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,...

Warning: ATM Fraud Is on the Rise

Here's how to protect yourself from ATM skimming. ATM skimming is on the rise, jumping 546 percent between 2014 and 2015, according to a recent report from the analytics software company FICO. Just how much money...

Ways to Get Free Tax Help From a Human Being

Tax help can cost a lot of money. Pros charge $150 an hour on average to do a federal and state return, according to the National Society of Accountants. Help with planning, back taxes or...

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...

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...

Financial fraud is hammering retirees, to the tune of $36 billion a year

Karla Sibert was sitting in an Iowa hospital waiting room when she got some shocking news. "The doctor just said, 'It's okay, it's okay. It's not cancer, we didn't find anything bad,' and I said 'you...

Beware of scams: Beat fraudsters by staying alert

FRAUD has never been a greater menace than it is today, with Britons under constant siege from scammers. Growing numbers of Britons have lost tens or even hundreds of thousands of pounds they will never get...

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...

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...

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...

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