How much car can you afford?

How much car can you afford?

Determining your budget is the most important detail to figure out before shopping for a new car. 

5 Tips to Bounce Back from Summer Overspending

5 Tips to Bounce Back from Summer Overspending

Summer is a time when people tend to disregard their finances – with gorgeous weather and time off from work, it’s easy to focus on having as much fun as possible with travel, family barbecues and frequent parties, while putting money matters in the backseat.  If you’ve overspent this summer or failed to follow a savings plan or budget, don’t worry – it can probably be fixed. Here are five steps to help get your finances back on the right track:

How to Teach Your Kids to Budget this Summer

How to Teach Your Kids to Budget this Summer

Are your kids finally reaching the age when they’re ready to start having money of their own? According to a 2014 T. Rowe Price survey, 42% of parents sometimes avoid discussing money with their youngsters. However, with a few kid-friendly activities to jumpstart the conversation, you’ll be looking forward to these talks. By the time school rolls around again, your little ones will be a step closer to becoming budgeting pros.

Heading to college? Here’s a financial checklist to keep you on track.

Heading to college? Here’s a financial checklist to keep you on track.

College will present you with a host of new experiences—including, perhaps, the experience of not having unfettered access to Mom and Dad’s wallet. But learning how to balance your checkbook while also hitting the books doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Here’s a checklist of financial lessons that’ll get you through the first year of college without unnecessary debt.

10 Ways to Improve Your Finances

10 Ways to Improve Your Finances

If you're one of those people who embrace New Year's resolutions, improving your financial status might be one of the biggies.  Getting your financial health in order is one resolution that you will reap benefits from from years to come. Here 10 ways that you can start today and get on track to a better--and more financially savvy-- version of you.