Did you know a second-home mortgage is harder to get than a mortgage on a primary residence? It's something to consider before buying a vacation home.
I never used to think much about my savings account, but reading 'Broke Millennial' convinced me that was an expensive mistake
After reading "Broke Millennial" by Erin Lowry, she moved her savings to an online bank to earn far more in interest.
Chase Pay Yourself Back gives you up to 50% more value when you redeem points for groceries, dining, home improvement, and more — here's how it works
Chase Sapphire Preferred, Reserve, and Ink Business Preferred cardholders get an extra good deal using points toward purchases in select categories.
I've worked in the financial industry for years, and there are 5 things I'd tell anyone about how to build wealth
After eight years in the financial industry, the author has picked up a few tricks of the trade, including creative ways to build wealth faster.
Now that travel is slowly ramping up again, it's time to maximize Chase credit cards like the Sapphire Reserve and Freedom Flex and earn more points.
Her millionaire clients keep a long-term focus on their finances, make a plan and stick to it, and don't get freaked out by market swings.
Watching my best friend rack up over $10,000 in credit card debt made me put 5 checks and balances in place to avoid the same mistake
Reviewing weekly spending, setting aside an emergency fund, and staying accountable can help you stay out of credit card trouble.
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Watching my mom cry over some lost change taught me to protect every dollar I earn, and that lesson has served me well for years
The author and her mom collected cans to swap for change to pay the rent. When some change once got left behind, her mom was devastated.
By saving up two years' worth of expenses, the author was able to leave her job when a new boss made it clear she was no longer valued.
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Capital One Venture card review: One of the best travel credit cards, with an excellent sign-up bonus and 2x miles on every purchase
The Capital One Venture Rewards credit card offers up to 100,000 miles, and it's easy to earn and redeem rewards for flights, hotels, and more.
She wanted to invest more for retirement but needed $3,000 to buy into her chosen index fund, so she hustled hard to save the cash.
As a new investor, the author put money into individual companies instead of broad-based funds. Taking a friend's advice to hold the stocks cost her.
How my family used the Capital One Venture Rewards card to save over $1,200 on a spring break vacation rental
You can redeem Capital One Venture Rewards for a wide range of travel beyond airfare and hotels, and it's easy to erase purchases with miles.
By increasing her earnings and limiting her housing, food, and hobby expenses, the author and her husband maximize their savings.
I've been running my bridesmaid-for-hire business for over 6 years, and I credit my success to 3 smart tips I got from a mentor
After starting her business in 2014, the author's mentor advised her to continue growing her personal net worth while working on her business.
The author lost his father to prostate cancer in 2020 and helped his mother go through the process of collecting his life insurance payouts.
I bought a life insurance policy for my daughter when she was born, but I've found a better way to spend that $540 a year
Instead of keeping the whole life insurance policy, she's investing the cost of the policy in a brokerage account for her daughter.