Educate yourself about debt before you take it on, and about how to tackle the debt you have. From student loans, to credit cards and mortgages, we help you understand how it all fits into your financial picture.

Should you refinance your student loans?

Use this decision tree to see if this repayment option makes sense for you.

Instant insights: Managing student debt

Is student debt interfering with your savings goals? You're not alone.

10-second tips: Buying a home

Find out how others are feeling after taking on a mortgage.

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.

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.

5 things to know before refinancing your student loans

Arm yourself with the facts before deciding.

Find a better way to pay off student debt

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

Will student loan debt destroy your retirement?

Student loan debt is skyrocketing. How does that affect your approach to retirement?

Awkward money situations: Hey, friend, can I borrow some money?

This one's easy. The answer is "no."

Don't put your life on hold for student loans

Review three ways to reach your financial milestones while paying down student loan debt.

Buying a home