What does retirement mean to you?

Go to school. Get a job. Work your way up the ladder. Contribute to a 401(k). Retire at 65. Enjoy life.

Your holiday survival guide

The countdown has begun.

Topics: Basic Finances
Woman making holiday cards

More than half of Americans plan to buy gift cards for someone on their list, making them this year’s

Compound interest: The gift that keeps on giving

What do you get for the kid who wants everything? The teenager who’s too cool for anything?

Four things to do on holiday break

After all the late-night study sessions and long exams, a relaxing holiday break is just what the campus doctor ordered.

Topics: Basic Finances
Trick yourself into saving money

Saving money is a bit like bluffing in poker.

Seven tips to keep your heating bill down this winter

The crisp fall air feels like a balm after the summer heat.

How to winterize your home

High winds, pelting rains, falling shingles — winters in the Pacific Northwest can be tough on your home.

Topics: Owning a Home