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A rise in the average 401(k) account balance, to $86,212, is largely due to boosts from the stock market, according to Vanguard.
Two new reports show that Americans over age 65 are falling behind financially, despite having retirement income younger Americans are less likely to have in old age.
Complex rules sow confusion about how overdraft fees work and "may increase consumer costs beyond reasonable expectations," said CFPB director Richard Cordray.
It's becoming easier to set up a trust fund online, even one on the small side. What's not easy is figuring out the potential benefits and pitfalls.
A quarter of college students feel unprepared for the job market, a new study says. They see internships as an answer, but it's complicated.
Young men in the 18-to-34-year-old bracket are the ones most likely to decline a request to be in a wedding party based on the cost, according to a Harris Interactive survey.
The topsy-turvy world of today's financial markets is upending what many people thought they understood about how to pay for life after work.
Current U.S. residents, newly legalized, under the immigration bill being debated in Congress, would generate $500 billion in real estate transactions and $25 billion in mortgage income, says a Hispanic realty group.
Lenders aren't the only ones who look at your score. Increasingly, insurers and even prospective employers examine your credit habits.
After accumulating money in IRAs and 401(k)s, many retirees don't know how to transition from saving to spending. Here's a must-read guide.
Summer travelers are being bombarded with offers from travel insurance providers. Here's how to know when a policy makes sense for you.
Baby boomers, who never lost their taste for rebellion, want to control every detail of their "stairway to heaven" including buying "pre-need funerals." NBC News reports.
Interest rates on checking accounts at major banks remain anemic. But for the digitally savvy, smaller regional banks offer more lucrative options.
Mortgage rates have jumped to their highest in a year, and house values are rising. Those who have waited to buy or refinance may find the time is right.
Nearly a quarter of Americans said they were satisfied with the condition of their personal finances, but experts say our financial acumen still needs work.
Investing in long-term care insurance is one of the few ways to protect your retirement savings. But it's not cheap.
Millennials are inheriting wealth at a greater rate than the two previous generations. The good news is they may be better suited to it than their parents or grandparents.
Imagining driving a new car or getting the keys to a new home can make saving for those items easier, scientists say.
Mortgage rates have been bouncing around since the Fed left the door open to early cuts in asset purchases. Here's why you may want to refinance now.
Unlike the media depiction of gays as mostly white and wealthy, LGBT Americans are more likely to be poor than heterosexuals.
Here's what you should know about transitioning from saving for retirement to spending during retirement.
If you're 10 years away from retiring, listen up to Ivory Johnson of Delancey Wealth Management for advice on how to save your money.
Everyone's goal is to retire a millionaire, but don't believe the hype about any get-rich-quick scheme to get there.
A young widow struggles with making ends meet.
Money mistakes when you don't like dealing with money. A woman is finally ready to face her compulsive shopping so and create a future for her daughter. Viewers ask if they can afford a Mercedes SLK 350, a pair of $11,000 diamond earrings.
Becky, who's 37, asks Suze if she can afford to spend $11,254 on a pair of diamond earrings.