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Spending and Saving

Knowing how to spend money is just as important as knowing how to save it. We'll give you strategies to do both well.

Celebrate a year of saving with the 52-Week Challenge

If you've been participating in the 52-Week Challenge, you're almost done! Now what?

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Get covered with a rainy day fund

Do you have enough savings to cover you and your family in case of an emergency? Take these steps to get prepared.

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Boost your savings with the 52-Week Challenge

The 52-Week Challenge lets you grow your savings little by little each week. Start today!

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4 ways to shake up your 52-Week Challenge

Save almost $1,400 by putting away a little money each week, in the 52-Week Challenge. Make it fun!

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Let kids try the 52-Week Savings Challenge

Not just for adults! Kids can jump-start their savings at the beginning of the year with this popular challenge.

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Saving money during the holidays

Don't stop saving at the holidays! Learn how to keep your savings going and still have fun.

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Here come the holidays: Not-quite-last-minute savings ideas

The holiday season is just around the corner. Don't panic! Check out these tips for saving.

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Save on summer fun

Discover ways to enjoy your vacation without sacrificing the good times, or your savings.

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What kind of vacation can I afford?

Create a spending plan to determine trip costs and figure out how much to save to take your dream vacation.

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Expand your savings horizon

Saving in specific categories with specific goals makes the task more effective and useful.

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4 ways to become financially fit

Trying to get ahead? Start with these quick tips to help build up your money management skills.

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The basics of managing your money

You probably know folks who appear to manage money easily. How do they do it? Let's find out.

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Think positive to achieve your money goals

From money buddies to mantras, use positivity to create a happier financial future for yourself.

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Need a financial advisor? Start here

Everyone can benefit from a little expert advice. To choose a financial advisor, here’s what you’ll want to know.

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How to get a fatter wallet

Overspending can lead to a thin wallet. A little organization and discipline can help fatten it back up.

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Five tips for a frugal February

February is the perfect time to save on travel packages, college expenses and more. Learn how.

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Habits of financially fit people

Find your financial happy place, by embracing these practices to help you achieve your money goals.

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Set and achieve your money goals

Do you plan to retire at 60 or do you hope to retire at 60? You'll need a solid plan to reach your financial goal.

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Make these money plans now!

Stop procrastinating on your financial to-do list! Get up and go with these simple money moves today.

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Tips for tough financial times

Looking for extra cash? Before you resort to borrowing, consider these other options.

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Know the value of your net worth

Once you figure out your net worth, it's easier to see if you're making progress toward your financial goals.

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Jumpstart a new habit of saving money

There are some habits you should break. Saving money isn't one of them.

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Does being green save more?

Is plugging into alternative power sources for your home a good way to cut expenses? Learn more.

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Handling unexpected expenses

Need to borrow for an unexpected expense? Here's help in deciding between taking a loan or using a credit card.

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How to have a big vacation on a small budget

How do you plan a fun, memorable vacation that won't break the bank? A little research will pay off.

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