Need a New Car? Then You May Also Need a New Auto Loan.

If you can walk into a dealership, pay for a new car with cash and drive it home the same day, congrats, you’re Jay-Z! For the rest of us, an auto loan is the key to getting a vehicle. So what is it and how do you get one?

Posted on: February 10, 2016


Holiday Shopping on a Budget

We know, we know. It's October. But if you aren't doing work now to save money and create a holiday budget, you risk singing the "holiday shopping debt" blues later on.

Posted on: October 15, 2019


Retirement Alternatives to a 401(k)

Retire in something resembling style.

Posted on: October 05, 2019


Legitimate or Scam: Is that Apartment Listing Too Good to be True?

Know how to spot these rental listing red flags to protect your wallet during the home-hunting process.

Posted on: September 06, 2019


Finance Tips That Should be Taught In School

Global economics and history classes are all well and good, but how about classes on retirement contributions, tax filing, or other financial lessons for the real world?

Posted on: September 06, 2019


The Debt Spiral: What It Is and How to Escape It

If you end up having to take out new debt to cover costs incurred by all the payments you have to make on your old debt ... you just might be in a debt spiral!  

Posted on: July 10, 2019


Going Global? How to Save Money on International Travel

Traveling internationally can get expensive—and fast. But there are still plenty of ways for you to cut expenses and experience more of the world for less.

Posted on: July 05, 2019


Happy Bobby Bonilla Day!

If you struggle to understand how compound interest can help build your retirement savings, you'll find Bobby Bonilla Day very instructive.

Posted on: July 01, 2019


The Broke Person’s Guide to Gift Giving

Don't let your desire to give awesome, thoughtful gifts to friends and family members drive you into debt—just learn how to give more with less!

Posted on: June 26, 2019


How to Save Money Every Week

You aren't going to save all the money you need at once. You need to do it gradually—and these expert tips will help you save on a weekly basis.

Posted on: June 21, 2019