Lending circles are small groups that take turns lending cash to each other. Each person gets a turn to borrow, so everyone comes out even. They're better than a bank loan in some ways, but not as good in others.
Even with insurance, medical bills can add up to thousands of dollars. But a few smart strategies can help you keep your health care costs under control.
If you sometimes feel like there’s too much month at the end of your money, you’re not alone. These personal finance apps are here to help.
Bartering sites can help you share, swap, and trade almost anything - clothes, music, or even vacation housing - instead of spending your hard-earned cash.
To many homeowners, a beautiful lawn is a symbol of the American dream. But that dream can be costly - in money, time, and environmental damage. Is there a better way?
Your credit score can affect everything from your credit card APR to your chances of getting a job -- and the credit bureaus have no obligation to tell you what it is. Fortunately, there are ways to find out for free.
The next recession could be just around the corner. Here's how to be ready when it hits.
The question that's all over the headlines now is, "Are we headed for a recession?" Here are 8 ways to tell.
Shrinkflation is inflation’s stealthier cousin - smuggling price increases past consumers’ by hiding them in smaller packages. But you can protect yourself with a few savvy shopping tricks.
Some financial experts like to claim that the key to financial independence is as simple as giving up a daily latte. Here's why they're wrong.
It’s no big secret that men, as a group, earn more than women. What's less obvious is how many problems this causes for society - and how to fix it.