Looking for deals this Memorial Day weekend? As usual, you’ll find good prices on home goods and appliances over the long weekend, but you’ll want to avoid most tech products.
As wedding season swings into high gear, you may wonder what an appropriate amount is to spend on a gift for the happy couple. Luckily, you no longer have to use old rules to figure it out, because there’s a simple answer: whatever you can afford.
If you have a college tuition bill coming due soon and don’t want to get stuck in student debt hell, ask your school’s financial office about its payment plan options.
Is college overvalued, or still worth the sticker price? And if it is too expensive, what’s a better option besides a 529 account to set your kid up for success? That’s what we’re looking at this week.
If you’ve committed to making contributions to your 401(k)—great! You’re ahead of a lot of people when it comes to prepping for a healthy retirement.
In preparation for the Royal Wedding this weekend, the Cut has posted a collection of etiquette rules that royals and wedding guests alike must adhere to. While some—like the proper order for entering a room—are ridiculous and antiquated much like the royal family itself, others are honestly on-point for even the…
Look, we’re all guilty of participating in an ill-advised meme or two, and it’s all fun and games until your identity gets stolen.
Do you know what you’re putting on your skin? If not, you can use this product search engine to decode what’s in your lotions, face serums and makeup.
Over on Twitter, some people are roasting MarketWatch for an article originally published in January that says you should have double your salary saved by the time you’re 35.
IKEA has a new credit card, but consumers should think twice before applying.
Taking care of your health is an important part of your financial well-being—but you don’t need to make drastic changes to reap the benefits. Turns out, simply following your doctor’s orders more closely could lead to a healthier retirement fund.
Airlines are improving their frequent-flyer programs by increasing the number of available seats and decreasing the number of miles needed to travel to certain locations, according to the annual IdeaWorks Reward Seat Availability Survey.
We all hate overdraft and ATM fees, which cost consumers $150 per year on average, but there’s another banking fee you may not even be aware that you’re paying: $1 to $5 for opting into paper statements rather than the electronic versions.
Living stress-free and spending time with loved ones were cited as the definition of wealth for many people in Charles Schwab’s annual Modern Wealth Index, an online survey of 1,000 people between age 21 and 75. Meanwhile, just 11 percent of people surveyed said their definition was “having lots of money.”
A new class of college graduates means millions of young people are entering the workforce for the first time. But between building your emergency fund, paying off student loan debt and investing for the first time, there’s still a lot more to learn. So what do you prioritize? That’s what we’re tackling this week.
Older Americans have more student loan debt than ever, but in many cases it’s not because of their own higher education costs. The number of Americans aged 60 and older with student loan debt quadrupled from 700,000 to 2.8 million between 2005 and 2015, according to a report from the Consumer Financial Protection…
Among the many sacrifices parents make when they have children, one of the most pressing for working families is the financial hit a mother’s lifetime earnings take.
Hello friends. It’s me, your devoted personal finance blogger, back to ask what questions you have about buying a house.