Whether you plan to shop on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday or Cyber Monday, we've got you covered.
Most people will face some kind of fear at work during their careers, but what scares residents of Cubeville the most? A new survey says that "having too much work leading to stress or burnout"... Read more »
If you're just starting out and have a tiny (or nonexistent) investment portfolio, getting the help of a financial adviser has traditionally been out of the question. Advisers often have account... Read more »
Energy companies led U.S. stocks lower Monday as the price of oil languished around $80 a barrel and more disappointing economic news came out of Europe. Read more »
Tanya LaPrad’s story of dealing with about $20,000 in credit card debt has all the makings of CNBC show like “Til Debt Do Us Part” or a Suze Orman segment of “Can I... Read more »
The pros and cons of keeping a significant amount of cash stashed away for emergencies. Read more »
New kitchen cabinets are an investment. But only those who are very handy and already have some experience with cabinet installation should try to handle the job themselves. Read more »
Any confusion over what to buy or how to use a product can end up being costly, but when it comes to insurance, misunderstandings can end up costing thousands of dollars. Read more »
The Great Recession dealt a heavy blow to family savings, but it is over. It is time to stop blaming the source of the problem and focus instead on fixing it. If your savings effort needs a jump... Read more »
Man's best friend is taking a bite out of renters' wallets. Read more »
By getting the urge to splurge under control, it’s possible to save significant amounts of cash that can be used to stretch your household budget. Here are several things people often overpay... Read more »
Five financial things to make sure you do before the end of this year. Read more »
America will spend about $7.4 billion on Halloween this year, $2.8 billion of which will be costumes. And consumers are projected to spend more on adult costumes than ones for children. Read more »
In the business world, we often talk about "return on investment," or ROI. But when it comes to work-life balance, perhaps we should discuss a "return on life/time investment," or ROLTI. How does... Read more »
If you don’t already have an agreement, my advice would be to ask him what his expectations are. Read more »
There are things those with an interest in student loans — prospective students and their parents and grandparents — can do to avoid the worse outcomes. Read more »
Facebook and Apple are willing to pay for their female employees to freeze their eggs. Why potential mothers should give it a "like." Read more »
Some customers prefer to use a debit card rather than a credit card to make purchases as a means of limiting debt and managing their finances. But the choice could backfire when it comes to renting... Read more »
Here are five reasons you may struggle to stick to your holiday budget — and how you can make this year different. Read more »
Erica Grayson got a job as a receptionist in the music industry when she was 20. Now, she's leading the way in music. How? Daydreaming. Read more »
Halloween celebrations cost Americans roughly $7.4 billion last year, but this year a survey reflects a shift in economic attitudes. Read more »
A satirical look at consumerism, framed as a how-to video for kids that explains personal finance to be all about making money, buying things and then borrowing more money. Read more »
Every house-hunter has a wish list and every homeowner probably has a “wish I researched” list. Read more »
Most of us probably don’t bother to read our homeowners insurance, but it’s filled with distinctions we might need to know if a disaster occurs. Read more »
Free lunches, dry cleaning, massages — frozen eggs? Read more »
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If you’re considering refinancing your mortgage, you’re likely to be looking for the lowest possible mortgage refinance rate. Here are 12 ways to ensure you lock in the lowest refinance... Read more »
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants actress Blake Lively shared with Martha Stewart how her family values inform her financial decisions. Read more »
Making your money work for you doesn't have to be complicated or confusing. Once you understand your investment options, the rest is easy. Here's how to get started. Read more »
Whether you're planning on camping out on Black Friday, getting a pedicure at a local salon for Small Business Saturday or shopping in your jammies for Cyber Monday, we've got you covered. Read more »
A new survey shows that 97 percent of employers will designate Thanksgiving as a paid day off. However, 33 percent of all responding organizations will require at least some employees to work on... Read more »
The U.S. stock market held at record levels in early afternoon trading Monday. Renewed confidence that stimulus measures from global central banks will help spur economic growth is supporting... Read more »
Parents don't have to let three months of marketing bombs force them into guilt and buying their kids mountains of presents. Read more »
WisePiggy polled 2,000 Americans age 25 and above through an OP4G survey in order to learn more about fourth-quarter purchase patterns and consumer responsibility. Read more »
Even casual viewers of online video will appreciate the ability to watch it on a big-screen TV. Read more »
There are times when your finances might be better for not having made a plan — or at least for not being completely ruled by your plans. Read more »
If you don't buy health insurance through work, this is an important time of year for you. "Health insurance marketplaces" are poised for open enrollment for individual and family health plans... Read more »
I have often found that good manners and a little common courtesy go a long way toward resolving difficult situations, whether at work or at home. Here are some office etiquette tips to help get... Read more »
There is no shortage of retirement advice and products today. But according to some finance professionals, all that incoming information isn't necessarily a good thing. Read more »
Some people are not cut out to be homeowners. I call them NOHOs. What distinguishes them is not their income, their mobility, or where they live — rather, it is how they live. Read more »
Even though our emotions are delicate and vulnerable, we can hack them and make them more practical and productive for our lives. Here's how I use negative financial feelings to my advantage. Read more »
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