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3 smart money moves to make in your 30s

Financial tips differ depending on your age. This article outlines financial guidance for people in their 30s to consider to help with their personal finance and financial planning goals.

Why your budget is failing and how to fix it

Not all budgets end up working effectively. This article explains how you can fix your failing budget, and get your personal finances back on track.

10 smart things you can do with $1,000 right now

It is easy to blow through a decent chunk of cash when you first get it. Instead of spending it recklessly, this article outlines 10 smart financial decisions you can make with $1,000.

Like your checking account, but with some useful extras

All ATM fees reimbursed. No minimum balance. Pay bills. Deposit checks.

What the stuff in your closet can teach you about personal finance

What you spend your money on and never seem to use can teach you a lot about your personal finances. Learn how assessing your spending habits can help your financial planning in the future.

3 ways to turn your closet into cash

Do you have clothes that you never seem to wear? You can use those forgotten items of your wardrobe to generate spending cash.

3 ways to save energy

Reducing the amount of energy your home uses and loses can pay off over time.

Financial checkup: know your 3 key numbers

Before auditing your finances, you should understand how to perform a financial checkup. This article can help you understand how you can use a financial checkup to get back on track financially.

A couple explains keeping finances separate for a happy marriage

Merging personal finances with your significant other may not be the best decision for everyone. This article outlines ways married couples use separate finances to maintain a happy relationship.

7 travel hacks to save money on your next vacation

Vacation does not need to break the bank. This article outlines money hacks to help you save on vacation.

Budget ninja? Or do you spend like Gatsby? Find out.

By showing you how your spending compares to people like you, we can help you build a better budget.

Five money-musts for college students

Personal finance and money management are difficult, especially for college students. Fidelity provides personal finance tips for college students to help them succeed financially.

Budgeting for fun

We pound the table about saving for the future and paying off debt—but you need to have fun, too.

Here's what the average American spends on restaurants

If you are looking to save money, you may want to consider your approach to eating. This article explores the average American spending habits on takeout and restaurants.

13 money-saving tricks I used during grad school in NYC

Saving money is often difficult. This New York City graduate student highlights some money saving tricks she used to survive Manhattan's expenses.

60% of Americans aren't prepared for an unexpected expense

Are you ready for an unexpected expense? Do you have an emergency savings account? This article examines the necessity of being financially prepared for a rainy day.

This travel blogger shares her best tips for building a business

Building a business does not mean that you need to stay stationary in life. Read how one former investment banker earned just as much money while traveling the world and building her own business.

5 tips to help you save your first $1,000

Starting to save money is no easy task. This article outlines ways that you can save your first $1,000, and start to really grow your savings account.

The simple thing that helped me save $30,000

This article outlines the budgeting methods used by one individual to save up $30K in hopes of paying off his mortgage.

Using your credit card bill as a wake-up call

Your credit card bill can often serve as a wake-up call by identifying your spending habits and highlighting areas you could save money. This article walks you through using your credit card bill to help you budget in the future.

The 21 best budget travel destinations for 2017

Looking to travel without breaking the bank? These 21 travel destinations will appease your appetite for adventure without costing you a fortune.

How to save money on food

You don't have to eat less to spend less on food. Tweaking your spending could help you save.

HerMoney with Jean Chatzky - Guest: Kathy Murphy

Investing isn't hard, but we know taking the first step can be.

Find a cost-effective car to save money

The ideal time to buy a used car is after depreciation hits and before maintenance costs increase.

10 top money tips

Take a look at Jean Chatzky's top money tips to simplify some of the money issues you might be facing.

How to save on home insurance

Shopping around, raising your deductible and beefing up your home security could help you save.

6 tips for planning a family vacation without going broke

Planning for a vacation can quickly become a huge expense. This article outlines how you can plan for your ideal vacation getaway, while still budgeting responsibly.

Budgeting in 2017: 5 tips everyone should know

This article provides financial tips on how you can budget better in 2017 and boost your savings account.

How making small life changes can save you money

Did you know you could increase your savings by $1,200 a month just by changing these six habits? This article outlines the habits that may be preventing you from increasing your savings account.

Which tax form should I use?

What's the differences between forms 1040, 1040A, and 1040EZ?

