debt

10 Easy Ways to Pay Off Your Debt

The average U.S. household has $15,000 in credit card debt. Ways to pay it off involve your morning coffee, unwanted gifts and the ease of online shopping.

Why You Should Embrace Your Tax Refund

If you end up receiving a big refund from the IRS after filing your taxes, then you just gave the government an interest-free loan. But that's not necessarily a bad thing.

11 Money Moves to Make Before You Turn 40

Your 30s are a big decade, and to make sure you make it into the next decade with your finances intact, consider taking these steps before you celebrate your fourth decade.

8 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Finances

As the weather gets warmer, you might be thinking about spring cleaning your home. While you're at it, you might want to also spring clean your finances, with these steps.

5 Types of Debt to Dump Before You Retire

Debt puts a full stop to many Americans' retirement plans. Five types of debt are especially insidious, financial planners say. Here's what they are and how to eradicate them.

How to Confront Debt Before You Retire

It used to be that once Americans neared retirement, they had whittled down or eliminated any debt. But now too many of us are retiring with huge IOUs.

How to Start Saving More Now

You might be tired of hearing about how important it is to save for emergencies and retirement. But here are a few reasons why you should sit up and pay attention this time.

6 Tips for Tackling Debt as a Couple

Honesty and planning ahead can help alleviate the stress of sharing a budget. Here are six tips to help start the conversation, work out a plan and become a debt-free couple.

7 Ways to Stay Healthy on a Budget

Eating a high-quality diet may put a strain on your budget, but there are things you can do to pare down the costs associated with living a healthy lifestyle.