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How to Spot a Money Pit

Buying a house is expensive enough without having to sink thousands and thousands of dollars into additional repairs. When trying to avoid a money pit, start at the bottom and work your way up!

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Money at the Movies: Will The Oscars Reward a Box Office Winner or a Total No-Show?

Black Panther and Bohemian Rhapsody were international smash hits, while Roma drastically increased its viewership by skipping theatres entirely.

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So You Got Hit With an Overdraft Fee … Now What?

Overdraft protection is like a net; it's there to catch you when you fall. But once you've been hit with an overdraft fee, here's what you can do to pick yourself up again.

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How Will a Cash Advance Loan Affect Your Credit?

One of the many annoying things about cash advances is that they can't help your score, but they can definitely hurt it.

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The Broke Person’s Guide to Throwing Parties

Throwing a party is supposed to be fun, but spending way too much money to host one isn't fun at all—especially when you're already broke.

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Cash Advance Loans: Here’s 4 Things You Should Know

Cash advance loans are supposed to be an easy way to cover emergency expenses, but they could end up trapping you in a long-term cycle of debt.

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What’s The Most Important Part of Your Credit Score?

There are five different categories that make up your credit score, and one of them makes up over one-third of your score all by itself.

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What Kind of Cash Advance Are You Looking For?

There are better ways to cover a financial shortfall than by taking a cash advance, but some cash advances are even riskier than that.

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How Have Movie Stars’ Salaries Changed Over Time?

Movie star salaries have actually gone down in recent decades, but don't worry, shares of the box office have been keeping Hollywood's biggest stars in the green.

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Here’s Why Your Tax Refund Might Be Smaller This Year

Remember when The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was passed and then you saw a bump in your take-home pay? Yeah, about that ...

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Should You Get a Cash Advance on Your Tax Refund?

Sure, you could get your tax refund money a few weeks early, but even a Refund Anticipation Loan (RAL) with zero interest still usually comes at a cost.

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12 Tips for Talking About Money With Your Spouse or Partner

Talking about money with your spouse or partner isn't easy, but these helpful bits of expert advice should help make the conversation a healthy and productive one.

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Who Uses Cash Anymore? Why You Should Avoid Costly Cash Advances

Taking out a cash advance on your credit card or from a local storefront might seem like a good short-term money fix, but the costs are going to add up fast.

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What is VantageScore?

You might think that your FICO score is the only credit score out there—but you'd be wrong!

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Should You Use an Installment Loan to Pay Off Your Credit Cards?

Consolidating all of your credit card debt into a single installment loan will likely save you money, but it'll probably mean larger monthly payments.

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