Sept. 19, 2017

Here's how a high credit score can save you $100,000 or more.

7 ways good credit can make you richer.

Sept. 14, 2017

Here’s how much it costs to freeze your credit in every US state

Equifax data breach got you down? Here's how to freeze your credit and keep scammers from destroying your finances.
Sept. 12, 2017

How to protect your credit right now — in 3 easy steps

Equifax data breach got you stressed out? Don't panic. Here's what to do and know if your information was hacked: including the pros and cons of setting up a fraud alert.
Sept. 7, 2017

How to find out if you’re among the 143 million victims of the Equifax data breach

Equifax, one of the three major credit bureaus, announced an enormous data breach Thursday, with as many as 143 million Americans affected.
Aug. 31, 2017

You might actually have multiple credit scores — at the same time 

FICO, VantageScore, Score 8... oh my! This is how to check your most important credit scores, actually understand if they are good or bad, and raise them.
Aug. 22, 2017

Millions of Americans are getting ripped off by high credit card fees

Credit cards for the 16 million people in the U.S. with bad credit are laden with extra fees — but there's a way to avoid them.

Aug. 18, 2017

A 5-step checklist for raising your credit score

Pro tips for making your credit score shine — no matter how low it is now.
Aug. 1, 2017

You might be paying your credit card bill wrong

Credit card statements can be confusing. Here's the difference between two key numbers.
July 14, 2017

Can you legally break a lease agreement? 

Want to break an apartment lease agreement? Here's what to know about leaving your apartment — without hurting your credit score or having your landlord take you to small claims court.
July 12, 2017

Credit problems? Stolen identity? How to solve your money mysteries.

Comedian and actor Gary Richardson shares his own experience with identity theft.
June 22, 2017

Serena Williams: There's more to domestic violence than physical abuse

Money plays a big role in domestic violence. That's why tennis star Serena Williams is the newest face of a campaign by Allstate Foundation Purple Purse to raise awareness of financial abuse.

June 20, 2017

How to save as much money as possible on a car loan

Car loans and payments can turn into a nightmare. Here's how to snag a set of wheels you love and can actually afford — whatever your credit score.
June 14, 2017

A beginner’s guide to maximizing travel points and miles for your next vacation

Follow these tips for a five-star trip on an Airbnb budget.
June 7, 2017

Here's how a Dodd-Frank repeal could affect your money

The Financial Choice Act of 2017 could erode consumer protections, eliminate safeguards meant to prevent another financial crisis and make it easier for financial advisors to charge hidden fees.
May 30, 2017

Is your credit score higher than the average American's?

The average credit score in the United States has hit a record high.
May 17, 2017

Ask these 5 questions before choosing a credit card

Knowing the right questions to ask will help ensure you get the best deal on your next credit card.

May 16, 2017

Raise your credit score with these 5 simple tips

A poor credit score could cost you more than $30,000 in interest over your lifetime.
May 11, 2017

Here's how to save $500 this month

How to save $500 this month — with minimal pain.
May 10, 2017

The 5 basic money skills everyone should master by 35

Do you have these financial and career skills? With a few core talents, you'll be set up for life.
April 25, 2017

How to use new credit score changes to your advantage

This VantageScore change could help you raise your credit score and improve your credit history — a great way to save money.
April 24, 2017

9 things to get rid of to simplify your life — and save money

Never pay for storage again.

April 21, 2017

5 credit card mistakes you're making... without even realizing it

Being smart about using your credit cards can help you reap real financial rewards.
April 20, 2017

Here are the best credit cards if you're broke

Here are the best credit cards if you have a low credit score, carry a balance or are generally afraid of credit cards.
April 11, 2017

5 smart steps to get to a perfect credit score

Raise your credit score to excellent, or even "perfect," with these crucial tips.
April 6, 2017

5 personal money numbers everyone should know

Do you know these important financial numbers showing your financial fitness? Find out how to create your money report card.
April 5, 2017

5 ways to protect yourself from ID theft at tax time

Filing early will protect you from tax return theft, but what can you do now?

March 31, 2017

5 easy steps to becoming a 'financial adult' by the end of the month

How can you do better at financial adulting? Follow these 5 tips to get your money under control.
March 31, 2017

30 easy money hacks to get a little richer every single day this month

These 30 tips will improve your financial situation each day this April — so you have more money saved by the end of the month.
March 27, 2017

Here's the secret to paying way less for an awesome credit card

Reduce or eliminate your annual credit card fee with just one phone call; a new poll shows it is easier than you'd expect.
March 24, 2017

5 financial deadlines you can actually change

Procrastinating on your taxes and want to file for an extension? Here's what you need to know.