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Tax incentives to spur retirement-plan contributions lead only relatively wealthy, well educated Americans to save more, studies show. Automatic contributions work much better.
About half of the population 85 and older have some sort of impairment that makes managing with finances difficult.
It's no secret, it's harder for older workers to land a job. Here are some tips for how to land that job -- without having to lie about your age!
From early withdrawals from 401(k) accounts to how you handle gifts from Grandma, here are five pitfalls to avoid while applying for college financial aid.
If Junior has his way, there's a good chance he's planning to be on your dime until his mid-20s, new research shows.
Thirty-year-old Jason Fieber says he has saved $100,000 in three years even though his annual net income is $50,000. His goal: retire by age 40. USA Today reports.
Instead of ending the mortgage-interest tax deduction, adjust it to do what it is intended to do: stimulate home buying, one industry insider says.
A new survey finds Boomers' fears about finances have abated, with nearly a quarter of them feeling more secure than they did 12 months ago.
You probably realize there are tax breaks related to your home, your charitable giving and your work—but you may be eligible for more than you know.
Eschewing the Sun Belt, retirees are finding ways to cope with the high prices and high taxes that come with enjoying a big-city lifestyle.
Although it's known as the "nanny tax," it's not just for nannies, and Uncle Sam won't take kindly to you if you don't pay it. Despite what's often seen as something that only the rich should be concerned with, it's something all of us better be aware of.
A contribution rate close to three percent, the lowest in the advanced world, is just one reason why American workers lag behind other developed countries in retirement savings.
The average man has 30 percent more in taxable investments than the average woman and 72 percent more in his IRA, according to a new study.
Tightening government budgets mean states are spending less on students while the feds are cutting back on grants.
April 15 is looming, but if you look carefully there are a variety of possible ways to lower your 2012 tax bill.
As if audits aren't painful enough -- there's a lot the IRS won't tell you. Check out these tips from a former IRS agent.
This tax season is practically in the books. Here are few steps you can take to make next year's tax season easier.
Auto insurance rates vary according to how many drivers are on the road, how safe they are, even who decides lawsuits.
Parents still invest most of the money in college savings funds, but grandparents' contributions now make up about 9.5 percent of the total, new numbers say.
Women make less but live longer, which makes saving for retirement more difficult. Personal finance sites are seizing the opportunity.
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