Money Management

Managing your money can be confusing and stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. We have tons of content to help you get a handle on your finances.


The Zero-Sum Budget: The Answer to Your Money Problems

Have you heard of a zero-sum budget? If so, do you know that it can be the answer to your money problems? Maybe you routinely have more month than money. Or, maybe you want to save more money but don't know how. In almost any money situation, a...

7 Best Credit Repair Companies in 2019

So your credit is a mess. Your credit score is low, you are having trouble getting loans, and you’ve found that your credit reports are filled with incorrect information. Bad credit can really throw a wrench into your efforts to get ahead financially....

7 Best Credit Monitoring Services in 2019

With so much of your personal financial data online, it’s only a matter of time before someone with bad intentions steals your information. Even if you do “all the right things,” it’s still likely that a data breach at an organization you’ve given...

The Doctor Mortgage Loan: What Are Your Best Options?

Now that you’ve made it through medical school and started residency, you may be thinking about whether you want to stop living like a student and buy a home. You’re probably wondering if that’s even possible with the student loans you’ve accumulated...

Disadvantages (and Advantages) of a Reverse Mortgage

If you watch television, you have probably seen the frequent ads featuring famous actors promoting something called a “reverse mortgage.” The purveyors of these products claim that by letting homeowners access the equity in their homes, reverse...

10 Best Prepaid Debit Cards in 2019

Prepaid debit cards have been around for a while, and they’re another financial tool you may find valuable. For some people, a prepaid card is an alternative to a checking account. You can have your pay direct deposited onto the card, and then use it to...

Personal Capital vs. Mint: Which Is Better?

These days, it can be difficult to stay organized financially. You may have multiple bank accounts, credit cards, a 401k and various individual retirement accounts. You may have a mortgage, auto loan and student loans. It’s all very difficult to keep track...

13 Best Apps to Send Money

It happens to all of us. We need to send money to a friend or family member to cover our share of a purchase. Waiting to give cash in person isn’t an option. Neither is mailing a paper check (yes, people still do this) because it takes too...

Budgeting for Dummies: Your Guide to Becoming Budget Savvy

This "Budgeting for Dummies" article will help you learn to budget quickly and easily. And don't be offended by the "dummies" term. Why? Just because you don't know something, it doesn't mean you're dumb! After all, you can't know what you haven't...

4 Ways to Track Your Net Worth in 2019

Many people don’t know what their net worth is. However, being aware of it can make a big difference in achieving your financial goals. Investopedia says that one’s net worth “can be viewed as a financial report card. It allows you to evaluate your...

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