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6 Things Dave Ramsey Says You Should Do With Your Money in 2015

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.06.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

We're nearly halfway through 2015, which means it's time to stop putting off your plans to improve your finances this year. But it's one thing to know you want to fix your financial situation, and another to take action. Where should you start? Here's a suggestion: Dave Ramsey.

10 Important Money Lessons I Learned by My 29th Birthday

Casey Bond | Posted 04.15.2015 | Money
Casey Bond

I've been writing about personal finance for the better part of my adult life, but that's not to say all this money wisdom didn't come without some serious trial and error.

13 Things to Consider If You Love a Person with Scary Money Problems

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 04.14.2015 | Business
Amandah Blackwell

Many people are struggling financially. What happens if you find yourself falling in love or in love with someone with money problems? Do you ignore your feelings and forget about the person? Or do you accept that some people have or had some money issues for one reason or another?

20 Life-Changing Money Lessons You Learn in Your 30s

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.27.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

It might be just as tempting to give in to careless spending, impulsive buying and paycheck-to-paycheck living, but at least you know better now. After all, you are about halfway to retirement, and these 20 lessons will help you get there comfortably.

5 Things You Need To Know Now About Private Investments

Blaine McLaughlin | Posted 05.09.2015 | Money
Blaine McLaughlin

Investing in private companies and funds is becoming more accessible, with smaller investment amounts, helpful regulatory changes and the availability of streamlined processing. Of course, private investments are not for everyone. But before you decide they're not for you, you need to understand the watershed changes taking place in the private securities sector.

9 Money Mistakes We All Make In Our 20s And How To Avoid Them

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.09.2015 | Business

We all make mistakes in our 20s. There are relationship mistakes, career mistakes and, of course, money mistakes. While the first two are probably ...

Investing in Your Future -- It's About Time

Kathleen Murphy | Posted 01.05.2015 | Women
Kathleen Murphy

Growing up, my mom and dad had a very traditional approach to family financial matters. My mom took care of the household bills and my dad handled the investment decisions. It worked quite well for them... until my dad suddenly passed away of a heart attack at the young age of 57.

What Interns Need to Know About Health Insurance

PolicyGenius | Posted 11.04.2014 | Money
PolicyGenius

A few weeks ago I was quickly preparing to make the big move up to New York City from my hometown in suburban Florida. While I was finding housing, packing up all my belongings and preparing for my internship, I can't say health insurance ever crossed my mind.

Venture Capital For The Masses?

Jim Gibson | Posted 08.24.2014 | Education
Jim Gibson

No question about it; you would have to have been asleep over the last year or so to have missed out on what some are referring to as the greatest boon in the investment world, perhaps ever.

5 Signs You're in Financial Trouble

Manilla.com | Posted 06.16.2014 | Money
Manilla.com

5. Ignoring Debt

5 Money Lessons You Should Learn Before Your Next Birthday

Posted 03.12.2015 | OWN

Whatever financial problem you're having now -- vanishing savings, growing bills, total overload -- these simple tactics will give you one more reason...

One-Sentence Financial Rules

The Motley Fool | Posted 03.27.2014 | Money
The Motley Fool

Ninety-nine percent of personal finance can be summarized in nine words: Work a lot, spend a little, invest the difference. Master that, and the other 2.999 billion words are filler.

Here's Why We Need Personal Finance "Gurus"

Casey Bond | Posted 02.26.2014 | Money
Casey Bond

Will you get rich making coffee at home? Heck no, but close to 40 percent of the population doesn't even have a damn savings account.

5 Ways That Being Internet-Free on a Plane Is Better for Your Security

Adam Levin | Posted 12.22.2013 | Technology
Adam Levin

1. Online shopping: In addition to being a potential money pit, online shopping on a public Internet connection might allow a fellow traveler to invade your cyber space and turn your laptop into a transmitter of personally identifying information.

Don't DIY Your 401(k)

Catherine Golladay | Posted 12.01.2013 | Fifty
Catherine Golladay

Taking advantage of professional help that may already be offered as part of your 401(k) plan could go a long way toward easing some of your investing concerns.

7 Steps to Deal With HR Looking at Your Credit Report

Adam Levin | Posted 11.19.2013 | Business
Adam Levin

If a prospective employer is looking at your credit report, how do you deal with it? What if they see something bad? What to do? First, don't panic. Next, consider these tips.

How to Prevent Financial Snooping

Richard Barrington | Posted 10.30.2013 | Business
Richard Barrington

Edward Snowden made waves internationally with his revelations about the electronic snooping the U.S. government does into personal communications. But government spooks aren't the only people who may be trying to peer over your shoulder digitally.

A Primer on Index Funds

Brian Koralewski | Posted 07.10.2013 | Business
Brian Koralewski

uestions that inevitably always arise in my Introduction to Investments (ECO/FIN 112) classes are: "What do I need to do in order to beat the stock market? How can I select the 'winners?' What is the most important variable when researching a particular company?"

Tricks of the Trade: Teaching Personal Finance to High School Students

Kathy Focht | Posted 06.26.2013 | Impact
Kathy Focht

Creating a generation of financially savvy consumers is within our capability. Every effort we make will improve our students' financial future and, as a result, the future of our economy.

6 Reasons You're Making Less Than You Should Be

Posted 03.16.2015 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani Here's how the gender of your boss's child and other surprising factors can affect your salary. Keep in touch! Check out Hu...

6 Dated Money Rules You Don't Need To Follow

Posted 03.10.2015 | OWN

By Amy Shearn What used to be bedrock money advice for your parents' generation might not be the best strategy in the 21st century. Here's how to k...

3 Ways To Save More Money As A Couple

Women & Co | Posted 03.24.2013 | Weddings
Women & Co

In my 20-plus years of married life, talking about finances and savings can be like walking through a minefield. I know I'm not alone.

5 Crazy Ways To Survive The Financial Cliff

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 12.30.2012 | Business

On Friday, President Barack Obama met with congressional leaders to work on a "fiscal cliff" compromise, but no deal had been reached as of happy hour...

Do I Need a Financial Planner?

SaveUp | Posted 02.03.2013 | Money
SaveUp

For those of us that are newbies to the personal finance world with no time to do adequate research, we probably have more than a few blind spots, and a professional eye can really help.

Four Steps to Educate Students About Personal Finance

Ben Mulling | Posted 12.12.2012 | Money
Ben Mulling

Years later, having paid off all of this debt and having a totally different frame of mind as it relates to personal finance, I wonder what it would have taken to have prevented me from making all of those financial mistakes so early in my life.