Personal finance

Foreclosures: what they are, how they work and 7 ways to avoid losing your home to one

Foreclosures: what they are, how they work and 7 ways to avoid losing your home to one

Insider’s experts choose the best products and services to help you make informed decisions with your money (here’s how). In some cases, we receive a commission from our partners, however, our opinions are our own. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. Foreclosure is when a mortgage lender repossesses your home because you haven’t …

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This State Has the "Best" Personal Finance Education in the U.S.

This state has the best personal finance education in the US – you can tell by its average credit score

Financial literacy is key to managing money, but how well are states preparing their students? Tennessee tops the list of US states that offer the best financial education to its residents, according to a new report from financial services firm OneMain Financial. More than 99% of public high school students in Tennessee have what is …

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This State Has the "Best" Personal Finance Education in the U.S.

This State Has the “Best” Personal Finance Education in the U.S.

Financial literacy is key to managing money, but how well are states preparing their residents? Tennessee tops the list of US states that offer the best financial education to its residents, according to a new report from financial services firm OneMain Financial. More than 99% of Tennessee public high school students have a “gold-access” education, …

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8 Money Experts Reveal Their First Retirement Advice

Planning a comfortable retirement doesn’t have to be difficult, but it does take intention. GOBankingRates interviewed eight financial experts to get their top retirement and investment advice. Here’s what they recommend. Check Out: 9 Safest Places to Retire Abroad for Under $2,000 a MonthSee: 5 things you need to do when your savings hit $50,000 …

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Today's mortgage and refinance rates: November 17, 2022 |  Rates drop again as mortgage applications rise

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates: November 17, 2022 | Rates drop again as mortgage applications rise

Insider’s experts choose the best products and services to help you make informed decisions with your money (here’s how). In some cases, we receive a commission from our partners, however, our opinions are our own. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. Mortgage rates fell again today and remain at their lowest in over …

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3 key things to consider before agreeing to be a guardian in a trust

3 key things to consider before agreeing to be a guardian in a trust

While it is an honor to be asked to be the guardian of someone else’s children in the event of a tragedy, there are three key considerations before agreeing to be named guardian in the estate papers. My good friends, parents of two young daughters, recently went through the estate planning process where they created …

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More and more car owners are struggling with their car loans

More and more car owners are struggling with their car loans

A recent TransUnion study highlights a potentially concerning trend in the auto loan market: delinquency rates are rising. Nearly 3.5% of customers with a car loan are now in arrears. A rising delinquency rate may indicate that households are struggling with debt, especially since car loan repayment is a high priority for many households. However, …

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