How to Fight With Your Spouse About Money

Managing money as a couple can be tough. Maybe that’s why some studies show that fighting over money is common, even in happy marriages. Here’s what one survey from Time MONEY showed: 70 percent of married couples argue about money — more than argue about chores, togetherness, sex, snoring, or even what’s for dinner. 80 percent of […]

Are You Saving Enough for Retirement? Here’s One Rule of Thumb to Know

Exactly how much should you be saving for retirement? It seems everyone has an opinion on this deceptively simple question. Actually, it is simple to answer, so long as you understand the implications of your choices. Are your retirement savings going to be enough for you to live comfortably during your golden years? To address this […]

The 7 Most Important Habits of Wealth and Financial Freedom

Achieving wealth and financial independence isn’t easy. It’s a long road for most. Check out the seven most important habits of financial freedom right here. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.”–Aristotle. So often we define our lives by the big events. Graduation, marriage, children, a big […]

How to Improve Your Finances With One Simple Rule

What if you could boil down into one simple rule everything you need to learn how to improve your finances and get on the right track? It’s what they call a swing thought in golf. What one thing should we keep in the front of our minds when it comes to money?   The possible […]

Credit Karma Review: A Great Way to Get Your Free Credit Score

Credit Karma offers free credit scores and tools to help consumers better manage their money. Is it worth it? Bottom line: Yes, as long as you don’t mind the ads. I’ve used Credit Karma for years to track my credit score. It updates my score monthly, showing the factors that are helping and hurting my […]

How to Build Credit When You Are Just Starting Out (the Smart Way)

Credit scores can be a complete mystery for those just getting started. If you want to learn how to start building credit at 18 (or just for the first time) this article is for you. We show you how to start building credit. It’s official. Credit scores are the most confusing aspect of personal finance. […]