How I Saved: A Return Trip to Paris, 30 Years in the Making

After an expensive divorce, Cameron vowed to spend on something better.

Don't Know What APY Is? You're Not Alone

Impress your friends with the answer.

First-time Homeowner? Here's What Year 1 Will Look Like

Keep this list handy. Welcome to the world of home maintenance.


Build Your Savings

Here's what you need to know about emergency funds

Why everyone should have a financial safety net.

Savings strategies for different ages and stages

It's never too early or too late to save smart.

How I saved: A 40th wedding anniversary and a tattoo

A daughter's side hustle got her parents a weekend getaway.

Personal Finance

Need help budgeting? These people got creative. So can you

Ever try a month-long spending freeze? Or join a budget challenge?

What do flu shots, holiday travel and antifreeze have in common?

These are the money questions you should ask yourself in October.

How dynamic pricing owns your wallet

You may not see it, but it's all around you. Here's how to beat it.

Start building your nest egg with a high-yield savings account from Marcus today.

Managing Debt

What not to do when creditors come calling

The ins and outs of debt settlement companies.

Essay: Lessons from a serial mover

Here's advice from someone who's moved 9 times in 8 years.

Scroll, like, spend, debt?

How social media can affect your spending.

Credit Score

Can paying off debt actually lower your credit score?

You might need to sit down for this one.

How late and partial payments affect credit scores

Our customers asked us. We answered.

Credit score: fact or fiction

There's a lot of credit score information on the web. Learn what's true and what's not.

Personal Loans 101

Personal loans, in a snapshot

Here's a list of ways to use them (and some might surprise you).

Feeling antsy about your debt?

Here's why and how to consolidate it.

To borrow or transfer, that is the question

It really does depend on your situation.