Planning ahead for extended leave

Taking extended leave shouldn't mean taking a hit to your finances. This article explains how you can financially prepare yourself to take the extend leave you need.

10 tips anyone can use to save more and spend less

Learning how to save more and spend less is not always easy. This article seeks to provide financial tips on how you can learn to increase your savings account.

Four financial ways to say "I love you"

Is there anything more romantic than financial prudence and planning?

Why you might need more than one budget

Keeping multiple budgets can actually help you save more and budget your spending. This article outlines some of the benefits of keeping multiple budgets.

Taking your wallet on vacation? Here's how to keep it safe

Tourists are often targeted by pickpockets or thieves. Read here to learn how you can keep your wallet safe on vacation.

6 painless ways to save thousands

Saving is not always easy. This article explores 6 ways that can help you save thousands of dollars.

Protect your ID on vacation

What would you do if you lost your passport while traveling abroad?

HerMoney with Jean Chatzky - Guest: theSkimm

High risk, high reward! theSkimm founders share their story and goal of empowering millennial women

Should you buy your car at the end of a car lease?

To buy, or not to buy? That is the question. Read here for tips on whether you should purchase your car at the end of its lease or not.

Why you should get pre-approved before getting a car loan

Thinking of taking out a car loan? Read here for some tips on why you should get pre-approved before making the trip to the dealership.

HerMoney with Jean Chatzky - Guest: Ron Lieber

Tell your children how much money you make! That's what Ron Lieber, NYT best- selling author, personal finance columnist and father says to do.

Rising Interest Rates

The Federal Reserve influences the interest rates paid on investments and the cost of borrowing.

How I saved by keeping my grocery bill under $60

Are you looking for areas that can help you build up your savings? We suggest looking to your grocery bill.

HerMoney with Jean Chatzky - Guest: Dave Ramsey

Dave Ramsey asks, "Will The 50-Year-Old You Be Mad At The 25-Year-Old You?"

Which is better: leasing a car or buying one?

To buy, or not to buy? That is the question. Read here for tips on whether you should purchase your car at the end of its lease or not.

5 financial topics to discuss after the honeymoon

Financial discussions with your spouse can sometimes be difficult. After your honeymoon, here are 5 financial topics to discuss with your new life partner.

5 things I wish people understood about frugality

Being frugal may not always be the popular choice. Read here to learn about 5 things that come with being frugal.

6 ways to avoid becoming a target of credit card fraud

Learn six ways to avoid being the target of credit card fraud.

HerMoney with Jean Chatzky - Guest: Brené Brown

Brené Brown makes sense of why money makes us feel so vulnerable — and how to deal.

The 5 awkward money convos you'll have at work

Money conversations in the workplace can get awkward. Here are some tips for navigating the awkward money talks you may have at work.

6 money lessons from The Gilmore Girls®

Here's what Emily, Lorelai, and Rory taught us about navigating life's critical financial moments.

What is umbrella insurance – and do I need it?

Do you need umbrella insurance? This article can help you decide.

10 surprising tax deductions you might be able to take

This article outlines 10 surprising tax deductions you may be able to take.

Paying cash makes you value your purchase more

Read this recent study to learn how paying in cash instead of plastic can actually increase your satisfaction of the purchase.

5 federal income tax rules to live by

Read here to find five rules to obey when dealing with the federal income tax.

Personal finance: a 15-year mortgage

Are you considering taking out a mortgage? Read this article to learn about the benefits of a 15-year mortgage plan.

3 ways to make money from a tired old car

Are you thinking of getting rid of your old car? Read here to learn how you can make money off of your tired old car.

What 5 successful people wish they'd known in their 20s

Are you a 20-something? Read here to learn about pieces of financial advice these 5 successful moguls wish they’d known at your age.

Money scams: 5 ways to protect your stash

Cyber-theft is on the rise, but by reading this article, you can learn the preventative measures to take to protect yourself from cyber-thievery.

7 reasons to adjust your federal tax withholding

Do you look forward to tax season and your tax returns? Read this article to discover why you may want to adjust your federal tax withholdings.

Are you stressed about money? 3 steps to make a change

Are you stressed about money? Read this article to learn three steps to help you make a financial change.

Bring some old-fashioned frugality into your kitchen

Are you looking to save more money? Read this article to discover how you can bring frugality into your kitchen.

