While reverse mortgages can provide significant cash during retirement, they may not be the best choice for everyone. If you are thinking about a reverse mortgage, discuss your options with a neutral financial adviser. Always know all the details before making any financial decision.
Paying off student loans may seem daunting, but when loans are managed effectively, they are more than worth it for most borrowers. We've all (mostly) been there, and if you get overwhelmed, don't forget that there are lots of options to help you manage and reduce your payments.
Understandably, parents and students are elated upon finishing college or graduate school. Getting a degree is something to be proud of, however, academic success does not always lead to fiscal maturity.
Regardless of how you choose to spend your tax refund, the most critical tip is that you make a conscious decision about how to use that money.
The older you get, the more confident you'll feel about your money, right? Actually, no. According to new research from LearnVest, it turns out that age doesn't necessarily correlate with financial confidence in the way you might expect.
Believe it or not, these aren't sob stories. Instead, they're tales of victory.
As the October 2015 deadline quickly approaches for the shift from magnetic strip cards to the new chip-enabled cards, there is some confusion about how the transition will affect consumers.
If your financial aid package left more financial burden on your parents than you would like, it's not time to panic. The U.S. Department of Education offers a loan program designed specifically to help bridge any gaps in your college expenses. Here's what you need to know about using Parent PLUS loans to finance your undergraduate education.
Shopping for insurance online or in person is tricky and I don't want to make this sound like a cake walk, it is not. You need to asks lots of open ended questions when speaking directly with providers and aggregating information pulled from any/all insurance comparison sites. #presson
Kohl's is famous for its steep markdowns and constant sales, but smart and savvy consumers can uncover ways to save even more at this discount store. Between stacking coupons and decoding the price markers, we've rounded up 28 of the best tips and tricks to scoring big savings year round at Kohl's.
Of course, the decision to buy is a complex one, often depending on your own job situation and your current credit rating, as well as having enough savings for a down payment. But you can work your way through those issues -- if you believe in the benefits. Here's why you should consider buying now.
The average teacher accrues over $50,000 in combined debt to receive a master's in education. Trying to overcome a $400 monthly payment does not have to be handled on your own and fortunately, there are forgiveness options available on a state and federal to help repay student debt.
Thanks to a comment from a reader I discovered on April 21, 2015, the court ruled against Morgan Drexen in its suit by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Let is suffice to say Morgan Drexen is none too pleased. It's opposition document filed is short and sweet.
It is always inspiring to hear stories about people who take risks to make life-changing deals. So thinking about great deals, I asked some people about some of their best ones. Here's what they shared.
Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) as a vehicle for funding social change are gaining renewed momentum right now as U.S. Senators Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Michael Bennet (D- Colorado) have crafted legislation to appropriate $300 million for state and local social-impact bonds over 10 years.
If the events in Baltimore tell us anything general this week, it is surely that policies are more important than personalities, and that the solutions to our core problems require more than sound-bites. Yet so far, the 2016 presidential campaign has been remarkably short on policies.
While you are largely at the mercy of the medical providers' attentiveness to your needs, understanding your rights and employing a few tips could ensure those records make their way to your new doctor as soon as possible.