Personal Finance Articles:
"10 Things You Might Not Know About Your Money"
Americans constantly estimate their financial situation, and they often do it incorrectly. MainStreet spoke to experts about some of the most common misconceptions we have about our money.
"Holiday Tipping: Everything You Need to Know"
It’s common courtesy to give service providers a little something extra for the holidays, but how much is enough? An etiquette guru weighs in on what’s appropriate for everyone from your doorman to your hair stylist.
"10 Gifts That Keep on Giving"
For a gift that will truly be “appreciated,” consider buying your loved one an investment that will increase in value over time.
"What to Do With Your Tax Refund"
MainStreet asked readers how they plan to spend their tax refund this year, and consulted financial pros for predictions on how much Americans should expect to get back – plus advice on how to spend it.
"How to Spot a Money Waster"
Some things just aren’t worth your hard-earned dollars. Here are 10 red flags to watch out for to help you identify money wasters in your own life.
"10 Products With Hidden Powers"
From curing unsightly warts to shining up your favorite jewelry, some products have great effects when not used as directed.
"10 Money Challenges Everyone Should Try"
We asked personal finance experts to share their favorite money challenges anyone can take on. Here are 10 to try today, plus tips to help you achieve success.