There's an art form in closing a credit card - you don't want it to hurt your credit. Know what's at stake when you cut that piece of plastic in half.
Credit cards offer many conveniences and protections, but there are times when it's best to keep the plastic tucked away. Here are 10 such scenarios.
A natural disaster could force you to live on your wits and your supply of food. Start small if you need to, but start building your stockpile now.
Staying single is a choice that may fit more people's lifestyle goals, but it isn't necessarily helping with their financial goals.
They did what?! From convertible splurges to $250,000 loans, financial pros reveal outrageous ways parents indulge their big kids.
LearnVest asked people to share what they'd do with sudden infusions of cash, and then had a financial adviser analyze their windfall spending plans.
American students spend about 1,000 hours in school each year, and yet very few, if any, of those hours are dedicated to learning about personal finance.
How are you doing on your New Year's resolutions? It's time to measure progress on your savings and other goals, and make adjustments. Here's how.
Knowing these concepts can help you spot smart opportunities, invest well and sidestep scams and bad investments.
Reese Witherspoon. Tim Duncan. Katie Perry. Mick Jagger. Sen. Marco Rubio. Even wealthy people have made big money faux pas ... that you could make, too.