Americans think that a family of four needs to bring in at least $58,000 a year to get by in their community, a new Gallup survey finds.» Read More
President Barack Obama's budget plan would change how increases in Social Security benefits are calculated. Experts say that could be devastating to recipients who need cost-of-living adjustments to survive.
You're just two years away from the big day, then, boom! Why financial advisers say Plan B should always be part of your retirement thinking.
As Americans get on the move again after five years of recession and bottomed-out real estate prices, we asked moving experts for their advice on how to have a successful and worry-free move.
Fidelity Investments and Charles Schwab give independent financial advisers a percentage of the assets that their clients put in certain mutual funds, according to Reuters.
Gahhh! It's so hard to lose weight. You know what's even harder? Trying to put a price tag on employee weight loss.
The government watchdog says some investment firms urge workers to roll over their 401(k)s to IRAs, in order to gain fees for the firm.
Post-recession Americans are saving more for retirement, but many don't trust the stock market to grow their nest eggs.
Hooray! Your kid got into multiple colleges. Congratulations. Now it's time to figure out which one is the best deal.
If you think you may have trouble paying your full tax bill, don't panic. There are ways to ease the burden.
Tax incentives to spur retirement-plan contributions lead only relatively wealthy, well educated Americans to save more, studies show. Automatic contributions work much better.
About half of the population 85 and older have some sort of impairment that makes managing with finances difficult.
It's no secret, it's harder for older workers to land a job. Here are some tips for how to land that job -- without having to lie about your age!
Although it's known as the "nanny tax," it's not just for nannies, and Uncle Sam won't take kindly to you if you don't pay it. Despite what's often seen as something that only the rich should be concerned with, it's something all of us better be aware of.
From early withdrawals from 401(k) accounts to how you handle gifts from Grandma, here are five pitfalls to avoid while applying for college financial aid.
If Junior has his way, there's a good chance he's planning to be on your dime until his mid-20s, new research shows.
Thirty-year-old Jason Fieber says he has saved $100,000 in three years even though his annual net income is $50,000. His goal: retire by age 40. USA Today reports.
Instead of ending the mortgage-interest tax deduction, adjust it to do what it is intended to do: stimulate home buying, one industry insider says.
You probably realize there are tax breaks related to your home, your charitable giving and your work—but you may be eligible for more than you know.
A new survey finds Boomers' fears about finances have abated, with nearly a quarter of them feeling more secure than they did 12 months ago.
Eschewing the Sun Belt, retirees are finding ways to cope with the high prices and high taxes that come with enjoying a big-city lifestyle.
Many financial advisors like ETFs, which offer low fees and trading ease, but ETFs are not for every investor.
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.
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.