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Data Breaches Happen 4 Times Per Day

And cyber security professionals are expecting more to come<p>It seems that all hope is lost when it comes to keeping your information protected. It’s …

Cybersecurity

How Millennials Think about Family vs. Retirement Saving

They’re the furthest from retirement, but it’s still one of their main goals.<p>A lot of millennials aren’t interested in retirement — and it looks like …

Millennials

Trump Supporters Say These Financial Traits Make Him Great

We only ever end up with two or three presidential candidates at a time, and many people whine about “the lesser of two evils.” But what do they …

Economics

By The Numbers

This week: Mammoth student loan debt<p>$1.3 trillion<p>There are more than 44 million borrowers with $1.3 trillion in student loan debt, according to …

Students

Americans In The Dark About Group Insurance

They aren’t aware their employers offer insurance for costs unrelated to healthcare.<p>Most companies that offer health insurance to employees also …

Insurance

Borrowing Money Now Hurts Your Retirement Later

When you default on a loan or change jobs, you’re killing your 401(k)<p>If you want to live comfortably in retirement, leave your savings alone.<p>The …

Retirement

Baby Boomers Tip The Best Among All Generations

Northeasterners, Republicans, and men also leave more money on average.<p>Does getting older make you more generous with servers?<p>According to a survey …

Millennials

Lauren's Shopping Addiction Lead to a Spending Freeze

The debt she accrued wasn't her fault this time, but it was her responsibility.<p>At 21 years old, Lauren from Financial Best Life accrued $10,000 in …

Money

It Turns Out The Most Stolen Cars Are Older Used Cars

Hondas, plus Ford and Chevy pickups are the favorite vehicles of thieves<p>Drive a used Honda Accord or Civic instead of a new one? Congrats, your old …

Trucks

This Week Find Out How to Cut Your Grocery Bill and More

Bad spending habits, saving on groceries, financial independence and more<p><b>Everything Finance</b> — I like the opening sentence by Chonce: “While saving is …

Frugal Living

If You're Looking For a Bad Credit Cards Look no Further

If the Kroger '1-2-3 Rewards Card' isn't the worst, it's close.<p>If you’re a shopper in a hurry, and you’re not an expert credit card users, have I got …

Kroger

Americans Are Saving More to Pay For School

For the first time in a decade, scholarships and grants cover a third of college costs.<p>College isn’t getting cheaper, but we’re dealing with it …

Students

Want a New Car? Car Sales Statistics Say Don't Live in Miami

The South Florida metro area is the worst for buying new cars and they aren’t the only ones<p>Car shopping is already a long, tedious process. But if …

Real Estate

Sadly, More People Are Relying on Their Family Inheritance

Trust me, you'll never guess what it is.<p>Almost every week, Debt.com reports sad news. We’ve told you how 74 percent of parents are “very worried” …

Retirement

Nontraditional Workers Don't Have Employee Benefits

Part-timers and contractors go without medical, dental, or life insurance<p>There are lots of benefits to working for yourself, like staying in your …

The Workplace

By the Numbers: Dining Gets Expensive

This week: Dining Out<p>$54 billion<p>From 2015 to 2016, Americans spent more money at bars and restaurants (over $54 billion) than they did on groceries, …

Money

Part 2

What not to do: Join a pyramid scheme<p>If you want to achieve financial freedom, you can get an education, invest in real estate, or buy into a …

Money

Homeownership Considered Best Path To Saving Longterm

The rub? More than half of Americans worry they can’t afford it<p>When it comes to worries, not being able to afford a home ranks in the top five of the …

Real Estate

Gen Xers Still Struggling To Pay Off Mortgages

Record home values are the one bright spot for Gen Xers still behind in the race for home equity<p>Gen Xers stuck between retiring boomers ahead of them …

Real Estate

Americans Are Finally Working on Their Emergency Funds

The number of Americans without an emergency fund is at a six-year low.<p>For once, most Americans are ready for everything to go horribly …

Retirement

Video: Debt.com Asks People, “Are Credit Cards Bad?”

[Michelle] Michelle on the Street<p>[Michelle] Hey guys. Miss Money Michelle. Did you know that the average American household has about $16,000 of …

Money

Is Hiding Money From Your Girlfriend a Good Idea?

A reader wants to start deceiving his girlfriend before he gets married.<p><b>Question:</b> <i>I’m going to ask my girlfriend to get married, probably next summer</i> …

Money

Are Counterfeit Textbooks for Cheap Prices Really Worth it?

After tuition, textbooks are one of the biggest college expenses. One company is trying to stop students from seeking other options<p>No self-respecting …

Education

Good Body Landgauge Could Land You a Job

Make eye contact, but not too much.<p>Whether it’s your first job interview or your 10th, watching the way you act may be more important than what you …

Employment

Does The American Express Green Card Still Make Sense?

The most recognizable credit card in the world is no longer a world-beater.<p>The most iconic credit card is clearly the <b>American Express Green</b> card. …

Green Cards

Cost of Living in California is Already High and It's Not Stopping

Two Cali cities have seen rent go up hundreds of dollars from this time last year<p>It’s expensive to live in California, but two cities stand out as …

Real Estate

Home Value Websites Say Your Name Could Have Value

Named Stuart, Anna or Peter? You're more likely to have a higher home value.<p>Will naming your child Anne help her own a more valuable home? If your …

Real Estate

Looks Like Small Business Isn't a Partisan Issue

Here's proof that small business has no political party ties.<p>To some people, being a CPA or financial counselor is just a job. Perhaps it’s a career. …

Small Business

You Can Increase Profits by Being More Polite

No really, there’s a report that says so.<p>If bees were money and acting nice is honey, then the saying is true — you’ll catch and save more by being …

Customer Service

American Spending Habits Keep Piling Up More Debt - Debt.com

Our favorite answer: Marrying the wrong person.<p>There are currently 325 million Americans. They owe more than $1 trillion on their credit cards, …

Personal Finance