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How to save for an emergency

Fidelity suggests setting aside at least 3 to 6 months' worth of living expenses. Learn how to build an emergency savings fund or account here.

Protect your ID on vacation

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

5 tricks to actually saving money

So It's crucial that you ramp up your savings game sooner rather than later. Here are 5 tricks that'll help you boost your cash reserves.

Like your checking account, but with some useful extras

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

3 lasting lessons from my frugal parents

Frugal living can help separate the important financial expenses from the not so important. Learn helpful lessons and ideas on frugal living here.

Car insurance rates are up—here are eight ways to get yours back down

Auto insurance premiums are jumping higher each year. Learn how to keep your car insurance rate low here.

5 tips to manage money smarter

There's more to managing your money than paying your bills and successfully avoiding overdraft charges. Learn smart money management tips here.

Why millennials should care about HSAs

HSAs can help those with high-deductible health plans save money for current and future qualified health expenses. Read here to learn why millennials should consider a health savings account (HSA).

Dollars and sense: busting age-old taboos

Money can be a sensitive subject. The following article discusses ways to help women with financial planning and money management.

When are taxes due in 2019? It depends on where you live

Wondering why there's discussion about the tax due date in 2019? This article takes a deeper dive around why the tax date depends on where you live.

What self-employed money diarists learned from tracking their spending

Are you self employed and interested in tracking your spending more wisely? Read here for tips about the importance of money management.

4 tips for better budgeting in 2019

Looking for a better way to budget in 2019? Read these 4 tips to help you control your budget this year.

3 budgeting mistakes you probably don't realize you're making

Here are 3 common budgeting mistakes you could be making. Learn ways to control your spending by tracking your expenses.

How I broke a spending habit that was wrecking my budget

Do you have bad spending habits? Learn noteworthy insight on how to save your budget without giving up too much.

Savings accounts vs. CDs vs. money market mutual funds

Do you know what savings options work best for you? Learn the basics with a breakdown of savings accounts, CDs, and money market mutual funds.

How I broke a spending habit that was wrecking my budget

Do you have bad spending habits? Learn noteworthy insight on how to save your budget without giving up too much.

3 budgeting mistakes you probably don't realize you're making

Here are 3 common budgeting mistakes you could be making. Learn ways to control your spending by tracking your expenses.

5 money rules every millennial should live by

Making smart money decisions while enjoying your 20s is a tough balance. Follow these money management tips to help setup your financial future.

11 simple, practical rules for personal finance success

Setting yourself up for personal financial success isn’t always easy. Learn these 11 simple rules that will help you manage your personal finances.

4 budget-busting rationalizations to be aware of

Being rational when spending money on the things you want can be tricky. Budgeting guidelines create awareness around these popular spending rationalizations.

6 steps to successfully managing your personal finances

Trying to successfully manage your personal finances may take finesse. Follow these 6 steps for tips on saving and budgeting.

How to recover from a blown budget

Personal budgeting allows you to make smart financial decisions. Read tips on how to recover from a blown budget.

I'm cheap but I'm still fun and have friends!

Having a social life while saving money can be easy. Here's some tips on saving money while enjoying life's simple pleasures.

Why your budget is a mirror of your values

Budget planning is a major step when creating a financially friendly lifestyle. Learn how to make a savings plan to mirror your values.

You're supposed to spend less than 30% of your income on housing. We asked 8 women to see if they do.

How much house can I afford? This common question is asked by many first time homebuyers and renters; luckily The 30% Rule can help.

Can this easy money hack help you avoid overspending?

Money management is tough. This money hack offers realistic advice that demonstrates the benefits of mindful thinking when spending and saving your money.

You need a money accountability buddy

There are many tricks to budgeting your money, but have you considered a money accountability buddy? Your money buddy could be that supportive insight you need to be financially smarter.

50/15/5: A saving and spending rule of thumb

It isn't about managing every penny. Track your money using 3 categories.

What 'pay yourself first' really means

'Paying yourself first' is a fundamental idea that includes putting your future finances first. This article gives useful insight on how to put money aside to reach your long-term goals.

3 things you should never have in your wallet (plus 3 things you should)

A professional's valuable opinion on the 3 things you should never have in your wallet—plus the 3 things you should. Here's how to cleanse and lighten your wallet.

6 things you need to spend more money on

Expenses such as food and bills are a necessity, but what about the things that improve your well-being? Read here to learn about the 6 things that you should be spending money on to improve overall happiness and health.

20 ways to cut spending

Stopping unnecessary spending will help you increase your monthly savings. Here are 20 useful ways to cut spending.

Do you need a slush fund? 4 reasons to set aside some fun money

Setting aside fun money for important activities can be easy. Here are 4 reasons why you need to start a slush fund.

How much cash should you give for a wedding gift?

Considering proper etiquette when giving a wedding gift can be tough to figure out. Here is a useful article to help with your decision.

Back to the nest? Tips for living in a multi-generational household

One in every 5 Americans now lives in a "multiple generation" household. Here are helpful tips to survive living back at home as an adult.

Want to become wealthy? Do this one thing.

To meet your financial goals and to become wealthy you need to track your finances. Read 4 reasons why this one thing is necessary to become and stay wealthy.

A Must-Read For Moms: 5 Financial Tips

5 financial tips for moms, especially at-home moms, to prepare for life's what ifs and unplanned situations.

What to do if your social life is making you broke

Is your social life making you go broke? Learn how to save money while also maintaining your social life by learning how to budget for social events.

A guide to non-awkwardly dealing with money differences between friends

Having money talks with your friends is never easy. This article can help you better approach financial discussions with friends who you may have financial differences or disagreements with.

Why an emergency fund should be a top financial priority

Emergency savings funds are a top financial priority for any personal finance strategy. Learn how to financially plan to start generating and growing an emergency fund.

Financial Tips from Personal Finance Journalist Jean Chatzky

Take the guesswork out of managing your money. Follow these 4 short and sweet rules from money guru Jean Chatzky to help you make better decisions with your finances.

The lingo of investing

The first step to becoming a smarter, more confident investor is understanding what people are talking about. These five short videos are designed to help you get a handle on some of the basics.

9 ways to stop living paycheck to paycheck

Are you living paycheck to paycheck? These 9 tips can help you stop living on the paycheck cycle and help you establish financial independence by saving money.

6 easy-to-forget expenses to include in your budget

Are you building a budget? This article outlines some expenses that are easily forgettable in your budget that you will want to include in your financial planning strategy.

6 easy-to-forget expenses to include in your budget

Are you building a budget? This article outlines some expenses that are easily forgettable in your budget that you will want to include in your financial planning strategy.

How to bring up money for the first time in a relationship

Discussing finances in a new relationship isn't easy. Learn how to bring up personal finances with your significant other.

14 ways to lower your housing costs

Are your housing costs too high? This article examines how you can lower your housing costs so that you can put that money toward savings.

How to budget for year-end giving without going broke

Budgeting is an important aspect of personal finance year-round, however as the end of the year approaches, these budgeting strategies may come in handy.

Save money by avoiding these 6 costly grocery shopping habits

Are you finding it hard to stick to your monthly budget? Learn how you can save money in the grocery store and meet your personal finance goals.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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