Marriage and money
Determining your adjusted gross income
The money you have made in a year, less certain expenses and payments you've made, is considered your adjusted gross income. That is the number used when filing income tax. Get a quick overview on how to calculate.
Emergency fund 101
Every financial expert will tell you that no matter your age or your income, you need some level of emergency fund. Learn how to get started, and you'll see just how quickly you can benefit.
Financial advice for avoiding budget-busting overdraft fees
Overdraft fees can surprise even the most careful of spenders. From miscommunication to miscalculation, overdraft fees can quickly get expensive. Here are a few tips to help avoid them altogether.
Financial discussion tips before remarriage
Because this isn't your first marriage, you should be sure you’re on the same page with handling your finances. Here are a few points to consider.
Financial management 101: Teaching kids how to budget
Teaching kids how to budget is their first step towards financial independence when they are older. Managing money is more than finances; it is the ability to work towards a bigger picture.
Financial management for newlyweds
Making this choice depends a lot on your financial habits and your collective discipline as a couple. Here are some suggestions on how you might tackle this new phase of your financial life.
Financial mistakes to avoid
Budget planning does not come easy to the millennial generation. If you or a person you know is struggling it's not too late to get your financial plan in order.