After plummeting in the wake of the financial crisis, spending on nuptials resumed its rise in 2010, and is once again approaching the record set before the financial crisis.» Read More
After plummeting in the wake of the financial crisis, spending on nuptials resumed its rise in 2010, and is once again approaching the record set before the financial crisis.
Many financial advisors like ETFs, which offer low fees and trading ease, but ETFs are not perfect for all occasions.
CHICAGO, May 21- A job and a paycheck- they go together like coffee and cream. But when you retire from your regular job, does that mean you have to give up the cream? They want a piece of the $5.1 trillion in assets that the Investment Company Institute says was in workplace retirement plans last year.
There's a lot at stake in how we plan for retirement, and most of us can't afford to screw up. Here are the top mistakes, according to financial planners.
Retirees are increasingly moving where daily bills are lower in order to crank up the purchasing power of Social Security, pension or annuity payments.
Early Boomers may be on track to retire with enough savings for their golden years, a new Pew study finds. But Gen-Xersare in for a world of hurt.
Retiring at an average of 61, Americans plan to stay on the job until 66, according to Gallup, an uptick that predates the 2008 recession.
The president's investment decisions are sensible even to a fault, with a largest position in U.S. Treasuries.
WASHINGTON, May 15- It isn't like Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke and his colleagues have it in for old people- I'm sure they are all very respectful of their elders.
A 65-year-old couple retiring this year would need $220,000 on average to cover medical expenses, an 8 percent decrease from last year's estimate. But most people estimate just a fraction of that.
For most of us, retirement planning involves dreaming. But a new survey shows that reality can intrude in unexpected and expensive ways.
A new study finds that taking care of their family's needs is impeding women's ability to save for retirement.
You might think that being a stay-at-home mom is a choice. In fact, many moms are staying at home with their kids because they can't afford to work.
Mary Fallin has vetoed a bill that would have given state workers the option of enrolling in a defined contribution retirement plan similar to a 401. The bill by Oklahoma City Republican Rep.
The summer job market looks relatively sunny, including for young entrepreneurs. But teen job seekers will be competing with older workers for seasonal slots.
The slowing growth in prices has further emboldened the Fed to maintain its bond buying.
A rising population of working seniors will bring stronger economic growth if companies can retool to accommodate an older workforce, the Fiscal Times reports.
PHOENIX-- A bill backed by top Republicans in the Arizona Legislature that replaces pensions for new judges and other elected officials with a 401- style retirement plan passed the Arizona Senate on the second try Wednesday. The House already voted for the bill, but a second vote is required because of Senate amendments before it heads to Gov.
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.
Money anxiety is at the heart of all the calls: a woman whose husband won't deal with money, a daughter stressed over her father's finances, and a son worried he pushed his parents into bankruptcy.
Are you ignoring your money? How opening your eyes to what you have will change your financial future.
Lorraine, who's 57, asks Suze if she can afford to take a $28,000 African safari and mountain gorilla excursion.