How to Get Out of Debt: A Step-by-Step Guide for 2018

We all know the basic principles of how to get out of debt. Spend less than you make and put any extra cash towards your debt. But, in practice, organizing what you need to tackle first and how to get started can be overwhelming.

Chelsea Brennan 15 Jun

Searching for the Best Place to Open an IRA? Here’s What to Look For.

So you finally reached a point in your life where you know you need to start saving for retirement. Individual retirement accounts (IRAs) are a great tool for both beginner and advanced investors. And the good news — most don’t require a minimum investment to get started!

Megan Robinson 19 Mar

I Got a $1,345 Tax Refund Last Year. Here are 7 Common Tax Deductions to Help You Do the Same.

Tax season is here! Hopefully that means a little cash infusion is headed your way after you get everything filed. If you are looking to increase the size of your tax refund this year, I’ve put together a list of common tax deductions that might help you.

Jeff Proctor 03 Mar

12 Sneaky Ways to Get Free Gift Cards (Apple, Amazon, Visa & More)

It seems like every day there’s a new way to earn points online to redeem for gift cards. I’ve tried most of them, and here are my top 11 favorites. One of them involves zero technology whatsoever!

Jamaica Winship 23 Feb

How to Rack Up a Million Dollars by Retirement (Even On an Average Joe’s Salary)

Growing your retirement savings from zero to a million dollars isn’t as far out of reach as it may sound. All it takes is time and discipline. Here’s how you can retire a millionaire, even on an average Joe’s salary.

Average Joe Finance 09 Jan

Putting the “Life” Back in Life Insurance: A Facelift for an Age-Old Industry

Studies show that 70 percent of consumers believe they need life insurance, but only 59 percent actually have it. Is your family financially prepared to live without you if they ever have to? Lucky for you, life insurance has never been simpler or more affordable.

Megan Robinson 19 Dec

18 Genius Time-Saving Hacks to Help You Travel for Less This Holiday Season

When it comes to holiday travel hacks, the more the merrier! Here are 18 tips to save money on travel that make your holiday season less stressful and the time you have with your family all the merrier.

Tim Jordan 12 Dec

9 Ways Your Bad Credit Score is Hurting You (and How to Fix It)

If you have bad credit, you are not alone. Did you know that 56% of Americans suffer from bad credit? Here’s how to find your credit score, some negative side effects of having bad credit, and how you can start improving your credit score now.

Jeff Proctor 01 Oct

Overwhelmed by Student Loans? Here’s Exactly What You Need to Do

The average Class of 2016 college graduate has $37,172 in student loan debt. Over the past couple of years, I’ve pulled a few tricks from my sleeve to make my debt go away as fast as possible — without sacrificing a ton to make it happen.

Jeff Proctor 01 Apr