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The Supreme Court’s ruling on gay marriage isn’t just an emotional victory for same-sex spouses. It’s a practical one that will usher in a sea change and prompt lawsuits.
Hurricane season is here, and you have work to do with your homeowner's insurance. Insurers are seeking ways to limit their storm exposure.
The Fed will keep the federal funds rate unchanged, but that doesn't mean consumers will get the same rates on credit cards, student loans, mortgages and other financial products.
Sufferers of the illness, which afflicts 5.7 million Americans, often blow their savings on trips, jewels, even real-estate.
Many student loan debtors are tricked into paying up to $1,600 in fees to firms offering "debt relief" services that they could get for free, according to a report.
"Tax-free retirement" has a nice ring to it, but creating a completely tax-free income stream is difficult—and maybe self-defeating.
More upbeat about their prospects, Boomers are reshaping traditional notions of how the golden years should be lived.
Hurricane Sandy and the economic recovery may have raised repair costs in the Northeast, but drivers there are often close to cheaper ones.
After falling dramatically for more than a month, applications for mortgage refinances finally swung to the positive last week, rising 5 percent despite the rise in mortgage rates.
Young men in the 18-to-34-year-old bracket are the ones most likely to decline a request to be in a wedding party based on the cost, according to a Harris Interactive survey.
Two new reports show that Americans over age 65 are falling behind financially, despite having retirement income younger Americans are less likely to have in old age.
Complex rules sow confusion about how overdraft fees work and "may increase consumer costs beyond reasonable expectations," said CFPB director Richard Cordray.
A quarter of college students feel unprepared for the job market, a new study says. They see internships as an answer, but it's complicated.
It's becoming easier to set up a trust fund online, even one on the small side. What's not easy is figuring out the potential benefits and pitfalls.
The topsy-turvy world of today's financial markets is upending what many people thought they understood about how to pay for life after work.
Current U.S. residents, newly legalized, under the immigration bill being debated in Congress, would generate $500 billion in real estate transactions and $25 billion in mortgage income, says a Hispanic realty group.
Lenders aren't the only ones who look at your score. Increasingly, insurers and even prospective employers examine your credit habits.
After accumulating money in IRAs and 401(k)s, many retirees don't know how to transition from saving to spending. Here's a must-read guide.
Summer travelers are being bombarded with offers from travel insurance providers. Here's how to know when a policy makes sense for you.
Baby boomers, who never lost their taste for rebellion, want to control every detail of their "stairway to heaven" including buying "pre-need funerals." NBC News reports.
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