If you're savvy about credit cards and spend a lot at grocery stores, you'll review card offers to see which give you the most rewards and charge the fewest fees. Your household could get a lot of cash back each month.
Delaying starting to collect Social Security benefits isn't the best move for everyone, but if it's right for you, it might net you many more thousands of dollars in retirement.
Deploying $1,000 in any of these ways (or several of them!) can make a meaningful difference in your life -- financially or otherwise.
Most of these Social Security facts and figures should surprise you -- and some of them can help you get the most out of the program, perhaps many thousands of dollars more.
If you're using a bad credit card, you might be paying an unnecessarily high interest rate, racking up debt, and hurting your credit score. Here's how to spot stinkers -- and switch to a card that can save you thousands of dollars.
Credit card companies and banks, to protect your account and themselves, have gotten good at detecting credit fraud, such as when a purchase is made in an unlikely location or for an unusual amount, or when transactions occur at odd times.
Leaving your retirement to chance is risky -- you can vastly improve your future financial security by keeping these critical retirement rules in mind and by making some smart moves.
If you believe some or all of these myths, you might be paying hundreds or thousands of dollars unnecessarily. Set yourself straight.
Everyone's situation is different, and many of us would love to retire early, but here are some good reasons to consider delaying retirement for at least a few years.
Leaving your retirement to chance is very risky. These moves can improve your future financial security by helping you not run out of money.
It can be surprisingly easy to lose money in the stock market, and a lot of it. If you want to grow your wealth over time in stocks, here are a bunch of classic bone-headed moves to avoid.
The most exclusive credit cards will cost you a lot in annual fees, but they can deliver robust benefits, especially when you're traveling. Here are some to consider, from American Express and others.
When a lender issues you a credit card, they know how much they are willing to let you borrow, but the credit limit isn’t an absolute ceiling. Try to exceed it, and a number of things may occur.
Instead of using your trusty Visa card, you might want to use a store credit card -- or two. Here's why.
Credit cards can be more than just good conveniences -- when used optimally, paying bills in full and on time, you can avoid paying interest and racking up debts. Better still, you might collect hundreds of dollars of value, too.
You might want to just pay for things with cash, not credit cards. Doing so can help you avoid problems such as terrible debt, costly interest payments, and poor credit scores that plague many credit users.
You're right to worry, if your credit scores are sub-par, as that can cost you a lot of money and headaches. You can fix that credit history, though, such as with timely payments reported to credit bureaus. Here are more tips.
Need to establish a credit history and build a strong credit score? Here are some ways to do so, from paying bills promptly many times to using secured credit cards.
Regardless of your credit history and credit score, just about anyone can get a credit card with no annual fee.
Job benefits are critical to most of us, so it makes sense to focus your career energy on companies and industries that are good to you.