Assets in 529 college savings plan are near record highs and lawmakers want to expand the plans' tax benefits.» Read More
The conventional wisdom of the 4 percent withdrawal no longer holds about spending in retirement, so experts look for alternative plans.
Follow this advice to protect your finances while the country's financial state is still in flux.
An unexpected line item on your holiday budget: A pricey vet bill for accidental poisoning or foreign body ingestion.
A new Colloquy study has found heirs may have trouble claiming inherited reward miles or points. Do you need a mileage estate plan?
The start of the 2014 tax filing season will be postponed by a week or two next year, the IRS said, likely delaying some tax refunds, as well.
Suze Orman maintains that bankruptcy is a viable alternative to being over your head in debt.
Consistent savers had an average $28,000 rise in 401(k) balances between 2007 and 2011, while all such accounts fell $6,000, as study shows.
Teaching charity is important, but taking your kids to work at a soup kitchen during the holidays is not the way to do it. Here's what works.
Same-sex couples seeking a divorce face a complicated legal ride due to differences among the states in their laws concerning gay relationships.
Vanguard group founder Jack Bogle has some advice for you on instilling investing principles in your children.
Crooks are using a small and relatively cheap piece of off-the-shelf technology to compromise computerized store cash registers.
Weeks before Black Friday, take steps to cut the cost of your gift list.
Some Americans have decided to keep out of the rat race, at least for now. Find out why. NBC News reports.
Social Security recipients won't get much of a raise next year. Is government underestimating how much it costs seniors to pay the bills?
Financial experts provide insight into three areas where people would feel the pinch if the nation defaults, and how people can prepare for the worst.
With bond investors skittish over interest-rate risk, the search is on for alternative investment.
Though average Americans have no control over whether the U.S. debt ceiling is raised, a default could have a direct impact on their finances.
What Americans don't know understand about Social Security benefits can be hazardous to their retirement plans.
With open enrollment benefit options becoming more complicated, individuals are turning to financial experts to make informed decisions.
'Sell-by' dates are 'confusing' and 'misleading,' a study found. In fact, food may still be good even years past the date.
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