"A decade ago, a study from Princeton University made headlines for showing that an income level of $75,000 per household was the sweet spot for happiness, and that earnings above that level, surprisingly, did not result in additional boosts. New research, though, finally calls this premise into question."
"A new study shows just how hard it is for many Americans to get ahead. The average American spends roughly $1,272 per paycheck on living expenses — with the majority of expenses coming from housing and utility bills — according to a recent Clever Real Estate report using Bureau of Economic Analysis spending and income […]
Made some money mistakes you’re not exactly proud of? Well, you’re not the only one. Most people usually make and end up regretting these 7 most common financial mistakes. Steer clear of them and save yourself the economic hardships they could cause.
When it comes to money, there’s a ton of terrible advice out there. Even so-called experts can lead us astray sometimes. Have you been duped? Here are a few examples of the worst money advice advisers, bloggers and other personal finance pros have heard.
Americans rely on credit and credit scores to give lenders an idea of their trustworthiness when they want to open a credit card, get a mortgage, or take out a loan. But for every strategy to increase your credit score and improve your credit, there's a sneaky misstep that can set you back, like not […]
People in the states with the highest incomes and highest costs of living don't necessarily have the most in the bank, data from GOBankingRates shows.
"Dipping your toe in stock markets for the first time is intimidating, even for those of us who consider ourselves financially savvy. But other than paying a financial specialist for advice, what other options are available?" asks Megan Ellis (photo, left) in a piece at MakeUseOf.com. "Luckily, there are a variety of stock market games […]
Still good advice from Libby Kane (photo, left).