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Take-home pay for everything from cooking to handling family finances on the open market, would total $59,862, says Insure.com, down from $60,182 in 2012.
A growing number of financial planners and online websites are making advice on investing more affordable for middle-class families.
A little known rule change is signaling just how meaningless the retirement vehicle has become.
Older Americans' need to work longer is being met by a host of websites that match them with jobs that fit their interests.
A new survey suggests the root of many college students' financial struggles actually begin long before they ever set foot on campus, with a lack of financial literacy skills.
When it comes to investing in 401(k)s, Americans just don't sense the urgency.
A new map of who claims the mortgage interest tax deduction shows how the debate over ending it could pit renters against homeowners and rural areas against cities.
Some tactics like cutting spending or investing in long-term resources work well in both your home finances and the business world. But be careful when it comes to borrowing money to increase profits.
Do you know how much buying a mutual fund through a broker is costing you? Hidden fees can hit your fund's performance.
If a Florida state court recognizes the joint bankruptcy filing of two men married in Vermont, their lawyer said, it could put the Defense of Marriage Act in question.
An estimated 120,000 cases of fraud will rise from a single, huge data breach last year, resulting in more than $3,300 in losses, on average, for each victim.
President Obama's proposal to slow Social Security spending by calculating cost-of-living increases differently has given conservatives and liberals something in common: they hate it.
Before the recession, non-Hispanic white families, on average, were about four times as wealthy as nonwhite families, according to a new study. By 2010, whites were about six times as wealthy.
Long-term care insurance providers are hurting, and they are dreaming up new ways to share their pain with consumers. Here's how to cope.
Most homeowners know a special insurance policy is needed to cover flooding, but the insurance industry estimates that only 13 percent of them are covered.
About 85 percent of Americans surveyed said their credit card debt is a taboo subject for conversation with strangers.
Thanks to Social Security's complex rules, many recipients find out how to maximize their benefits only after it's too late to change their elections.
Amid speculation that the Defense of Marriage Act may be struck down, same-sex couples and their financial advisors are preparing for many possible changes in taxes and benefits.
The average fee a bank charges non-customers to use its ATM increased by 20 percent over the last five years, a recent report found.
In your quest to quit before traditional retirement age, it's easy to overlook some hard facts. Here are six questions to ask before you cut ties with the working world.
The slowing growth in prices has further emboldened the Fed to maintain its bond buying.
Michael Farr, president and majority owner of Farr, Miller & Washington, LLC, explains how to invest for retirement in the next 10 years.
Gregg Fisher of Gerstein Fisher says there are several ways to reduce portfolio risk.
Are you ignoring your money? How opening your eyes to what you have will change your financial future. A woman who handles all the family finances wants to learn to say "no" without being the "bad guy." Viewers ask if they can afford a Tennessee Walking Horse, an African safari.
A Mother's Day money message on what's most important when it comes to your money & kids. A young mother wants to start a new life but bad credit is holding her back. Viewers ask if they can afford glasses that help the color blind, a trip to see "Annie" on Broadway.
John, who's 45, asks Suze if he can afford to spend $19,500 on a sunroom addition.