6 ways to improve your finances during a football game

Why not improve on your finances while watching football this season? Read here to find out how.

3 tips to help you save your first $1,000

Saving your first $1,000 can often be hard. Read here for tips on how to start saving to meet your financial goals.

Organize your financial documents

Read further to discover 10 helpful categories to help you organize your financial documents.

Important money moves before year end

Tax planning, progress checks, and asset protection are all part of a year-end financial checkup.

10 ways to spend less in your 20s

Are you in your 20s? Read here for some great tips on how to save while you first establish yourself financially.

How we saved $40,000 to travel the world for a year

Do you dream of traveling the world and never coming home? Read here to see how one couple successfully made that dream a reality.

5 financial tricks

Do you fear credit card statements, lack of savings, or credit reports? Read this article to discover how you can stand up to financial fears.

8 easy ways to put some extra cash in your pocket

Looking to put some extra cash in your pocket? Read here for 8 tips on how to do just that.

5 ways to encourage your savings habit

If you are looking for tips on how to boost your savings habits, look no further. Read here for 5 tips on encouraging yourself to save.

How to avoid spending temptations

Do you find yourself tempted to spend on unnecessary expenses? Read this article for advice on how to quell your spending temptations.

How much should I have in savings for emergencies?

The money in an emergency fund needs to be readily accessible, and it should be reserved solely for unforeseen expenses. Read this article to see how much you really need to set aside.

6 ways to humanize your money

The idea of humanizing money refers to making choices based on values, knowledge, consideration and active involvement. Learn how this practice can help you.

Here's what happened when I tried an all-cash diet

Have you ever tried to live under a cash-only budget? Read here to hear one person's account of how it worked out.

4 purposes for a proactive financial calendar

Like other areas of your life, organization is key to productive success. Learn how and why to create a proactive financial calendar and organize your finances today.

5 money mindset hacks to explode your income

Read how to change your money mindset. A lot of the time, money isn't about the physical green paper; it's about the psychology of money and our attitude towards it.

When 'saving money' actually costs us more on purchases

Money saving offers don't come without a catch. Learn these tips and tricks so you don't get caught in one of them.

Talking about money with family doesn't have to be stressful

Read this article for tips on how to talk to your significant other or family members about money. No more stressful money talks!

How born spenders can become born-again savers

If you feel you are a natural spender, read this article and learn a few quick tricks to turn you into a saver in no time!

3 strategies to generate wealth

Learn how wealth differs from income, and how you can grow your wealth to enable a more comfortable lifestyle.

To rent or to buy? That is the question

Is buying a home a bad investment or renting a home a waste of money? Learn more about the dynamics between renting and home buying to make a financially sound decision.

3 tips for automating your personal finances

If you want to automate your personal finances, carefully consider the situation before moving forward. Learn more about the benefits and risks that come with automated financial decisions.

4 quick ways to save on car insurance

Car insurance. Whether you hate it or love it, the expense is pretty much a must. Learn more about how you can save on car insurance.

How a 29-year-old created her monthly budget

Read this article to learn how a 29-year-old used a monthly budget to pay over $100,000 in debt.

10 money management moves

You can manage your career in minutes per day, but there are also simple money moves you can make in just minutes. Learn more about the 10 ways you can better manage your money.

Does this purchase make my life better?

If you want one powerful, burning question to cut through your financial situation like a hot knife through butter, this is the one. Read more.

6 smart and simple money tips for new grads

Here are six tips for recent grads to help you stay financially responsible while trying to get your life in the real world started.

12 tricks to save money on groceries

Saving money can start at the grocery store. Learn these money saving tips and tricks.

Renters: You're paying more for less space

New apartments hitting the rental market are smaller and more expensive than they were ten years ago. Learn more about the causes and how it affects your budget.

7 ways to fix your bad money habits

If you worry about your money, are dissatisfied with your money life or struggle to keep your spending in check, then you'll want to take a good hard look at your money habits. See how seven tips can get you started on the right financial path.

7 flawed beliefs even the smartest people have about money

One life coach has noticed a recurring weak spot among the otherwise intelligent professionals she works with: money. See seven bad financial beliefs held by smart people and learn how to avoid them.

