Money

Your Guide to Investing, From $5 to $50,000

The myth that men are better investors? Consider it killed: A recent Fidelity Investments study found that when women invest, their portfolios earn more annually. And thanks to new robo-adviser apps and brokerage services, boosting your savings through the stock market is easier than ever. Experts weigh in on how to make the most of your money.

This Is the Best Time to Book Your Holiday Airfare

It’s time to start thinking about travel plans if you want to save money on fares.

A Routine Car Maintenance Schedule

Follow this simple schedule to keep up your car’s maintenance and keep yourself safe on the road.

Money-Saving Holiday Survival Guide

Best days to shop, affordable entertaining ideas, budget travel tips, and more money-saving advice for getting through the holidays with your wallet—and your sanity—intact.

3 Ways to Break Bad Holiday Shopping Habits

’Tis the season of temptations. No wonder you end up busting your budget every December. Learn how to resist your worst buying habits and your favorite retailers’ enticements, from free hot chocolate to, yes, even “Jingle Bell Rock.”    

1 Day Holiday Shopping Plan

Instead of aimlessly buying gifts throughout the season (a major wallet drain), use this shopping guide, chock-full of surprising strategies, to cross everything off your list in a single day.

Sneaky Christmas and Holiday Shopping Tips

How merchants get you to (over)spend on holiday gifts.

4-Week Holiday Savings Plan

Use these week-by-week ideas to minimize the damage to your bank account.

Save on Baggage Fees on Your Return Flight    

If you’re among the thousands traveling this holiday season, use these simple tips to make sure you reach your destination without getting hit with costly baggage fees.

6 Ways to Have Healthy Holidays

The holidays bring their own set of challenges: too much food, too many parties, too much stress, too little time. Stay on the healthy track with these tips.