4 Situations When a Personal Loan is a Good Idea

4 Situations When a Personal Loan is a Good Idea

It's true that auto loans and home loans offer attractively-low annual percentage rates (APRs), while credit cards offer borrowing power without the risk of ever seeing the repo man haul away your financed valuables. But wouldn't it be nice if you could get the best of both worlds when it comes to making a big-ticket purchase or refinancing your high-interest debt? Read more

The 4 Worst Home Refinancing Mistakes People Make (and How to Avoid Them!)

The 4 Worst Home Refinancing Mistakes People Make (and How to Avoid Them!)

If you haven't already felt the pressure to refinance your mortgage, you're probably really feeling it now. Mortgage rates are still hovering near historic lows. Read more

The 5 Best Rewards Credit Cards for 2021

The 5 Best Rewards Credit Cards for 2021

If you're spending money, why not get paid for it with one of the best cashback credit cards of 2021? When you receive a percentage of what you spend with every purchase (normally between 1 to 5%), you’ll get significant savings that can be used to pay down your balance (or cash out for something special). Read more

The Top 5 Credit Card Signup Bonuses (2021)

The Top 5 Credit Card Signup Bonuses (2021)

What's better than earning rewards for using your credit cards? Getting paid hundreds of dollars in sign-up bonuses in three months or less – just for trying out a new one. Read more

5 Simple Ways to Save on the Rising Costs of Higher Education

5 Simple Ways to Save on the Rising Costs of Higher Education

The average tuition for a four-year US public college will cost you a steep $10,000 per year according to The College Board, while private colleges may charge a budget-busting $30,000-plus annually. And graduate programs cost up to double those amounts, depending on the type of graduate-level program. Read more

5 Ways to Make Money From Your Land... Without Lifting a Finger

5 Ways to Make Money From Your Land... Without Lifting a Finger

Owning land usually takes large amounts of time and resources. If you bought some land – or are thinking about it – you need to know how to make money with your land to offset costs. Read more

50 Quotes From the World's Most Controversial Billionaire

50 Quotes From the World's Most Controversial Billionaire

George Soros may have made a billion dollars short-selling the pound sterling (earning him the title of "The Man Who Broke the Bank of England"), but what he really wanted to be was a philosopher. How George Soros Made His Money  The chairman of Soros Fund Management made a bold move in the early '90s to short-sell the pound sterling, speculating that the British government would be forced to break from the European Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM) and allow the British pound to devalue in relation to other currencies. Read more

7 Critical Traits Of The World's Best Investments

7 Critical Traits Of The World's Best Investments

Look for these traits and you can find investments that will generate value for years to come -- and avoid those that destroy shareholder wealth.

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The 7 Fastest-Growing Middle-Class Jobs In America

The 7 Fastest-Growing Middle-Class Jobs In America

After several months of stubbornly high unemployment and European economic turmoil, Americans haven't exactly warmed to the idea that better days are ahead. A recent Gallup poll revealed that 58% of Americans believe overall economic conditions – which include the unemployment situation – are getting worse. Read more

The Best Way to Start Investing When You're Young

The Best Way to Start Investing When You're Young

When asked what mankind’s greatest invention was, Albert Einstein answered, “Compound interest.” And he was right. Read more