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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.
Although the downsizing trend has yet to materialize in national data for baby boomers, the predicted benefits may be too good to ignore.
If you're concerned about affording your medical needs after you retire, start with an honest assessment of your current health-related costs.
A report suggests 20-somethings living in their parents' basement may take after the thrifty, debt-averse survivors of the Great Depression.
Vacation home sales last year rose 10 percent, but one Hamptons realtor says her clients "have given up on getting mortgages — totally."
Older Americans looking for financial guidance encounter professionals using a bewildering array of letters after their names.
As the recovery creeps along, bargain-hunters are once again looking for homes to fix up and resell for a quick profit.
It's past April 15. If you haven't filed your income tax returns or an extension, it's time for damage control.
The rise in couples buying their house before they marry is good news for a housing industry that has fretted about the increasing age of first-time homebuyers.
Policymakers and researchers are looking for low-cost ways to get people on the right financial track. The solutions may be simpler than we think.
More than half of Americans think their taxes are fair, says a Gallup survey. But that's the lowest rate of satisfaction since 2001.
A new AAA report shows the average cost of driving 15,000 miles a year rose to $9,122 per year in 2012, a roughly two percent increase. The biggest increases were in maintenance costs and insurance costs.
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.
Many financial advisors like ETFs, which offer low fees and trading ease, but ETFs are not for every investor.
Money anxiety is at the heart of all the calls: a woman whose husband won't deal with money, a daughter stressed over her father's finances, and a son worried he pushed his parents into bankruptcy.
Are you ignoring your money? How opening your eyes to what you have will change your financial future.
Lorraine, who's 57, asks Suze if she can afford to take a $28,000 African safari and mountain gorilla excursion.