Posts by LearnVest

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.

Hack My Debt! ‘I Want to Pay Off $10,000 of Credit Card Debt in a Year’

Alexis racked up debt pursuing a dream career—and now needs pointers on how to dig out while living on an irregular income. More

Embrace the July 2015 Call to Action (You Could Win $100!)

We want to know: What was your worst summer job—and what did it teach you about money? Tell us about it, and you could win $100! More

Your July 2015 Financial To-Dos

Five quick exercises—like evaluating your cooling bills and revamping your LinkedIn profile—for a financially healthy month. More