By following these four tips, you can take advantage of your 20s to help yourself much more easily cover your costs -- both now and later.
A destination wedding can get awfully expensive for guests. Here's how much of the expense you're expected to bear -- and whether you still need to get a gift.
In the final part of our series on pre-college conversations, we talk about one of the trickiest issues for a parent: knowing when to step back, and knowing when to step in.
In part two of our three-part series on pre-college conversations, we examine how to give your soon-to-be undergrad the funds they'll need, and also some spending discipline.
Helium is used for more than just filling balloons - think medicine, manufacturing, research, and more. There's already a shortage, and this fall, costs may skyrocket.
Finance expert Clare K. Levison wants you to know being frugal doesn't mean sacrificing the life you want. Here are 5 practical tips from her new book, "Frugal Isn't Cheap."
From budgeting mishaps to bad purchases, these money mistakes disguised as financial wisdom may come back to haunt you.
Thanks to the sequester, federal workers are looking at furloughs that will cut their take-home pay significantly. And when income drops, spending has to follow.
Your loyalty to certain brands could be busting your budget. See how much it's costing you -- and how you can break the cycle.
Americans are often portrayed as being fiscally studious, but a new poll shows that isn't the case.
Nearly half of Americans under 30 say they're stressed about money, but with these tips from the experts, you can start your adult life off on the right financial foot.
Halfway through the year is a good time for a money checkup. Here are five essential midyear money tests, plus some tips for improving your fiscal fitness.
They might not seem like a big deal, but your bad spending habits are ruining your budget. Here are five common habits that you need to cut out.
As with any holiday, it's easy to spend more than you can afford on the Fourth of July. Here are some tips to keep your budget from exploding.
Even the most financially prepared households run into money troubles from time to time, and once you've been hit by a budget-buster, it can be hard to get back on track.
An infographic shows how the American Dream is getting eaten up by the slow, steady rise of household expenses.
While there are numerous financial education summer camps that will help your kids get smart about money, there's an easier and cheaper method.
Planning a wedding is no small feat, but it's also important to start mapping out what your financial lives will look like after the big day is over.
Not all of Hollywood's elite burn through money like it's going out of style. These stars are smart with their finances, and anyone can follow their scripts.
Most people would consider living in a van an embarrassment, but Ken Ilungas just views it as a smart choice that let him get his graduate degree while staying debt free.