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Oct. 19, 2017

Planning for your financial future like a CFO

Be the boss of your money.

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Oct. 5, 2017

How to leverage your credit card to improve your credit

Build (or rebuild) your credit portfolio with one simple tool.
Sept. 19, 2017

How high does your credit score really need to be?

7 ways good credit can make you richer.
Sept. 6, 2017

What’s the best credit card? How to pick one that will boost your credit score and earn you rewards

If credit cards scare you, you're not alone. Here's how to overcome your fears and make the best choice.
Aug. 30, 2017

Want to save money and grow richer? This is the best way to rank financial priorities, experts say.

Should you pay off credit cards or student debt first? How much should you save for retirement? These rules of thumb will keep you on track.
Aug. 18, 2017

Raise your credit score fast with this easy, 5-step checklist

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

Aug. 18, 2017

7 economic justice groups working to close the wealth gap

From fighting to raise the minimum wage to empowering debtors to dispute their student loans, these groups are leading the charge for economic justice.
Aug. 15, 2017

Student loans: Answers to your 9 biggest questions about college debt

Here's what you need to know about paying off your college debt — or applying for more loans to go to graduate school.
Aug. 4, 2017

Follow these 21 Twitter accounts to get smarter about money, and learn secrets to wealth and success

Want to earn and save more money, launch a successful business or just learn new financial hacks? These Twitter handles will inspire you.
Aug. 4, 2017

Congress just recessed for the entire month of August. Here’s 3 things to watch as they head home.

How are Republicans met at town halls when they head home, and will a spate of GOP lawmakers retire?
Aug. 3, 2017

Here’s how many couples really fight about money — and how to prevent conflict over finances

Want to stop arguing about money with your girlfriend, boyfriend, husband, wife or partner? Here are 3 key ways to stop.

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July 18, 2017

Student loan lenders lost key paperwork, and debts may soon be wiped away

Creditors have hit a snag when it comes to collecting the affected debts in court as a result of insufficient ownership records and other missing documentation.
July 6, 2017

19 attorneys general sue Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to protect cheated student borrowers

At issue is whether students misled by for-profit private colleges will get loan relief and other protections.
June 23, 2017

Best 0% balance transfer credit cards and other smart tricks to saving money while paying off debt

Get rid of debt more easily by getting a 0% balance transfer credit card, trying out new financial management apps, and turning to traditional debt consolidation tactics.
June 23, 2017

Student loan relief scams: How to avoid getting tricked by sham debt forgiveness companies

Student debt relief or loan servicing companies may sometimes have shady business records. Here's how to tell if a firm is real — or a scam or fraud.
June 20, 2017

Can you afford to quit your job? Here's how much money you need to have saved up.

Before you even think about quitting your job, make sure you have a solid financial plan.

June 20, 2017

Buying a car? How to get the best deal on an auto loan — no matter how good or bad your credit.

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 15, 2017

Cheated by a for-profit college? Here's why it may get harder to have your student loans forgiven.

Under Secretary Betsy DeVos, the Department of Education is considering rolling back consumer protection rules that protect victims of fraudulent for-profit colleges.
June 14, 2017

Why the Federal Reserve raised interest rates — and how it will affect your money

U.S. central bank chief Janet Yellen just announced that the federal funds rate will rise above 1%. This is why you should care, if you have a credit card, savings account, or any debt.
June 13, 2017

This one big vacation mistake could haunt you long after summer ends

How will you avoid debt, save money and travel-hack your way to an affordable summer vacation? Don't make this error.
June 12, 2017

Here's what the Henson v. Santander Supreme Court decision about debt collection means for you

Neil Gorsuch's first SCOTUS decision in Henson v. Santander Consumer might confuse you. This is what to know about your legal rights.

June 6, 2017

Just get engaged? Congrats! Now it's time to check these 7 items off your financial to-do list.

Planning your financial future together is just as important as planning the wedding.
May 31, 2017

Tips that pay off: Manage your money and career like a boss.

Because boss life is just two letters away from best life.
May 30, 2017

5 lessons from people who slayed six-figure debt

Getting rid of monster debt is possible. Here's how to make your dream of being debt-free a reality.
May 26, 2017

10 secrets to help you save money on everything you buy — all the time

Here's your ultimate guide to saving cash on food, booze, travel, clothes, rent, cars, household products, financial stuff and anything else draining your bank account.
May 24, 2017

3 secrets to getting rid of debt for good

Outsmart your unhealthy money habits with these three smart tricks for paying off debt.

May 23, 2017

Trump's cuts to debt forgiveness for public service leave 550,000 in limbo

"My entire life is planned around this program," said one would-be public service lawyer.
May 16, 2017

Boost your credit score with these 5 simple tips for improving your FICO Score or VantageScore

A poor credit score could cost you more than $30,000 in interest over your lifetime.
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May 13, 2017

Nicki Minaj may start a charity to pay off her fans' student loans

Student debt has found a new enemy in Nicki Minaj.
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May 13, 2017

Elizabeth Warren encourages graduates with student loan debt to challenge Trump

In a commencement speech at the University of Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren encouraged students to get active and resist.