The First Question of Home Ownership: How Much House Can I Afford?

If the housing bubble bust taught the average American anything, it taught us to only take on debt we can realistically afford. Living beyond your means can mean a nice house and no time to spend enjoying it because you need three jobs to afford it. So, the first question you ask yourself is how much house can I afford?

Links We Love: 5 Ways to Protect Your Money When You’re Traveling Abroad

This week we’re highlighting five ways to protect your money when you’re traveling abroad, seven personal finance milestones ever 20 and 30 year old should hit — and more!

Links We Love: Cheap Ways to Beat Stress

Taking a look at the best personal finance news, tips and advice from others on the web! This week we’re highlighting 13 cheap ways to beat stress, how to kill debt fatigue once and for all, how to cancel a credit card without hurting your credit score — and more!

Best No Interest on Purchase Credit Cards, Summer 2015

What if we told you that some credit card issuers will pay you to make your purchase with their card? Negative interest is essentially what you get when you combine a rewards program with 0% interest. Of course, if you use a rewards card and pay it off each month, you already know this. But

Best Credit Cards for Free Vacations, Summer 2015

About two-thirds of American adults – more than 226 million people – own credit cards. The number of credit card holders who always or usually pay off their charges in full is at an all-time high (64%). One inference we might draw from this data is that more people than ever before understand the value of

Credit Sesame Wins Gold Stevie Award in The 2015 American Business Awards

We have exciting news to share with our Credit Sesame fans and followers! Last night, Credit Sesame was presented with a Gold Stevie® Award in the Financial Services category in The 13th Annual American Business Awards in Chicago!

As we celebrate this exciting achievement, we wanted to take a moment to share the news with those that matter most — our loyal fans and Credit Sesame users.

Links We Love: When Doing What You Love Doesn’t Pay

Taking a look at the best personal finance news, tips and advice from others on the web! This week we’re taking a look at when doing what you love doesn’t pay, how to have the financial talk with your parents before retirement, seven money myths that are holding you back financially, why we’re all the Jonses — and more!