Weddings are expensive, right? You spend a small fortune on the venue, dress, flowers, invitations and all the other extras in between. So why not make a little extra to help offset the cost of your wedding?
With the national savings rate hovering just below 1% and tax season in full swing, this seems like the most unfortunately opportune time to recognize how minuscule the balance of the average American family's checking account is at any one time.
Teaching your kids how to properly utilize a credit card at an early age can not only help them learn about responsible spending and the consequences of extreme consumption, but it will also help them build a solid credit score for when they enter the real world.
During what is typically a quiet time in the tax season cycle, there are many new dynamics and nuances coming into play with the tax law changes, resulting in much confusion.
I have no doubt that these smart, talented, and college-bound students will continue to acquire the practical skills necessary to make good life decisions. I am confident that each of our own unique experiences can allow us to do the same.
Over 17 million investors are paying too much for perks and services they don't need, or they could oftentimes be receiving them more cheaply elsewhere.
How do you know whether it is more effective to take the standard vs. itemized deduction? Tax specialist Sanae Takagawa, EA has the answers. The most ...
Face it, America, we are not being very smart about our credit. We are paying billions in penalty fees. We are spending more money than we make. We don't even know our own interest rates or credit scores. And the country as a whole is almost a trillion dollars in credit card debt.
A new study released today, entitled "Money Matters on Campus," provides a first-of-its-kind look at how college students' early attitudes and behaviors affect positive and negative financial outcomes.
Military Saves Week is a time to focus on concrete actions that can help military families reach their financial goals while dealing with the unique challenges they face. Here are some tips for common financial questions that may arise among military families.
There are a lot of ideas and myths about good credit and higher credit scores but they aren't all true or helpful. As a result, many people know the importance of high credit scores but they aren't necessarily achieving that goal.
I equated divorce to failure. I don't mind telling the world about my business failures (and success), but there was something about my marriage ending that I wanted to keep to myself.
The IRS opened e-file at the end of January, which means tax season is officially here. Remember the faster you act, the sooner you'll see your money!
Could I, a single-mother raised on welfare, really become a homeowner one day? I jumped at the opportunity. I had nothing to lose.
Not everyone is going to want to invest, but everyone should know how it works. It's one more thing that money can do, another part of the big picture of money as a life skill -- and it's an empowering skill.
You worked your entire life to save for retirement and to leave a legacy to your loved ones. With a little advance planning, you can protect your assets from the hidden danger of cognitive impairment.