Carla Fried has been explaining smart money management strategies to consumers for more than 20 years, starting as a reporter at Money Magazine. For the past 15 years she has has written for Money Magazine, The New York Times, Bloomberg.com, Consumer Reports, CNBC.com and Barrons.com. Her areas of expertise range from all aspects of retirement planning, home buying/selling, saving/paying for college, credit management, insurance, and navigating the often tricky generational challenges of family finances.
Articles by Carla Fried
November 13, 2017
Are you or your friends new to the U.S. and looking for ways to build up your credit? Take a read to find out some surefire ways to build...
October 27, 2017
Whether it's a great job opportunity or a desire to retire abroad, living the expat life has never been easier. Read to find out more.
October 6, 2017
There’s good news for Americans who think they can’t afford to buy a house. Read to learn how you can make your first home-buying experience better.
October 5, 2017
If you’re ready to get serious about buying a vacation home, consider these tips for buying a second home.
October 3, 2017
A line of credit is a revolving credit account you can use to borrow money on an as-needed basis. Learn more about lines of credit.
September 29, 2017
Experts recommend saving 15% of your pre-tax income for retirement. Learn more about how much to save for retirement and what variables you should consider.
September 26, 2017
Ready to buy a home? Check out our tips for finding the best mortgage lender, so you can get the best deal.
September 19, 2017
Multi-generational Households are becoming more common Multi-Generational Households 1980 12% or 27.5 million Recently* 19% or 60.6 million 31 Percent Young adults 18-34 living in a multigenerational household 24...
September 6, 2017
If you’re feeling a little bit behind the curve on saving for retirement, you’ve got plenty of company. The non-partisan Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) reports that less than one...
August 30, 2017
Find out if student loan consolidation may be a good option for your federal and private student loans.
August 15, 2017
Most people expect using credit cards to be a rewarding experience. A survey of consumer card preferences by Total System Services, Inc., found that a rewards program is the most...
August 9, 2017
If your wallet is stuffed with multiple credit cards staying on top of your accounts is probably a hassle you could do without. Keeping track of balances and due...
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