personal finance

6 Ways to Freshen Up Your Finances

Spring is the perfect time to evaluate your financial situation and tidy up your budget, bank accounts, debts and investments. Here are six tips for sprucing up your finances.

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.

5 Ways to Save More at Outlet Malls

Not all outlet stores offer good deals, but shopping at outlet malls is still an excellent way to save some money while picking up items for the entire family.

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.

Meet the 'Hand-to-Mouth' Wealthy

Some 70 million U.S. families own homes, cars and boats, but spend virtually all of their paychecks, suggesting that wealth today is far more precarious than many think.

Best (and Worst) States To Be a Taxpayer

The tax burden the average American pays varies tremendously and much depends on where you live, according to a study that ranked all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

How to Manage Money in Your 30s

Your 30s is pivotal decade and a time of life that plays an important role when making choices about retirement, home buying and other money matters.

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.