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Women averaged a credit score of 675 compared to the male average of 674, according to the credit score agency Experian.
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.
There's a lot at stake in how we plan for retirement, and most of us can't afford to screw up. Here are the top mistakes, according to financial planners.
Early Boomers may be on track to retire with enough savings for their golden years, a new Pew study finds. But Gen-Xersare in for a world of hurt.
Being audited is scary. Not knowing if you might be is almost as bad. Here is a roadmap to how the IRS decides on candidates for examination.
Retiring at an average of 61, Americans plan to stay on the job until 66, according to Gallup, an uptick that predates the 2008 recession.
The president's investment decisions are sensible even to a fault, with a largest position in U.S. Treasuries.
Health insurance was already evolving before the Affordable Care Act. But this year the law's sweeping changes will reshape how you get health care.
A New York Federal Reserve report suggests that college grads swamped by debt may be victims of forces greater than their willingness to pay.
A 65-year-old couple retiring this year would need $220,000 on average to cover medical expenses, an 8 percent decrease from last year's estimate. But most people estimate just a fraction of that.
Prepaid debit cards were the tool of choice in a recent $45 million heist, but they are useful for some consumers. Here's how to protect yours.
For most of us, retirement planning involves dreaming. But a new survey shows that reality can intrude in unexpected and expensive ways.
Not all scores are created equal and depending on the wrong "free" score can hurt you financially.
A new study finds that taking care of their family's needs is impeding women's ability to save for retirement.
Stocks are flying high. And interest rates are near record lows. That combination has enticed investors to borrow against their stock portfolios at near-record levels in March.
A new study found that on average Millennials have $55,000 saved for retirement and many of them are wary of the long-term viability of Social Security.
Already six times what traditional banks pay, online banks' interest rates are rising as brick-and-mortar banks rates continue to fall.
The summer job market looks relatively sunny, including for young entrepreneurs. But teen job seekers will be competing with older workers for seasonal slots.
Graduating from high school is becoming an ever more elaborate process. Expect to spend over $1,000 to attend the prom—and that's just the start.
Americans typically work at seven different companies during their career, and most of them have something to show for each stop—untouched 401(k)s that can come back to bite you.
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