10 expensive habits you can, and should, break today

Breaking bad financial habits can get us closer to meeting our goals. Learn how habits you might be guilty of are impacting your finances and how to break them today.

What college didn't teach you about money

It may seem like you learned a lot over your college career, but you probably didn't take a class on how to repay your student loans or what to do with a 401(k). Learn more about what important financial decisions you'll have to make soon after graduation.

9 money lessons to take from the Great Depression

The Great Depression was a time when everyone looked at ways to cut back, save money, and survive. Here are nine tips from that era that are still just as relevant today, and can save your household a lot of money.

Frugal living tips for stay-at-home parents

Stay-at-home-moms and stay-at-home-dads are usually the queens and kings of frugality, but sometimes money isn't everything. Read more about how the choices you make as a stay-at-home parent positively impact the life of you and your kids.

Money tips: 6 myths to ignore

Don't be bamboozled. Believing these 6 money myths could hurt your bottom line. Read more.

4 simple ways to save

Cutting your spending doesn't mean you have to sacrifice a lot. There are savings out there if you just pay attention. Read these four ways and learn how.

New grads: Avoid these 5 money mistakes

Graduating college is a huge victory. Learn how to stay on the right path and avoid these 5 money mistakes most grads make.

Digitizing your documents

Simply knowing you've got safe, secure digital copies of all your important documents can afford you invaluable peace of mind. Learn more about FidSafe.

Sometimes saving money means spending it

Finding the balance between spending and saving is often hard to find, but it's very important for creating an enjoyable life.

4 financial fallacies that mess up your life

Finances are one thing in life you want to get right. Avoid these four fallacies to make sure you're getting on the right track. Learn more.

Saving secrets from young super savers

Young super savers do things a little differently from other savers. Here are some of their secrets.

How to save money on travel

Traveling on a budget doesn't have to feel like spring break. Read these tips on how you can travel on a budget and still feel like an adult.

Tax records you should keep after tax day

It's true that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) wants you to hang on to your important records. But you don't have to keep all of your tax and financial records forever.

You made a mistake on your tax return. Now what?

Maybe it was a simple mistake: you made a typo or a math error or forgot to report some income. What happens now? Will you get audited? Learn more.

Saving for any goal

It doesn't matter what your goal is. The best way to save for it is automatically—and a little bit at a time.

Why money makes you stressed

New research underscores the importance of managing financial worry, and not a minute too soon. A recent study from benefits firm Willis Towers Watson sheds light on the prevalence of financial stress. Read more.

4 ways to teach your kids the value of a dollar

Financial literacy can be learned at any age, but the earlier we start teaching our kids, the better prepared they will be for their adult lives. Learn more.

When feelings of comfort trump spreadsheet math

Honesty in personal finance is rare. Even when the math points at what seems to be the obvious truth, feelings can get in the way.

3 mindsets that dictate how you approach your money

The key to making our dreams a reality comes down to three mindsets: commitment, fear, and happiness.

5 things to keep in mind when negotiating a prenup

One of the best ways to eliminate any doubt when it comes to love and money is to negotiate a prenuptial agreement. Learn how.

How to transform wasteful spending into purposeful spending

Looking to save money and build a more effective budget? Learn how to break down your expenses to uncover wasteful spending.

Your money battle between "want" and "should"

Challenging financial decisions looming? Planning, and prioritizing your budget can help alleviate future financial problems.

Journey to financial wellness

Financial wellness connects financial independence with emotional and physical well-being. Learn more about how to start the journey.

5 things that could inflate your rent before lease signing

Anyone who has ever paid rent knows the price can be steep-and there are ways landlords can increase your rent before you even sign the lease.

How one woman bounced back financially from divorce

Find out how one woman was able to bounce back financially from a divorce.

5 tips to spring clean your financial closet

As the calendar rushes headlong into spring, it's time to start emerging from the winter doldrums and breathe some fresh air into your financial life. Learn how.

5 crucial financial moves to make before you get married

Finding a partner for life is a challenge, but basic money management is perhaps a bigger challenge. Learn about these 5 financial things you should do before you get married.

5 things you don't have to figure out by 30

Life milestones, such as turning 30, encourage a state of reflection. Rest assured: there are some things that you can figure out later in life.

