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Being Financially Prepared Can Save You Money and Stress

Nandita Bakhshi | Posted 10.29.2014 | Money
Nandita Bakhshi

Buying your first home, starting a family or purchasing a car are major events that require a lot of financial planning. Unfortunately for millennials, a recent TD Bank survey found that two-thirds of older millennials (ages 24-34) wish they had been more financially prepared for these life events.

Ben Walsh

Financial 'Experts' No Better At Finance Than Normal Humans

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Walsh | Posted 10.29.2014 | Business

Knowing more about finance does not lead to better financial decisions. In fact, some of the most supposedly knowledgeable people in finance -- mutual-fund managers -- don't make better financial decisions than other people.

10 Things to Do to Prepare For Retirement

Quora | Posted 10.28.2014 | Fifty
Quora

The way you've handled your investments over the past 30 years is not how you should handle them for the next 30.

Get Out Of Credit Card Debt -- With A Little Help From Your Peers

Shindy Chen | Posted 10.28.2014 | Money
Shindy Chen

It's the revolutionary multi-billion-dollar industry nobody's heard of, and it's killing credit card debt for hundreds of thousands of consumers. It's not only disrupting, but completely undressing the traditional credit model.

Scam Artists' Greatest Hits

Richard Barrington | Posted 10.28.2014 | Money
Richard Barrington

The FBI reported that monetary damage from crimes reported to its Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) jumped by nearly 50 percent last year. It is no surprise that more and more criminals are becoming computer-savvy enough to attempt these crimes.

Taking the Fear Out of Investing in a Nervous Market and Staying Your Game Plan

Kathleen Gurney | Posted 10.28.2014 | Money
Kathleen Gurney

In my years of experience, as a psychologist specializing in the psychodynamics of money management and investing, I've come to realize that there are certain important relationships which we must understand before we can achieve a consistent degree of success in the world of investing and in the marketplace.

Make it, Spend it: Is There a Better Way?

Jim Gibson | Posted 10.28.2014 | Money
Jim Gibson

Would you believe that, despite all the protests, all the negative media attention and all that, it really isn't the economy's fault, stupid? Guess wh...

The Most Important Money Milestones For New Grads

Credit.com | Posted 10.27.2014 | College
Credit.com

If you happen to be a recent or upcoming grad, the odds are you have three things on your mind: jobs, housing and finances.

Suze Orman With Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

This week, I was joined by personal finance expert Suze Orman who is a veteran on Mondays With Marlo! Suze is so knowledgeable -- we spoke about every...

Do I Need To Start A College Fund For My Baby? From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

How early should you start saving for your child's college fund? Personal finance expert Suze Orman says that before you start saving for your kids e...

Three Things To Do After Declaring Bankruptcy, From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

If you've declared bankruptcy, personal finance expert Suze Orman says that the number one thing you should be doing is to make sure you're living be...

Do You Need To Own A Home To "Make It?" From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

If you're under the impression that you need to own a home in order to be financially secure, personal finance expert Suze Orman says that's simply no...

How Much Savings Should You Have Before Investing? From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

How much money should you have in savings before you start to make investments with your money? According to personal finance expert Suze Orman, you s...

Will My Children Inherit My Bills? From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

If you die before you're able to pay all of your debts off, will your children inherit your bills? According to personal finance expert Suze Orman, as...

How Can You Double Your Money? From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

How can you double your money? Personal finance expert Suze Orman says that it's possible to do, but it's going to take time. To figure out how long i...

Suze Orman Talks Shark Tank (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

How does personal finance expert Suze Orman feel about the hit TV show Shark Tank? Suze says, although it takes far more than just money to start a bu...

What Is An HSA? From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

Personal finance expert Suze Orman says that, because health insurance premiums have increased about 30% over this past year, companies are starting t...

Yes, It's Possible To Live Roommate-Free. Here's How.

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 10.24.2014 | HuffPost Home

If you've exhausted your patience with roommates (or your parents -- no judgment), it might be time to consider the virtues of living alone. The proce...

Generation Gap: How Your Age Affects How You Use Credit Cards

Simple. Thrifty. Living. | Posted 10.24.2014 | Business
Simple. Thrifty. Living.

How do you get to a point where the majority of Americans have over $10,000 in credit card debt? Who is to blame? A glimpse into the generational divide helps shed some light on the situation.

What Tony Robbins Carries in His Wallet

GOBankingRates | Posted 10.23.2014 | Money
GOBankingRates

Tony Robbins, Barbara Corcoran, Victor Riccardi, Josh Felber and John Rampton are all advisers, entrepreneurs and career coaches who know how to make people and businesses successful. So what do they carry in their own wallets every day?

10 Money Things You Must Know After 50

LearnVest | Posted 10.23.2014 | Money
LearnVest

By 50, you may already feel like you've got it figured out. You make a good salary, you've reached many of your life goals and your kids are on their way to independence. But there are still a lot of money truths left to learn, especially as you're approaching your retirement years.

The Top Financial Concerns of the Urban, Educated Millennial

Michael Ruderman | Posted 10.27.2014 | Money
Michael Ruderman

You shouldn't make any decision, particularly a financial one, without seeing the big picture. If an inheritance is in your future, it's best to know it's coming and be able to prepare for it. This might involve some awkward conversations, but it's worth knowing what might be left for you.

Income Inequality Got You Down? Do Something About It!

Steve Siebold | Posted 10.23.2014 | Small Business
Steve Siebold

The wealthy continue to see significant income and wealth gains while the majority of people are experiencing stagnant living standards. Income inequality is one of the most significant financial stories right now, and there's no end in sight.

29 Essential Twitter Feeds for Money and Investing

Betterment.com | Posted 10.23.2014 | Money
Betterment.com

This article, written by Catherine New, originally appeared on Betterment. Behavioral economics and decision making academics @katy_milkman @do...

My Husband Died, Now What?

Debra L. Morrison | Posted 10.23.2014 | Books
Debra L. Morrison

I invite each of you to notice and gain an awareness of who you are and where you are right now, as a way of quelling some of the obsessing either about where you were or where you "should" be.