Monthly Archives: April 2016

What We Can Learn From the Cautionary Tale of Prince’s Estate Planning

The death of the pop icon revealed how important having an estate plan is. Here are the docs you need to get started on yours. More

Your Must-Read Money Stories of the Week: How to Score an All-Star LinkedIn Rating

How to raise the game on your LinkedIn profile, the best U.S. markets to flip a house and more in this week’s roundup. More

How to Save Money on the Wedding of Your Dreams

A food truck for your reception? Here are creative options for saving cash on dresses, rings, flowers, invitations and more. More

The LearnVest Vocab Lesson: 12 Key Terms to Know About College Financial Aid

Whether you’re trying to decipher a financial aid offer letter or just beginning to think about college, here’s lingo to master. More

First Class, Anyone? 5 Tips for Getting Bumped Up On Your Next Flight

It pays to be loyal—with your airline carrier, that is. Consider this and other tips for extra legroom without the extra cost. More

5 Times Procrastinating Might Be the Smart Thing to Do

Procrastination gets a bad rap, but it can be a strategy to foster creativity and better decisions—if you do it the right way. More

Want to Get Out of Debt Faster? 4 Things to Ask Your Credit Card Company Right Now

Do you want a lower APR on your go-to card? Need forgiveness for a late payment? Here are key questions that you should ask. More

Smart Money Skills Kids Ages 6-10 Should Have

From getting comfortable with cash to spotting an upsell. More

Work Smarter: The Best Times of Day to Conquer Your To-Dos

Did you know you should tackle your toughest tasks at 9 in the morning and schedule meetings for 2:10 in the afternoon? Learn why. More

Your Must-Read Money Stories of the Week: The Long-Term Dangers of the Gender Pay Gap

How the wage gap impacts women in the long run, “nosy” interview questions you should be asking and more in this week’s roundup. More