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The Debt Avalanche Will Help You Pay off Debt for Less

When you use the Debt Avalanche to pay off your debt, you'll need a little bit more patience, but you'll be rewarded with big savings on interest.

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The Debt Snowball Method Can Help You Get out of Debt

With the Debt Snowball method, early victories will help you maintain crucial momentum on your journey to becoming debt-free.

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The Broke Person’s Guide to Finding an Apartment

You might not have noticed this, but housing is super expensive! That's downsizing to a more affordable place could be the key to unlocking your financial future.

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Financial Tips to Help You Through the Government Shutdown

If you're a government worker who's been furloughed and is currently living no-paycheck-to-no-paycheck, tapping your savings is a better option than racking up high-interest debt.

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A Brief History of Credit Cards

Diners Club cards weren't the first type of credit card, but they were the first to find success on a large scale—even though their inventor wrote them off as a "fad."

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Want to Pay Off Your Debt? Try Building a Better Budget!

If you try and pay down your debt without a strict budget, you'll have a really hard time coming up with the extra money—even if you're working a second job.

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How to De-Stress for Cheap

A lavish spa weekend might be super relaxing, but going into debt to pay for it will only cause more stress in the long run.

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New Year, New Budget: 7 Tips to Help You Budget Better This Year

Your promise to lose 20 lbs might not last through Valentine's Day, but these expert tips can help turn your budgeting resolutions into a year-round affair.

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10 Skills You’ll Need in the Job Market of Tomorrow

The skills that make you a great employee today might be obsolete before you know it. Here are ten skills to help keep you employable well into the future!

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Should You Freeze Your Credit?

Freezing your credit will mean scammers can't steal your identity and open new accounts in your name. But is it the best way to protect your money?

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Decide On Your Adventure: The Bad Credit Bayou

There's gold in that there bayou! Can you make it through with your credit score intact? You might think you're ready, but you have no idea what kind of predatory lenders lurk inside its murky depths. Decide wisely!

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The Broke Person’s Guide to Credit Cards

Stop using your credit card to rack up high-interest consumer debt and start using it to boost your credit score instead!

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6 Ways to Keep Your Home Warm for Less

The key to keeping yourself warm isn't always generating more heat. Most of the time, it's about keeping the heat you already have.

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8 Good Habits to Get Your Finances—and Your Life—on Track

The better your money habits, the better equipped you are to achieve financial success (or at least financial stability) in the long-term.

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If You Have Bad Credit, Should You Consider an Installment Loan?

Unlike short-term payday loans, the right bad credit installment loan could deliver manageable payments and even boost your credit score!

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