Current Server: Not Whitelisted
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama

Looking For Insurance?

View Plans

Select content that is important to you from the menu below.

Click on a category, then drag and drop the daily article news feed that interests you into the area below.

Finances: Advice on Money Habits and Mistakes From Around the Web
Source: Kiplinger

When it comes to managing your money, it's important to do what works for you. With that said, though, you should make sure that you don't have bad financial habits that are standing in the way of your success or that you're adhering to money myths that are costing you. To help you identify mistakes you may be making and smart practices you should employ to improve your finances, I've rounded up advice from some of our favorite personal finance bloggers.

12 Classic Bad Money Habits -- and How to Bust Them [LearnVest]
"We asked six LearnVest Planning Services Certified Financial Planners to pick 12 of the most common bad money habits that they see (one for each month of the year) -- and then offer their expert advice for breaking them in 2014."

Can We Really Change Our Financial Habits if Our Backs Aren't Against the Wall? [Get Rich Slowly]
"If I landed a cushy 9-to-5 job where the bosses were nice and stress was at a minimum, there's no way I would have saved even 25 percent of my income because there would be absolutely no sense of urgency to get out."

9 Money Myths & Mistakes That Could Cost You [Money Crashers]
"Debunking some of the worst money myth offenders -- and a healthy dose of common sense -- can help set you on the right track for dealing with finances."

The 6 Personal Finance Rules Everyone Must Follow [Wise Bread]
"While this list is by no means comprehensive (that list would be much longer and subject to broader debate), it may help young savers navigate the often choppy waters of personal finance and serve as a refresher for older investors who need some wind in their sails."

How to See Beyond the Obvious Financial Options [Christian PF]
"Am I bogging myself down with old, outdated financial practices that are keeping me from flying higher?"

Copyright 2014 The Kiplinger Washington Editors


Customers should always refer to their benefit booklet or call the customer service number on the back of their identification card for detailed coverage information and limitations. See our legal disclaimer for more details.

Affordable Care Act

Healthcare Reform Questions? Learn More


What's your HQ Score? Get Started Now!