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Nancy Mann Jackson
Nancy Mann Jackson writes regularly about personal finance and business. Her work appears on
, Entrepreneur, and DailyWorth, among others.
Articles from Nancy Mann Jackson
What Is Real Estate Investing?
How Much Should I Spend on Food Each Month?
News You Can Use
Yes, Government Shutdowns Can Affect You, Too (Even if You Don’t Work for the Government)
How Much Should I Save for Retirement?
Saving 101: How to Set Savings Goals—and Actually Hit Them
Why Are Stock Prices Still Bouncing Around So Much?
Debt Payoff Guide: What’s the Best Way to Pay Off Credit Cards, Student Loans and Medical Debt?
What Happens If You Tap Your IRA Early?
30 Million People Will Owe the IRS Next Year. Could You Be One of Them?
News You Can Use
Here’s What We May Be Paying More for With Trump’s Tariffs
8 Places That’ll Actually Pay You to Live There
Are You Repeating Your Parents’ Money Mistakes?
Know & Grow
Inflation’s on the Rise—Here’s What That Means
What to Do When You're Struggling to Pay Off Your Loans
What Is Compounding, and How Does It Work?
5 Financial Predictions for 2018
Ready for a New Gig? Here’s How to Land the Right One Next Time
What's in Your Closet?
5 Collectibles That Can Net a Big Payday (and 6 That Probably Won’t)
Before You Renew Your Health Insurance, Look Out for These Changes
Grow Your Money
How Can I Earn More Interest on My Savings?
Don’t Worry, There’s Still Time to Undo the Money Mistakes You Made This Year
Be Safe Not Sorry
Is Your Home at Risk for a Natural Disaster? How to Check—and Prep
Just in Case
A Plan That Will Help You Weather Any Financial Storm
Simplify Your Life
Complete These 4 Tasks Now, Save Time and Money Later
5 Ways to Stop Stressing About Money
Don't Give Up
What to Do When You're Drowning in Monster Debt
Should You Be Nervous About Buying a Home?
Rent Or Buy?
5 Signs You're Ready to Stop Renting
What Does It Actually Mean to Diversify Your Investments?
How Much Can I Expect to Pay in Taxes on My Investments?
Let's Be Honest
What Returns Can You Really Expect When You Invest in Stocks?
What Does It Mean to Time the Market?
We May Pay Less in Taxes, But More for Everything Else
Why Getting a Mortgage Is Going to Cost More This Year
One Time Being Passive Can Totally Pay Off
Head's Up: Our Credit Card Debt Is Getting Pricier
Cyber Criminals Want Your Money—Here’s How to Protect It
I Can't Believe I Get Paid to Do This: 4 Real-Life Dream Jobs
Are Interest Rates Going Up? Here's Why You Should Care
We're in the Second-Longest Bull Market in History. Can It Last?
Money Mistakes Wealthy People Don't Make
Shop Here These Weekends and Skip the Sales Tax
How We Did It: 4 Inspiring Stories of Huge Income Increases
6 Ways to Make (Legit) Money While You Sleep
Should You Be Worried About the Stock Market?
Retire at 30? Save $1 Million on a $55,000 Salary? They Did It
How I Became a Millionaire: 4 Paths to $1 Million
Quiz: How Money Smart Are You?
7 Splurges That Could Actually Save You Money in the Long Run
Who Uses Payday Loans? You'd Be Surprised
You May Be Paying More in Taxes Than You Actually Owe
These Five Tax Mistakes Are Easy (and Costly) to Make
What's Really Holding You Back From Wealth?
6 Simple Monthly Habits That Will Help You Build Wealth
Get Ready to Pay More for These in 2016
It's Not the Size of Your Paycheck—It's What You Do With It
Your Credit Card Debt Just Got More Expensive