Before your holiday to-do list gets too overwhelming, take the time to review your investments -- both winners and losers -- to see if balancing capital gains and losses could lower your tax bill. It's not a difficult process, but it does take some careful calculations.
Previously, people living with HIV and AIDS have had very limited options for life insurance -- mainly group coverage through employers. Prudential's new offering is the first to be publicly announced by a major American insurer, according to Kaiser Health News.
Car leasing is a growing affordability option for drivers, but like renting or owning a house, there are important distinctions in getting the right deal on a lease versus a loan. Making the right decision requires good research and a close look at your finances.
Do you skip workouts, phone-in conference calls, or only half listen to your spouse? Most of us are guilty of one or more of these transgressions, periodically. You may not realize it, but these actions may be causing more harm than you realize.
As tempting as it all sounds and even if there are some deals to be had, be careful: the holiday shopping season could mean financial disaster. If you want to play it smart this holiday season, there are seven important things to remember.
It is well known millennials are great at leveraging their personal networks for financial matters from finding a job to finding an apartment. Do not be surprised to see this generation apply this same attitude of open-sharing across other financial services as well.
I'm all for young people starting to invest early for several reasons. First, it's a great way for them to learn about the mechanics of investing. Second, they can learn about the markets -- during both good times and bad -- without too much at stake.
Thanksgiving is the most relaxing holiday we have. Why would anyone want to run around shopping for a crappy sweater or large screen TV? There's enough running around all year-long for kids, work, events and other activities.
So to heck with that bonus check, right? Wrong. You've been given a good opportunity to think about your job, your annual earnings and the financial decisions you're making and might need to make in the future. Here are ways to proceed.
With time rushing by and the end of 2015 in sight, you may be lamenting that you haven't accomplished all that you had planned. But even if you'll have to put off certain things until 2016, you still have time this year to make some smart financial moves.
Our culture values money and possessions -- almost to the extreme. This fosters a 'keeping up with the Joneses' (or Kardashians) kind of mentality. People want to be rich -- or at least look like they are rich. Because of this, many people make irresponsible choices when it comes to their finances.