Learning may not be top-of-mind for our children in summer, but their extra downtime offers some great opportunities for parents to teach practical le...
Many of us don't recognize the clutter we have in our homes. However, buyers do. Real estate professionals can offer valuable feedback on the overall condition and salability of a property, and removing clutter can make properties seem more spacious.
It is this misplaced view of education that is leading society astray. Education is not tests. It is not essays. It is knowledge. And it is important.
Unfortunately, if you aren't in touch with your ex and don't know his PIA, you won't know exactly what your spousal benefit will be until you file. The Social Security Administration (SSA) can't tell you anything in advance.
First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes figuring out what the hell to do about Social Security. Retirement planning can be quite complicated for anyone, but the newness of Social Security options for LGBT couples find some of us unprepared.
How financially stressed are you? Here are some major indicators of financial stress with suggestions for taking action.
How do you go from being on top of the world with a multimillion dollar contract to filing for bankruptcy? By spending like it is never going to end. Former football superstars are finding that out the hard way.
There is growing recognition that we need to find ways to harness the drive and commitment of young people, and leverage their unique skills.
Cut yourself some slack. Because while preparing for the future is important -- especially saving for retirement -- so is enjoying the present.
For some, retirement still evokes images of a rocking chair on the porch. Some relaxation is OK, but the rocker isn't the best long-term answer for mind or body. Today's retirees are choosing active lifestyles. Many hold part-time jobs, pursue hobbies, and fulfill long-deferred dreams.
Are you a practical Taurus when it comes to money? Or a tight-fisted Capricorn? Or maybe even a spendthrift Sagittarius? Star signs can be a great indicator of our personalities, but they can also give us insight into how we deal with money.
75% of American households live paycheck to paycheck and 25% have no savings at all. With our consumer debt hovering at $11.5 Trillion, it is clear th...
If marriage is on the horizon, congratulations! But before you tie the knot, I highly recommend that you explore the financial implications of marriage as you plan your finances as a couple
Heading off to college for the first time is quite the learning experience for most young adults. While there are a lot of things to get used to and figure out living on your own for the first time, one of the biggest adjustments to make is over money.
Ever since I was really young I've wanted to be financially independent. I don't know where that came from, but for as long as I can remember I've wanted to be successful on my own, not rely on anyone else, and never have to worry about money.
Debt is the four-letter word Americans hate to hear. Today, the average American household has debts totaling around $7,200. According to Aimee Picchi on CBS Moneywatch, American household credit card debt is increasing despite the fact that average household earnings have not experienced a similar increase to account for that new debt.
First in a series. Sure, the hit HBO show Ballers on life after football -- starring none other than a super suave Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson -- is dripping with sex, sun and swag. But the real story behind the story is about finances and the show gets it right on the money.
As kids are preparing to head back to school, there's one lesson that parents might want to pass on to their children - the value of money. But money can be a touchy subject in many American homes.
Nearly half of households led by individuals or couples aged 55 and older having no retirement savings accounts at all. If this describes your situation, you have a tough problem -- but not an impossible one. The key is getting advice and taking immediate steps to budget, save, spend and invest.
The fact that the Fed is considering raising rates is a good thing because it means the economy is doing well. However it will have a different impact on different people.