Personal Finance Articles

Retirement

Richard BarringtonJuly 7, 2022

Building up your retirement fund is an important part of your financial plan. Whether you have a 401k, IRAs, or a pension, it is crucial that you pay...

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Taxes

Richard BarringtonApril 30, 2022

Read personal finance articles about taxes to understand key issues that affect your tax return and how much you will owe. Make sure that you start by...

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Savings

Richard BarringtonApril 30, 2022

Savings account are vital to building good financial health. It takes time and effort to build an emergency fund, retirement and investment savings

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Credit Scores

Peter WardenApril 29, 2022

Get your credit score and report for free. Learn what your credit score means and how to understand your credit report. Make sure that you check out how...

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Personal Finance

Richard BarringtonApril 26, 2022

What is personal finance? Personal finance includes savings, loans, investing, retirement, and budgeting.

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Banking

Richard BarringtonApril 20, 2022

Banking offers a wide range of personal banking services including checking and savings accounts, credit cards, mortgage loans, and auto loans. Online banking is...

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Budgeting | Bills.com

Richard BarringtonApril 19, 2022

What is budgeting and how can a budget help you reach your goals, how to make a budget.

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Dave Ramsey's 7 Baby Steps: Dos and Don’ts

Erik MartinMarch 10, 2022

How to succeed with Dave Ramsey’s 7 baby steps and mistakes to avoid from the experts.

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Lexington Law Firm

September 10, 2021

Lexington Law provides credit repair services through a network of credit correction attorneys. Read a review of Lexington Law from Bills.com

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Trinity Credit Services

September 10, 2021

Trinity Credit Services specializes in credit repair and credit restoration that offers a free credit report consultation.

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Wells Fargo Bank Review

September 10, 2021

Review of Wells Fargo bank and policies

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Emergency Fund Calculator

Betsalel CohenApril 29, 2020

Use the Bills.com Emergency Fund Calculator to find out how much you need to save to protect yourself in case of unexpected events. Calculate the amount...

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Rebuilding Credit After Debt Settlement

Betsalel CohenSeptember 13, 2019

Rebuilding Credit | Rebuild your credit after debt settlement by maintaining your budget, funneling your debt payments to savings, and following these tips to..

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Creating a College Financing Plan

Emily MerrillSeptember 9, 2019

Creating a financial plan for college has never been more important, as the already expensive costs rise. Use these tips from someone who'll graduate debt free.

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Find and Win College Scholarships

Emily MerrillSeptember 6, 2019

Be strategic about applying for college scholarhsips. Learn from Emily Merrill who won over $11,000 in 2019 inindependent scholarships, on top of her academic

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Financial Lesssons from College

Maya BluthenthalAugust 7, 2019

Two key financial lessons I learned from my first year at college are: Keep better track of my spending and be more disciplined in building savings. This year,

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Calculate Your Net Worth

Betsalel CohenJune 18, 2019

Net Worth Calculator | Your net worth is calculated by adding up your assets and subtracting your debts and liabilities. Track your wealth and improve your...

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Check Your Savings Balances

Betsalel CohenJune 11, 2019

Savings Balance Calculator | Are you saving enough? Check your savings balances and track them. Your savings balances help you meet emergencies and build...

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Budget Calculator

Betsalel CohenJune 11, 2019

Bills.com's Budget Calculator helps you get your spending on the right track. Knowing how you spend your money lets you get on top of your financial plan by ...

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Credit Card Spending

Kathleen JohnsonApril 28, 2019

If you use credit card spending to pay for basic living expenses, you can end up in heavy debt. Learn what steps to take to solve a credit card spending problem

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Are You Saving Enough for Retirement?

Daniel CohenApril 28, 2019

Are you saving enough for a secure retirement? Don't put off planning and building the kind of retirement savings that will support a lifestyle you want to

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How to Improve Credit

Daniel CohenApril 28, 2019

There are a number of benefits to improving your credit. You can save money whenever you borrow if you improve your score and then maintain

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Compounded Interest Calculator

Betsalel CohenApril 14, 2019

Bills.com compound interest calculator shows you how you can boost your savings. Set your savings goals and then check how compound interest works by setting...

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Budgeting and Job Loss

Betsalel CohenApril 8, 2019

Coping with a job loss is stressful, and many households feel that they might have a drop in income. Learn about concrete steps you can take to deal with...

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Making a Financial Plan

Daniel CohenApril 1, 2019

Making a financial plan is smart, if you take account of where you're starting and can measure the effectiveness of the steps as you put your plan in place. It

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Paying for College- Good Grades and Hard Work

Betsalel CohenMarch 31, 2019

It's hard to get your college degree while raising kids. Add being a single, working mom to the task. Read stories of women who climb this mountain and succeed.

