financial tips

  1. Finance

    Which checking account is right for you?

    Looking for a checking account that makes more sense with your current financial needs? We rounded up almost 500 checking accounts...
  2. Careers

    Working Mom 3.0 Why you'll love a working vacation

    When you work full time for someone else, you often get a paid vacation, which means nothing but quality family time for the...
  3. School & Education

    5 Ways to pay for college, from experience

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    It’s old news by now — college is expensive. Really expensive. Some are lucky enough to have a loving grandparent with...
  4. Finance

    Planning ahead: 9 Ways to get ready for retirement now

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    Planning for your retirement can feel overwhelming. Whether you are just starting your first job out of college, have babies at home...
  5. Living

    Spring clean your finances

    Spring is in the air — and we thought it’d be a good idea to not only spring clean your house, but also your finances....
  6. How-Tos

    How to play the stock market like your latest beau

    Who knew the stock market could be related to men and dating? Take your knowledge of the dating playing field over to the world of...
  7. Finance

    Get financially fit for 2013 with a year-end financial review

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    Are you in need of some financial guidance? Before you make your fiscal resolutions and goals for 2013, here are a few tips to guide...
  8. Finance

    7 Money management tips

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    Taking control of your personal finances doesn't have to be risky, says Alexa von Tobel, founder and CEO of personal finance site...
  9. Finance

    Finance terms every woman should know

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    Nowadays, more and more women are getting involved with their family's finances instead of leaving it solely to their husbands....
  10. Parenting

    Best college savings plans

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    College expenses are rising, so find the best savings plan and be prepared!
  11. Parenting

    Working with your teen to save for college

    If a college education is the goal, encourage your teen to help save for expenses.
  12. Parenting

    5 Reasons every parent should have life insurance

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    The death of a parent can leave children without options if there's no insurance coverage. Responsible parents should have a plan in...
  13. Parenting

    Retirement fund vs. college fund -- planning for the future

    Planning for retirement and saving for your children's college simultaneously can be a challenge.
  14. Finance

    Newsletter subscriptions that increase your financial savvy

    You watch Suze Orman religiously. You take the $5 discount on one bill for switching to e-billing. You'll call your cable provider...
  15. Finance

    Questions to ask your mortgage loan consultant

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    What are some questions you should ask and information you should gather before meeting with your mortgage broker, lender or...
  16. Finance

    Smart strategies for teaching kids about managing money

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    Economic woes in the past few years have prompted many parents to become more interested in teaching their children about money...
  17. Finance

    Does eating in actually save you money?

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    With the cost of groceries on the rise (6 percent every year, that's 2.5 times as much as restaurant prices), dining at home may not...
  18. Finance

    Financial records: What to save and what to toss

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    Are old receipts and bank statements taking over your life? Without an understanding of which financial records to keep and which to...
  19. Finance

    What you should know about auto refinancing

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    Want to cut your monthly expenses? Refinancing your vehicle is a relatively easy way to help your financial situation. Here's...
  20. Finance

    How to plan a home budget

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    The prospect of planning a home budget seems daunting. Many dread the notion of evaluating and potentially having to re-evaluate...