Money & Personal Finance

Expert advice on saving, spending, borrowing, investing and everything in between.

Be Wary of Buyers Who Offer to Overpay

Be Wary of Buyers Who Offer to Overpay

The Better Business Bureau has issued an alert about a grift impacting consumers who sell their stuff online. If you get an offer that’s a lot more than what you’re selling your item for, think twice about the transaction — it’s likely an overpayment scam.

How to Handle an Unexpected Financial Windfall

How to Handle an Unexpected Financial Windfall

A financial windfall can come in many forms — inheritance, from a trust, stock options or winning the lottery. It’s very common for people to spend much or all of a windfall right away, leaving them little to show for it. This is why you need a plan.