Latest Personal Finance Articles


3 Ways Consumers Fall Victim to Identity Theft

To prevent fraud, keep an eye out for these red flags.

July 21, 2014 - Geoff Williams - Personal Finance
The Cheapskate’s Guide to Stretching Your Food Budget

To save some serious money, you need more than a grocery list and...

July 18, 2014 - Geoff Williams - Personal Finance
13 Ways to Save on Your Bathroom Renovation

Rescue your bathroom from the Dark Ages without going broke.

July 18, 2014 - Teresa Mears - Personal Finance
How to Decode Your Financial Advisor's Jargon

Some terms that are endearing to advisors often leave clients...

July 17, 2014 - Joanne Cleaver - Mutual Funds
5 Tips for Winning a House Bidding War

If you're buying a home, you may face stiff competition. Here's how to...

July 17, 2014 - Susan Johnston - Personal Finance
How to Size Up a Neighborhood Before You Buy a Home

Considerations include schools, of course, but also walkability, upkeep...

July 16, 2014 - Geoff Williams - Personal Finance
Do You Have Enough Life Insurance?

A new study shows Americans have even less insurance since the...

July 16, 2014 - Kimberly Palmer - Personal Finance
How to Ruin Your Retirement Savings

Americans are far behind where they should be when it comes to...

July 15, 2014 - Kimberly Palmer - Personal Finance
5 Types of Bad Credit Loans to Avoid

You're probably seen the advertisements. Here's why it's wise to stay...

July 15, 2014 - Geoff Williams - Personal Finance
5 Inheritance Mistakes for Heirs to Avoid

If not careful, heirs can fall into pitfalls like blowing an...

July 15, 2014 - Susan Johnston - Personal Finance
How Should Bond Investors Anticipate Rising Interest Rates?

Investors know rates will rise but not when. In the meantime, how should...

July 14, 2014 - Casey Quinlan - Mutual Funds
12 Negotiating Tips Every Homebuyer Should Know

To get the best deal, you need to be familiar with the finer points of...

July 11, 2014 - Teresa Mears - Personal Finance
What to Do When You Lose Your Health Insurance

Losing health coverage can be a frightening prospect. Here are your...

July 11, 2014 - Geoff Williams - Personal Finance
Calculating the Cost of Your Midlife Crisis

From a $2,700 affair to a $55,000 car, age-related angst can really set...

July 11, 2014 - Geoff Williams - Personal Finance
What You Can Learn About Your Financial Advisor on Social Media

Financial advisors are increasing their social media presence, but their...

July 10, 2014 - Joanne Cleaver - Mutual Funds