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Acorn Savings App

Daniel CohenMarch 31, 2019

Acorns App has over 4 million users help build savings through a micro-savings approach. Check Bills.com Acorns Review to see if you can benefit from...

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Earning More as a College Student

Maya BluthenthalMarch 26, 2019

College costs are high. Tuition, housing, and books, add up. It's more important than ever for a college student to earn money. Read tips from Maya Bluthenthal

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Financial Goals vs. Financial Habits

Daniel CohenMarch 24, 2019

Financial habits and financial goals can work with or against each other. Whatever your goal, you need to establish the right financial habits in order to reach

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Grow Your 401 (k)

Daniel CohenMarch 24, 2019

401(k) plans are the most common retirement savings account. Make the right choices so you grow your 401(k) account and provide financial security to live at a

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Emergency Savings Initiatives

Betsalel CohenMarch 24, 2019

Emergency fund initiatives are an important way to get households to improve their financial health. Programs that target lower-to-middle income households...

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10 Ways to Save Money

Daniel CohenMarch 17, 2019

Here are ten top money saving tips. Review your budget and choose any or all of these easy tips to save money and cut expenses. Don't forget to use your money..

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Best Apps for Building Savings

Daniel CohenMarch 17, 2019

Read about 4 popular apps for building up money in a savings account. These apps make it easier to build savings for an emergency, a vacation, a large purchase

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Mint Review

Daniel CohenMarch 10, 2019

Mint offers a solid, free budgeting tool that also allows you to easily track transactions, bills, accounts, investments, and to analyze them with graphs and...

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Working Mom Paying for Her College

Betsalel CohenMarch 1, 2019

It's hard to get your college degree while raising kids. Add being a single, working mom to the task. Read stories of women who climb this mountain and succeed.

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Credit Scores Are Overrated

Daniel CohenMarch 1, 2019

Credit scores are not a reliable measure of your overall financial health. They are important for borrowing money, but just one of many factors that you need

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Financial Goals

Betsalel CohenMarch 1, 2019

Setting financial goals is crucial to your financial health. Don't settle for a general plan. Make specific goals to improve your savings, spending, and...

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Smart Shopping Tips - College Studen

Maya BluthenthalMarch 1, 2019

It is easy to spend more than you should. Here are some tips to keep you within your shopping budget and still find gifts for others (and yourself) that ...

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Freshman 15 & Budget

Maya BluthenthalMarch 1, 2019

One of the challenges of college is eating a healthy diet, avoiding the"Freshman 15." What I hadn't realized was how this issue affects my finance and budget.

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Building Savings

Daniel CohenFebruary 28, 2019

Make savings a habit and start early. This will give you more time to build all the different types of savings accounts you need to reach good financial...

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Savings Deposit and Money Market Accounts

Daniel CohenFebruary 28, 2019

A savings deposit or money market account is key to your long-term financial health. Understand the different options available, and find one that increases...

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Emergency Fund: Why You Need One

Betsalel CohenFebruary 28, 2019

An emergency fund is your best cushion for an unexpected expense or a loss of income. It takes time to build the six months worth of living expenses you...

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Financial Literacy

Betsalel CohenFebruary 28, 2019

Financial Literacy is crucial in today's market to understand and manage your budget, debt, and savings. It isn't about complex financial formulas, but you...

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Credit Score Ranges

Daniel CohenFebruary 28, 2019

Credit score ranges vary. FICO scores go from 300 to 850. Your score is not just a single number. Lenders use it to place you in a bucket with other people...

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Financial Planning

Daniel CohenFebruary 28, 2019

Financial planning is a crucial component in building good financial health. Evidence shows a strong correlation between planning and financial health.

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Compare 5 Budget Apps

Daniel CohenFebruary 28, 2019

Budgeting apps exist that help you track your spending. Learn about five budgeting apps that help you understand where your money goes and how to improve...

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Your Financial Well-Being- Why You Should Care

Betsalel CohenFebruary 28, 2019

Financial wellness affects your health and job productivity. The CFPB measures financial wellness by combining financial measures with psychological and...

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Monthly Savings Calculator

Betsalel CohenFebruary 28, 2019

Check your monthly saving with Bills.com's Monthly Savings Calculator. Are you saving enough money for emergencies and retirement? Do you have an investment...

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Spending Money Wisely

Betsalel CohenFebruary 28, 2019

Spending your money wisely helps pay your bills, buy things you want, and save for the future. Spending is a key factor in your financial health. Learn how to..

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Measure Your Financial Health

February 27, 2019

Take Bills.com Financial Health Survey. and get a score for four components: spending, borrowing, saving, and planning. Improving your financial health is...

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