How Two Teachers Killed a $53,000 Debt Monster in 3 Years

East Article is reproduced with permission of NerdWallet. In this series, NerdWallet highlights people’s debt-payoff journeys. This month, Jae Bratton recounts how she and her husband applied a laser approach to eliminate debt,…

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A 31-year-old woman on her way to early retirement used 5 strategies to increase her net worth by $141,000 in 2 years.

Insider experts pick the best products and services to help you make smart decisions with your money (here’s how). In some cases, we receive a commission from our partners, however our opinions are…

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Mortgage rates fall by the most in 41 years

Mortgage rates plunged nearly half a percent this week, marking the biggest weekly drop since November 1981. The average 30-year fixed mortgage rate fell to 6.61% from 7.08% the previous week, according to…

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Retirement Planning Mistakes That Will Haunt You For Years

Retirement planning is something that is easy in theory but difficult for many Americans to achieve. Without dedication and automation, it can be difficult to live below your budget and set aside the…

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Finance forum for South Carolina teachers as they prepare for next year’s class

This forum comes after state lawmakers passed a budget provision requiring high school students to take a personal finance course to graduate. WEST COLUMBIA, SC — A statewide nonprofit organization called SC Economics…

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