Personal Finance

News and Articles About Personal Finance

Finance

The Basics of Using Credit Cards to Fund Your New Business

Don't swipe the plastic too carelessly, because it's a double-edged sword.
Why You Should Be Investing Your Money In Real Estate
Finance

Why You Should Be Investing Your Money In Real Estate

The way you invest your profits is key to your future success. Real estate investing should be a key part of your portfolio. Here's why.
Mark J. Kohler
3 Free Personal Finance Apps to Help You Manage Your Money
Finance

3 Free Personal Finance Apps to Help You Manage Your Money

Use these tools to help stay on-budget and save your hard-earned cash.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
3 Ways to Determine Your Own Salary
Finance

3 Ways to Determine Your Own Salary

You probably didn't launch a business to make less money than you did at your last job. Here's how to answer the tricky question of cutting yourself a paycheck.
J.D. Roth
The Ins and Outs of Raising Money From Friends and Family
Finance

The Ins and Outs of Raising Money From Friends and Family

Make your personal network your first investors, but don't make it too informal.
Finance

How to Fix Mistakes on Your Credit Report

Are the errors you find while reviewing your credit reports fixable? Some are, and one personal finance expert outlines the steps you can take to correct the problems.
Jason R. Rich
Don't Pretend to Always Have the Answer and Other Must-Read Business Tips
Leadership

Don't Pretend to Always Have the Answer and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at why you should be more curious than your employees, why you shouldn't impose your opinion on others and more advice for business owners.
Brian Patrick Eha
5 Steps to Take Control of Your Personal Finances
Finance

5 Steps to Take Control of Your Personal Finances

Being well-informed about your personal finance choices and decisions will help you be smarter about your money. Here's how to stay educated.
Brittney Castro
What To Do If You Receive a 1099-K Notice From the IRS
Finance

What To Do If You Receive a 1099-K Notice From the IRS

Stay calm: It may not be an audit. Get some professional tax advice, gather up your records and respond, says tax expert Barbara Weltman.
Barbara Weltman
7 Things Your Body Language Is Telling Your Boss
Starting a Business

7 Things Your Body Language Is Telling Your Boss

From the way you sit in your chair to the color of your tie, nonverbal communication can have a big impact on your professional life. Here's some advice.
7 Things You Need to Do With Your Money Right Now
Finance

7 Things You Need to Do With Your Money Right Now

When you're busy running a business, taking care of your personal finances can easily get ignored. Here are seven easy steps to keep you on the ball.
Brittney Castro
For Scammers, Obamacare Rollout a Fresh Opportunity to Strike
Finance

For Scammers, Obamacare Rollout a Fresh Opportunity to Strike

Consumer advocates and security experts warn that the implementation of the new health-care changes will create opportunities for fraudsters to steal consumers' money and personal information.
Powerful Plastic: The 10 Best Credit Cards of 2013
Finance

Powerful Plastic: The 10 Best Credit Cards of 2013

Most small-business owners rely on plastic at some point in the process of launching or growing their businesses. If you're in that crowd, be sure you're making the most of it.
Catherine Clifford
The Best Place to Put Your Money? Other People's Businesses. Really.
Finance

The Best Place to Put Your Money? Other People's Businesses. Really.

Be smarter about how you're investing your money with this approach you might be overlooking.
Jay Turo