Tools: Personal finance: Mint.com

Mint.com combines your accounts into one easy to use budgeting and tracking service. You can log in, see where you spent money in the past, and create budgets and savings goals for the future.

11 Reasons You Need an Emergency Fund Now

Everyone needs an emergency fund, because eventually we all deal with crisis and emergencies. Here are 11 good reasons to start one now.

How to Decipher Your Credit Report

Q: What is a credit report, and why should I care?
A: The most critical thing to look at when it comes to your credit history is your credit report – it is like a detailed financial report card.