Prices are going up on everything from toothpaste to car insurance. But there are smart, real-life strategies for combating rising prices, trimming monthly expenses and keeping your monthly budget balanced.
Joint checking accounts can promote transparency and simplify a couple's finances, but they're not a onesize-fits-all approach. Partners and family members should consider the pros and cons, and their own personalities and circumstances, before sharing a checking account.
Ever wonder why some money market accounts advertise two different rates? Learn about the difference between interest rate and APY and how understanding these two numbers can help you earn more on your savings.
There are many savings account options, and it's important to find the one that meets your savings needs. Get answers to frequently asked questions about Money Market savings accounts and see if one is right for you.
Unexpected financial emergencies happen all the time. By taking a few simple steps, you can prepare yourself by starting and building an emergency savings fund. Get started with these steps.
Your checking account is basically the tool that connects you to your money on a daily basis. Are you checking it regularly? Here are four reasons you should.
There were big changes to the tax code in 2018 and some of them might impact you. Tax season is upon us, so here's an overview of the changes and information about where you can get free assistance filling out your tax returns this year.
Millions of Americans are struggling to pay medical bills, copays and insurance premiums. Here are strategies for controlling your healthcare costs and managing overdue medical bills
Are you prepared for a financial crisis? Stop living paycheck to paycheck and get prepared with these savings tips.
Extended warranties are everywhere these days, but are they a good deal for consumers? In most cases, they're not. Find out why you should skip the extended warranty and how to maximize other purchase protections without shelling out any extra cash.
Meal delivery services can be fun and very convenient. But will they save you money? That depends on you and your lifestyle. Find out more.
2019 will bring new opportunities and challenges for your finances. Get tips about how to invest in a strong economy and how to make the most of rising interest rates.
Focus on the real rewards of the holiday season and stay stress free with these simple solutions.
Gen Y and Z are saving money, which is great news. But they could be saving smarter and earning more. Here are some valuable tips for going from saving to investing and building an even bigger nest egg.
Many successful investors typically follow smart financial rules to amass great fortunes. Here are some useful tips from some of the most successful investors in the world.
Generation Z — those ages 14 to 21 — is shaping up to be a generation of money-savvy savers. Find out more about these frugal youngsters' attitudes about money.
If you are a Gen Xer or Baby Boomer and feel behind in saving for your retirement, you aren't alone. Here are some tips to help you stay on track financially.
Take important financial steps now can be the key to enjoying a rewarding financial future. A BBVA professional financial planner offers insights about what you need to do today to prepare for tomorrow.
Some researchers suggest that spending and savings habits may be hard-wired in the brain. Here are some tips to retrain the brain and learn to save.
Tipping during the holidays can be confusing. Check out this holiday tipping guide to help show your gratitude without busting your budget.
Make positive financial changes in 2018 with these simple goals.
Saving money and getting organized are on everyone's to-do list, but it's not always obvious that the two are intertwined.
College is expensive, but there are ways to reduce costs. Check out these three smart savings tips on how students can save cash in college.
Check out these five strategies to help gain control of finances and alleviate some stress.
Savings account, CD, or Money Market? A quick guide to help you decide where to stash your cash to meet your savings goals.
Reaching financial goals can sometimes feel a little like a rivalry game: Just when you’re moving down the field, life intercepts the ball. But with the right game plan, you can stay on track.
Having overdraft protection can be a smart financial tool when used responsibly. Find out more about you can protect your account and save money.
Got some money to save? Here's what you need to know to decide between a CD and a savings account.
Gen Xers face unique financial challenges thanks to the impact of recessions, bubbles, and other economic hurdles. But here are 3 financial fixes for them.
Whether you're moving across the street or across the country, save money on your next move.
Do you have an emergency fund if the unexpected happens? Find out why you need one, how much to save, and tips for building your emergency savings fund.
Just getting started investing? Take the time to check out some recommended online investment tutorials, highly regarded books for beginners, and other valuable financial education resources.
Go green with an all-electric car (in more ways than one). Find out how an electric is not only good for the environment but good for your wallet as well!
Wedding season is pricey. Industry experts provide tips to survive wedding season under budget and unscathed.
Tips for living a giving lifestyle and the benefits being charitable brings.
Smart, simple tips for improving organization, reducing clutter, saving a little money, and getting a fresh financial start.
Saving money is hard to do. Check out these five real-world strategies for getting started, building a savings account, and keeping your money stashed away.
Need to make a quick, easy meal? Chances are you already have nutritious options in your pantry.
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