which blamed the incident on both human error and technical failures. Whatever the exact cause may have been, the breach has the potential... Read More

The Crazy World of Engagement Ring Financing

Managing Debt

The Crazy World of Engagement Ring Financing

The Crazy World of Engagement Ring Financing

Ah, to be young and in love. When you find that perfect match and gather the courage to pop the question, it feels like you’ve got the world on a string. Then you go shopping for an engagement ring and discover the true price of love. These days, you can expect to fork over more... Read More

Can You Pay a Credit Card With a Credit Card?

Credit Cards

Can You Pay a Credit Card With a Credit Card?

Can You Pay a Credit Card With a Credit Card?

[Update: Some offers mentioned below have expired. For current terms and conditions, please see card agreements. Disclosure: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] Store credit cards from retailers like Lowe’s, Best Buy, and Target can be enticing to sign up for. Once you are approved, the cashier is often empowered to offer you an immediate... Read More

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