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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.
When it comes to investing in 401(k)s, Americans just don't sense the urgency.
Some tactics like cutting spending or investing in long-term resources work well in both your home finances and the business world. But be careful when it comes to borrowing money to increase profits.
A little known rule change is signaling just how meaningless the retirement vehicle has become.
If a Florida state court recognizes the joint bankruptcy filing of two men married in Vermont, their lawyer said, it could put the Defense of Marriage Act in question.
A new map of who claims the mortgage interest tax deduction shows how the debate over ending it could pit renters against homeowners and rural areas against cities.
Do you know how much buying a mutual fund through a broker is costing you? Hidden fees can hit your fund's performance.
An estimated 120,000 cases of fraud will rise from a single, huge data breach last year, resulting in more than $3,300 in losses, on average, for each victim.
President Obama's proposal to slow Social Security spending by calculating cost-of-living increases differently has given conservatives and liberals something in common: they hate it.
Before the recession, non-Hispanic white families, on average, were about four times as wealthy as nonwhite families, according to a new study. By 2010, whites were about six times as wealthy.
Most homeowners know a special insurance policy is needed to cover flooding, but the insurance industry estimates that only 13 percent of them are covered.
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