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The government is about to make refinancing FHA mortgages more affordable — and potentially easier — for hundreds of thousands of homeowners.
Student loans are near the $1 trillion mark and educators are studying harder so they might avoid failing a critical test of advanced college finance.
Australia is headed for the “mother of all hard landings,” according to Société Générale strategist Albert Edwards, who says the country’s “credit bubble” could burst if China’s economy suffers a sharp slowdown.
Who wants their kid to be a millionaire? Ron Lieber of the New York Times looks at books advising upwardly mobile parents.
The Australian dollar carry trade, popular among investors to cash in on the interest rate differential between countries, is losing its appeal following the Reserve Bank of Australia’s (RBA) interest rate cut, say forex strategists, who expect further policy easing by the central bank this year.
Here are three strategies that could help self-employed workers maximize their investment portfolios over time.
If you paid more taxes than you feel you should have, maybe you should think about living in a state with a lower tax burden. See which states qualify as American tax havens.
The Aussie dollar surged on Thursday, rising one percent versus the U.S. dollar on strong jobs data, but one strategist is calling for a sharp correction - forecasting the currency will fall as low as 70 cents against the greenback over the longer-term.
The market is going down, up, down again ... and maybe sideways for a little while. What should you do? It depends on who you are.
Globally central banks are increasingly diversifying their foreign exchange reserves away from the U.S. dollar and the euro, according to latest data from the IMF’s Currency Composition of Foreign Exchange Reserves (COFER), and forex analysts tell CNBC the Australian dollar could be among the main beneficiaries.
The hole in the pension plans of US labor unions now stands at $369 billion, Credit Suisse has calculated with the aid of new reporting standards. This raises the prospect of higher pension contributions for employers and deteriorating industrial relations. The Financial Times reports.
David Riedel, President & Founder, Riedel Research Group says diamonds have almost no correlation with commodities, gold and equities, making them a great way for investors to diversify.
Public workers’ pension funds across the country are increasingly turning to riskier investments in private equity, real estate and hedge funds, and they aren't paying off, reports the New York Times.
The Mega Millions Jackpot now stands at $640M and Richard Lustig, a 7-time lottery winner, discusses what to do if you win.
A group of over 300 financial advisors and members of the Financial Planning Association submitted their brackets, ranking 32 personal finance concepts in the National Endowment for Financial Education's Financial Four showdown.
April is the month with the deadlines for IRA contributions and mandatory IRA withdrawals and the deadline for your 2011 IRA contribution is April 17, 2012.
“Mad Men” plays to fantasies of louche living, but it also gives credibility to the liberal belief that high taxes won’t constrain the rich.
For years, Baby Boomers have been moving their money into the bond market in droves to ensure a steady income into retirement. But so far this year, yields have been falling lower and lower — until now.
For most of us, retirement will be the shortest, most challenging period of our lives and yet few are fully prepared for this life stage.
By definition, economy and compact cars have not been the glamorous categories of automobiles. That’s not the case anymore, judging by this list of the best cars for $15,000 or less.