Money Basics Archives | Beth Kobliner

Personal Finance Basics

Now that you can talk the talk, you need to walk the walk. Here you’ll find advice on everything from paying off debt to improving your credit score to ramping up your saving.

Money Basics

Estate planning 101: Writing a will and other things you need to do before you die

What happens to everything you have after you die?

Preparing financially for divorce

Now is the time to be cautious in money matters.

Infographic: Keeping track of how credit works

The most important thing in your financial life.

Money 101 for college grads

The crash course you didn’t take in college.

Should you freeze your kid’s credit for free?

The pros and cons of protecting their future credit.