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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.

New To Budgeting? Try The 50-20-30 Rule

Trulia | Posted 07.11.2016 | HuffPost Home
Trulia

If you're new to budgeting, figuring out how to manage your money each month can feel overwhelming.

Is Your Mindset Holding You Back

Sophie Andrews | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
Sophie Andrews

If you take the time to focus on your business or financial situation and then analyse the difference between the actual numbers and your desired goal...

4 Financial Survival Mindsets That Scare Away Financial Success

Samantha A. Gregory | Posted 04.21.2016 | Business
Samantha A. Gregory

Money is freedom or at least it should be. It enables you to live abundantly and affords you a lifestyle that is much higher than ¾'s of the world's ...

Here's How You're Hurting Yourself Every Day If You're STILL Avoiding Your Credit

Adrian Nazari | Posted 03.31.2016 | Business
Adrian Nazari

If you think you don't need to check your credit score or be wary of identity theft, that attitude could be harming you every day.

Expecting to Receive Extra Money This Spring? Consider Your Options Before Splurging.

Ryan Bailey | Posted 03.18.2016 | Education
Ryan Bailey

While these tips can apply to many people, it's important to find an approach to saving, spending or some combination that works for you. Whichever path you take, remember to enjoy some of your bonus or tax return, too - you earned it!

50 Ways to Save $500 This March 

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.10.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist Saving hundreds of dollars in just one month might seem next to impossible for some of us. After all, you would have...

So, You Gave Up On Your New Year's Resolution. Now What?

Ryan Bailey | Posted 02.26.2016 | Money
Ryan Bailey

If you fell off the New Year's resolution bandwagon sometime around February 15, but still genuinely want to make a change, a recent study by TD Bank found that using visualization to accomplish your goals could be a game changer.

6 Personal Finance Tips for Women

PaladinRegistry.com | Posted 01.21.2016 | Business
PaladinRegistry.com

My mom was widowed at age 48. I have 3 sisters. I know how difficult it can be to be a financially independent woman. I'm passionate about helping women feel secure and confident in handling their personal finances

REPAYE vs. Refinancing for Medical Residents and Fellows

Aryea Aranoff | Posted 01.20.2016 | Education
Aryea Aranoff

This is the final installment of a two-part series explaining everything a physician should know about the new federal student loan repayment program,...

A Few Ideas to Improve Your Money Management Skills

Carol Morgan | Posted 01.20.2016 | Money
Carol Morgan

Do you know where all your money goes? Do you know how much money you spend on things like going out to eat, seeing a movie, buying beer, or purchasing clothes? Most people don't.

Revised Pay As You Earn: Everything You Need to Know About REPAYE for Doctors

Aryea Aranoff | Posted 01.11.2016 | Education
Aryea Aranoff

This is part one of a two-part series that explains everything a physician should know about the new federal student loan repayment program, REPAYE. P...

How Student Loans Can Wreck a New Marriage

Aryea Aranoff | Posted 12.16.2015 | College
Aryea Aranoff

Are you a newlywed or thinking about getting married? Combining families, homes, cars, and even bank accounts is expected and embraced by most couples entering marriage. But there's one thing that many newlyweds forget they'll be sharing when they say, "I do"--their spouse's student loan debt.

6 Tips for Boosting Your Credit Score in 2016

CompareCards | Posted 12.15.2015 | Education
CompareCards

Paying monthly bills is a necessary chore that has a definite effect on your credit score. According to the FICO scoring model, your payments account for as much as 35 percent of your total score. Create reminders for due dates or establish a calendar for yourself to ensure you get everything paid on time.

Stop! Don't Sign Your Divorce Papers Until You Do This One Crucial Thing

Abby Rodman, LICSW | Posted 11.15.2015 | Divorce
Abby Rodman, LICSW

he deliberations dragged on so long, I just couldn't stand the wait any longer. Add to that an attorney who was admittedly distracted during the negotiations, and you've got a pretty certain recipe for settlement dissatisfaction. And I don't want the same for you.

Allowance for Nothing and Nothing for Doing Your Chores

Margaret Ruvoldt | Posted 10.19.2015 | Parents
Margaret Ruvoldt

An ongoing conversation with parents I know is how to use allowance and chores either together or separately to teach our children about responsibility and the value of money. There is no easy answer here.

10 Best and Worst Deals at Whole Foods

GOBankingRates | Posted 10.09.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

Whole Foods' reputation for being pricey earned it the nickname Whole Paycheck, but the grocery chain, which specializes in organic fare, does offer some deals. Read on to find out which Whole Foods deals are the best -- and which are the worst.

Why Happy People Earn More Money

GOBankingRates | Posted 10.08.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist It's generally assumed that greater wealth leads to happiness. In fact, several studies have tried to pinpoint the m...

Travel Prep: 10 Financial To-Dos Before Going on a Trip

GOBankingRates | Posted 10.08.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Caroline Hailey, Contributor While people may disagree on many topics, there's one thing that most all of us can agree on: vacations are great. So...

30 Ways to Increase Your Take-Home Income

GOBankingRates | Posted 10.08.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Caroline Banton, Contributor A sudden promotion or raise might seem unlikely, but there are many ways to boost your paycheck that you might not ha...

Financial Savvy: Investment Risk vs. Market Volatility

David Rae | Posted 10.08.2015 | Business
David Rae

When the stock market goes crazy, people go nuts. The ensuing insecurity has them thinking that stashing their money in a mattress at home is safer than investing it anywhere with anyone. But one should know the differences between risk and volatility to avoid silly and irrational investing mistakes. Let's clear the confusion once and for all.

Love and Money: Why Financial Intimacy Is a Must

John F. Sweeney | Posted 10.06.2015 | Weddings
John F. Sweeney

The odometer on our family's 2007 Toyota Highlander Hybrid hit 100,000 one recent weekend and the kids went wild. Sure, they were jazzed that our family ride was hitting an important milestone. But they really hoped the six figures on the dashboard would finally prompt my wife and me to retire our current car and buy a snazzier set of wheels.

Families, Not Services, Lead Change

Mauricio Lim Miller | Posted 09.29.2015 | Impact
Mauricio Lim Miller

Programs cannot replicate the innovation, ingenuity and cultural appropriateness of what families do for themselves. Further, programs cannot provide the ongoing emotional support that peers provide.

Your 4-Step Financial Checklist to Buying a Home

GoGirl Finance | Posted 09.11.2015 | Money
GoGirl Finance

Buying a home is one of the biggest traditional mile markers in American life. Although many millennials are happy to rent, more and more members of Gen Y are finally starting to dip their toes into the waters of home ownership.

7 Times Being Lazy Costs You Money

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

There's nothing wrong with a little laziness. After all, someone has to make the overachievers of the world look good. When your lazy tendencies begin to have a negative impact on your finances, however, it's time to change your behavior.