Saving

When Saving for Retirement Isn’t a Given

When Saving for Retirement Isn’t a Given

Whether you’re just starting your career or you’ve been in the workforce for decades, you know you ought to be saving for retirement. Social Security alone can’t provide a comfortable (or even feasible) retirement, so it’s…

5 Ways to Crowdfund Your Child’s College

5 Ways to Crowdfund Your Child’s College

You’re starting to prepare financially for your child’s college, and you realize you can’t do it alone. And it’s no wonder. The U.S. Department of Education estimates that by the year 2030, the cost of…

The 10 Best Spending Trackers

The 10 Best Spending Trackers

Are you one of those people who doesn’t keep a budget? Who has no idea exactly how much you have or how much you’re spending, and just crosses your fingers that it all works out at the end…

Do This One Thing Today to Improve Your Finances

Do This One Thing Today to Improve Your Finances

June 27 is FinHealth Matters Day, an observance created by the Center for Financial Services and dedicated to bringing attention to Americans’ financial health via social media and other platforms. In honor of this new financial holiday, (who knew there…

5 Best Money Apps for Millennials

5 Best Money Apps for Millennials

We rely on our phones for nearly everything, and money management is quickly following suit, especially for millennials.

Balancing a checkbook is becoming obsolete as easy-to-use online banking services become the norm. Long gone are the days of…

How to Save Money on Your Cable Bill

How to Save Money on Your Cable Bill

If you pay a monthly cable bill, you've probably bemoaned the soaring prices and the lack of choices when it comes to the channels you actually watch versus how many you pay for.
3 Apps That Track Your Spending

3 Apps That Track Your Spending

It’s time to make a habit of paying attention to where your money goes each month. Once you do that, you can see trends and start planning accordingly.

For example, are you spending too much on clothes or coffee…

Why I Stopped Couponing

Why I Stopped Couponing

There's no doubt about it — few can resist the lure of a good coupon. But is the coupon culture all it’s cracked up to be?