Your Money

Pointers from the pros on smart retirement planning, loans, college savings, real estate and investments.

Form W-2
Jan 30th, 2015

And You Thought Your Taxes Were Frustrating

Ed note: We see it all at H&R Block. People who have shoeboxes of receipts. People who haven’t filed in years. But when Mel told me about her experience, I gasped a little. It was too good a story to pass up. I am an experience chaser. My Facebook is full of crazy pictures from […]

advice
Jan 15th, 2015

Valuing whether cash bonuses are worth the time

Ed note: We always want more money, right? David Ning is here to help you determine which opportunities you should take advantage of to make a little more cash, and what to do with the money to maximize the value. A new opportunity to earn cash seems to pop up daily these days, but most […]

budget
Jan 14th, 2015

How to Make Habits, Not Resolutions, This Year

Ed note: Do you feel like you are losing steam with your resolutions already? Studies show that people start to drop out at the two-week mark. So we wanted to help you out. Before you lose all your motivation, take these steps to create good financial habits that will last all year long – minimal […]

advice
Jan 10th, 2015

Don’t Make These Costly Mistakes with Your Health Savings Account

Ed note: Do you have a Health Savings Account? If so, Jason Steele has a few tips for you when it comes to your contributions and using the account – all learned from his personal experience. Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are a great way to help ease the pain of costly medical bills that are […]

budget
Jan 9th, 2015

8 Tips for Reducing Energy Costs This Winter

Ed note: Depending on where you live, you may be looking ahead to a long, cold winter. While we can’t change the forecast, we can help save some money when it comes to keeping your home warm, affordably. Cutting back on energy costs amounts to money in your pocket, and it’s extra important in the […]

credit
Dec 19th, 2014

The Credit Score Catch-22

Ed note: Think the only way to build credit is with a credit card? Think again. We all have to start somewhere. Here’s how to get on the right financial track, even without that piece of plastic in your pocket. Leer en español. For young adults, it represents the classic chicken-egg scenario. You want (and need) […]