3 Ways to Dig Out of Your Pile of Debt
There's no one-size-fits-all approach.
Are You Leaving Money on the Table? Learn About the Earned Income Tax Credit
This tax break could be worth thousands, especially for low-income families with children.
Need Cash ASAP? Slow Down and Think Before Getting a Tax Refund Advance
It may cost you more than it's worth.
Don't Forget to Make Your Retirement, HSA Contributions by the Tax Day Deadline
It's not too late to make contributions toward 2016.
Golden Rules for Investors: 8 Things to Consider Before Buying Actual Gold
Many people think of gold as a "safe" investment, but if you don't understand this asset, it's anything but.
6 Tips to Boost Your Savings
Nearly everyone can find at least a little room in their budget for savings.
What's Your Investing IQ? Take the Quiz
Less than 1% of respondents got a perfect score.
Know Before You Borrow: 7 Questions Before Considering Peer-to-Peer Lending
These unique online lending platforms could help you get fast and easy access to cash -- but you need to understand what you're getting into.
Save or Shred: How Long You Should Keep Financial Documents
Here are some documents you may want to hang on to for anywhere from a week to 30 years.
Before You Say Hi to High-Yield Bonds, Read This
Don't let the hefty interest rates tempt you to buy "junk bonds" without fully understanding them.
Giving It the College Try: 5 Things Every Family Should Know About 529 Plans
These tax-advantaged savings plans may be the smartest way to save for college.
Cashing Out Your 401(k) Early? What You Should Know
It may be tempting to tap your retirement savings in order to cover near-term expenses, but there can be severe consequences.
Hidden Treasure: Why Modest-Income Taxpayers Should Learn About the Saver's Credit
This credit could reward you richly for doing something that's to your benefit.
"Have It Your Way" Retirement Accounts: 4 Things to Know About Self-Directed IRAs
These tax-advantaged retirement accounts come with options and risks that you may not be aware of.
11 Pet Names for Finance Fans
If you need a name for your new pet, there's plenty of inspiration in the world of finance. If you don't like these options, at least you'll learn something.
A Piece-by-Piece Guide to Stock Splits
A stock split does not change the value of a company, but it can have a number of indirect effects.
Peer-to-Peer Lending: 7 Things Investors Should Know
Read up on P2P loans before you invest, because they're not for everyone -- and they may come with substantial risk.
The Lowdown on Leveraged and Inverse Exchange-Traded Products
These instruments are complex and sometimes extraordinarily risky.
Get on Board: Understanding the Role of Corporate Directors
Even CEOs have to answer to somebody.
Incredibly Shrinking Markets
The number of stocks on the U.S. market has shrunk by almost half in the past 20 years. What's behind the market's contraction?