Paying too much for your auto or homeowners insurance? If you haven’t shopped around recently, the answer is probably, “Yes.” One reason? Insurance sends you a bill, and you pay it. That’s costing you. Here’s how to see if other insurers can do better.
Recent statistics show that average credit card debt per indebted household is just over $16,000. But it turns out some debt is good. It’s important you know the difference; for example, debt for a want, not a need, is bad debt.
When it comes to money, we’re only human. Our “hunter/gatherer” brains don’t like delaying gratification, and that makes saving money a real challenge. The solution? Mind games. Tricking your brain into the right thing for your long-term financial well-being.
Can borrowing save you money? Smart borrowing can. The difference between a so-so interest rate and a good one can mean thousands of dollars in your pocket, whether you’re financing a home, buying a car, or opening a credit card. Here are four great tips for smart borrowing.
A recent study confirmed what many of us already know: money issues can tear a couple apart. In fact, couples who disagreed about finances once a week were more than 30% more likely to get divorced than those who disagreed a couple of times a month. One solution? Common goals. When you click on external […]
Think it’s too late to resolve to improve your finances? It’s not! Here are five tips.
You’re probably excited about buying a car, but you need to make the right maneuvers before you can drive it home. Here are tips to find a good deal on a car that you’ll enjoy driving and can afford to maintain for however long you own it.
Reprinted courtesy of SavvyMoney. by Jean Chatzky There’s a lid on the amount of debt you can comfortably take on, generally tied to your income. Too much, and you’ll quickly find yourself in a bind. Here’s how to land on your sweet spot.