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How Men And Women Do Saving And Splurging Differently

LearnVest | Posted 02.26.2015 | Money
LearnVest

When it comes to gender and money, there's no shortage of stats on how the sexes stack up. But while you're probably used to hearing those differences dissected in discussions of salaries and pay inequality, it turns out there's a bit more to it: Gender plays a role in a whole range of everyday money matters.

The One Tip You Need to Achieve Financial and Physical Health

Ryan Bailey | Posted 02.23.2015 | Money
Ryan Bailey

Creating a plan for your financial goals will immediately make them a bit more tangible, and sets you up for success. For advice on how to track your progress to your next vacation, new home or paying off debt -- whatever your goal is -- reach out to your banker for a little extra coaching.

9 Simple Money Moves You Can Make In 10 Minutes Or Less

LearnVest | Posted 02.19.2015 | Money
LearnVest

Minding your money doesn't have to be time-consuming. No, really! There are plenty of quick and simple steps you can take that can have a positive impact on your financial wellbeing.

6 Common Myths About Financial Planning -- Busted

LearnVest | Posted 02.16.2015 | Money
LearnVest

A survey by Charles Schwab found that one in three people don't seek any outside input when it comes to managing their money. And, in large part, that could be due to some prevalent myths and misconceptions people have about using a financial adviser.

Love & Money: The Money Talk With Your Partner

James Nichols | Posted 02.12.2015 | Money
James Nichols

Money can be a source of friction in many relationships. Through open communication and shared ownership, a safety net and a strong plan for long-term savings, couples can come out of the money talk more financially savvy and connected than ever.

Investment Diversification: Identifying the Leading Indicators in Emerging Markets

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 02.12.2015 | Money
Jonha Revesencio

There's no doubt about it. We are in a global economy, and to try and ignore that reality would be tantamount to sticking one's head in the sand, like...

5 Considerations For Developing A Millennial Debt Community

Leeanne Brennan | Posted 02.11.2015 | Money
Leeanne Brennan

One of the defining characteristics of a millennial is our desire to share, and yet for a generation famous for its student loan debt, it's surprising that no community exists to unite us all.

It's Time To Get A Clue

Mitch Roschelle | Posted 02.09.2015 | Money
Mitch Roschelle

Business is about managing and growing the bottom line. And to do that successfully, we need a workforce prepared to meet the challenges ahead. Yet, more than 46 percent of teens do not know how to create a budget and nearly 50 percent of teens are unsure of how to use a credit card effectively.

Sticking to Your Money Resolutions

Mary Johnson | Posted 02.10.2015 | College
Mary Johnson

One of the best ways for college students to sustain financial resolutions is to avoid broad, generic goals such as "I will spend less money." Instead, think small and be more specific in what you plan to do.

Financial Sense 301: Making It In The Real World

Chris Mettler | Posted 02.06.2015 | Money
Chris Mettler

College-related debt is increasing and millenials are facing difficult choices about their finances and their futures. The good news is that millenials also have more options than ever before; the job market is ever changing, technology is improving by the minute, and information is right at our fingertips.

Your Complete February 2015 Financial To-Do List

LearnVest | Posted 02.05.2015 | Money
LearnVest

It's February! The month when hearts, kisses and huggable stuffed animals abound -- and you're constantly reminded: All you need is love. But we think there's something else you need, too. (Hint: It's green, not pink.)

The Bargain of a Lifetime

Martha Lufkin | Posted 02.03.2015 | Sports
Martha Lufkin

I do not usually go to the Super Bowl game in person. But when I heard a few days before the game that Super Bowl tickets were going for $8,000 due to ticket broker overselling, I began to wonder. At that price, it must really be worth it!

5 Financial Habits You Should Adopt When You're Young

LearnVest | Posted 01.22.2015 | Money
LearnVest

How you handle your money early on in life -- from being a stickler about adhering to a monthly budget to starting to save for retirement as soon as possible -- can lay the groundwork for a strong financial future.

18 Essential Keys to Create Your Abundant Life

Pragito Dove | Posted 01.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Pragito Dove

Here are some qualities to consider to create greater abundance: 1. Take personal responsibility -- "I create my own reality." 2. Commitment to y...

Tools For Starting The New Year Right: 5 Financial Hacks For Millennials

Credit.com | Posted 01.20.2015 | Money
Credit.com

No matter what went wrong for you financially last year, the new year is an opportunity to turn everything around and start fresh -- 2015 just might be the year you finally get your financial house in order.

Memo to Investors: Join the Parade

Robert Rosenkranz | Posted 01.16.2015 | Money
Robert Rosenkranz

Should you abandon actively managed funds and invest instead through indexed mutual funds and ETFs? Indeed you should, and here's why.

Your 12-Month Guide To Staying On The Right Financial Track In 2015

LearnVest | Posted 01.15.2015 | Money
LearnVest

Since we know it's all too easy for enthusiasm to wane over time, we've come up with 12 months of money motivation -- a calendar of simple to-dos that can help spark good financial habits, inject freshness into your routine, or give you an added push toward whatever goals you've set for yourself.

Know What You Can Emotionally and Financially Afford to Lose

Kathleen Gurney | Posted 01.15.2015 | Money
Kathleen Gurney

Why is it that some investors make rational decisions, stick with their choices and strategies, while others act out their emotions and make bad investment decisions?

Financial Education: The American Education System Is Failing Our Students

Chris Mettler | Posted 01.16.2015 | Education
Chris Mettler

Without an inclusive and modern financial education, young Americans are being put at risk, making poor financial choices that will have a direct and lasting impact on their future financial health.

7 Ways To Secure Your Financial Future

Donny Gamble | Posted 02.28.2015 | Money
Donny Gamble

Your financial future is incredibly important. If there is anything we have learned from the recent financial crisis, it is that we can only count on ourselves to make sure our financial future is secure.

7 Financial Moves To Make Before New Year's Eve

Credit.com | Posted 02.22.2015 | Money
Credit.com

Didn't 2014 just start? At least that's the way it feels to me. Well, regardless of how things seem, the reality is the year is just about over. But that doesn't mean you can't make a big impact on your financial future before the big ball drops in Times Square.

9 Bad Shopping Habits You Should Ditch By 30

LearnVest | Posted 02.17.2015 | Money
LearnVest

Although everyone could probably benefit from a smart-spending lesson or two, today, we're talking to you 20-somethings. While you haven't had all that much time as an adult to establish your shopping routines and habits, you've had enough time to start developing some.

Year-End Tax Planning Ideas For Big Savings

Bill Ringham | Posted 02.08.2015 | Money
Bill Ringham

With less than a month left in the year, you can easily get a rough idea of how much you will owe in taxes for the 2014 tax year. If your anticipated tax bill is giving you sticker shock, there are a number of investment moves you can take between now and the end of the year to help reduce your tax liability for the 2014 tax year.

How I Paid Off $115K Of Debt

Credit.com | Posted 01.26.2015 | Money
Credit.com

After years of keeping his credit cards locked in a fire safe, Peter got an unpleasant surprise: a collection of statements totaling more than $55,000. Peter alleges his wife had broken into the safe and gone on a shopping spree at high-end department stores. To say the least, he wasn't happy about it, but they remained married for a few years, eventually divorcing in 2012.

Are You Throwing Your Money Away?

Ryan Bailey | Posted 02.03.2015 | Money
Ryan Bailey

The technologies and services you're currently using to manage your money could make the most sense for you right now, but one pivotal moment in your life could change that.