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10 Smart Money Moves That Take 10 Minutes

NerdWallet | Posted 10.19.2016 | Business

By Alex Glenn Whatever your financial goals -- from building a nest egg to flying the coop for a dream vacation -- you're only 10 minutes away from b...

4 Money Lessons From Rapper Dee-1

NerdWallet | Posted 10.06.2016 | Business

Most musicians give lousy financial advice. Whether it's Madonna's "Material Girl" or Puff Daddy's "It's All About the Benjamins," many give the impr...

Redefining Gender: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 10.04.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Recent social movements include the Ice Bucket Challenge, #bringbackourgirls, #heforshe, Black Lives Matter and same-sex marriage. As Emma Watson eloq...

The 3 Best Budgeting Apps For Freelancers

PolicyGenius | Posted 09.29.2016 | Technology

Being a freelancer makes budgeting at least twice as difficult as being a salaryman: You have to build a personal budget and a business budget, making sure that the books stay clean and the IRS has no reason to audit you.

What College Students Should Learn About Money

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 09.21.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

As you prepare for a new year at college, managing your money may be the last thing on your mind. Maybe you're more focused on registering for courses...

The Solution To All Of Your Budgeting Problems | Joann Pan | Posted 09.14.2016 | OWN

Most traditional approaches to budgeting have us list out a single, Master Plan version of our income and expenses for the month. And while this may b...

Back-to-School Tech for Your Children

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 08.31.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

It's increasingly common to find classrooms filled with the blue hue of computer and tablet screens. Early education or postgraduate work, there's a s...

How to Find the Right Financial Advisor for You

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 08.10.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

If having a dedicated professional to help you manage your money sounds appealing, consider looking into a financial advisor - regardless of your inco...

Are Invisible Money Leaks Draining Your Account?

Trulia | Posted 08.03.2016 | HuffPost Home

If someone were to take a large amount from your bank account, you'd most likely notice when a transaction was declined or a payment bounced. But how quickly would you notice if a small amount were being deducted, say $5 or $10, every month?

How One Woman Transformed Her Finances To Live Debt-Free

Trulia | Posted 07.28.2016 | HuffPost Home

Thanks to blogs and podcasts, it's easier than ever to learn about personal finance and how to manage your money. But even though this information is accessible and widely available, money is still a bit of a taboo topic.

Six Basics to Consider Before Investing with a Robo Advisor

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

You're looking to grow your money, but you're not quite sure how to get started. You've considered hiring a qualified professional to work with you on...

When is the Best Time for a Tax Check-up?

Mark Steber | Posted 06.30.2016 | Business
Mark Steber

Can you believe we are halfway through 2016? Speaking tax-wise and barring major life changes, that means you can easily figure how things may look a...

Five Essential Steps to Financial Independence

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 06.29.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

Every Fourth of July, while I'm enjoying time with loved ones, fireworks in my neighborhood and barbeque off the grill, I take time to remember our founding fathers. It is humbling to ponder the sacrifices they made to secure our independence more than 240 years ago.

Homebuyer Education: The First Step to Buying a Home

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

The purchase of a home is among the biggest financial decisions people will make in a lifetime. Taking a qualified homebuying class will do more than ...

Big Savings Goal? Try A Spending Fast

Trulia | Posted 06.09.2016 | HuffPost Home

How do you feel about your savings goals right now? Are you making steady progress toward what you want to accomplish -- or did you get a little sidet...

6 Tips to Lower Your Insurance Premiums and Save Money

Lauren Bowling | Posted 06.07.2016 | HuffPost Home
Lauren Bowling

Doesn't it always seem that as soon as you get paid all your bills are due? The worst of these being insurance payments -- when it comes down to it, insurance (home, auto, life, dental, health, the list is exhaustive!) is something that everyone needs but can quickly leave your wallet feeling empty. This empty feeling is why many choose to forgo some types of insurances, even when they shouldn't.

How One Woman Paid Off $20K In Debt While Renting

Trulia | Posted 06.07.2016 | HuffPost Home

Search for advice on how to repay debt faster, and you'll most likely find tips that include things like "reduce your living expenses so more of your ...

Bright Futures: Why It's Important to Raise Money-Savvy Daughters

John F. Sweeney | Posted 06.07.2016 | Parents
John F. Sweeney

My daughter, Anna, outlining this article on Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. I appreciate her help! Photo Credit: John Sweeney Before she ...

Teach Money Skills to Your Middle Schooler This Summer

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 05.25.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

Most 12-to-14-year-olds I know are pretty busy over summer break. They're active with sports, their friends and for many, their first odd jobs around ...

Can You Really Afford to Buy a House Right Now?

Trulia | Posted 05.18.2016 | HuffPost Home

The scenario: Your landlord keeps hiking up your rent, and you're tired of reworking your budget to accommodate the other areas of your life -- or wor...

Mindful Spending Part 2: Do You Know How Much You Spend per Month?

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP | Posted 05.09.2016 | Money
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP

Here's where the rubber meets the road. Compare your total monthly spending to your monthly income. Subtract your monthly expenses from your take-home pay. Are you in the black or the red?

Why Your Fancy Banking App Isn't Helping You Budget Better

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 04.29.2016 | Business

One of the promises of online banking is that you can get an app to do your budgeting for you. It's something that feels necessary in a post-Great Rec...

Top 5 Budgeting Apps of 2016

Pauline Paquin | Posted 04.29.2016 | Business
Pauline Paquin

This post appeared first on The Savvy Scot Saving, future planning to be specific is a uniquely humane aspect. We flaunt this skill gloriously while ...

Personal Finance Gifts for the New Graduate

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 04.27.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

Don't get me wrong - when I graduated from college, it was great to get a few checks as gifts from family members and friends. But what I really could...

5 Things I Learned From Writing Down Every Dollar I Spent

The Huffington Post | Julia Bush | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business

"Budget" is not a thing that I do. I keep a vague spending threshold in the back of my mind, and every time I feel I could potentially reach that thre...