Planning

10 People You Should Be Tipping

Here’s a tip: Follow these guidelines from etiquette and industry experts and you’ll never be baffled by the amount of gratuity to offer valets, bellhops, housekeepers, or other hotel staffers.

3 Ways to Navigate Finances as a Couple

Three things to consider when dealing with money in the context of a relationship.

4 Ways to Balance Your Finances Without a Budget

 

Nearly every expert will tell you that meticulously monitoring your spending (Excel spreadsheet and all) is the surest way to stay on track financially. And for the three or four of you out there with the capacity to do that, congratulations. The rest of us can rely on these alternative strategies—just as effective and a lot less labor-intensive.

5 Fixes for Money Worries

These smart, simple suggestions will help you keep calm about your finances―and stay above water.

Get-Out-of-Debt Checklist

Does the old saying "Another year older and deeper in debt" ring too true? Take these steps now to reduce your debt and fix credit problems.

5 Ways to Start Saving for College

These smart programs may help ease the financial pain of paying for your child’s four-year degree.

5 Price-Comparison Apps to Try

All you need to be a savvy shopper is your smartphone. Try these price-comparison apps to get the best deal.

7 Credit Card Myths, Explained

Befuddled by the best plastic practices—not to mention all that fine print? In plain English, here’s everything you need to know.

5 Ways to Save on Summer Fun

These discounts and bargains can help you save on sports equipment, movie tickets, theme parks, and more summer fun.

12 Money Myths Debunked

If you’ve ever heard that it’s better to use cash to track your spending habits or that the sale price is always the lowest price, read on to learn the real truth.