Your Money

From how to save money and how to get out of debt to investing in stocks or dealing with identity theft, Via has answers to your personal finance questions. Navigate through the confusion of home improvement loans, find the best credit cards for travel, and make your money work harder for you.

Here's Why You Need Life Insurance Now

Here's why you should have life insurance at every stage of your life.     

7 Things Financial Advisors Wish You Knew About Money

Master these basics principles to improve your financial health.

6 Ways to Detect a Phishing Email or Text Message

Look for these red flags to spot fake email and spam text messages.

How to Keep Your Credit Card Safe at the Gas Pump

The next time you pull into a gas station, think twice about how you pay for your fuel to protect against card skimmers and identity theft.

10 Key Things to Look at When Buying a Home

Learn how to spot red flags when viewing a home so there aren't any expensive surprises in the home inspection.

How to Get Preapproved for a Mortgage

These simple steps will help you through the process of getting a preapproval letter from a lender.

Are You Really Covered by Your Insurance?

Ask your agent about these common insurance gaps.

Unemployment Fraud Could Trigger an Unexpected Tax Bill

Here’s how to report the identity theft and correct your taxes so you only pay for income you actually received.

How Much Home Can You Afford?

Can you afford your dream home? Here’s how to determine the right mortgage amount for you.

How to Protect Your Tax Refund from Thieves

Take steps to prevent—and recover from—tax-related identity theft.

7 Simple Steps to Get Your Finances in Order This Year

You won’t regret setting—and achieving—these financial goals and resolutions any time of year.

Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

Here's how to avoid becoming a victim of identity theft, plus tips for recovering if you do.