Automating Your Finances

One of the easiest ways to make sure your money is going where it needs to go each paycheck is by automation. Here are just some of the ways that you can begin to

Pre-Wedding Financial Checklist

Your pre-wedding checklist probably includes items such as selecting a venue, choosing your wedding colors, and sending out invitations. However, there are a few more

Budget Motivation

One of the major reasons that people have trouble sticking to their budget is because a budget can be abstract. By using methods of motivation or incentives, you can

Life After Bankruptcy

The decision to file for bankruptcy is often not an easy one. Rebuilding after bankruptcy can be even more difficult. Not only are you having to deal with several

401(k) vs. IRA

When it comes to saving for retirement, you have several options. Two of the most common methods of saving are with a 401(k) or an IRA. Here is a quick rundown about

Saving as a Family

Saving money can be a difficult subject to teach your kids if it's not put into practice. However, there are things you can do as family to help teach your kids the

How To: Stop Overspending

With the arrival of the New Year, now is a great time to examine some of your habits, especially when it comes to money. Many Americans find themselves in the

What Should You Save For?

We've talked a lot about the importance of having a savings account. However, if you're just putting away money with no purpose, it can be hard to prioritize saving. If

Changing How You Use Your Paycheck

It can be incredibly frustrating when it feels like you're living paycheck to paycheck each month. While it's a tough cycle to break out of, there are some steps you can