Amy Fontinelle is a personal finance writer focusing on budgeting, credit cards, mortgages, real estate, investing, and other topics.
Crowdfunding is one way to raise money in an emergency, but it's no substitute for insurance.
Millennials should start saving early for a fatter nest egg.
Younger buyers seek affordable homes in the suburbs.
How to help your college freshman avoid money mistakes.
Besides the obvious changes in lifestyle, there are fundamental money management changes to negotiate.
Young adult cancer survivors face financial challenges that other age groups don’t.
Parents plan to spend savings on themselves; long-term care and medical expenses may deplete what is left.
If college isn't in the picture, there are other attractive options.
Sometimes paying a mortgage during retirement can be financially viable.
Can you show support with your investment dollars and still earn strong returns?
What are the best ways to use money in a 529 plan if your child won’t be using it for college?
Some seniors opt for a bigger house during retirement as opposed to downsizing.
Teach your teenager how to achieve a high credit score and sound credit history.
Refinancing or consolidating your student loans can lower payments but change important terms.
Women in divorce should outline their financial and family priorities to achieve a sound settlement.
If you don’t know what you’re doing, your extra student loan payments could be going to waste.
With the right documents, a financial advisor can help you with short and long-term money goals.
First step? Budget. But many other considerations follow...
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