Posts by LearnVest

How to Budget Your Money With the 50/20/30 Guideline

It’s hard to know how much you should spend on housing, clothing or food. Lay your confusion to rest with the 50/20/30 rule. More

Dining Out vs. Eating In: Why It’s Good to Get Cooking Again

Are diner visits and take-out orders part of your day to day? Here’s a by-the-numbers look at a few benefits of home cooking. More

Take the #rightnextstep in 2016 (Your Chance to Win a Year in the LearnVest Program!)

At LearnVest, whatever your resolutions may be, we’re rooting for you. And this year, we want to give you a little extra incentive. More

Hack My Holiday Spending! ‘How Can I Keep My Out-of-Control Budget in Check?’

Karen’s seasonal outlay tops $4K. But with the help of a CFP®, she wants to trim costs—without sacrificing holiday cheer. More

The LearnVest Quick Guide to … 401(k) Rollovers

Haven’t rolled over that 401(k)? We’ve distilled what you need to do into a mini guide—so you can check it off your to-do list. More

Ask a CFP: ‘I’ve Maxed Out My Retirement Account. What Can I Do to Save More?’

Living into your 80s calls for a sizable nest egg—and retirement accounts may not be enough. A CFP® suggests more ways to save. More

Ask a CPA: ‘What Happens if I Overcontribute to a Retirement Account?’

Breaking IRS rules and putting too much in a retirement account can wreak havoc on taxes. What to do if you’ve passed the limits. More

Dollar Do-Overs: 9 People Share ‘How I’d Do Things Differently’

From taking on a timeshare to scrimping on wedding planning, there’s something to be learned from these financial hindsight tales. More

Webinar: Decoding Your Credit Score

Your credit score is like your heart rate: It’s a key gauge of your overall health. Here’s how to get that fiscal ticker in shape. More

Your August 2015 Financial To-Dos

From checking your credit score to getting a jump on your taxes, here are 5 key money matters to tackle before the summer is over.