Oil prices are plummeting. Sign of coming economic collapse, momentary reprieve or just a break for your wallet? That depends on you.
Ebenezer Scrooge, the infamous miser of yuletide lore, can teach us a lot about money – specifically how to change our views on how we deal with it.
Losing weight and getting in shape probably rank as two of the most popular New Year’s resolutions. Joining a health club is a great idea – and a total waste of money if you don’t actually exercise in the facility. Some clubs are also more interested in reducing your wallet than your waistline.
Sunday night blues are not exclusive to workers. Retirees have them, too, because of the overwhelming free time during the weekdays. Finding things that keep you active and happy is the key to an enjoyable retirement.
Cutting your spending doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice a lot. There are savings out there if you just pay attention.
While the stock market made new highs and breathtaking lows over the last few weeks, one sector continued to simply fall, dare I say plummet: oil. Down with it went the price of a gallon of gasoline. Headlines warn that low-priced gas can hurt the economy but the benefit of cheap energy on your wallet remains, for now, clear.
Personal finance scares a lot of people. But money can be about joy, doing what you love in your young adulthood and living the life of your dreams. It’s time to see how to use your money to build security and confidence.
As the economy continues to grow and almost three out of every four executives surveyed say they feel generous, you may find yourself fortunate: You got a year-end bonus for 2014. Shelve for a moment your visions of exotic trips and instead evaluate how to make the most of this extra money.
We all flip between believing that America leads the world at everything to thinking our nation lags behind foreign powerhouses in every way. Regarding financial literacy, we’re solid in the top five – but far from best.
The only way to cut the size of an unwieldy federal budget is a government shutdown. While that may sound inflammatory, only such a drastic move will get the job done. Here is a practical guide on how to do that.