Money

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How to Talk Money With Friends and Family
By GEICO Staff

Everyone has a unique relationship with money and how they manage it.   Read More

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5 Things To Know Before Buying Your First Home
By GEICO Staff

Buying your first home is exhilarating, exhausting and life-changing. But excited first-time owners may be surprised to discover a range of extra costs once they've closed the deal. Interior upgrades, real estate fees and new appliances can easily eat into your savings (use this mortgage calculator to determine monthly costs for your new home). Sometimes, newbie homeowners "find themselves not thinking through all these small extras that can really add up," says Manisha Thakor, director of wealth strategies for Women at the BAM Alliance in St. Louis, Miss.   Read More

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10 Money Myths that Keep You Poor
By Natalie Pace

Including secrets of how rich people think instead.   Read More

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The 4 Most Common Causes of Cash Flow Challenges (and what to do about them)
By David Finkel

Before you rush out and simply try to sell your way out of a cash flow crisis, take a moment review the 4 most common causes of cash flow challenges -- the first three have nothing to do with sales.   Read More

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Adopt the 10 Good Habits of Royals and Billionaires
By Natalie Pace

Wages have stagnated over the last few decades, while the costs of housing, food, insurance, transportation and utilities have soared. In the life math department, things just don't add up, which is why American consumers are almost $12 trillion in debt.   Read More

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Get a Money Buddy!
By Judi Martindale

It's often easier and much more fund to do things with a friend, especially if we need support in any given area. Weight Watcher's success, for example, is due in large part to the camaraderie and support of the weekly group meetings. Exercise experts have long encouraged us to find walking buddies to make sure we exercise when we're not in the mood. The same could be true for money management.   Read More