Personal Finance

credit

Keeping close watch on your credit can have a positive impact on your spending, love life and overall sense of self.

wedding

Even if you’re not in the bridal party, it can cost nearly $1,000 to attend a wedding. Here’s how to save.

mom

When you lose a spouse, it doesn’t have to result in financial free fall. Here are five tips to help you maintain control of your money.

insurance

Raising your deductible can cut homeowners’ insurance premiums, but many Americans can’t afford the extra risk.

money

More borrowers with good credit are looking to personal loans. Are they a good choice for you?

key

Disclaiming an inheritance may be a smart financial move. Here’s why and how to avoid some pitfalls.

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Divorced retirees may be able to up their monthly Social Security checks if they can claim higher benefits off a former spouse instead.

advisor

Lackluster portfolio performance is a top reason investors switch financial advisors, along with poor communication and bad advice.

london

The UK voted to leave the EU, so now is a good time for investors to reassess financial goals and make sure investments match priorities.

piggy bank

Many Americans are ill-prepared for a sudden expense. In fact, 66 million adults have no money saved for an emergency, according to Bankrate.com.

umbrella

Elder financial abuse is a growing concern among seniors and their adult children. Here’s how you can protect them.

grad

New grads may be too optimistic about the interest rate on their savings, a survey finds. What to look for in a savings account.

college

Digging into retirement funds early will wreak havoc on your retirement, thanks to missed compound interest and hefty fees.

washer

From appliances to electronics, there seems to be an extended warranty for everything. Are they worth the money?

money

A new survey from TD Ameritrade finds that most people say they would save or invest a cash windfall.