The future of pre-paid tuition plans

Feb 25, 2011
Pre-paid college tuition plans were created to help save parents' bank accounts from the inflation of college costs. But several states are abandoning the pre-paid programs or making big adjustments to them -- and parents are wondering what happens next.
Posted In: Education, Savings

Report: More Americans are worried about their personal finances

Feb 22, 2011
More Americans are worried about recession impacts on their personal finances than they were a year ago, according to an annual survey that asses...
Posted In: finances, Personal Finance, recession, Saving, Savings

The new '10 Commandments of Money'

Feb 11, 2011
Tess Vigeland talks to MSN's personal finance columnist Liz Pulliam Weston about the new rules of personal finance she outlines in her book "The 10 Commandments of Money."
Posted In: Books, Personal Finance, Savings

Getting Personal: Your net worth, money management 101

Feb 3, 2011
Tess Vigeland and MSN personal finance columnist Liz Weston answer your questions about determining your personal net worth, how to teach someone money management and whether a 529 plan is too risky or conservative.
Posted In: Personal Finance, Retirement, Savings

Gems among the prepaid card cubic zirconia

Jan 21, 2011
Prepaid credit cards (really prepaid debit cards) are hot. I'm not a fan because so many of these cards charge high fees. Remember the late and...
Posted In: Savings

Doing well by doing good

Jan 14, 2011
Question: I am 25 years old and have an entry-level job at a small advocacy nonprofit, making about $24,000 a year before taxes (excluding health...
Posted In: Savings

Save more than you think

Jan 10, 2011
Question: Help! I am a 31-year old school administrator in a committed relationship, no kids yet....
Posted In: Savings

The benefits of mental accounting

Jan 6, 2011
Question: I received a $1,200 refund from my mortgage company due to excess funds in my escrow account, which I paid into over the last year. My...
Posted In: Savings

A mortgage paydown calculation

Dec 30, 2010
Question: I have heard that if one pays two additional house payment every year one can save up to five years in house payments--this is for a 30...
Posted In: Savings

FRUM: Americans will continue to save

Dec 22, 2010
Marketplace commentator David Frum talks about why Americans will keep on saving even after the economy recovers.
Posted In: Savings