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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.
Retirees looking for a mortgage may find that even a pristine credit history and healthy retirement accounts are not enough.
Take-home pay for everything from cooking to handling family finances on the open market, would total $59,862, says Insure.com, down from $60,182 in 2012.
More than 70 percent of those responding to a recent survey by Merrill Lynch said that outliving their good health was more of a concern than outliving their money.
A growing number of financial planners and online websites are making advice on investing more affordable for middle-class families.
Whether you'd really consider retiring to North Dakota or West Virginia, this unconventional list will at least get you thinking about what you really need from a retirement spot.
A new survey suggests the root of many college students' financial struggles actually begin long before they ever set foot on campus, with a lack of financial literacy skills.
Older Americans' need to work longer is being met by a host of websites that match them with jobs that fit their interests.
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