Personal Finance

Discover personal finance tips and tricks around everything from managing your money to saving and planning for the future.

Preparing for a Furlough: What Is Furloughing?

Furloughs can be difficult, but you can prepare. Learn what being furloughed means, how it’s different from a layoff and how it could affect your finances. 

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What Is a Credit Union?

How is a credit union different than a bank? For answers to this and more, click here to learn about credit unions and how they can be a part of your financial plans.

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Guide to Sharing Finances as an Unmarried Couple

Couples who aren’t married don’t have the legal rights that married couples do, but they can still access several of the same financial benefits with careful planning.

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What is Afterpay, Klarna and Affirm? | How “Buy Now, Pay Later” Impacts Your Credit

Have you heard about Afterpay and wondered how it can impact your finances or credit health? Learn more about “buy now, pay later” options and your credit score.

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[Video] Your Credit Questions Answered

What questions do you have about your credit standing?

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You Ask, Equifax Answers: How Can I Reestablish Healthy Credit Habits After Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy can have long-term effects on your credit scores.

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[Video] The Top 10 Money Mistakes People Make

How many of these common money mistakes have you made? And what can you do to correct them when they occur?

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Four Tips for Loaning Money to Family

Think carefully before lending money to family: Unpaid debt could lead to strained relationships

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Six Tax Mistakes and Penalties to Avoid

Missing deadlines, making incorrect calculations and misspelling or leaving out essential information are all common tax mistakes that can cost you in the long run.

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Seven Ways to Save Money on Car Insurance

Have you reviewed your car insurance policy lately? You could be missing out on these ways to save money.

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Forbearance and Your Credit Reports

How to understand forbearance and your credit report during the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.

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How Should I Prioritize My Savings Goals?

There are lots of things in life you might save for — retirement, an emergency fund, a home — but how should you decide where to focus saved money first?

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