The Journalist's Toolbox: Personal Finance

Journaliststoolbox.com
Home - News blogging
BEATS


REPORTING TOOLS


JOURNALISM


CAREERS


OTHER RESOURCES

 

PERSONAL FINANCE : Loans, Credit, Credit Cards, Financial, Money, Debit, Debt, Privacy

 

 


 

Recent Additions to This Section: 1/1/2013:

Mint.com - social media meets personal financial management.

PrepaidDebitCards.net - Compare MasterCard and Visa prepaid debit cards.

BankRate.com
Surveys thousands of U.S. institutions about the best loan and credit card rates.

BankTime.com - Bank account and personal finances. Banktime.com also provides information about credit cards and other  aspects of personal financial management. You can even find the best cd rates on banktime.com.

Studentloans.gov - new Federal direct loan site.
(This section features sites added to the page in the last few weeks.
Each link is cross-referenced on the page in its proper category.)

 


 

 

Futurestep.org
Individual Earnings Profile.

Salary.com
A comprehensive career, salary site.

Diversityinc.com
Warehouse site uses news stories and depth reporting to cover diversity in the business world.

SalaryExpert.com
A free provider of salary information from a veteran compensation and benefits consulting firm. It site shows pay data for over 30,000 jobs and displays pay data for more than 45,000 U.S./Canada cities.

Assn. of Area Business Publications

Wall Street City

CNNfn.com's Finance Tips and Tools Page
Mortgage and refinance calculator, college planner, track stocks and more.

CNNfn.com's Financial Briefs
Short, breaking stories on stocks, tech and more.

CapitalistPig.com
Financial and investor news.

Stockworm.com

IHateFinancialPlanning.com
A fun site, as the name implies.

Forbes 400: The 400 Wealthiest Americans
Search the database by name, rank or age.

Investment Adviser
Searches for information about a variety of business practices.

International Trader

Investing: Global Markets

Worldly Investor

MSN Money: Investing

Bloomberg University

Smart Money University

Treasury Direct Government Site

Savings Bond Calculator
Figure interest over time.

Aetna Finanical Calculators

Quicken.com Debt Reduction Planner

 


 

MORE ECONOMICS/FINANCE SITES

 

TaxPlanet.com

finance.yahoo.com

moneycentral.msn.com

www.quicken.com

 


 

DIRECTORIES

www.superstarinvestor.com

www.investorama.com

 


 

ANALYSIS, ADVICE AND FINANCIAL MODELING

www.financialengines.com

www.directadvice.com

 


 

SCREENING AND COMPARING

www.financenter.com

moneycentral.msn.com/investor

BONDS

www.investinginbonds.com

 


 

BUSINESS MESSAGE BOARDS

www.ragingbull.com

www.siliconinvestor.com

www.ipomonitor

 


MILLIONAIRE CALCULATOR

http://www.onmoney.com/banking/saving/become_a_millionaire.asp

 


 

STOCK CHARTS

www.bigcharts.com

www.3dstockcharts.com

 


 

COMPARING BROKERS

www.gomezadvisors.com

 


 

>

OTHER BROKERS

www.buyandhold.com

www.sharebuilder.com

 


 

INTERNATIONAL

www.worldlyinvestor.com

www.emgmkts.com

www.global-investor.com

BANKING

www.bankrate.com

CREDIT CARDS

www.extracreditcards.com - credit card website featuring business credit cards, bad credit, travel rewards and prepaid debit cards.

www.cardweb.com

www.studentcreditcards.com

Update: teen and prepaid credit cards are on this page


 

RETIREMENT PLANNING

www.thirdage.com

 


 

INSURANCE

www.insweb.com

www.insurance.com

www.youdecide.com

www.car-insurance.org - car insurance guide

 


 

HOME BUYING

homeadvisor.msn.com

www.homestore.com

MORTGAGES, HOME LOANS, LOAN CONSOLIDATION

www.scholarpoint.com/PrivateConsolidationLoan.html

 

 

CARS

www.carsdirect.com

www.autobytel.com

www.edmunds.com

 


 

TRAVEL

www.travelocity.com

www.expedia.com

 


 

INVESTOR GROUPS

www.aaii.org

 


 

PREMIUM SITES FOR SERIOUS INVESTORS

www.b4utrade.com

www.valueline.com

www.traderbot.com

www.esignal.com

 


 

PRIVACY

www.epic.org

[an error occurred while processing this directive]