In the aftermath of a disaster that destroys your house, it can be all but impossible to think through everything you’ve lost. Fires, floods, hurricanes, damaged roofs—when you’re putting your life back together, you might not be thinking about how to catalogue your drawer of kitchen utensils for the insurance company.
A proliferation of ETFs over the past few years has translated into a record number of the low-cost funds closing, according to Associated Press reporter Anna-Louise Jackson, as not all of the funds can attract enough investors to stay afloat. In fact, the AP reports that through September, 132 ETFs have stopped…
Who you marry is one of the most important financial decisions you can make. Financial incompatibility, in fact, is one of the main reasons couples get divorced.
We’ve all been there: You threw an amazing party—maybe a housewarming, maybe a holiday get-together—but now it’s 1, 2 a.m., and your guests just. Won’t. Leave. It’s not your fault you’re just that good at throwing parties, but you’d also like to clean up and head to bed sometime soon. What is one to do?
Money mistakes are a dime a dozen. Except, you know, they end up costing us a bit more than that.
Things haven’t been going great for Elon Musk the past few months.
Now that we’ve talked about setting goals and reviewed our performance for this year, it’s time to talk about next year. To that end, my 2019 money goal is...
While we’re thinking about money goals for 2019, one of your key considerations should be the small steps you can take each day or week to get you where you want to go.
Lifehacker readers know that goal setting and New Year’s resolutions don’t always work out (resolutions, specifically, have a high potential to fail). But if you there’s something you want to achieve, it’s also undeniable that naming it, making a plan and taking specific and consistent steps is the best way to…
There’s no shortage of budgeting apps out there, but sometimes, rather than futzing with categories, charts, graphs and daily alerts that you’re over a pre-set budget or have “irregular spending” in a certain category (ahem, Mint), you just want something simple to track the money you’re spending.
MoviePass is switching up its subscription model once again in the new year, and users in major markets can look forward to paying more for their monthly subscription.
Multitasking is bad for productivity: If you’re in a meeting trying to send out emails while listening to the speaker, chances are one of those tasks is going to suffer. You need to give one task your full attention. But when it comes to your money, multitasking is a necessity.
Everyone’s familiar with the statistic that women earn, on average, 79 to 80 cents to a white man’s dollar in the U.S. But the real cost of the wage gap is a lot more nuanced than that.
Holiday gift-giving has gotten out of hand.
Missing a credit card payment could hit your wallet a little harder next year.
Of my many flaws, one that should be easy to fix, is that I use too much of a product in single sitting: Lotion, shampoo, hot sauce—I always use a little bit more than I need to, thereby wasting some of it (excess lotion gets washed off), or having excessively spicy food.
In the ideal financial world, we’d all have fluffy bank account balances, solid investment portfolios, houses that are paid off and no debt. In reality, it’s difficult to see even one of those goals come to fruition, let alone all of them at once.
The U.S. Postal Service announced it will be suspending mail deliveries tomorrow for the national day of mourning in honor of former President George H.W. Bush. Post offices around the country will also be closed.
As you reflect on the past year and make new resolutions, consider sitting down with your kids and making a money goal together for 2019.
College grads with public student loans typically get a six-month grace period after convocation before they have to start making payments. And that means for Spring 2018 grads, it’s probably time to start paying up.