Families inspired by the Westminster dog show to get a puppy may find that buying a purebred pup is cheaper than the costs of dog ownership.
A just-released report shows that more than 36 percent of the complaints filed in 2013 were for scams that started with a phone call.
The American Taxpayer Relief Act hasn't lived up to its name. Wealthier taxpayers now face higher marginal tax rates and new investment income taxes.
Turning 30 used to mean hitting your stride as an official adult. But for many millennials, it feels like being stuck in perpetual late adolescence.
A new report finds that financial institutions are doing a much better job than retailers when it comes to credit card security.
Paid internships are much more valuable than unpaid ones when it comes time to land a full time job. Here's why, and how to get one.
E-filing season is underway, and so is the annual race between taxpayers and ID thieves who want to claim refunds in their name.
Airlines charges for everything ranging from booking a trip by phone to checking a bag are on the rise. USAToday reports.
Many invest for higher-education via 529 plans, but Roth IRAs also offer distinct, tax-free advantages as college savings investment vehicles.
Tax season is here after a great year for the stock market, making this a good time to tally up the deductions you can use. Try these.
Investing icon Jack Bogle discusses a simple principle that defines investment success even during the most volatile times: the magic of compounding.
The consequences of a bad tax return are much more serious than a bad haircut. So why does every state regulate hair dressers but only four regulate tax preparers?
The 2013 calendar year may be over, but opportunities to lower last year’s tax liability are not. Troll for overlooked deductions and tax credits.
If you are dreading doing your taxes this season, don't blame the Internal Revenue Service for making it so hard. Blame Congress.
The president's plan offers households with no retirement savings a place to start. But it comes with some serious shortcomings compared to IRAs.
Dan Marino had a brilliant career for the Miami Dolphins. Now he has teamed up with the AARP to educate Americans on how to create financial success.
The introduction of some new investment income taxes have increased the value of tax-advantaged investment strategies.
The average student in this country now spends around $1,200 a year on books and supplies. A single book can cost as much as $200.
U.S. families are burdened by having to pay for medical care, and some struggle to pay health care bills, NBC News reports.
A look at how the credit bureaus have changed the game and how they look at you as a borrower.
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