Money

13 Money-Saving Hacks for Moms

13 Money-Saving Hacks for Moms

Between diapers, preschool, and snacks, kids are expensive. I’m a mom of three, and I’m no stranger to the occasional (or regular) parenting hack.
7 Weird Ways to Make Money

7 Weird Ways to Make Money

Sometimes, working hard at your job isn’t quite enough to make ends meet. You could go the conventional route of taking on more hours or getting a second job, or you could try something a bit … unexpected. Here are…

What’s the Difference Between a CFP, CPA and CFA?

What’s the Difference Between a CFP, CPA and CFA?

If you’re not a CPA, CFA, CFP or another of the myriad acronyms used to identify financial professionals, those extra letters after someone’s name can get confusing, quick. But when you’re looking for help with financial matters…

5 Things You Should Know About Inheriting Money

5 Things You Should Know About Inheriting Money

Inheriting money after someone has passed away can be a sensitive subject for any family. While it may seem like a windfall, it’s not always simply a matter of depositing a check. Here are five tips to remember when…

8 Ways to Stop Overspending Now

8 Ways to Stop Overspending Now

Do you ever look at your bank account and wonder, “Where did it all go?”

There are probably as many reasons why we overspend as there are reasons why we shouldn’t. The first step in changing our behavior is…

What Kind of Life Insurance Do You Need?

What Kind of Life Insurance Do You Need?

Most people avoid thinking about life insurance for as long as possible. But to make the question of whether you need it a little less daunting, set your emotions aside for a moment and answer this simple question: Would anyone…

6 Surefire Ways To Fix Your Credit

6 Surefire Ways To Fix Your Credit

A reader named Val wrote me after a stint of unemployment left her drowning in medical bills, student loan debt and collection accounts. She was working again, but the pay wasn’t great and she wondered if her credit would…

How Often Should You Check Your Credit Report?

How Often Should You Check Your Credit Report?

Ever wonder why you can check your credit report for free once per year? Or why the government website that allows those free checks is named AnnualCreditReport.com? Probably because it's a good rule of thumb to keep tabs on your credit report on an annual basis.