Some myths persist even when people ought to know they aren't true. These falsehoods can be fun, unless they are about money -- in which case they can do a great deal of harm. Here are four financial "facts" you should always take with a grain of salt.
Spring is in the air-which means wedding season will be in full swing soon enough. If you're in your 20′s or 30′s, your spring and summer months may seem like a montage from Wedding Crashers-except you're invited, of course!
There's no mystery about why the Fed wants to keep interest rates low. Who is the biggest loser when the Fed keeps rates artificially low by purchasing $85 billion of securities with newly-created credit every month? Savers are the big losers in this rigged game.
You may not be able to control the economy or every aspect of your own finances, but you can take control of your attitude and find a great deal of power within your own mentality, integrity, and emotional intelligence.
Is addiction too strong a word for America's dependence on debt? Given that addiction means needing something so powerfully that it overwhelms rational thought, the description fits American habits only too well. Here are five signs you might be addicted to debt.
Despite our best intentions, we occasionally forget to pay a bill or let cash rewards expire -- even the savviest consumers mess up once in a while. But little money mistakes can have a big impact on finances. Don't let your cash go to waste.
As Benjamin Franklin so famously noted - and to which many will certainly agree -- time is money. On the flipside, many will readily declare that money is time. But what happens when you're a student going after a degree, and you can't afford much in the way of time and/or money?