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If you've ever wondered how much you should tip a waiter, bartender, cab driver, hotel bellman, or barista, look no further.
I spent my whole life working for a salary, but now that I’m self-employed I use a 3-part strategy to manage my inconsistent income
For the first time in my life I don't have a consistent weekly salary, which makes it much harder to budget and plan ahead.
A couple who paid off $133,000 in debt, including 16 student loans, swears by a stunningly simple trick to keep from overspending
During their debt payoff period, the couple implemented the zero-sum budgeting method and bought their everyday items with cash only.
Buying pre-cut veggies, taking hot showers, owning a car, and clipping coupons are all surprising ways you're wasting money.
I’m a financial planner — here are the 5 most important questions about money you should be asking yourself
As a certified financial planner, I've seen how hard it is find answers to your money questions. But it's not as hard as you think.
A 2-step strategy financial planners use for themselves and their clients can make your money much less confusing
Separating cash into different "buckets" — for retirement, travel, or an emergency fund — allows you to see how much is going toward each goal.
I saved over $285,000 in my 20s without ever making a budget thanks to a laughably easy strategy I use instead
Sean, who goes by "The Money Wizard," has never stuck to a budget. Instead, he simply tracks his spending using the Numbers app on his iPhone.
I put everything I can on a credit card without any debt, thanks to a smart monthly strategy that keeps me in the green
For the zero-sum budget to work, they track their spending, pay off their cards multiple times a month, and keep an emergency fund.
Apps like You Need a Budget, or YNAB, are making it increasingly easier to get a handle on personal finances. Here's what it's like to use YNAB.
Learn more about net worth, investing, saving, debts and other financial concepts with easy to understand bar graphs.