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Department: Your Money

Mortgages

Why Use a Mortgage Broker?

March 20, 2024. Ellen R. Delisio

Home financing is complex, but mortgage brokers can save you time and stress.

Budget-Wise & Savings

Building Your Budgeting Toolbox

June 13, 2022. Marisa Perjatel

Like any job, budgeting becomes easier when you have the right tools. Find out what you need to know to save.

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Credit Cards

What’s (Not) in Your Wallet?

January 05, 2019. Vanessa Young

Apps, buttons and voice commands are quickly becoming the way to pay.

Student Lending

Affordable Ways to Earn a College Degree

October 19, 2018. Rebecca Galib

Let’s be honest. College is just plain expensive. A bachelor’s degree can cost anywhere from $37,000 to over $130,000, according to the College Board. In 2017, members of Generation X had outstanding student loans averaging $40,000, according to Experian’s State of Student Debt report. Compare that to baby boomers, who owed an average of $36,200,…

Auto Loans

10 Ways to Keep Your Ride Rad

September 15, 2018. AAA Staff

Buying a vehicle is a big investment. And, like any other investment, you want to get a great return. The better you maintain your vehicle’s value, the more you’ll reap when it’s time to sell. Here are 10 steps to maintain your vehicle’s value. Buy Smart Vehicles don’t depreciate equally. Some makes and models are more…

Money & Savings

Early Breast Cancer Detection Saves Lives and Money

September 15, 2018. AAA Staff

A late-stage breast cancer diagnosis can be devastating. The five-year survival rate for women diagnosed with stage 0 or 1 breast cancer is nearly 100 percent. But it drops to 73 percent for women diagnosed at stage 3, and to 22 percent at stage 4, according to the American Cancer Society. The financial costs are…

Savings

Here’s What To Expect From That First College Tuition Bill

July 19, 2018. AAA Staff

Tips to get mentally prepared for your first college payment.

Home & Savings

Tips For Tying The Financial Knot

June 15, 2018. AAA Staff

Couples getting married have a lot to discuss before their weddings: Venues. Entertainment. Floral arrangements. What may not come up as often, but what definitely should, are finances, according to Jill Schlesinger, senior CFP board ambassador for the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards. “Marriage is two different things. It’s a spiritual union, and it’s…

Savings

Do You Know What Student Loans Pay For?

May 14, 2018. AAA Staff

Many students wouldn’t be able to attend college without student loans. About 53 percent of adults ages 18 to 29 with bachelor’s degrees have outstanding student loan debt, according to the Pew Research Center. But student loans don’t cover every college-related expense. Students and their families often have to combine funding sources to cover not…

Cars & Trucks

Own Your Next Test Drive With Advice From AAA’s Car Doctor

January 15, 2018. AAA Staff

The typical 20- to 30-minute test drive doesn’t offer a ton of opportunity to gauge if a vehicle is right for you, but you can use it wisely.