Ask Stacy: When Should You File Bankruptcy?
Ask Stacy: When Should You File Bankruptcy?
on February 10, 2015

Jane is selling her belongings at yard sales to pay her creditors. Stop and read this, Jane.

Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
on February 6, 2015

This week: Why you only need three pairs of jeans, why you shouldn’t do your own laundry, why you should install plastic over your windows, why your goals may actually be just tasks and how to estimate your taxes.

Ask Stacy: What Can I Do About My High Property Taxes?
Ask Stacy: What Can I Do About My High Property Taxes?
on February 3, 2015

“I fought the law and the law won” doesn’t always apply. Sometimes you can fight City Hall and win. I’ve done it twice.

Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
on January 30, 2015

This week: Easy ways to remain calm and carry on, how to make money donating eggs (yes, that kind), aiming high when goal-setting, robot vacuums and how to save an extra $1,400 this year.

Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
on January 23, 2015

This week: Deciphering your company’s 401(k), overcoming negative money mindsets, the myth of New Year’s, resolving differences with your spouse, and the flexibility of college savings plans.

Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
on January 16, 2015

This week: How to be interesting, why you should have already started saving for next Christmas, 10 ways to make side money, 15 jobs for high-schoolers, and the nine biggest home repair scams.

Ask Stacy: Why Won’t My Credit Score Go Up?
Ask Stacy: Why Won’t My Credit Score Go Up?
on January 13, 2015

There are lots of fixes for a bad credit score, such as lowering your credit utilization ratio. But the most effective thing you can do? Pay your bills on time and be patient.

Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
on January 9, 2015

This week: Becoming more confident, how to lower your taxes, what a year without clothes can do, unconventional ways to save, and getting ahead by lagging behind.

Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
on January 2, 2015

This week: Habits of financially happy people, marriage manifestos, health care sharing ministries, the best Christmas present ever, and the relationship of money and happiness.

New Year, New You, New Us
New Year, New You, New Us
on January 1, 2015

If you think we’re a trusted source for consumer and personal finance news, you’re right. But we’re becoming much more.

Ask Stacy: Help! Student Loan Debt Is Threatening My Daughter’s Future
Ask Stacy: Help! Student Loan Debt Is Threatening My Daughter’s Future
on December 30, 2014

This reader’s future son-in-law is threatening to drag her daughter down with his massive student loans. Short of calling off the wedding, what’s a mother to do?

25 Things Babies Born in 2015 May Never Know
25 Things Babies Born in 2015 May Never Know
on December 29, 2014

When kids born in 2015 start asking about what life was like back in the old days, you’ll have this list to show them how things used to be.

Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
on December 26, 2014

This week: How Homer Simpson makes money, why boomers are about to go bust, mistakes you need to forgive yourself for, how to increase your self-employment income, and the secrets to a joyful life.

10 of the World’s Most Insulting Fees and How to Beat Them
10 of the World’s Most Insulting Fees and How to Beat Them
on December 25, 2014

The frenzy of fees in everything from travel to banking is the financial equivalent of a cold slap in the face. Here are 10 examples, and some advice on fighting back.

Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
on December 19, 2014

This week: How rich people get that way, when not to send email, how to feel healthier for little or nothing, saving on skiing, and how to feel better about life in five minutes a day.

Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
on December 12, 2014

This week: Fun but frugal holiday activities, why procrastinators shouldn’t delay planning for the holidays, not fretting about getting out of debt, why value matters, and 15 ways to save on wrapping paper.

Ask Stacy: How Safe Are Budgeting Sites Like Mint and PowerWallet?
Ask Stacy: How Safe Are Budgeting Sites Like Mint and PowerWallet?
on December 9, 2014

Online budgeting sites Mint and PowerWallet require that you enter your most personal financial information, including bank user names and passwords. Can these sites be trusted?

Should You Have Disability Insurance?
Should You Have Disability Insurance?
on December 9, 2014

If you get sick, hopefully you have health insurance to pay your medical bills. But if you can’t work, what’s going to replace your income?

Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
on December 5, 2014

This week: How to look rich on Facebook, the case against downsizing, decluttering your stuffed animals, financial issues your parents didn’t have to deal with, and the cure for aging.

Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
on November 28, 2014

This week: Why you should screw around at work, how to set up an HSA, keys to a comfortable retirement, maxing out your savings on a small salary, and why you should never co-sign loans.

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