What's the best place to put your savings if you're interested in earning interest? Here's the nitty-gritty on the three main types of savings accounts.
Having an emergency fund is one way to help yourself feel and be more financially secure, especially if you're a homeowner. So how big should that emergency fund be?
Tightening the grip on your budget can sometimes make you feel hopelessly caught in a financial trap. Wouldn’t it be nice to get a little breathing room to save for the things that you may not need, but would sure like to have or do? It’s time for you to take the next step in your personal budgeting, and make your money grow. Here are some surefire options to help your money flourish.
Here are answers to some common questions that young people have about retirement savings, since you’re never too young to start saving for retirement!
When one parent chooses to stay at home, managing the household finances can be tricky. Here are some ways to deal with finance issues between the two of you, so you can keep your household running smoothly and enjoy your extra time with the kids.
What's the $5 Savings Plan? It’s the savings revolution that’s been making rounds in the blogosphere. I thought it was time to bring it to your attention because apparently, it works.
2012 is around the corner! A new year is a great time to review your finances and make sure you have everything under control. In this post, we give you seven simple tips for getting your personal budget in order for the new year. We also mention fun things like the hit NBC show Parks & Recreation and the Mayan apocalypse!
Making personal finance a priority for 2011? Set yourself up for success with these tips and suggested goals!
With guidelines for home loan eligibility tighter than they were a few years ago, it’s helpful for consumers to know what to expect before submitting a mortgage inquiry or making an offer on a home. Don’t wait until you find the right home to discover that an area of your financial portfolio may be holding you back. Lenders will examine your income, assets, credit and debt to determine your ability to responsibly handle a monthly mortgage payment. So why not examine these for yourself?
With New Years right around the corner, many Americans are thinking about their financial goals for the next year. And this credit crunch along with the slowly recovering economy could make the average shopper decide to save more and spend less, just to have a larger emergency fund. But is it really the best time to save? And how do these low interest rates impact you?