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You’ve Just Inherited. Now What?

You’ve Just Inherited. Now What?

You’re not rich, but you’re doing OK financially. When you daydream, your thoughts turn to that scuba diving trip you took to Hawaii, and you secretly yearn to open a scuba shop, with underwater tours of…

6 Ways to Pay Off Debt Faster

6 Ways to Pay Off Debt Faster

As the economy slowly improves, Americans are racking up more debt. “American consumers deleveraged after the financial crisis, but they’re starting to take on more debt again,” says Ben Woolsey, president of credit-card advice website…

When It’s OK to Be in Debt

When It’s OK to Be in Debt

Debt. A four-letter word everyone hates. I would love to shift that for you and help you to see that it could very well be the path to your financial freedom — if you use it wisely. There are…

FAFSA Terms Every Parent Should Know

FAFSA Terms Every Parent Should Know

Families who are saving for college have an average of $10,040 set aside for higher education. But the cost of a four-year public university for 2016-2017 is estimated to be $30,232. So should you dip into…

Do I Really Need a Financial Advisor?

Do I Really Need a Financial Advisor?

While many people avoid working with a financial advisor because of the presumed cost, hiring a trustworthy, qualified advisor can actually be the best investment you make. Experts generally recommend seeking out an advisor prior to a major life event…

4 Ways to Unknowingly Hurt Your Credit

4 Ways to Unknowingly Hurt Your Credit

Tammy listed her son as an authorized user on one of her credit cards to help him build his credit history. When they checked his credit scores, however, Tammy saw the balance she was carrying on the card seemed to…

The Scariest Investing Terms

The Scariest Investing Terms

Gather ‘round dear AssetClass readers. Today, in honor of Halloween, we have a tutorial in terror. Here are a few spine-tingling terms that investors should watch out for:

Zombie Stocks These are shares that have been left for…

The Fashionomics of Retail Begging

The Fashionomics of Retail Begging

Caitlin O’Toole writes the Miss Jobless Chronicles for MediaBistro. When you’re under- or un-employed for a long time, like me, you begin to dwell on all the material things you don’t have. The catalogs that land…

Are Your Finances as Fabulous as Your Shoes?

Are Your Finances as Fabulous as Your Shoes?

Carrie Bradshaw had it right — shoes are a girl’s best friends! There are so many reasons that we attach so much emotional value to our shoe purchases. After all, our shoes never judge us, they don&rsquo…

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What You Need to Know About VantageScore

What You Need to Know About VantageScore

When you think “credit score,” you’re probably thinking of FICO, the granddaddy of scores. But there’s a relatively new kid on the block called VantageScore. Here’s what you need to know:
VantageScore…

Tell Us Your Holiday Survival Plans

Tell Us Your Holiday Survival Plans

Dear Readers,

Your 40+ responses to Amanda's post last week ("Amanda's Money Coma") have inspired us!

Given the interest so many of you showed in Amanda's own dilemma, we think it&#39…

How much house can I afford

How much house can I afford

I’m about to start house hunting for my very first home. But before I do, I’m curious: How much house can I afford? 
The most dangerous thing you can do when house hunting is to…

6 Ways the 2008 Crash is Still Affecting Us

6 Ways the 2008 Crash is Still Affecting Us

On September 15, 2008, global financial services firm Lehman Brothers famously declared bankruptcy, leading to widespread panic in the financial industry. Suddenly, the U.S. economic decline, a result of the housing bubble burst in 2007, became a long-lasting…

Pop Quiz from DailyWorth!

Pop Quiz from DailyWorth!

Your financial IQ is growing. We bet you'll ace this pop quiz!

Deflation is…

the opposite of inflation.

when wages drop and so do prices.

when prices keep rising, but wages can't keep up.

when housing…