Reaching financial goals can sometimes feel a little like a rivalry game: Just when you’re moving down the field, life intercepts the ball. But with the right game plan, you can stay on track.
Here some small changes that can set you in the right direction and help you get on a path to a brighter financial future.
Smart, simple tips for improving organization, reducing clutter, saving a little money, and getting a fresh financial start.
Self-employment poses unique challenges. Cash flow can be inconsistent with some months better than others. Here are some tips to help.
Find out how you can save on food, air travel, hotels, amusement parks, and more with money-saving tips and ideas for spring break and summer family travel.
Need a checking account? Before you simply walk into the first bank you see, spend a little time shopping around.
Want to save cash on your next move? Here are 8 tips to cut costs and headaches when you relocate
Having overdraft protection can be a smart financial tool when used responsibly. Find out more about you can protect your account and save money.
Do you need a checking or savings account? What's an IRA? Get the basics about different types of bank accounts to make smart money-management decisions.
Do you have an emergency fund if the unexpected happens? Find out why you need one, how much to save, and tips for building your emergency savings fund.
Financial planning helps you identify your goals and create a strategy for achieving them. Here are 5 simple steps to help you set goals.
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.
Who doesn't love saving money? From food to fashion, here are 89 ways to do just that.
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.
Learn to save for big purchases, large expenses, and avoid taking on monthly payments you can't afford.
Saving money is hard to do. Check out these five real-world strategies for getting started, building a savings account, and keeping your money stashed away.
So you scored a windfall! But now what do you do with all that hot cash? Vacation? Pay debt? Maybe both.
Thinking about switching banks but don't want the headache? Here are some tips for making it easier to switch banks and get the right account for you.
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.
Good budgeting skills can make navigating your financial life a lot easier. Here are some tips for getting started.
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.
Saving money and getting organized are on everyone's to-do list, but it's not always obvious that the two are intertwined.
Got some money to save? Here's what you need to know to decide between a CD and a savings account.
Just getting started investing? Take the time to check out some recommended online investment tutorials, highly regarded books for beginners, and other valuable financial education resources.
Need to make a quick, easy meal? Chances are you already have nutritious options in your pantry.
Tips for living a giving lifestyle and the benefits being charitable brings.
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.
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.
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.
So you've picked out a new car and can't wait to call it yours. But what do you do with your old car—trade it in as cash against your new car, or sell it on your own?
Black Friday seems to get bigger and start earlier each year, and savvy shoppers have figured out the ins and outs of the nation's No. 1 shopping day.
Are you considering adopting a dog? Four-legged friends can bring companionship but can also be expensive. Take our quiz to see if you can afford a new pet
Living on a budget doesn't mean you and your spouse or significant other have to stop going on dates.
Although it may take planning and lifestyle tweaks, anyone can take steps to hold on to more cash. Here are five money-saving ideas to cut expenses.
An all-electric car is good for the environment, but how about your wallet? Find out if an electric car will save you money.
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