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4 Tips for Finding the Perfect Credit Card

Credit Karma | Posted 08.15.2014 | Money
Credit Karma

The marketplace for credit cards is more complicated than ever. Points programs, cash back plans and variable interest rates all have consumers drowning in the fine print, trying to make some sense of what they're applying for.

'Dad, Are We Poor?'

Aaron Gouveia | Posted 07.24.2014 | Parents
Aaron Gouveia

My son has already been subject to terms like "foreclosure" and "bankruptcy," and he'll see his parents constantly struggle to make ends meet. While others use their tax returns and bonuses to go on vacations, he'll see us use that money to catch up on the never-ending debt.

What's Your Financial Type? Take This Quiz

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 08.19.2014 | Money
Judith Orloff MD

Money can bring out your most fearful self or your largest heart. Which one you surrender to changes everything. How do you do this?

To Win in Business, Keep Score

Alex and Cadey Charfen | Posted 08.17.2014 | Small Business
Alex and Cadey Charfen

I believe every business should have a number everyone knows and is pushing towards, pursuing and focused on. And the good news is that you really only need one.

One Thing Every Engaged Couple Should Discuss, But Doesn't

Cheryl Doss | Posted 08.04.2014 | Weddings
Cheryl Doss

If you are planning a wedding in the near future, have the conversations about money and property ownership. Whether you are starting your marriage with only a few dollars in your bank account or with years of savings and inherited property, initiate this conversation with your partner.

Overcome Your Financial Fears

Erin Cox | Posted 07.30.2014 | Money
Erin Cox

It's entirely possible to become financially savvy even if you never have before. This is something I can personally attest to despite the challenges I even face.

Some Investors Must Fail

The Motley Fool | Posted 07.23.2014 | Business
The Motley Fool

Not probably, or unfortunately, but must. Professional, amateur. Hedge fund manager, day trader, indexer, 401(k) saver. Some of you must fail. It's a necessity of how markets work.

The Upside of Divorce

Amy Koko | Posted 07.20.2014 | Divorce
Amy Koko

Had it not been for his desire to take his life down a different path, I may still be on the same road, which had served me well for many years, but only went in one direction. I fought it kicking and screaming, (and drunk texting) but in the end it was right for me.

WATCH: Calming Money Stress

Brad Yates | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

We often let ourselves get bent all out of whack over money. Stressing out may seem like the appropriate response... but c'mon -- it never helps us p...

5 Ways To Retire On Social Security Alone

Moira McGarvey | Posted 07.12.2014 | Fifty
Moira McGarvey

You can retire on social security and live a nice life. What? I thought that was impossible? Yes, it really can be done. I'm not advocating that you do this but the reality is that many people are facing this scenario.

Divorce Confidential: The Importance of Being Financially Savvy During Divorce

Caroline Choi | Posted 06.18.2014 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

Budgeting your finances and being mindful of how you spend will be key in creating a foundation for a healthy financial picture going forward.

3 Things Wealthy People Do Differently

The Motley Fool | Posted 06.16.2014 | Money
The Motley Fool

Napoleon's definition of a military genius was "The man who can do the average thing when all those around him are going crazy." Rich people are similar. They remain normal when everyone else can't.

5 Reasons Why Your Start-Up Needs an Accountant

Deborah Sweeney | Posted 06.10.2014 | Business
Deborah Sweeney

A lot of the newer entrepreneurs I help out often see accountants as superfluous. They'll say that maybe when their company grows and proves successful they'll contract a firm, but when they are first starting out they feel too small to make it worth paying an accountant.

5 Steps to Giving Your Finances a Fresh Start

Carrie Smith | Posted 06.08.2014 | Money
Carrie Smith

Ahh, spring is in the air, which of course means time for spring cleaning! Many of us are finishing up (or just finished) our taxes, which means we're having a pretty up-close-and-personal look at our money situation. Which makes right now the perfect time to analyze everything for the upcoming year.

What I've Learned From My 90-Year-Old Accountant

Mallory McDuff, Ph.D. | Posted 06.05.2014 | Religion
Mallory McDuff, Ph.D.

In this tax season marked by anxiety, my encounter with him forces me to pause. When I close that sliding glass door, I stop in wonder at his self-sufficiency and gratitude for the pieces of his life that remain intact.

Renovate for Rent

Brian Kelsey | Posted 06.07.2014 | HuffPost Home
Brian Kelsey

Life is expensive! Use your talents to help defer the cost.

Six Reasons Why You Should File Now vs. Filing for an Extension

Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA | Posted 05.27.2014 | Money
Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA

According to the IRS about 28 percent of taxpayers wait until these last weeks to prepare their taxes. If you're among those that procrastinated this year, here are six reasons to file your taxes before the April 15th tax deadline.

Who's Better Off?

Sally Fay | Posted 05.22.2014 | Divorce
Sally Fay

Character is not something that hides. It stands up, honestly, courageously and truly.

Renting Money

Matthias Paul Kuhlmey | Posted 05.14.2014 | Money
Matthias Paul Kuhlmey

We need to be reminded that affordability is not simply a function of cash flow, but a price and expected value consideration, after all.

If You Read One Article About Dropping Credit Cards, Read This One!

Jim Gibson | Posted 05.07.2014 | Money
Jim Gibson

Here goes: closing or canceling a credit card starts a snowball effect that will give your credit score a wallop it may not be able to stand.

A Proactive Wayne County Government is Necessary

Kevin McNamara | Posted 05.04.2014 | Detroit
Kevin McNamara

The devil is in the details, as the saying goes. We've seen many plans shared by the current administration that went wrong. And, those plans had far more supporting documentation than this deficit elimination plan.

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.

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.

Divorce Doesn't Have to Mean Financial Confusion

Amy Koko | Posted 04.22.2014 | Divorce
Amy Koko

Though you may feel like you are still "under his thumb," you are not. By taking charge of your finances and getting help to put together a plan, you are taking charge of your future.

You're More Likely to Read Reviews for Restaurants Than for Banks

MyBankTracker | Posted 04.21.2014 | Money
MyBankTracker

The wealth of crowdsourced, peer advice allows us to make an informed decision when we decide how to spend our money. But, why don't we practice this ritual when picking a bank, a credit card or any other financial product?