What to know before rebalancing your investment portfolio

After a volatile year for the stock and bond markets, it may be time to rebalance your portfolio by shifting assets back to match your original goals, according to experts.  …

These 4 tips can help you stay out of debt this holiday season

Consumers spent a record $9.12 billion online shopping during Black Friday and another record $11.3 billion on Cyber Monday, according to the most recent data from Adobe. So far this November,…

Where Americans have the highest and lowest credit scores

Where you live may have an impact on your credit rating. With Minnesota’s low poverty rate and high employment, its residents have a credit score of 724, on average, well…

Confessions of personal finance reporter (Part Two): 3 money mistakes

Sarah O’Brien hard at work writing about personal finance. Salvatore Agostino One of the best benefits of being a personal finance reporter is my keen ability to recognize the many…

Is the UK now a buy? Analysts step in after market collapse

A security guard stands outside the London Stock Exchange building on December 29, 2020. Tolga Akmen | AFP via Getty Images UK bond markets and the pound plummeted this week…

To be 30 years old? Here’s how to manage your personal finances to get rich

Managing your personal finances should be one of life’s top priorities. If your finances are healthy, they can help you and your family lead a happier and more fulfilled life.…

How much money do you need in an emergency fund at each stage of your career

Nirunya Juntooomma | Istock | Getty Images If you’re feeling unsettled amid volatile stock markets, high inflation and rising interest rates, you might be wondering how much money you really…

Credit ratings are at an all-time high, despite rising consumer debt

Consumers are increasingly relying on credit cards to make ends meet, but this has not had a significant impact on their financial situation, at least as far as their credit…

Worried you’re mismanaging money? Try this 7-step financial checkup

As kids and teens gear up for “back to school,” now’s the time for adults to go “back to basics” when it comes to their finances. Give yourself a financial…

Here are 6 strategies to protect your finances against recession at any age

Like many Americans, you may fear that we are heading into a recession. More than 6 in 10 Americans – 62% – believe there will be a recession next year,…