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Annual Percentage Rate (APR): Definition And How To Calculate
APR, or annual percentage rate, shows the true cost of borrowing and allows borrowers to compare loans. Find out how to use APR to comparison shop for loans.
Gross Income: A Definition
Gross income is the amount of income earned before taking out deductions. Learn about calculating it, where the income comes from and how it affects finances.
Cashier’s Check: What It Is, Plus How and Where to Get One
Cashier’s checks can be essential when making larger purchases. Learn more about what a cashier’s check is, how to get one, and how to avoid related scams.
What Is Debt Consolidation & What Should You Know?
Debt consolidation combines several sources of debt into a single payment. Debt consolidation often lowers interest rates and helps you pay off debt faster.
Student Loan Forgiveness Programs And How They Work
Student loan forgiveness is the complete or partial cancellation of a student’s federal loan repayment. Learn more about how it works.
Subsidized And Unsubsidized Federal Student Loans: What’s The Difference?
Here’s a cheat sheet explaining the differences between subsidized and unsubsidized student loans, who can qualify for them and how the repayment process for each works.
How Much Does It Cost You To Fill Up?
Have you ever wondered how much you spend filling up your vehicle over the course of a month or year? The amount is staggering. Take a look.
Best Options For High Mileage Leased Car
I came to the realization about a month ago that I was going to hit my predetermined mileage way ahead of schedule. For those of you who find yourself in the same jam as me, below are some of our options.
Stock Market & Investments
How To Invest In Stocks: Investing For Beginners
Investing in stocks doesn’t have to be scary. Check out our guide on stocks, why they’re worth investing in, and how to get started on your investment journey.
Stocks, Defined: What Is Stock, Anyway?
You’ve heard of stock, but what exactly is it? Learn all about the different types of stock and whether it’s the right investment asset for you.
How Much Should You Spend On Groceries?
To help you create a grocery budget that makes sense for you, we’ve broken down what the guidelines say and how you can use them to help you make the best decisions for your household.
Average Utility Bill Spend By U.S. Household Each Year
A typical household in the United States spends more than $2,000 a year on utility bills. Here's a closer look at how much homeowners and renters spend on the various utilities that power their homes as well as some advice on how to reduce the dollars you shell out each month.
Types Of Loans
What Is A Payday Loan, And How Does It Work?
Payday loans might seem like a good option for securing fast cash, but they come with serious risks. Learn more about payday loans before you take the plunge.
What Is An Installment Loan?
You might not know the term “installment loan,” but chances are you’re familiar with some examples. Check out our guide to installment loans and how they work.
Capital Gains Tax: What It Is And How To Avoid It
Are you looking to sell an asset, including real estate? Learn what capital gains tax is, what the rates are, and whether your sale will be subject to this tax.
Tax Deductions: A 2021 Guide To Reducing Your Taxes
Tax deductions reduce taxable income to reduce individual income tax liability. Find out more about how you can use deductions to lower your tax bill.
What Is An IRA And How Does It Work?
An individual Retirement Account (IRA) is a tax-advantaged way to save for and invest in retirement. Learn how it works and which IRA is best for you.
401(k): What It Is And How It Works
Unsure of what a 401(k) is or why you should consider signing up for one? Check out our definitive guide on 401(k)s, how they work, and why they’re valuable.
More Personal Finance Resources
Best Stocks To Buy (For Beginners And Pros)
Not sure which stocks are worth investing in? Let our expert guide demystify how to find the best stocks to buy.
FSA: What Is It, And Should I Get One?
Deciding on your health care account options can be tricky. Read more about FSAs and whether this type of account would serve your specific medical needs best.