Monthly Archives: April 2016

The 3-6-9 Guideline for Emergency Savings

Are you worried you never have enough in your rainy-day fund? Consider these guidelines to help give you some peace of mind. More

The Average Price Tag on the Most Common Home Improvement Projects

Dreaming of a new kitchen, or maybe an expanded deck? Here’s what you can expect to pay on the most popular projects nationwide. More

‘We Went to Financial Therapy to Deal With Our Money Issues’

Facing foreclosure, a once-solvent couple turned to a surprising source to learn how it happened—and how to make their way back. More

No Raise? 6 Ways to Squeeze More Money From Your Job

Disappointed by your invisible pay bump? These strategies could help pad your paycheck until you nab that bigger salary increase. More

Meet the Winner of Our March 2016 Call to Action!

We asked: What’s your number-one strategy for getting more done at work? Our winner shares her secret to time-management success. More

Your Must-Read Money Stories of the Week: A Procrastinator’s Guide to Filing Taxes

A quick guide to finishing your taxes, changes to retirement investing that could impact you, and more in this week’s roundup. More

The Professional’s Guide to Reaching Out to an Old Business Contact

Need a favor of someone who might not remember you? Here are 5 steps to rekindling those connections—without making it awkward. More

4 Tips to Negotiate Your Way to a Better Financial Aid Package

Feeling the sting from your kid’s college price tag? These moves could help you uncover more in grants and scholarships.
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Check Out Our April Call to Action! (You Could Win $100)

We want to know: What’s the most embarrassing thing you realized you never knew about managing your finances? More

Money 911? 4 Plastic-Free Steps to Covering an Unexpected Expense

Financial emergencies are sure to happen, but you can cover those pop-up expenses without racking up credit card debt. Here’s how. More