Assets in 529 college savings plans reached a record $247.9 billion in 2014, but the average balance will barely cover a year at public college.» Read More
Carlyle Group's David Rubenstein told CNBC he is not waiting for oil to hit a bottom before investing in beaten-up energy companies.
Several for-profit colleges have moved to drop out of the business, in favor of a more traditional approach. The New York Times reports.
U.S. small businesses pared borrowing in January after a record prior month, according to data released on Tuesday.
Student loan debt is at a record high and growing, but there are repayment strategies that can ease the burden for borrowers.
Identity theft and credit card fraud losses fell in 2014—but that doesn't bode well for consumers.
The administration's proposed 2016 budget would now impose required minimum distributions for Roth IRAs.
Obama's proposed budget would allow the long-term unemployed to withdraw up to $50,000 from their retirement plans penalty free.
The IRS offers some provisions for early withdrawals from your retirement accounts. But there's a steep price to pay.
The world economy has become credit addicted. China could well be the next victim. The Financial Times reports.
Ron Lieber, author of "The Opposite of Spoiled," shares his advice on how to raise kids to be financially successful adults.
Millennials are more likely to rent than to own, but most don't have renters insurance. That could be a costly mistake.
Two new studies show conflicting data on how prepared Americans are for emergency financial situations.
The request for Greece to present economic reforms by Monday positions Greeks for further conflict, a former lead negotiator tells CNBC.
Greece and its Europe creditors have reached a deal for a four-month extension to its bailout, the Eurogroup chairman said Friday.
The Dow and S&P 500 hit fresh records Friday amid news Greece reached a deal with euro zone finance ministers for an extension.
A new report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau found consumers have easier access to free credit scores. Where to get yours.
It still pays to have a college degree, but new research shows the benefit varies depending on the field and level of experience, NBCNews reports.
Revenue shortfalls, sluggish economic growth and narrowing liquidity are behind the rating change. Reuters reports.
As Europe's debt talks with Greece's anti-austerity government continue, another austerity hater builds support in Spain.
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