Get help to balance new and existing debt. From lingering credit cards to mortgages and workplace savings plan loans, get help understanding how you can make it all fit into your financial picture.

How to pay off debt—and save too

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

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 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.

Retire your mortgage?

Paying off your mortgage before retirement has benefits, but may not be the best financial move.

How to prioritize your debt

How to tackle the many different types of debt to get rid of it fast.

Find a better way to pay off student debt

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

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.

Mortgage interest rates: Should you lock them or not?

Locking your rate is a gamble. It's good if rates go up, but they could go down.

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

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

Should I take a loan from my 401(k)?

Be aware of the implications before taking a loan from your 401(k) or 403(b).

Should you refinance your mortgage near retirement?

The decision to refinance may not be as clear-cut if you're close to retirement.

Buy a car or lease it?


Student debt or retirement?


How much house can I afford?