Personal Finance

See our top personal finance resources all in one place. Learn about making & saving money, managing debt, and more.

General personal finance

Before you get into specific financial topics, understanding the fundamentals is crucial.

Identity theft protection

Identity theft can harm your credit and finances. Several companies offer services that monitor websites and databases for signs of stolen personal information so you can act fast.


Banking accounts allow you to store your money and transfer funds to other accounts or individuals as you need.


Warranties are guarantees that a manufacturer or seller will repair or replace defective products. Several companies offer warranties for home products and vehicles.


Investing means committing your money with the expectation you’ll earn a benefit, such as a profit. You have many investment options.


Debt is money you owe to another party. It isn’t always negative, but debt can become an issue without a repayment strategy in place.

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