End-of-life planning involves your health care, financial assets and liabilities, funeral arrangements, insurance planning, and overall estate plan.
If you just received a four-figure bill in the mail, don’t worry that owing that amount of money will lower your credit score several points.
Most people don’t think about avoiding a personal financial crisis until they’re in the midst of one. But there are plenty of actions you can start taking now.
If you are looking for an income stream that you won’t outlive, or want to provide financially for your spouse or heirs, you may find an annuity beneficial.
Some people think all debt is bad. Others think debt is the normal way of life. The reality of debt lies in the middle.
Whether you’re a new couple or empty nesters, the “dual income, no kids” lifestyle has plenty of pros and cons to consider.
Like most lengthy endeavors, your financial journey has a number of milestones you are supposed to reach to know you’re on track.
You may be willing to save aggressively and trim your budget dramatically. But are you ready to do it consistently for years?
Living within your means doesn’t have to be painful. With adequate planning and discipline, you can make the adjustments needed to make it a reality.
If a rainy day fund is intended to pay for the minor inconveniences of life, then the emergency fund is for the unexpected deluge.
Possessing financial literacy means you understand and can apply financial concepts toward better money management and wealth creation.
Outstanding medical bills don’t have to ruin your finances. Here are a few tips on how to deal with medical debt and avoid it altogether.
Many people are looking back with dismay over not being prepared for an economic downturn. How have you fared? And what have you learned?
This checklist includes 8 action steps you can take to ensure that your experience before and after you move into your new home is a positive one.
Creating and sticking to a budget is hard. This is true whether you're creating your first budget or you’ve done it for years.
In the event of disability, many people carrying student loan debt will seek a Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) discharge.
Outside of making a final mortgage payment, few financial events in our lives give us as much pleasure as a credit card statement showing a zero balance.
Honestly evaluating your financial situation can be both liberating and painful. It can bruise your ego if you don’t like what you see.
One of the hardest parts of caring for aging parents is tracking down where their money is and who is in charge of managing it.
In its broadest sense, fintech is the marriage of financial services and technology to make life simpler and faster for the consumer.
While nothing is ever guaranteed, several jobs and industries are more shielded from the negative effects of a down economy.
It’s admirable to have financial objectives. But people sometimes set a money-related goal without examining what needs to happen to make it a reality.
Until legitimate progress is made in flattening the novel coronavirus outbreak's curve, financial markets will continue to struggle.
The best personal finance blogs cover a variety of topics. After all, fiscal health isn’t just about how well you save or invest.
According to the Pew Research Center, about 15 percent of middle-aged adults are providing financial support to both an aging parent and a child.
Robo-advisors are an option for beginning investors who lack financial knowledge, but may not have enough assets to work with a professional.
As you progress through life, your income will rise and fall and rise again. Your priorities will change, as will your expenses.