Daniel Caughill

Daniel is a former Staff Writer at ValuePenguin, covering insurance, retirement and other personal finance topics. He previously wrote about compliance and best practices for K-12 school districts at Frontline Education.

States Are Cracking Down on Drinking and Driving Limits

Utah just enacted the strictest blood alcohol level standards in the country, with other states following suit.

FIRE: How One Couple Retired in Their 30s Through Real Estate Investing

The Kristjansens used two key tactics to retire in five years: cutting costs and slowly growing a portfolio of rental properties.

The Reason a Trip to the U.K. Is Such a Good Deal Right Now

It’s a great time to practice your British accent.

A New Survey Debunks the Myths of the Financial Independence Retire Early (FIRE) Movement

One part of the equation is a lot more important to FIRE proponents.

How FIRE Movement Followers Do New Year's Resolutions

Retiring early may not be a goal (yet), but maybe there's something we can all learn from those who are on their way.

Two Out of Three Millennials Won't Be Able to Retire on Time: Report

Working longer might be the only option if you don’t have enough retirement savings.

No Emotional Support for the Holidays: Delta Bans Animals on Flights

Unboxing a puppy on Christmas morning would be a dream for many people, but if you flew home for the holidays, bringing it back may be a...

7 Year-End Tax Moves to Make Before Filing Your Return

There were a lot of changes to last year's tax laws. Act now before filing your taxes next year.

California Insurance Company Goes Under After Camp Fire, Leaving Thousands Without Insurance

Merced Property & Casualty policyholders, here's what to do next.

Gas Station Credit Card Skimming Is on the Rise: Secret Service

Road-tripping for the holidays? Look out for credit card skimmers at the gas pump.

Black Homeowners See Home Values Rise Higher Than Other Groups After Subprime Mortgage Crisis

But there’s a downside: black homeownership is at the lowest it's been in 50 years.

These College Majors Are the Least Likely to Be Saddled with Student Debt

Fifty percent of students graduate with student debt, but a recent survey shows some degrees seem to carry little to no debt.