Personal Finance

Help with taxes, saving for college and other financial planning issues.



Financial Planning

  • Your finances: Think like an Olympian

    The Olympics are over, but there are still lessons to glean from the athletes. Much like their training regimen, mastering your money takes perseverance, discipline and these seven other factors.
  • Hurricane season: Storm-proof your home insurance

    The flooding in Baton Rouge, La. is the worst natural disaster to hit the U.S. since Hurricane Sandy battered the east coast in 2012. Let it serve as a reminder that this is a good time to examine your home insurance policy before it's too late.
  • Millennials say 'no' to debt

    Millennials shun any kind of debt, especially credit cards, and their reluctance to pull out the plastic could have lasting repercussions for the financial system and the economy, according to an expert.
  • Get tax breaks for education costs

    School's return means added costs for parents. Here's a quick lesson on the ways Uncle Sam can help cover some schooling costs through a variety of tax breaks.