No matter what Ben Bernanke, Congress, or the ECB do, the actions and financial decisions made by parents always make the biggest impression. You cant expect a child to walk-the-walk if you dont set an example yourself.
After writing that hefty tuition check, many parents and students might be wondering if a college degree is really worth the massive cost.
Deciding when and how to file for Social Security benefits are important retirement decisions. Claim benefits the wrong way and you lose out on thousands of dollars in income over your retirement.
A recent study shows working is in the plans for many boomers' retirement, and that's exactly how they want it.
Banks are pushing pre-paid cards more than ever now, as they are big money makers for them. But these cards aren't for everyone, and consumers should take note before signing up for one.
So here's the bad news: Half of households below the age of 65 are at risk of not having enough income to enjoy the lifestyle they’ve been looking forward to in retirement. Here's the good news: you can do something to improve this number.
Schools out, which means many parents are sending their kids to summer camp to try and keep the occupied and out of trouble. But the rising cost of camps is taking its toll on already-stretched budgets.
Instead of heading to the mall with a family member or best friend to do our holiday shopping this year our best savings tool may be in our pocket.
Don’t we all want some assurance that the individual we are entrusting with the task of preparing our tax return is ethical and competent? Yes, but new requirements from the IRS might not be the best way to go about doing this.
When it comes to filing for Social Security, if you make the wrong choices, they affect the amount of income you will receive for the rest of your life.
Didn't make it out to the stores this weekend to cash in on the door-buster sales? Don't worry, they are sure to continue right up to the end of the year.
The Supreme Court's decision striking down DOMA expands the financial options for same-sex couples in certain states. Does this mean gay couples are going to pack up and move to states recognizing same-sex marriages? Here's a state-by-state breakdown of the benefits.
Americans between 40-50 years old are twice as afraid of the financial consequences of a critical illness than they are of dying from it. And for good reason.
We are adopting more technology at warp speed, but so are hackers looking to glean our personal information. Here's how to stay protected while using your mobile device or tablet.
Turns out, it's not just your personal financial information scammers and thieves are after--they're also looking for ways to get their hands on your private medical records.
: Many Americans dread tax-filing season. But scammers love it. Here’s how to protect your identity and your refund check.
The White House is touting its new Framework for Business Tax Reform as a way to cut the corporate tax rate and simplify taxes for small businesses
Don't just sit around waiting for Congress to get their act together regarding the fiscal cliff and potential tax expirations. Take these nine steps to prep your finances now.
Consumers have gotten so used to discounts it's safe to wonder whether we've been trained to never pay full price again.
Thanks to the lack of action from lawmakers, individuals who die and leave assets behind have no idea how what, if any, estate tax their kids and grandkids will have to pay.