Tips & Tools, by Banks Dec 23, 2014

The average monthly payment for student loans in the U.S. is around $300, so you now have that much more cash.

Tips & Tools, by Banks Dec 18, 2014

There is probably nothing more disappointing for a buyer than to spend weeks, possibly months, looking at homes in a particular price range only to discovering that they can not qualify for a loan.

Life, by Clint Williams Dec 17, 2014

Fewer couples are waiting until their wedding… to buy a house.

Life, by Cassie Dec 16, 2014

Cutting back is fine. Cutting into someone else's wallet isn't.

Tips & Tools, by Banks Dec 15, 2014

Follow the 10 commandments of money management and you will find the monetary divine.

Tips & Tools, by Money Coach Dec 12, 2014

Barbara Stanny describes the four stages of wealth as survival, stability, wealth and affluence. Based on thousands of hours as both a client and a counselor in the money coaching process, here is my understanding of each stage.

Work, by Kaleigh Ward Dec 11, 2014

Yesterday, I learned the value of trading a promising opportunity for financial security.

Life, by Banks Dec 10, 2014

Budgeting is something just about reminding yourself what you really need. Such lessons can - and do - come from things as simple as a coffee pot.

Life, by Banks Dec 09, 2014

A reader wrote in explaining how she recently got her stepdaughter a credit card on her eighth birthday.

Life, by Abby Dalton Dec 09, 2014

Why preparing for the worst can sometimes turn out for the best.