News and Articles About Personal Finance
An unstable income is almost always guaranteed when just starting your business, but research shows it's one of the top fears that keeps Americans from becoming entrepreneurs.
Follow these simple rules to maximize your money--while staying on the IRS's good side.
With interest rates at record lows, refinancing your home mortgage is one way to create some wiggle room in your budget. Here's how to be prepared.
Why spending time with friends and family is essential, how to know whether you're sleep-deprived, the right amount of money to save and more: our best tips of the week.
You already know you should set aside some savings. Here are ways to take action.
Small-business owners' optimism often hinders their retirement planning. Behavioral economics has some ideas about what it would take to get you to plan for your golden years.
How your business entity can affect your personal finances, tapping into your emotions to inspire others, finding time to exercise and more: our tips of the week.
One of the common mistakes entrepreneurs make is losing sight of their personal finances when trying to grow their business. Here's how to avoid falling into that trap.
Follow these seven tips to get your finances on track in the New Year.
It's not just for do-gooders--sustainability saves money, too.
Attorney Nina Kaufman explains why mixing your money can lead to legal issues.
SigFig audits investment portfolios to uncover extra charges.
Many business owners have learned the hard way that family, friends and finances don't always mix.
The four financial issues every couple should talk about.
Credit-card debt can be tempting for startups seeking a smooth launch. Consider these tips for avoiding costly mistakes.
It is highly likely that you'll be asked to sign a personal guarantee to get a bank loan. Before you do, make sure you are getting the best terms possible.
Starting your own business will affect many parts of your life, including how you manage your finances.
Tips for organizing your financial life from the authors of 'The Money Book for Freelancers, Part-Timers, and the Self-Employed.'
Being chief cook and bottle washer isn't always the best solution for your bottom line. Here's how to find folks who can help.
The fine art of deciding when to spring for what you want.
Before starting up, it's important to set up protections for your personal assets, including your home. Here, attorney Mark Kohler explains.
Hint: Your friends may be a big part of whether you can live (and love) a more frugal lifestyle.
Need money? Complete these nagging personal-finance tasks today.
Consider this quick step-by-step guide to put your bill paying and personal financial management on autopilot.
Turn off the news of financial doom-and-gloom and focus on keeping your personal microeconomics in order.