Personal finance tips: The ABCs of managing your money

You don't have to be a financial genius to manage your money wisely. Just take care of these basics. Sure, managing your money can get complex at times, but it basically comes down to answering 3...

Why Saving Money Is Important

If you don’t earn much and you can barely pay your bills, the idea of saving money might seem laughable. When you only have $5 left at the end of the month, why even bother...

Financial Tips For Young Adults

Unfortunately, personal finance has not yet become a required subject in high school or college, so you might be fairly clueless about how to manage your money when you're out in the real world for...

Personal Finance Tips from Billionaires

Many people instinctively roll their eyes at the thought of getting personal finance tips from rich people. After all, advice like "Buy topaz dog collars instead of diamond ones" doesn't exactly resonate with someone who...

Personal Finance Tips to Help You in 2017

Everyone makes a new year's resolution, be it losing a little weight or saving a few more dollars. Many of these fall through, but it's important to stick to a financial plan, not just for...

Ways To Prepare For A Personal Financial Crisis

The thought of being hit with a major negative event that could affect your finances, like a job loss, illness or car accident, can keep anyone awake at night. But the prospect of something expensive,...

The IRS Owes Americans Nearly $1 Billion in Tax Refunds from 2013

Nearly one million people are still eligible for a tax refund from 2013. The IRS announced Wednesday that it has nearly $1 billion in unclaimed federal income tax from 2013. The deadline to file this tax...

The Government Will Help You Do Your Taxes for Free This Year

The average cost of hiring an accountant to do your taxes is $273, while a national tax preparation company such as H&R Block will set you back $154, on average. You can cut your tax-preparation...

This tax-season foul-up will cost you — and your Roth IRA

That surprise bonus or other unexpected income you earned last year may come back to bite you this year. As tax filers pull together their forms and prepare to meet with their accountants, they are getting...

Credit, Debit and Fraud Protection

Consumers often ask whether debit or credit cards provide greater consumer protection against fraud. The question itself indicates a few key preconceived notions about fraud as it relates to personal finance; as a consumer, it's...

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