When Amazon's stock rises before Thanksgiving in anticipation of a strong holiday, the shares tread water the rest of the year, history shows.» Read More
Schoola Stitch opened for business on Thursday, offering parents a new way to shop for gently used children's clothes and promising deals as much as 70 to 90 percent off retail.
With the possibility of spending two decades or more in retirement, some baby boomers are buying longevity insurance so they don't outlive their money.
No one yet knows when—or if—Americans will feel confident enough about their finances to have as many kids as they might have if the recession had not occurred.
Being their own boss is easing the transition to retirement for some boomers. Ten percent of workers 45 to 74 plan to start a business, according to a recent survey by AARP.
School may be out, but summer can offer a teachable moment if children use their allowances the right way. Here's how.
A retirement formula devised in the 1990s doesn't seem to hold up in an environment of low-yielding bond, volatile stock markets and inconsistent returns.
Because gay marriage is relatively new, same-sex divorces come with high price tags and other expensive sacrifices, NBC Today reports.
Some public school districts are charging students mandatory fees and holding out the threat of barring students from participating in activities if parents don't pay.
Twelve million Gen Y-ers make more than $100,000, and many of them are not saddled with the six-digit student debt held by doctors and lawyers.
The biggest mistakes that rookie investors make tend to be psychological ones—and simply knowing these pitfalls and keeping perspective can result in significantly better returns.
A record number of 18- to 31-year-olds are living with their parents, and they're probably likely soon.
Thinking ahead about long-term care can bring big benefits later as the experience of a retired New Jersey teacher shows.
Problems with auto sales and repairs, home improvement and debt disputes led the annual complaints survey compiled by the Consumer Federation of America.
They say you can never be too rich or too thin. But a poll finds that only 28 percent of Americans would be willing to gain 25 pounds to get out of debt.
Bernice Tingle lost her savings to a scam but that's not all. The IRS and California demanded she pay tax penalties accrued due to cashing out her IRA. Her situation isn't unique.
Mistakes have blacklisted many Americans from banks, leading to fees for paying bills, cashing checks, and wiring money. The NYT reports.
It may seem logical that financial aid from colleges should go to the students who need it the most, but guess again.
Getting a bargain vacation isn't just about finding the best rates. More states and cities are hiking taxes tourists pay for hotels and car rentals.
Would you pay to use micro-blogging site Twitter? If yes, how much would you pay per month?
James Gandolfini, the late actor, appears to have made some key mistakes with his estate planning. Here's how to avoid the same minefields.
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