Take important financial steps now can be the key to enjoying a rewarding financial future. A BBVA Compass professional financial planner offers insights about what you need to do today to prepare for tomorrow.
Got some money to save? Here's what you need to know to decide between a CD and a savings account.
Whether you're moving across the street or across the country, save money on your next move.
Some researchers suggest that spending and savings habits may be hard-wired in the brain. Here are some tips to retrain the brain and learn to save.
Self-employment poses unique challenges. Cash flow can be inconsistent with some months better than others. Here are some tips to help.
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.
Need to make a quick, easy meal? Chances are you already have nutritious options in your pantry.
Gen Xers face unique financial challenges thanks to the impact of recessions, bubbles, and other economic hurdles. But here are 3 financial fixes for them.
Getting accepted to college is exciting but paying for college is daunting. Follow these 7 tips to help ensure you don't get in over your head in loans!
Check out these five strategies to help gain control of finances and alleviate some stress.
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!
Need a checking account? Before you simply walk into the first bank you see, spend a little time shopping around.
Having overdraft protection can be a smart financial tool when used responsibly. Find out more about you can protect your account and save money.
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.
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.
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.
Tips for living a giving lifestyle and the benefits being charitable brings.
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.
Make positive financial changes in 2018 with these simple goals
College is expensive, but there are ways to reduce costs. Check out these three smart savings tips on how students can save cash in college.
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?
You've just gotten a raise, and you're tempted to spend it. But financial experts say that you'll reap far more benefits if you opt to keep your lifestyle and spending habits the same even when you earn more.
So you scored a windfall! But now what do you do with all that hot cash? Vacation? Pay debt? Maybe both.
Learn to save for big purchases, large expenses, and avoid taking on monthly payments you can't afford.
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.
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.
Financial planning helps you identify your goals and create a strategy for achieving them. Here are 5 simple steps to help you set goals.
Wedding season is pricey. Industry experts provide tips to survive wedding season under budget and unscathed.
Living on a budget doesn't mean you and your spouse or significant other have to stop going on dates.
Lower charges at the pump aren't the only monetary factor when considering a trade-in...
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.
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.
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.
Smart, simple tips for improving organization, reducing clutter, saving a little money, and getting a fresh financial start.
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.
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.
Savings account, CD, or Money Market? A quick guide to help you decide where to stash your cash to meet your savings goals.
Here some small changes that can set you in the right direction and help you get on a path to a brighter financial future.
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