According to a growing body of research in a field of science called genoeconomics, the size of your bank account — and the amount of credit card debt you carry — may be partially determined by your genes.
When it comes to your financial health, what you don’t know can cost you. Just like the annual physical with your doctor keeps your body’s health on track, knowing your financial vital signs can save you money and help you keep fiscally fit. Match your financial knowledge in the categories below to see where you […]
Even though a recent FICO survey revealed that millennials are more likely to use mobile wallets than other age groups, I’m perfectly happy swiping my old-fashioned plastic cards. Here’s why:
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) there were more than 5.6 million police-reported crashes in the U.S. in 2013. No doubt these crashes can take a huge emotional and financial toll on those impacted – and you might be surprised to learn what your policy covers, and doesn’t cover. The price tag […]
Having more money in the bank won’t make you feel happier on a day-to-day basis, according to a new study. But it might make you less unhappy — especially if you have enough cash stashed away to feel like you have some control over your circumstances.
Though we didn’t hear it often during his reign as the chain-smoking, bed-haired, cardigan-clad enfant terrible of Seattle’s grunge rock scene, a few hoarse chuckles from the late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain are no doubt hovering over the latest celebrity online auction. If anything could tickle Cobain’s funny bone, it would have been the sight of his old SeaFirst Bank Visa credit card going to the highest bidder at "Legendary: Memorabilia from Rock Gods & Pop Stars," presented by auctioneer Paddle8 through Feb. 26.
When Jennifer Lawrence tripped up the stairs en route to collecting her Oscar for Silver Linings Playbook, she did so in a voluminous, ballerina-pink Dior Couture gown now reported to be the most expensive Academy Awards dress in the show’s history. Its value? A whopping $4 million when you factor in the endless brand exposure […]
An additional source of income can help you pay down debt or save for retirement, but the more you work, the more dollars and taxes you have to keep straight. Whatever your "side hustle" of choice is, here are a few tips for keeping your finances on track as you take on extracurricular employment:
Did you know that making your morning cup of coffee at home can save you up to $60 a month? When it comes to your everyday activities, there are plenty of quick and easy life hacks to save yourself money. Over time, the dollars and cents will really add up. Watch for more Mint.com savings […]
Every Valentine’s Day, we bestow gifts on those we love. But why not share something that will last a lifetime, like the chance to be good with your money? Today through Monday, February 16th (at 11:59pm PT), visit our Twitter and Facebook pages and share why you love Mint for a chance to win some […]