Borrowing

From student loans to credit cards and mortgages, sometimes it's necessary to borrow money. Learn about the (sometimes hidden) costs of borrowing, why a good credit score matters, and how to pay down the debt you already have.

Could borrowing let you meet your goals?

Find out the basics before taking out a loan or using a credit card.
06/07/2018

10-second tips: Taking a loan

Know the implications of borrowing from your workplace savings plan.
04/02/2018

How to pay off debt—and save too

Balancing paying off debt and saving can be tricky. Here's a step-by-step guide.
02/02/2018

5 reasons 401(k) loans are a bad idea

You'll want to think long and hard before treating your retirement savings like a piggy bank.
09/15/2017

Should you borrow from your 401(k) to pay off credit card debt?

The decision to use a 401(k) loan to retire high interest credit card debt is not as obvious as it may seem.
09/15/2017

How can you help your child get a college education?

Prospective students and their parents have lots of options.
04/24/2017
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Find a better way to pay off student debt

Need help with student debt? Here's a better way to manage it.
03/13/2017

Will student loans debt destroy your retirement?

Student loan debt is skyrocketing. How does that affect your approach to retirement?
02/06/2017

4 steps to funding an education

There's no one-size-fits-all plan for higher education, but with a little work you can figure it out.
02/06/2017

How to prioritize your debt

How to tackle the many different types of debt to get rid of it fast.
04/18/2016

3 things to know before taking a loan

Before dipping into your long-term retirement account for some quick cash, here are three things you should know.
04/11/2016

Buying a home

04/06/2016

How much house can I afford?

04/04/2016

401(k) loan or not?

09/10/2015

Buy a home or rent?

09/10/2015

Student debt or retirement?

09/10/2015

Buy a car or lease it?

09/10/2015

3 things you have to know if you have student loan debt

Student loans are different from other debt, with special rules and programs.
08/02/2015