Financial Literacy Month: Benefits of Balance Transfer Cards
If you have credit card debt, chances are you're getting slammed with sky high interest charges.
Tips for Expense Tracking & Establishing an Effective Budget
Budgeting can be boring difficult to stick to, but establishing one is the basic foundation of personal finance.
Financial Literacy Month: What Are the Fastest Ways to Boost My Credit Score?
A healthy credit score is a key part of financial success, but what are the fastest ways to boost your score?
Big Banks Scale Back Mortgage Lending, Study Reveals
A new report from the American Enterprise Institute showed that large banks represent 33% of the home loan origination market, compared to 61% in November 2012.
Financial Literacy's Dark Side: It's Not Always Safe on Main Street
Financial literacy is meant to empower consumers to be smart with their money, save effectively and grow their wealth.
Financial Literacy Month: Should I Get a Secured Credit Card?
There are tons of credit cards out there, but should you get a secured credit card?
Quick Tips From Our Experts to Survive Financial Literacy Month
Did you know that we can pocket an extra $200 a month by focusing on purchasing necessities instead of indulging our inner-consumer?
Financial Literacy Month: How Much Money Do I Need in an Emergency Fund?
In honor of April's Financial Literacy Month, MainStreet took a closer look at how much money you should have in an emergency savings account.
Teens to Shell Out Over $300 Just on Asking a Date to Prom
Going to the prom doesn’t come cheap.
Teenagers to Shell Out Over $300 on Asking a Date to Prom Night
Going to the prom doesn’t come cheap.
Home Improvement Ideas to Save Money, Boost Your Home's Value
After a nasty winter, spring is upon us. It's time to roll up your sleeves and get your home into shape in time for the warmer weather.
Saving for College Using 529 Plans: How to Navigate Plans & Taxes
529 plans help parents save for college tuition expenses for their kids, but with college costs on the rise, the account may not be enough.
Valentine's Day Means Paying a Premium for Dining Out, Buying Flowers
The consumer's average Valentine's Day spending is up $133 from last year and total spending is expected to reach almost $19 billion, this year, according to the National Retail Federation.
Passive Investing May Cost More in Fees Than You Think
If you've been taking advantage of the popular trading strategy known as passive investing, you might want to think about how much you're paying your fund manager.
3 Things Homebuyers Should Think About Before Signing the Papers
Despite low mortgage rates, an improving labor market and elevated stock prices, consumers are still a bit cautious when it comes to buying a home.
The Best and Worst Cities for Dating Based on Costs, Percentage of Singles
A New Year just might mean a new significant other. But the costs involved in dating aren't created equal.
2015 to Reward Consumers With Low Gas Prices, Elevated Stocks
As we wrap up 2014 and head to the New Year, economic conditions for consumers are looking pretty bright and will continue to strengthen into 2015.
3 Attractive Year-End Finance Deals, as Automakers Close Out 2014
As we head into 2015, now just may be the best time to score a deal on financing a car.
Small Businesses are Bullish on 2015, but Have Two Big Worries
Small business owners remain optimistic about 2015, but face challenges such as dysfunction in Washington and rising health care costs.
Housing Bubble Ahead? Some U.S. Markets Might Be Ready to Pop
RealtyTrac says 21% of the nation's residential real estate markets are seeing warning signs of market bubbles like the one that nearly collapsed the market in 2007 and 2008.