Solutions to Make Better Decisions with Your Taxes and Money

How to Start a Side Hustle and Stop Stressing about Saving

Pay yourself first. Set financial goals. Automate your savings. It doesn’t matter which version of this personal finance mantra you’ve heard, it all means the same thing: saving money is an important part of your financial health.

CFPB’s “Know Before You Owe”: a financial ‘syllabus’ for student loans (part 2)

Student loans are one of the top three common sources of debt for many Americans. In fact, NPR reports Americans have about $1.3 trillion in student loan debt alone. That’s a scary figure! The reality of the debt situation is troubling for a number of reasons. Chief among them? The fact that many of those borrowers […]

5 of the Most Common Money Myths Busted

Since money means different things to different people, it’s no surprise myths are abundant. Friends, parents, teachers, and even those you look to as financial professionals, can perpetuate these myths. So let’s examine five of the most common money myths that you may still believe.

Set Your Own Financial Limits (And Stick to Them) – TaxAct Blog

Many money guidelines are helpful tools, but generic personal finance advice can end up hurting your wallet. For obvious reasons, your budgeting strategy needs to be tailored to your specific financial goals. Tips to help divide your budget into specific spending categories can help get you started, but it’s often easier said than done. For example, what […]

Release Yourself from the Shackles of Credit Card Debt

Getting financially fit is the second most common New Year’s resolution, after weight loss, of course. For many Americans, getting financially fit means dropping the weight of credit card debt. Even if you’ve already stumbled and screwed up (or forgotten) your New Year’s resolution, there are plenty of months left in the year to get on […]

4 Tips to Help Improve Your Credit Score

Your credit report and credit score are two of the most vital measurements of your financial health. Tweet this Properly caring for them puts you in the position to save thousands of dollars during the course of your life. Why? Because your credit report and credit score play a large role in determining how high […]

5 Money Myths Debunked

Everyone has an opinion about money and how it should be spent. Ever hear that you should avoid debt at all costs? Or that home ownership should be your ultimate financial goal? Well, those are common beliefs, but they aren’t necessarily true for everyone. Here, we look at five all too common money myths.