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'Click': Are You Ready for the Big Switch?

'Click': Are You Ready for the Big Switch?

Jerry Patterson  07.22.2014
At the moment of retirement, our paycheck stops like a light switching off. (Click!) For many, Social Security checks are significantly...
Why Saving For Retirement Is More Important Than Saving For College

Why Saving For Retirement Is More Important Than Saving For College

Shannon McNay  07.17.2014
Given the high cost of student loan debt, it might seem crazy that I would prioritize saving for retirement over college funds. (Even more...
5 Common Money Mistakes That Even Good Savers Make

5 Common Money Mistakes That Even Good Savers Make

LearnVest  07.15.2014
If you're part of the minority and are putting money away regularly, congratulations -- it's an important part of laying the groundwork...
How Saving Less Can Help You Save More (Yes, You Read That Right)

How Saving Less Can Help You Save More (Yes, You Read That Right)

Sarah Greesonbach  07. 7.2014
The next time you set up a transfer to put money into savings... pause. Are you 100 percent sure that you won't need to call this money...

Four Steps Toward Financial Independence

Catherine Golladay  06.30.2014
For many Americans, the stress of debt and other financial responsibilities can feel like a loss of freedom. Fortunately, there are steps...

Financial Advice for Recent College Graduates

Charu Sharma  06.17.2014
1.6 million of us have graduated from college in the US in 2014 alone, and we realize that most of us are not trained in planning our finances,...
Do You Spend More On Cable Than You Save For Retirement?

Do You Spend More On Cable Than You Save For Retirement?

Gina Horkey  06. 3.2014
According to this article from Dave Ramsey's website, "the majority of American workers, 69 percent, have less than $50,000 saved for retirement...
3 Policy Choices That Would Improve Retirement Prospects For Women

3 Policy Choices That Would Improve Retirement Prospects For Women

Diane Oakley  05.29.2014
So if retirees do not monetize the roofs over their heads, what can the typical working households in the 55 - 64 age group retire on beyond...
Workplace Financial Education Opportunities Help Employees Face Financial Challenges

Workplace Financial Education Opportunities Help Employees Face Financial Challenges

Julie Stich  05.21.2014
Possessing the know-how of smart financial practices, even at a basic level, can help individuals in their everyday lives. If we don't...
7 Timeless Money Tips for Graduates

7 Timeless Money Tips for Graduates

David A. Dedman  05.15.2014
Futures that will include their diligent and disciplined use of money. So it makes it critical that I share some personal finance tips...
How One Woman Went From $50K In Credit Card Debt To $50K In Savings

How One Woman Went From $50K In Credit Card Debt To $50K In Savings

Credit.com  05.14.2014
When Julie Berry's personal and professional lives were falling apart, if someone had told her that everything would be OK -- better than...
How To Budget Your Money With The 50/20/30 Rule

How To Budget Your Money With The 50/20/30 Rule

LearnVest  05.12.2014
No matter whether you're a mom with two kids or a recent college grad working your first job, this rule can help you not only figure out...

Getting Married Soon? 10 Smarter Ways to Spend the Average Wedding Budget

MyBankTracker  05. 8.2014
The need to make one day memorable has resulted in dress purchases that rival down payments on a car and a catering bill that can easily...
T Is For 'Teaching Your Teen' To Manage Money

T Is For 'Teaching Your Teen' To Manage Money

Ann Zuraw  05. 6.2014
In order for teens to have full ownership of their financial future, they will need some important money management lessons. Parents have...