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How to Compare Health Insurance Costs

Say you’re self-employed, or your family doesn’t currently have health insurance. How do you compare the many private health plans out there? It’s a daunting task. Even if you spend hours doing research, you might…

How Americans Spend on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow, and Americans are preparing to spend on a little romance. From candy hearts to fancy dates, America’s most romantic holiday can get very, very expensive. Here are some things you didn’t…

Parents Beware: Financial Education Stalls at School

College admissions and education rankings generally prioritize math and reading, but there’s much more to the story. What about financial education? With student loan debt nearing $1.5 trillion, financial literacy is more important than ever,…

When to Refinance Your Auto Loan

Refinancing an auto loan can save you a lot of money on your monthly payment. Borrowers can refinance to get the best bang for their buck and pay off a loan quicker. But it’s not…

3 Reasons to Choose Credit Over Debit

Credit card or debit card? You’ve probably asked yourself that question. When Americans pull out their wallets, they’re actually more likely to choose a debit card over a credit card for daily purchases. But there…

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Teach Your Teenager with an Allowance

If you have a teenager at home, you’ve probably given them $20 for a night at the movies or even more for a weekend road trip. But think of an allowance as a teachable moment.…

Use Apps to Keep Track of Your Finances

It’s easier to keep tabs on your finances now than ever before. Financial apps allow you check your bank account or monitor the stock market with the touch of a finger, and Americans are taking…