Planning for parenthood is a busy – if joyful – affair. Amid the whirlwind of activity, moms-- and dads-to-be often overlook one of the most important steps of parenthood -- getting your legal and financial house in order.
Giving your children the educational tools to succeed doesn’t come cheap, but with careful planning, a commitment to saving and skillful use of tax breaks and low-interest loans, most parents can cover the costs of college without sacrificing their own financial future.
Where there's a will, there's a way. The problem is: Not enough Americans have one and that's one life lesson you can't learn the hard way. If you drop the ball on estate planning, Uncle Sam will do it for you.
There are a lot of baby boomers out there and there's a lot of potential money to be made off of their retirement. Just be prepared to apply unconventional thinking to fit the habits of nontraditional people.
Richard Jerram, Chief Economist at the Bank of Singapore, explains the factors that led Japan to post a disappointing 1.8 percent annual rise in March exports.
Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | 7:04 PM ET
While U.S. earnings remain an important market mover, Richard Jerram, Chief Economist at the Bank of Singapore, says attention will be on the China's HSBC flash purchasing managers' index.
Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 12:00 AM ET
GM unveils new models, hopes for strong sales this year After massive recalls, General Motors is pushing forward with new car models unveiled at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. CNBC's Phil LeBeau explains.