15 of the best Dollar Tree storage and organization ideas

All year long, Clark.com’s Michael Timmermann is sharing quick and easy ways to save money as part of our Michael Saves series. Check in every Monday as he puts new and familiar savings strategies to the test. Sign up for our newsletter to have these stories delivered to your inbox! If you want to get organized… Read more

Report: Draft bill would allow credit reporting agencies, banks to conceal data breaches

As we have chronicled over the past several months, congressional scrutiny of the Equifax data breach has ebbed and flowed with the headlines. Lasting consumer protections have been hard to come by for various reasons. But one of the more head-scratching developments of late is a controversial draft bill floated by some lawmakers in the U.S.… Read more

5-Year Old Entrepreneur Kennedy O’Neal Teaches Investing

5-Year Old Entrepreneur, Kennedy O’Neal Teaches Investing *She may only be 5-years old, but this kindergartener, Kennedy O’Neal already understands the importance of saving money at a young age. Her fascination with money actually started while she was still in diapers. As a toddler, she began stashing money away in her piggy bank and would always… Read more

Clark’s #1 secret to avoid overspending this holiday season

All year long, Clark.com’s Michael Timmermann is sharing quick and easy ways to save money as part of our Michael Saves series. Check in every Monday as he puts new and familiar savings strategies to the test. Sign up for our newsletter to have these stories delivered to your inbox! There’s something different about the 2017… Read more

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Talking with Teens about Debt

Teens are the single biggest target for credit card companies. The reason is simple; many teens are terrible with debt. Actually, they’re great at accruing debt which makes them a credit card company’s dream. They’ll rack up a hefty sum and then take years to pay it off, all the while paying interest to the creditor.… Read more

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MONEY MYTHS | The truth behind 13 money myths that could derail your finances

Unless you live, well, under a tree, you’ve probably heard the phrase, “money doesn’t grow on trees.” What you probably haven’t heard is that financial experts say expressions like this one — even when intended to motivate people to work hard — can actually have a negative impact on how people view money. Here’s why: Money… Read more

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The 5 best credit cards to travel with right now

With the leaves beginning to fall in earnest, you may be wondering if you can squeeze in one last trip before the winter doldrums set in. If so, before you pack those bags, it’s a good time to think about maximizing the purchasing power of your credit cards. To that end, WalletHub has just come out… Read more

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38-year-old millionaire shares 5 secrets to retiring early

All year long, Clark.com’s Michael Timmermann is sharing quick and easy ways to save money as part of our Michael Saves series. Check in every Monday as he puts new and familiar savings strategies to the test. Sign up for our newsletter to have these stories delivered to your inbox! Chris Reining, 38, was in his… Read more

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Should you buy a vacation home and rent it out?

Dear Dave, What is your opinion of buying a vacation home, then renting it out when you’re not there? J.P. Dear J.P., I see nothing wrong with it, as long as you’re buying with cash and you’re also debt free. A vacation home is a wonderful “extra” as you start building wealth. Remember, though, it’s still… Read more

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Money 101 | 5 basic money rules you can live by forever

The concept of personal finance can be intimidating, especially if you’ve never learned much about it (which is the case for most people). And very often, when you try to learn, the Internet is full of so much clutter these days, it can be difficult to know whom to trust. But here’s the good news: if… Read more

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