Budgeting

Budgeting is a great way to get a handle on your finances. It organizes your cash so you can tackle bills and expenses, save for the future, and still have room for the fun stuff. Get some tips and guidelines for putting together your money plan.

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

It isn't about managing every penny. Track your money using 3 categories.
05/01/2019

Can your employee benefits help reduce your expenses?

Free up some room in your budget by putting your employee benefits to work.
09/18/2017

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

Pros and cons of private student loan refinancing

Weigh the options before deciding how to manage your student loans.
08/14/2017

Dos and don'ts of marital separation

Any separation for more than a few months can put you in a very vulnerable situation financially.
06/28/2017

Take control of your debt with smart planning

Here are six steps that will help you reach financial freedom.
06/28/2017

5 simple ways to save money on your mortgage

Finding ways to save money on your mortgage is as American as home ownership itself.
06/28/2017

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

9 money lessons to take from the Great Depression

Get nine relevant tips from that historic era that can save your household money.
08/02/2016

Death of a spouse

04/07/2016

Getting married

04/06/2016

Getting divorced

04/06/2016

Savings & spending check-up

11/23/2015

A simple rule for saving and spending

03/25/2015