Personal Finance

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

[Video] Five Ways to Prepare Your Finances for the Holidays

The holidays are usually a time of full stomachs, full houses and full hearts. They shouldn’t be a time for empty wallets.

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What Types of Annuities are There?

Here’s what to know about the different types of annuities. Plus, learn how to choose the annuity that’s best for your situation.

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What is the Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE) Movement?

Learn how the FIRE movement can channel an extreme saving and investing strategy into financial independence and early retirement.

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How Much of My Paycheck Should I Save?

If you’re looking to build your savings, you’ll need a plan that starts on payday. Try these strategies for saving money from your paycheck. 

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What is a Fixed Annuity?

Here’s what to know about fixed annuities: The pros, the cons and how they can help investors supplement their income in retirement.

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[Video] What is a Consumer Statement and Should I Have One?

What is a consumer statement, and when should they be used? Equifax helps clarify the best ways to use consumer statements in this guide. Learn more here.

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Student Loan Payments Resume

Here are some important strategies for borrowers facing federal student loan repayment.
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Forbearance and Your Credit Reports

How to understand forbearance and your credit report when facing financial hardships.

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Tax Credits and Deductions for First-Time Homebuyers

Learn a few key things about the tax deductions, tax credits and other types of assistance that are available to first-time homebuyers.
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What Is Early Retirement? How to Retire Early

If you’re dreaming of early retirement, it’s vital to plan ahead. Here’s how to prepare your finances and retire early.
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Five Credit Mistakes to Avoid when Facing Economic Uncertainty

If you’ve been using your credit cards more than normal, make sure you’re not making these five common mistakes.

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What Are Spousal IRAs and How Do They Work?

Spousal IRAs can be key retirement planning tools for couples in a single-income marriage. Learn how spousal IRAs work and who qualifies.
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