Published: Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:01:49 GMT2016-09-29T20:01:49Z
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:01:49 GMT2016-09-29T20:01:49ZI make $2,100 a month after taxes, and I have accumulated $46,000 in credit card debt. My husband makes more than I do, but he won’t help me. He says I got myself into this mess, so it’s my job to stop being irresponsible and fix it on my own. Do you have any advice?
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:12:34 GMT2016-09-28T14:12:34ZIn its 2016 Love and Money survey, TD Bank asked 1,902 respondents currently in relationships questions about money and relationships. The survey revealed that happy couples’ money habits are notably different from those who are unhappy. And the bad money habits could lead to hardships down the line — and possibly a breakup.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:12:24 GMT2016-09-26T14:12:24ZCollege tuition may be daunting, but so are the conversations about how to pay for it.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:01:05 GMT2016-09-23T15:01:05ZThere's a lot to like about employer-sponsored retirement plans such as the 401(k). They're convenient (funded by automatic payroll deduction) and offer tax savings (contributions lower a participant's taxable income, and investments grow tax-free), and many companies sweeten the deal by pitching in their own money to encourage employees to save.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 19:36:46 GMT2016-09-22T19:36:46ZMy wife and I recently sat through a timeshare pitch at my mom and dad’s community as a favor to them. We’re trying to get out of debt and take control of our money, so when the salesman said we could put the whole thing on a credit card, I told him about you and your plan.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 10:21:35 GMT2016-09-19T10:21:35ZMeet Ahad Rafi, Mariam Sharobeem, and Valerie Cheney, three teenagers who are teaching themselves about personal finance. All three have worked at branches of Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union set up in their high schools.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 13:01:58 GMT2016-09-16T13:01:58ZEfforts to make us smarter about money don't seem to be working. A Harvard Business School study found that personal-finance classes taught in high school had no effect on "financial outcomes" such as how much people saved or how likely they were to miss payments on debt.