There’s so much financial advice floating around on the Internet, it can be hard to separate the good from the bad.
That’s why we’ve rounded up some of our favorite finance-focused sites to help you make the most of your money—whatever your personal goals or stage in life.
1. Ms. Money
This info-packed site covers all of the basics, from investing to estate planning, all with an eye toward women’s unique financial goals and challenges—without frothy pink graphics or condescending copy.
2. Daily Worth
Sign up daily doses of practical financial advice delivered right to your inbox. Recent e-mails tackled topics like keeping your money separate from your spouse’s and beauty products that deliver bang for your buck. The e-mails are entertaining and short enough to read in line at the supermarket.
3. Charity Navigator
Philanthropic ladies will want to bookmark Charity Navigator. This site evaluates thousands of nonprofits based on their financial health, transparency and accountability, making it easier for you to decide which groups deserve your donations.
4. The Grocery Game
Who has time for extreme couponing? For $10 every eight weeks, this site will aggregate grocery coupons for you and tell you when to use them to get the best deals.
From drafting a basic budget to building a killer portfolio, LearnVest has a range of tools for the action-oriented woman who wants to take control of her finances.
6. Mom Invented
This site provides a place for moms to exchange ideas and inspiration with other mothers who are entrepreneurs and small business owners. You’ll find resources like a financial forecast worksheet and profit margin calculator.
7. Saving for College
If you’ve got a child in high school (or in diapers, for that matter), this site will give you an education in saving for college and choosing the best 529 plan for your family.
8. Seeking Alpha
Stay up to date on market news, get alerts on stocks you own and find investment ideas on Seeking Alpha, a website for the savvy woman (or man) who wants to get down to business.
9. Wiser Woman
Sadly, it takes more than a set-it-and-forget-it 401(k) to have a secure retirement. Brush up on investing, social security, retirement plans and managing money as a divorcee or widow on this site that is dedicated to educating and empowering women.