Can I have two 401(k) plans at the same time?

A 401(k) is the most popular type of retirement plan private-sector companies offer, so you may have several different 401(k) accounts over your working lifetime. Here are some of your options.

6 key musts on finding time to build your financial future

Here are ways you can find time to make your financial future brighter.

5 financial biases that may be costing you a fortune

Most of us have preconceived biases based on our life experience. But if you let your biases affect your finances, it could wind up costing you bigtime.

The hidden costs of living in the suburbs

While suburban life may seem more economical on the surface, there are several hidden costs involved. Are you spending more money to live in the 'burbs?

6 smart uses for your tax refund

If you're expecting a refund, you might be tempted to rush out and spend it. However, it might be a great time to jump-start your finances.

Charitable donations: A tax deduction primer

Read further to find out how charitable donations can act as a tax deduction primer

The 7 best money-saving tips

Trying to save up some money? Read further to find 7 tips on ways you can save starting today.

10 ways couples can finish rich

Getting married changes things. Get started on a path to a rich future for you and your partner by following these 10 steps.

6 steps to curb materialism in your kids

Children are ever-changing beings, but when it comes to money and materialism, too many parents think that their older offspring are not malleable at all.

Setting your money "normal"

How you define your money normal impacts your life in huge ways: your ability to pay your bills, educate your kids, buy a home or retire in comfort and security.

3 things you may need in order to e-file your tax return

If you intend to e-file your federal or state income tax return, here are a few things to keep in mind.

The magical art of tidying your financial life

Learning to organize is great for messes in our kitchens and closets, but it can apply to every part of our lives—even money.

How to determine federal taxable income from your pay stub

You can calculate the amount of your income that could be subject to federal income tax using the amount on your final pay stub of the year. Learn how.

Getting your finances to go viral

Getting your finances into viral mode means you have a plan of action combined with the willingness and desire to build momentum toward success. Learn how.

How your money personality builds your wealth

Identifying your money personality could help you understand how your habits and philosophies may be affecting your business and wealth building.

No emergency fund? Here's how to start one—fast

See suggestions from financial planners for kickstarting an emergency fund and keeping it safe from all the other money needs you may have.

Secrets to getting what you want

Do you know someone who seems to be on a life-long lucky streak? Learn the ways to train your thinking to better manifest what you want and make it far more likely to happen.

Take this one step to save money on food

Learning some cooking tips and tricks will help you avoid going out as well as save money in the supermarket.

Top financial mistakes to avoid

See the top financial mistakes millennials should avoid making.

Enhance your wardrobe on a budget

If you are overdue for a new look, here are some smart ways you can upgrade your wardrobe on a budget.

5 worst money blunders made by millennials

See 5 mistakes to avoid when you're graduating into adulthood and taking control of your cash.

7 ways to spend smarter

Nobody likes buying something only to never use it. See 7 ways to make smarter spending decisions.

7 common money traps even smart people fall into

Managing cash flow is vital to financial success. See 7 spending mistakes to avoid and help yourself save money.

Your guide to end-of-year giving

Donating to your favorite causes can be very rewarding and a little stressful. Follow these steps to take the stress out of giving this year.

Why do you need Form 8960?

IRS Form 8960 is used to report your Net Investment Income Tax. You'll need it if your modified adjusted gross income exceeds certain limits.

Use life hacks to minimize bad decisions

What is cognitive bias and how can you address your own with financial life hacks? Find out here.

4 secrets for success to millennials

Unfortunately, success may be a lot more random than we’d like to think. Find out some secrets to success here.

Trick your brain to save a down payment

Here are several ways we can trick our brains into saving for a down payment without feeling overwhelmed.

Save money with these 8 clothing hacks

Take a look at these 8 clothing hacks that could help you save some serious cash.

A disconnect in money, logic and emotion

Read this article to discover the ways that money and emotions can sometimes work against each other

4 ways to stop your impulse buying

How do you stop yourself in the moment? Here are 4 strategies to help you stop your impulse spending.

7 money quotes that make you think

These 7 money quotes may change the way you approach your finances.

Why do people spend what they don't have?

Why do people spend money they don't have? To feel good, to keep up, and because credit makes it easy, to name a few reasons. Learn more here.

