Tips on staying debt free, managing an aging parent’s finances and the importance of “the money talk” before heading down the aisle.
How to Stay Debt-Free
Small steps you can take to stay out of debt.
Does This Smell Bad to You? How Long Foods Last
Tips on how to save money by not wasting food.
10 Items Whose Prices Have Jumped the Most in the Past 10 Years
Gasoline, college tuition and…eggs?
Have a Debt Talk Before ‘I Do’
Before walking down the aisle, find out where you both stand on past, present and future debt.
How to Approach Aging Parents’ Mental Decline
Advice on how to deal with parents’ compromised financial situations in a sensitive manner.
- Tuesday’s need-to-know money news
Financial survival tips for before the wedding and after the marriage ends, freedom from credit card debt, and beating the retirement clock.
- Wednesday’s need-to-know money news
Protecting yourself from insurance fraud, the best time to close a credit card, and when straying from your monthly budget can be a good thing.
- How to survive financial infidelity
My latest MSN column "Is your spouse hiding debt?" highlights the red flags that may indicate your beloved is committing financial infidelity.
- Spouse’s debt may be yours–or it may not be
Dear Liz: My spouse has extremely high credit card debt. All cards are in her name only. Where do I stand legally if she dies or we divorce? What can...