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A Tricky Way to Save Money & Keep Your Financial Goals in Check

Savoring the moment when you achieve a financial milestone like paying off a credit card or having even a small financial victory like not giving in to an impulse purchase can help keep you on solid financial footing, according to new research. The researchers say that simply categorizing financial experiences can help consumers extend good… Read More

Links We Love: 38 Ways to Save Money Without Trying

Taking a look at the best personal finance news, tips and advice from others around the web! This week we’re highlighting 38 ways to save money without trying, why you should still save — even when you’re in debt, signs you have a toxic relationship with money, surpassingly simple ways to become a millionaire — and… Read More

The 5 Dumbest Things People Do with Credit and Debit Cards

Would you leave a stack of hundred dollar bills on a park bench while you run off to find a restroom, expecting the money to be there waiting for you on your return? That scenario may sound preposterous but people do equally careless and foolish things with their debit and credit cards. There is simply… Read More

Data Breach Fatigue: Consumers Pay the Highest Price

It’s been more than three years since I first used the term breach fatigue. It was in an interview with a bank security publication and hot-on-the-heels of the massive Epsilon data breach. “What’s an Epsilon!” I hear you scream. Exactly my point. Even though the Epsilon breach was considered absolutely massive at the time, losing… Read More

How Often Does Your Credit Score Change?

A reader writes in looking for a clear answer on how often his credit score changes and how often he should check this all important three-digit number.  John Ulzheimer, credit expert for Credit Sesame, answers. “John, I’ve been working very hard at improving my credit scores. I’ve made all of my payments on time for years and… Read More

The Pros and Cons of Cash-Back Credit Cards

While Jimmy Fallon has presented the pros and cons of joining Ello, dating Britney Spears, and watching Game of Thrones he’s yet to “weigh the good with the bad” when it comes to cash-back credit cards on The Tonight Show. But with the holidays rapidly approaching, you’re thinking that this type of plastic might be good… Read More

Links We Love: 12 Tiny Habits That Can Lead to Incredible Wealth

Taking a look at the best personal finance news, tips and advice from others around the web! This week we’re highlighting 12 tiny habits that can lead to incredible wealth, 5 voices to tune out when it comes to managing your finances, cheap (and clever!) ways to entertain your kids, 3 ways to prevent emotions… Read More