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...
If you're wondering what the deal is or why you should make the switch from your big bank, you're already halfway to making a very smart decision.
Despite an improved economy and rising employment, the picture is far from rosy for the average low- to moderate-income worker. Wages have stagnated or fallen. One in four jobs pays a low-wage of less than $23,283 a year and often lacks benefits.
Forty is the new 30, 80 is the new 60. It's great that we are living longer, but the financial challenge of living longer may mean not only planning for extended retirement years, but also caring for an aging parent or adult child in ways that can take a solid bite out of any well-laid financial plans.
No matter how much you want to protect the privacy of someone receiving a structured settlement, someone else with a fancy computer or data mining program is going to find them and make them an offer to buy their payments.
As back-to-school season is wrapping up, many parents have equipped their kids with the supplies they will need for the upcoming year. However, many have likely forgot to pack a tool their child may be in desperate need of -- a credit card.
As adults start families later in life, financial needs for childcare, college saving and retirement seem on a tighter collision course than ever before.
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.