Some people may be saving up for a big trip while others may be saving up for a new car. No matter what you’re saving for, there are simple steps to take to ensure you’re saving properly and avoiding debt down the road. Here’s what you need to know this week: Planning to buy a… Read More


There are so many things that can hurt your finances, but did you ever think a lack of sleep and procrastination could play a large role? This week’s personal finance articles highlight the importance of staying on top of your finances and how to avoid three of the worst debt problems. Here’s what you need… Read More


It’s time to be smarter about shopping and be happy with it. Personal finance articles this week tap into smart spending that makes you happy. Here’s what you need to know this week: Question: What items do you spend the most money on each year? Answer: Electronics. Yahoo! Finance talks about seven ways to save… Read More


This week’s personal finance articles highlight tips and ways to save when it comes to the changing of seasons and all the expensive items that come with it. Here’s what you need to know this week: August may be the best month to stock up on pricey items like TVs and laptops as they hit… Read More


It’s time to live a more financially secure life. Making your money last a lifetime can be easy, and one place to start would be in your household. This week’s personal finance articles explain how to ‘smart save’ in the home. Here’s what you need to know this week: Having trouble checking items off your… Read More


The American Dream is not dead. With the right tips and tools, smarter investments can lead to greater rewards. Personal finance articles this week highlight ways to properly invest and spend money. Here’s what you need to know this week: A poll released by CNN revealed that 59% of Americans believe the American Dream is… Read More


To help our readers stay up-to-date on important personal finance and economic news and information, we’re pulling together our regular “week in review” feature. Each week, we’ll highlight interesting, informative and ‘good to know’ tidbits to help you stay up-to-speed. Here’s what you need to know this week: Did you ever think to search the… Read More


From simple tips to big issues, here’s what you need to know this week (well at least in the personal finance/banking world): Having control over your time may be more important to financial success than you think. A new article from Motley Fool suggests that working smarter, not necessarily harder, is key to success. Are… Read More


From simple tips to big issues, here’s what you need to know this week (well at least in the personal finance/banking world): The warmer months are a popular time to tackle home improvement projects, but be sure to check out this article from Wise Bread, which warns of 10 surprising things that lower the value… Read More


From simple tips to big issues, here’s what you need to know this week (well at least in the personal finance/banking world): According to a survey, only 30% of Americans plan to save their tax return this year. This Wall Street Journal piece gives advice for those of us who have a hard time saving… Read More