Unblocking money gridlock: Own the zone

If you're not feeling 100% competent about your finances, you may be experiencing gridlock. Find out how you might think through your money worries.

Money is a tool, not a goal

Is money a tool or the goal? Read about a different way to think about money and your happiness.

Mortgage loans: information to know

Understanding the mortgage process can help you set your budget before you start looking for homes.

3 times it's smart to spend (and save)

There are times when purchasing an expensive item is the right decision, despite the potential for affecting your budget.

Simple Budget Checkup

Find out how your budget compares to our simple budgeting rule of thumb, and get tips on how to adjust if you're spending too much in one area.

A farm’s lessons in long-term planning

It may sound strange, but learning a few lessons from a potato farmer may help you make financial decisions.

Risk: Your best friend and worst enemy

Taking risks can be scary, but it can also be lucrative. Learn about different ways to think about risk in your life.

Focus on your spending, not others

Instead of listening to what others choose to do with their finances, concentrate on your personal savings goals and spending decisions.

Short-term goals: think bird in the hand

If you have extra money, investing it immediately may not be the right decision when you have short-term goals you can use the cash for.

How to adapt your financial goals

Being certain about your financial goals may lead to disruption if changes happen outside of your control. Learn about adapting your goals.

Living your true wealth

Are our material possessions our only sign of wealth and success? Explore the idea of true wealth.

Setting up a budget based on your values

Your budgeting goals don't need to match everyone else's. You may be able to achieve more if you base your budget on your values.

Spending choices can reflect your values

What do your spending choices say about you?

Master decision making in money & life

You can employ the same methodologies for making financial decisions as you do for making other major decisions in life. Learn more.

Emotional balance sheet to guide you

You can't put a number on intangible aspects of your life, but you can value them as much as you would a precious possession. Learn about adding emotional items to your balance sheet.

What is our attention really worth?

Can you put a monetary value on your attention? Examine how you're spending your energy and whether it's really worth it.

Controlling what’s really affordable

What does "affordable" really mean? It could mean that you have enough money in the bank to buy something. But does that purchase really make the best use of your money?

Financial lessons from Bonnie McKee

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Bonnie McKee has some tips based on her life experience for how to become financially successful.

Avoid the shame & blame of bad decisions

Blaming each other for financial mistakes is not productive. Instead, create a plan for preventing future regrets.

Reach goals with a simple financial plan

Figuring out how to use your money doesn't have to be complicated. Make it simple with this one cohesive plan.

Turn your money "shoulds" into action

You know you "should" start saving money or planning for your retirement, but it can be difficult to translate the thought into action. Get tips on how to take the first step.

Secure your future with these steps

Include these four steps in your financial plan to help yourself secure your finanical future.

7 reasons your financial life is a mess

Are you struggling to get a hold on your finances? See how to fix some common pitfalls.

Credit union vs. bank: 4 differences

Credit unions and banks both hold money for customers, so are they really all that different? Get the explanation.

Impulse buying: Are you guilty?

You know impulse buying can bust your budget, so why do you do it? Explore some of the common motivations behind splurging.

Secrets to saving money

Manipulate your brain into saving instead of spending money by following these rules of thumb.

Focus on opportunities, not the shoals

Instead of focusing on the financial obstacles, pay attention to the opportunities between them. Get a lesson about navigating the financial world.

Helicopter parent ruining your finances?

Your parent just wants what's best for you, but sometimes their "help" can harm, rather than improve, your finances.

17 budgeting mistakes you're making

Making these budgeting mistakes may cause your budget to become out-of-date or ineffective. Take a look at what they are.

How do money orders work?

You may prefer sending money digitally nowadays, but sometimes money orders are necessary, which is why it's still useful to know what they are.

What to know about savings accounts

Keeping a savings account is a smart idea, but you may want to consider a few factors before you decide exactly how you want to use it.

3 insurance tricks to boost your savings

Although insurance is an essential expense, there are still ways to save. See how to free up money for savings.

21st century saving psychology

Saving isn't just about skipping that latte. There are also ways to help yourself save money without even realizing it.

The 50/15/5 Guide: A simple approach to budgeting

Not sure where to start with budgeting? Take a look at how the 50/15/5 principle could work for you.

Does money matter more to millennials?

