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Arielle Answers: Where Can I Get a Guaranteed Investment Return?

NerdWallet | Posted 08.09.2016 | Business

Q: Where can I find an investment opportunity in which I'm guaranteed a big return? You probably remember the first time you learned you can't get so...

3 Ways to Simplify Your Home Life

Zak Mustapha | Posted 08.08.2016 | Business
Zak Mustapha

August is also back-to-school season so you'll want to get organized before things get really crazy in the fall--when dogs are bound to allegedly eat the kid's homework. Here are ways to declutter, prioritize and streamline.

How to Pad Your Travel Fund | Posted 08.05.2016 | Travel

Saving enough cash to sweep yourself off on a dream getaway can seem like an impossible feat (especially with Apple Pay making impulse buys that much ...

Do Elections Affect The Stock Market

Roxana Maddahi | Posted 08.03.2016 | Politics
Roxana Maddahi

Ahhh, election season. The suspense, the name-calling, the scandal! This season has not delivered a single dull moment. One question in particular ...

10 Tips For Becoming A Knowledgeable Renter

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 08.03.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

Moving into a new apartment can be exciting. The opportunity for a fresh start or next step, and exploring a new area or living with new people can le...

This Is What Everyone Always Gets Wrong About Their Finances

Quora | Posted 08.02.2016 | Business

What are some basic financial principles that people often don't understand? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compel...

Thoughts on IoT and Finance

Javier Saade | Posted 08.01.2016 | Technology
Javier Saade

IoT, smart devices, wearables, mobile technology and nanotech - yes, nanotech - are forcing financial services incumbents and challengers to rethink e...

Need More Money? 8 Creative Ways To Make That Happen

Carol Morgan | Posted 08.01.2016 | Women
Carol Morgan

I was speaking with a friend yesterday, and she was telling me about how her boyfriend was a general contractor who did all types of renovation and handy man jobs. Being a single mom who owns my own house, I frequently look around and see what either needs to be fixed or what kind of fun renovations I would like to do if I had lots of extra money.

With Smaller Inventory And Higher Prices, Is Wholesaling Still Profitable?

Scott Yancey | Posted 08.01.2016 | Business
Scott Yancey

I've done just about every type of real estate investing possible, and rental properties have been a focus for a while. However, I'll never lose my i...

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.

Making Financial Literacy Fun

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 07.27.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

What important lessons will you teach your children this summer? Riding a bike? Sharing with others? How about teaching them important financial skill...

Millennials & Fintech: A Different Kind of Trust

Bob Stammers | Posted 07.27.2016 | Business
Bob Stammers

According to CFA Institute's recent survey From Trust to Loyalty: A Global Survey of What Investors Want, millennials (aged 25-34) are more likely tha...

I'm a Finance Professor, and This Is What You Should Be Teaching Your Kids About Money

Quora | Posted 07.26.2016 | Parents

What are some ways parents can teach young children early to be smart financially? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where ...

New Report: The Financial Industry Costs U.S. Taxpayers Trillions

Lynn Parramore | Posted 07.26.2016 | Business
Lynn Parramore

America's financial system is broken for all but a few at the top -- that much is plain. The rest sense that we are stuck on the minus end of some great financial formula, but given the complexity and size of Big Finance, it's hard to pin down exactly why it happens and how it all adds up.

Carrying a Credit Card Balance for the First Time

NerdWallet | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business

by Virginia C. McGuire If you've always paid your credit card balance in full every month, it can be disconcerting to find yourself carrying a balanc...

What Millennials Can Learn About Finances From Pokémon Go

Michael Ruderman | Posted 07.20.2016 | Technology
Michael Ruderman

While you were trying to catch that rare Pokémon, did you actually miss the real life target? The last few days have been weird. I've seen 20-somet...

Six Ways to Encourage Good Saving and Spending Habits in Your Children

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 07.20.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

How often do you discuss money with your children? If your answer is "not often," you're not alone. A recent study from investment firm T. Rowe Price ...

Everyone Wants A Robo-Advisor

Robin Raskin | Posted 07.19.2016 | Technology
Robin Raskin

There was a time when you needed a substantial amount of wealth in order to make it worth hiring a wealth manager or even getting a wealth manager to pay attention to your puny investment funds. That picture is changing fast.

Postponing Retirement? Don't Postpone Planning for It!

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP | Posted 07.18.2016 | Business
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP

Dear Carrie, I'm turning 65 in a few months, and still working. I have no immediate plans to retire, but I'm wondering what I should be thinking about...

Evaluating Your Financial Pro: Body Language is Key to Detecting a Fraudster

Traci Brown | Posted 07.15.2016 | Business
Traci Brown

Using body language to expose key facts and qualities about your financial pro can be the difference between making a great return and losing absolutely everything. But you've got to look for the tiny signs hidden in plain sight. They can seem confident and trustworthy on the surface but when you look more closely you may unmask deception or fear.

6 Things Kids Can Learn From a Summer Lemonade Stand

Jeff Rose | Posted 07.18.2016 | Parents
Jeff Rose

Since modern school schedules were invented, kids have looked forward to summers off. Instead of enduring hurried mornings as they rush off to school,...

After Moving Back to U.S. From Overseas, Credit Card Is First Step to Rebuild Credit

NerdWallet | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business

by Virginia C. McGuire If you're moving back to the United States after an extended period -- more than a year -- living abroad, you may be in for a ...

Moving Recurring Payments on Credit Cards Is the Worst. Here's How to Deal.

NerdWallet | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business

by Claire Tsosie When Costco shifted its credit card business to a new issuer, members' accounts were converted from the old TrueEarnings® Card fro...

The Big Difference Between Whole and Term Life Insurance

PolicyGenius | Posted 07.13.2016 | Parents

Financial technology companies - "fintech" to those in the industry - reframed the way we think about financial decisions. We became more self-directed with our money, and the nature of advice changed once we were able to do transactions with a few clicks.

How I Taught My Sons to Be Financially Responsible at 13

Quora | Posted 07.13.2016 | Parents

How much should I give my 15 year old kid as an allowance every month? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling q...