Financial Planning

Financial Planning

5 Side Hustles That Actually Make Money

If you're thinking about picking up a side job or two to get a jump on holiday spending or build up your rainy-day fund, you're...

by Chandra Thomas Whitfield

Financial Planning

Things I Wish I'd Known About Money in My 20s

The saying goes, "If you knew better, you would do better." That applies to your personal finance decisions, too, right? MoneyGeek asked around the office...

by Crissinda Ponder

Financial Planning

12 Wallet-Friendly Tips to Prepare for the Holidays

If the most wonderful time of the year is also your most stressful, you're not alone. A recent Harris Poll found that 43 percent of...

by Jessica Santina

Financial Planning

4 Tax Tips for the Gig Economy

Around 4 million workers are now part of the gig economy, rejecting routine 9-to-5 office work in exchange for piecing together a variety of jobs...

by Kay Bell

Financial Planning

Can Having a Pet Save You Money?

Pets can be a hassle, but like me, you'd probably feel lost without that little creature who drives you crazy. Aside from the obvious upsides...

by Money Geek Team

Financial Planning

The 5 Best Ways to Build an Emergency Fund

Making ends meet while also trying to scrimp together savings for college, a house or retirement - let alone a luxury such as a vacation...

by Michele DiGirolamo

Financial Planning

The 6 Best Personal Finance Apps

Smartphones can make it easier to do almost anything, including spending money. Fortunately, there are personal finance apps that can make it just as easy...

by Money Geek Team

Financial Planning

Ask a MoneyGeek: Save for Retirement or Pay Off Loans?

Q: I'm in my early 20s. Should I really be saving for retirement now? It seems smarter to pay off my student loans first. Here's...

by Money Geek Team

Financial Planning

Ask a MoneyGeek: How Can I Start Saving for Retirement When I Have So Many Bills?

Q: I'm a freelancer in my early 30s and I haven't really started saving for retirement. I keep meaning to, but it seems that bills...

by Money Geek Team

Financial Planning

Ask a MoneyGeek: How Do I Cut My Tax Bill?

Q: Federal income taxes are taking so much of my paycheck! How do I reduce my taxes at the end of the year? Here's what...

by Money Geek Team

Financial Planning

6 Budget Mistakes to Avoid in 2018

With the start of a new year, many of us are taking stock of our finances and vowing to get better at budgeting. As you...

by Mary Purcell

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