Personal Finance

Good Debt vs. Bad Debt: 5 Ways to Tell the Difference

Richard Barrington

Is your debt the problem kind? Find out what makes some debt better than others, and how to tell whether you have good debt or bad debt.

Financial Tips for Workers Furloughed by Government Shutdown

Richard Barrington

Furloughed by the government shutdown? As you look for solutions to your financial needs, be aware of the pros and cons of different methods for meeting those needs.

IRS Audit: What to Do When the IRS Contacts You

Richard Barrington

How should you react when contacted by the IRS? Verify that the contact is legitimate and then calmly prepare to document your past returns and tax payments. Don't forget to save during the process too.

7 tips for building wealth

Richard Barrington

Interested in building a wealthier future? It may seem like a big job, but you can make your goals more attainable by deploying a variety of wealth-building techniques.

"Winter is coming" - 4 money lessons from "Game of Thrones"

Richard Barrington

Your personal finances face almost as many threats as the characters in "Game of Thrones." Learn what the series can teach you about managing your household finances sensibly and securely.

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