Some studies say that saving money is more important to millennials than other generations. See how a group of millennials view their assets and their peers' habits.

7 money mistakes everyone should make

These money mistakes won't destroy your savings, but they will teach you a lesson about spending and saving.

Use this behavioral bias for budgeting

Mental accounting could be a powerful tool in your budgeting strategy. Learn more.

The work benefits that save you money

Some company benefits are worth taking advantage of. Learn more.

Things to know about the 'real world'

What should you know when you graduate from college?

Stop focusing on planning mistakes

Many people make financial planning mistakes. The important thing is to move on from them and find a way to remedy the situation. Learn how to take the next step.

Effective budgets: autonomy & automation

Saving money doesn't require as much boredom and budget planning as you may think. The keys? Autonomy and automation. Get the details.

4 power traits of the financially secure

There are 4 traits that the financially secure typically share. Find out how you could develop them yourself.

Simple solutions often beat complex ones

Don't overlook financial solutions just because it seems too simple. Sometimes, that kind of guidance is more effective than the complicated kind.

The best budgeting advice I've heard

Consider using these tips when you decide how to create your budget. They may help you figure out what to spend and save on.

Look inward to determine your values

Truly understanding what you value could help you determine how you spend your money. See the questions you can ask yourself to discover your true goals.

Making money secondary in decisions

Earning as much money as possible is often the primary motivation behind job decisions, but sometimes it's wiser to consider it a secondary factor.

Investing basics: 3 things you need to know about emergency funds

An emergency fund should be there for you just in case. Get tips on how you could build one. (1:41)

What is a credit score?

Your credit score may seem like a mystery to you. Get a breakdown of what factors go into your score and what you can do to improve it.

Financial Rx shouldn't be taken lightly

The financial advice that your family member or friend gave you could have some value. It may not be a good idea to ignore it right off the bat.

Financial success is more than math

Part of successfully saving money is overcoming your brain's tendency to trick you into spending. Find out the common pitfalls and how to get around them.

Find out why money is important to you

Asking yourself "Why?" can help you create a more effective financial plan. Learn how to focus on what's truly important to you.

The key to smarter saving

You don't have to cut costs across the board just to save. It could just be a matter of being more selective about what you skimp on.

Commentary: a moral bucket list

Your resume describes the skills you've acquired in your workplace, but what about the moral virtues that you attain through life? How do these virtues affect your goals? Explore the topic.

20 money lessons you learn in your 30s

Learn how to prioritize your financial goals and make decisions that have beneficial consequences for you and your family's future.

How to manage your money like a CEO

Treat your personal finances as a business to help yourself manage it efficiently and effectively.

Rethinking money as a tool

What if you stopped thinking of money as a goal?

Three people and how they spend and save

Three people share their unique priorities for designing a budget that works for them. Read their stories to get some ideas for your own savings plan.

Harness the power of habit

Breaking a bad habit and forming a new one can be tough. Get tips on how to form new healthy habits to help out your finances.

Avoid these 9 money mistakes

9 people discuss their biggest financial regrets. Check out their stories so you can learn from them.

Create a budget for your long-term goals

Budgeting for the near future may get you a new car or a vacation, but budgeting with an eye out for your long-term goals may be more fulfilling in the end.

Savings tips for 20-somethings

Your 20s could be prime saving years. Get some tips on how to save money with just a few small sacrifices.

3 tips to attain modern success

The definition of success has changed over time. Here are 3 ways to find your own personal measure of success.

Is it better to go bankless?

I opened my first bank account when I was eight years old. It came with a plastic toy dinosaur, a small consolation prize for depositing my entire week's allowance.

It pays to be friends with your bank

Nowadays, it's common to hold your money in more than one bank. But committing to a single bank could prove to be the wiser decision.

Meet Cinch(SM)

A simple way to track your saving and spending.
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Findings from the Millennial Money Study

Fidelity's first ever Millennial Money Study provides some insight into Gen Y-ers' attitudes around money and saving.

Save more for retirement

More about investing and retirement

Pay off credit card debt

More about debt and credit

Pay off student debt

More about student loans


Life is full of surprises

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Start budgeting: Meet Cinch

Introducing CinchSM from Fidelity, a simple way to track your saving and spending. Just answer a couple of questions to get started.