Finance for New Adults
Becoming an adult can be a frightening time in your life. Being financially independent requires a lot of know-how. In this section we'll examine many of the financial aspects related to becoming an adult.
5 Common Auto Insurance Scams (And How to Avoid Them)
How Auto Insurance Companies Work
How does the color of your car affect your insurance rate?
What Are the Different Types of Life Insurance?
Do I Need Life Insurance?
10 Factors That Affect Your Life Insurance Premium
How to Fill Out a Money Order
How to Write a Check
How to Find Your Bank's Routing Number
10 Things Hotels Don't Want You to Know
How Family Road Trips Can Be Done on the Cheap
Save or Splurge: 10 Suggestions on What's Worth the Spend When You're on Vacation
8 Cheapest States to Live In
How Black Friday Became Big Business Around the World
People Are Snatching Up Treasury I Bonds Paying 9.62 Percent
What to Do When a Friend Owes You Money
What Is Mortgage Forbearance and How Do You Qualify?
How to Future-proof Your Child's Credit From Fraud
8 Most Expensive Things in the World, From Parking to Palaces
Where Should You Put Your Money When Inflation Is High?
What Is Probate and Can You Avoid It?
How Square Works
5 Ways Mobile Banking Alerts Can Benefit You
Is checking becoming paperless?
What's the Difference Between Student Loan Refinance and Student Loan Consolidation?
Is It a Good Idea to Refinance Your Student Loans?
Can You Refinance Your Student Loans if You Didn't Graduate?
5 Reasons You Might Need to Visit the Social Security Office
Who Decides When Your Social Security Check Increases?
These Folks Retired in their 30s and 40s: Can You Do It Too?
Why Doesn't the U.S. Have a 'Return-free' Tax Filing System?
What Is FUTA and How Does It Work?
4 Year-End Money Tips to Lower Your Tax Bill
You spent your childhood wanting to be just like them. Then, during your teenage years, you did everything you possibly could to be nothing like them. Somewhere along the way, though, you did, in fact, become your parents. How did that happen?
By Sara Elliott
The transition from adolescence to adulthood is a difficult one for both children and parents. Fortunately, there are movies out there that compress the long and rocky road to adulthood into a 90-minute, family-friendly story that gives parents and teens something to talk about.
The American Dream: A nice house with a white picket fence, a big porch in the backyard and a flat-screen TV in the living room. In order to buy some of those things, most of us depend on credit. But before you can even establish good credit, you need to go through the application process.
Buying a home is the American dream, but as recent history has taught us, that dream can turn into a financial nightmare. How much should you spend? How much risk should you take? Those are just a couple of the questions that need to be answered.
If your apartment complex catches fire or floods in a natural disaster, you may be surprised to find out how little of your property is covered by your landlord's insurance policy. But we've got you covered. Here are the easy-to-understand components of renter's insurance.
By Sara Elliott