A look at the history of memes and some of our favorite internet memes about banking and financial planning.
Need a checking account? Before you simply walk into the first bank you see, spend a little time shopping around.
Got a raise that you're tempted to spend? Try to avoid the temptation! Maintaining your spending habits and saving the extra can have major benefits.
The Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) offers relief for homeowners who are still underwater after the housing crisis. Do you qualify for a HARP loan?
That's a question we often hear when we're shopping. We may automatically default to one choice, so it's easy to forget that not all plastic is the same.
Retirement expert and author Kerry Hannon has great ideas on getting back to work on your terms. Baseball usher, anyone?
Do you have an elderly family member and help manage his or her finances? Here are tips on how to help them keep their independence and stay safe.
Reviewing your retirement portfolio will help you pace yourself and ensure you're on track to enjoy your golden years. Here's what to keep in mind.
As you come closer to retirement, you'll need to allocate your investments correctly. But what is the "right" asset allocation? Here are a few guidelines.
Investing and finance for retirees can be complicated. Here, we look at the state of retirement today and the best way to think about funding your retirement.
Tips for living a giving lifestyle and the benefits being charitable brings.
Four Lights Houses founder Jay Shafer talks about how radical simplification equals liberation and other lessons learned from the tiny house trend.
Need a Spring Break trip that's fun but easy on your wallet? Here are 10 helpful tips for planning your next budget-friendly vacation.
You can show your love on Valentine's Day without breaking the bank. In fact, homemade cards, foods and gifts can be a wonderful way to demonstrate your love and appreciation.
College may be far off for your little ones but it's never too early to start saving. A 529 plan can get you started saving for college.
Getting married and trying to decide if you should have a wedding or elope? There are pros and cons to each option.
A home equity loan can be a smart, affordable way to borrow. Learn about the benefits, requirements, options, risks, and how much you can borrow.
Some analysts say Millennials are enthusiastic about saving money, but aren't sure where to start. We asked a financial planning expert to help devise a few strategies.
Thinking about future college plans for your children? A 529 plan is a smart way to save.
With the right plan, you can reduce your credit card debt in as little as 12 months.
Headed to Dallas with your family? Take note of 25 things you can do for less than $25 each!
Lower charges at the pump aren't the only monetary factor when considering a trade-in...
69% of 2014 graduates hold debt and the student loan debt crisis continues to rise. Try these tips to cut college costs and manage your student loans.
Want a raise? If you don't ask, you may not get one. Studies show that if you do, your odds are good. Follow these strategies to make a persuasive case.
Vacations can get pricey, especially when you are bringing the whole family along. Be nice to your bank account on your next trip to Phoenix with these fun activity ideas.
Headed to Redwood City, CA for a vacation? Take note of these 25 things you can do with your family for less than $25 each.
There are many benefits to refinancing, including lowering your interest rate and your mortgage term. Our helpful Re-Fi Survival Guide can make it easier!
If your children are interested in starting a business, here are some tips on how to encourage them along the way.
Teaching kids to save at an early age can help them save later in life. Here are some tips for teaching children the value of saving money.
By understanding the concept of the time value of money, and applying it to our financial decisions, we make the best choices for our individual needs such as retirement planning, investing, and borrowing.
Living simply can reduce stress and help you save time, energy, and money. Here are four tips to help you enjoy the rewards of living a simple life.
8 tips to share with the student in your life for keeping track of income and expenses, and ensuring their financial future will be on solid footing.
Almost every financial action you take is influenced by your credit score. What does yours look like? Check out these tips to boost your credit score.
Finding out that your partner has too much debt or a bad credit score can really kill the romance. Here are some tips to make you financially attractive.
In debt? You're not alone. Here's how to create a 3-step plan to begin paying it off.
Headed to Boulder, Colorado? Take note of these 25 things you can do for less than $25 each!
Saving money and getting organized are on everyone's to-do list, but it's not always obvious that the two are intertwined.
Your Social Security number is something to be carefully guarded. Test your knowledge on when it's OK to share those nine digits.