Budgeting

'My Financial Resolution? To Make a Financial Resolution.'

Dec 6, 2013
Why is it so hard to make, let alone keep, a financial resolution?
Posted In: financial resolutions, New Year's resolutions, Budgeting

Financial Feud: Separate vs. Joint marital finances

Jun 27, 2013
Brice and his wife keep their finances separate but constantly argue when it comes to paying bills. She wants to keep things split. He wants to budget better for joint expenses. Our experts offer advice.
Posted In: Budgeting, Personal Finance

Financial Feud: Keep it private vs. Share your story

Jun 27, 2013
Would you feel comfortable sharing your personal finances with a national news organization (like Marketplace Money, for example)? A listener named Jay did. His wife did not. Find out what happened.
Posted In: Personal Finance, Budgeting

Financial Feud: Rent an apartment vs. A home

Jun 27, 2013
Sean and his wife can't agree on where to live. She wants to rent a single-family home. He wants to move into a smaller place and spend as little as possible. Who has the stronger argument? Hear from our experts.
Posted In: rent, Budgeting, debt

Is your morning latte a waste of money? (Infographic)

May 10, 2013
Whether it's lottery tickets, bar tabs or lunch dates, we all have something we spend money on that we think we shouldn't. But according to personal finance expert Paula Pant, waste is in the eye of the beholder.
Posted In: Personal Finance, Budgeting, retirement savings, spending

How to better budget for your future

May 10, 2013
From what to do with your savings to how to budget for buying a new home, financial expert Gail Cunningham offers advice on how to plan ahead.
Posted In: budget, Budgeting

Making the best choices for your budget

Apr 19, 2013
Spring is the perfect time to get realistic about budgeting. Personal finance journalist Carmen Wong Ulrich offers some advice about how to do it the smart way.
Posted In: budget, Budgeting

Comedian puts the funny in frugality

Oct 5, 2012
Comedian Juston McKinney grew up poor. Many of his jokes have to do with being a poor kid and how living middle class now hasn't solved all of his problems.
Posted In: poverty, comedy, tough choices, Budgeting

Taxes and budgeting go together

Dec 21, 2011
A budget is a good way to get control of our finances.
Posted In: Budgeting, budget, Taxes