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Gig workers are falling far behind on savings compared to regular employees, according to a study

A gig economy is an environment in which flexible, temporary positions are common.
Just as you may go to friends for advice after a fight with your partner, you may also seek out money advice from those around you.

8 people share the best money advice they’ve ever received

Money advice from those you trust can guide you towards your goals. Some of the best money advice can come from an expert or someone who has reached an important financial milestone. Here, seven people share the best money advice they have received, and how it changed their lives.
How much people have in their savings accounts varies drastically from person to person.

10 people reveal how much they have in savings, and how they got there

Savings accounts are crucial to reaching important financial milestones and protecting yourself from an unexpected job loss or other emergencies. Different savings methods work for different people. Here, 10 people reveal how much money they have in savings, and how they did it.
Thanks for the great money advice!

11 financial experts share the best money advice they’ve ever received

Money advice can come from friends, financial experts, and even your parents — who should you trust? What works best for one person may not work for another, but it's helpful to have some options. Here, financial experts share the best money advice they've ever received.
An advert for Marcus that ran in the US.

Goldman Sachs is quietly launching its retail bank Marcus in the UK

UK-based staff can now apply for accounts with Marcus and give "feedback before officially going to market." The bank will officially launch to UK consumers "in the coming weeks."
Bankruptcy is crushing retirement dreams.

A growing number of Americans over age 65 are filing for bankruptcy just to get by, and it could signal a larger problem in the US

More older Americans are filing for bankruptcy, reports The New York Times, citing a study from the Consumer Bankruptcy Project. The costs of aging have been off-loaded onto a population with limited resources that hasn't saved enough for retirement.
Charleston, South Carolina, is one of the most undervalued cities to buy a home.

The 31 most underrated American cities to live in

Smart homeowners should take out an affordable mortgage on an undervalued home. SmartAsset recently revealed the most undervalued cities to buy a home in the US — see where you'll get the most bang for your buck.
Saving money is easier than you thought.

12 clever ways to save money every day, according to financial experts

Money-saving tactics can often be unrealistic or forced. There are easy ways to spend and save money every day, like removing stored credit card numbers, implementing a 48-hour rule for spending, and tracking every expense. Here are 12 unusual ways you can save money every day.
I don't regret my student loans. (Author not pictured.)

I took out student loans and it was the best decision I made — here’s why

Student loans can leave young people in thousands of dollars worth of debt, with the average borrower graduating with over $37,000 to pay back. Despite the costs, student loans are a worthwhile investment if having that education will lead to a good career and income down the road.
Many Americans feel investing is too risky.

Even the Americans sitting on piles of cash aren’t using it correctly to build wealth

The average American is holding too much cash in savings, and it's keeping them from building wealth. You should instead invest your excess savings in the stock market for the best returns, NerdWallet's investing and retirement expert recommends.