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Ramit Sethi.

A financial expert and bestselling author says the best money advice he can give isn’t a mystery or magic — it’s just math

"I Will Teach You To Be Rich" author Ramit Sethi believes anyone can learn to be good with money, and it starts with automating your cash flow.
Melanie Lockert.

6 strategies I used to pay off $81,000 in student loans

After years of paying the minimum on her student loans, she decided to get serious about paying off her debt, and implemented the debt avalanche.
You shouldn't have to worry about your money. The author is not pictured.

I want my bank accounts to be fee-free, high-yield, and trustworthy — and my 3 favorites perfectly fit the bill

High-yield savings accounts from Charles Schwab, Ally, and Capital One have low fees, high interest rates, and trustworthy institutions behind them.
Financial expert Ramit Sethi says everyone with debt should know their payoff date.

A financial expert and bestselling author asks anyone with debt the same first question

Financial expert Ramit Sethi says a person who knows their debt payoff date, whether it's credit-card debt or student loans, clearly has a plan.
A CD can be a good place to store money you don't need immediately.

Here’s exactly how to decide if you should put money in a CD

A CD, or certificate of deposit, is an FDIC-insured savings instrument that provides a safe, secure option to store savings you need in the future.
Take advantage of high-interest accounts to grow your emergency fund.

A financial advisor says there are 4 smart ways to grow your emergency fund — here’s how they stack up

The best place to grow your emergency fund is somewhere safe and liquid. Try a high-yield savings account or money-market fund for the best return.
Building wealth takes time.

A man whose net worth is approaching $1 million credits most of that wealth to a habit he started a decade ago

J. Money, of Budgets Are Sexy, credits much of his wealth to maxing out retirement savings accounts every year for nearly a decade.
Wealth is all relative, especially when it comes to class.

Nearly half of Americans earning $100,000 or more think they’re middle class — and it shows that class in America isn’t just about m...

While class and wealth are relative, a shrinking middle class, increased living costs, and debt contribute to their differences.
Some millionaires said they lost money trying to manage their own investments.

An early retiree quizzed 100 millionaires about their biggest money mistakes and discovered nearly all of them fell into the same trap

Early retiree John thinks many high-earning people, including himself, often fall into a trap early in their careers that breeds overconfidence.
Many city dwellers don't feel part of the middle class, according to an INSIDER and Morning Consult survey.

Americans living in suburbs tend to consider themselves middle class, but most city-dwellers can’t say the same

Not many city-dwellers think they're middle class — stark contrast to those living in the suburbs, according to an INSIDER and Morning Consult survey.