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Tax Consequences Of House Flipping

Ed note: Owning real estate can make your tax return a bit more complicated. Figuring taxes when you flip real estate as a side...

Smart Ways to Throw a Wedding for $6,300

Ed note: Budget weddings are actually pretty trendy. Besides saving money (which is always cool), they force you to make more inventive and unique...

Is a Garage Sale Worth It?

The days are longer. The flowers have bloomed. Spring cleaning is done. And you can’t drive a mile without seeing a sign for a...

You’re 26! What’s your health care fix?

Ed note: Many life transitions are times of fun and adventure. Finally being required to get your own health insurance doesn’t exactly feel as...

Between Bread: A Look Inside The Hamburger [INFOGRAPHIC]

It probably isn’t a surprise that Memorial Day (a popular holiday for cook-outs) and National Hamburger Day (May 28) fall so close together. While...

What If Someone Else Pays Off Your Student Loans?

Ed note: Congratulations on your graduation! I bet you are really excited to start paying down those student loans. No? Well, let’s daydream for...

Understanding College Financing and Student Loan Debt

Ed note: If you (or your child) are headed off to college in the fall, you may be working furiously to determine how it...

Why Your Child Might Not Need a Four-Year Degree

Ed note: We know that – on average – amount of education correlates to income. As in: more education, more money. BUT, that only...

Budget Challenge Winner Gets Surprise Check Presentation

You don’t win a personal finance challenge without making hard decisions: Get a full cable package or put more in emergency savings? Maximize your retirement contribution...

Gifts For Mom This Mother’s Day [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know the IRS has “gifts” to give mothers every year, too? OK, credits and deductions may not be able to hold a candle...

Move Home or Move On

Ed note: Moving back home may come with emotional baggage. But when it comes to making a decision about your finances, you have to...

Gifts Grads Can Actually Use

Ed note: When I graduated high school, I got a lot of picture frames and small mementos. Years later, what’s stayed with me? A...