Home Tags Personal Finance How To

Tag: Personal Finance How To

It's really not that hard.

How to finance a car and get yourself on the road

If you want a great deal, it's important to know how to finance a car before walking into the dealership.
A zero-sum budget helps take advantage of credit card rewards like travel, without incurring any debt. The author is not pictured.

How to use a zero-sum budget, the strategy that gives every single dollar a specific job

For the zero-sum budget to work, you track your spending, pay off your credit cards every month, and put extra dollars into savings.
You may be able to get an apartment with bad credit if you put down a bigger deposit or find a co-signer.

How to rent an apartment with not-so-great credit

It's not impossible to rent an apartment with bad credit, but it will likely take more money up front, a co-signer, or a roommate to do it.
What happens if you stop paying back student loans?

What happens if you stop paying back student loans? Nothing good.

So what happens when you stop paying back student loans? The US government can step in to ensure your financial options are very limited.
Knowing how to combine finances with a partner can help you reach your family's financial goals.

How to combine finances with your partner, whether you’re engaged, married, or living together

Learning how to combine finances with a partner is a key part of any relationship. Though it can be a tricky conversation, some planning will help.
A hard inquiry may temporarily ding your credit score.

What is a hard inquiry? It dings your credit score every time you want to borrow money, but it’s not a bad thing

A hard inquiry gives a lender a full look at your credit report, but may negatively influence your credit score as a result.
Learn how to contact the IRS if you haven't received your refund, because there could be an error.

How to contact the IRS if you haven’t received your refund

Knowing how to contact the IRS if you haven't received your refund is important because there could be a system error.

The best rewards credit cards of 2019

Get more points, miles, or cash back with the best rewards credit card. We break down what you need to know to pick the right credit cards.

How to get a credit card with bad credit

Figuring out how to get a credit card with bad credit takes a little more thought than opening a card when you have good or excellent credit.
Life insurance is a crucial part of any solid financial plan.

Life insurance is one of the best tools for protecting your family’s future — and the younger you are, the cheaper it is

What is life insurance? It can replace income, help pay off debt, or provide a savings cushion for your dependents if you die prematurely.