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Email Scams to Avoid This Tax Season

MyBankTracker | Posted 05.03.2014 | Business
MyBankTracker

Many of the scams that occur during tax season occur over email. You might even receive an email featuring the IRS name or logo asking for financial data.

How Much Emergency Money You Should Have On Hand, From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

Personal finance expert Suze Orman had some great advice to share when it comes to how much emergency money you should have on-hand. “I always li...

Should You Close Credit Cards That You No Longer Use? From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

Personal finance expert Suze Orman had some excellent advice to share with us on the topic of whether or not to close inactive credit cards. Suze ...

Why Municipal Bonds Might Be A Good Investment For You, From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to advice on where senior citizens should invest their money, personal finance expert Suze Orman thinks municipal bonds are a great opt...

The Truth About Your Credit Score, From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to breaking down the truth about credit scores, personal finance expert Suze Orman taught us a valuable lesson or two. “This is the...

Can You Afford To Have Children? From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

Personal finance expert Suze Orman had some expert advice to share when it comes to deciding whether or not you can afford having a child. Accordi...

How To Prevent Yourself From Getting Ripped Off Online, From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

Personal finance expert Suze Orman had some valuable tips and information to share with us about preventing identity theft online. In light of sev...

A Common Mistake People Make On Their Taxes (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to tax advice, personal finance expert Suze Orman had quite an interesting spin on tax refunds to share with us. “Here's the botto...

Suze Orman With Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

I was so thrilled to have personal finance expert Suze Orman join me as a guest on Mondays With Marlo. We discussed all things financial, from how to ...

Tax Time: Should A Married Couple Ever File Separately?

LearnVest | Posted 04.30.2014 | Money
LearnVest

As with most things tax-related, choosing whether to file jointly or separately as a married couple is a highly individual and complex decision. That's why we consulted two certified public accountants to find out how common it is for a married couple to file separately, what it means for your taxes and in which situations it may apply.

Is Paying Your Taxes With A Credit Card The Worst Idea Ever?

Simple. Thrifty. Living. | Posted 04.29.2014 | Money
Simple. Thrifty. Living.

With the most recent recession and America still trying to dig its way out of debt, many are balking at credit cards in a way that we never have before. With high interest rates and countless fees being tacked on to our debt, it seems like credit cards are used more as a torture device than a helpful crutch through difficult financial situations.

What Happens to Your Bank Account When You Die?

MyBankTracker | Posted 04.28.2014 | Business
MyBankTracker

What happens to your bank account upon death depends a lot on what you do with it during your life.

Can (And Should) You Trust Yourself?

David DeSteno | Posted 04.26.2014 | Healthy Living
David DeSteno

If you believe future-you can't be trusted, you'll never even try to plan for the long term. Why save for retirement or eat healthfully if you think future-you will exploit the benefits you give him? To succeed, we need hope to spring eternal. We have to believe that we're trustworthy.

Finances Like a Real Adult: Fiscal Responsibility for Millennials

Lauren Taylor Shute | Posted 04.26.2014 | Money
Lauren Taylor Shute

I can try to adult-ify my apartment all I want, but one thing remains true--my finances need to be handled, and I'm the only one who can take control of them.

Here's What Really Happens When You Shop For Health Insurance

PolicyGenius | Posted 04.22.2014 | Money
PolicyGenius

Since the new health insurance exchanges launched last October, there's been a seemingly endless stream of news stories, mostly about rollout problems, health insurance cancellations, enrollment numbers, or personal anecdotes that are quickly repurposed as political fodder. But what about the shopping experience?

We Are Reason-Making Machines

Eric Roberge | Posted 04.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Eric Roberge

Whether the topic is finances, weight loss, lack of time with family or any other circumstances you can think of, I invite you to take a real look at that area. Be honest with yourself about what's so and forget about the reasons why it's the way it is.

77 Reasons You're Awful At Managing Money

The Motley Fool | Posted 04.22.2014 | Money
The Motley Fool

People usually get better at things over time. We're better farmers, faster runners, safer pilots, and more accurate weather forecasters than we were 50 years ago. But there's something about money that gets the better of us.

4 Tips for Teaching Your Children About Frugal Living

Manilla.com | Posted 04.21.2014 | Money
Manilla.com

As a kid, I thought my dad was cheap, but as it turns out, he's just smart. He knows what's important to him and what isn't. Those priorities are reflected in the way he spends his money.

The Death of a "Stock Picker's Market?"

Andrew Wang | Posted 04.16.2014 | Money
Andrew Wang

There are some alarming crosscurrents taking place in U.S. public equities. Here are my observations.

Is This a Market Correction -- Or Something More Serious?

Richard Barrington | Posted 04.15.2014 | Money
Richard Barrington

Over the first five weeks of 2014, the U.S. stock market declined by roughly 5 percent. Is that a buying opportunity, or the beginning of more serious trouble?

Stop Obsessing Over Money

David A. Dedman | Posted 04.15.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

Money can become an addiction like anything else. It can control your life. And to be honest, it's probably the only thing in my life that at times has become an obsession.

Your 401(k) Plan Sounds Like a Great Deal, But Is It?

Megan K. McAvoy | Posted 04.12.2014 | Money
Megan K. McAvoy

These questions are important to consider as you determine what percentage of pay you will contribute to your 401(k) plan.

A Practical, Holistic Approach to Complete Wellness

Greg Voakes | Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Greg Voakes

Holistic thinking isn't complicated. It's the realization that each part of your life effects every other part. If you feel great about your job and your bank balance is OK -- but you hate your flat -- then your whole sense of well-being is disturbed by one element.

Why You Should Make Your Financial Resolution in February

Manilla.com | Posted 04.09.2014 | Money
Manilla.com

If you didn't make a financial (or any) resolution when the clock struck midnight on Jan. 1, that's okay -- it's not too late. Consider making one right now following these three simple rules of resolutions.

WATCH: Teen Bought House With Pig Winnings

HuffPost Live | Posted 02.06.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Though most of us scrimp to buy a house in our 20s or 30s, Lindsay McNeal bought her first home at age 18, thanks to one very valuable asset: pigs. Ov...