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The mutual fund industry thinks students should know where Madagascar is on a world map, how to solve a quadratic equation, and the difference between value and growth investing.
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.
Videogames and apps like the "Great Piggy Bank Adventure" promise to teach financial literacy. But some experts say schools may do a better job in spreading the knowledge.
Long-term care insurance providers are hurting, and they are dreaming up new ways to share their pain with consumers. Here's how to cope.
Thanks to Social Security's complex rules, many recipients find out how to maximize their benefits only after it's too late to change their elections.
The average fee a bank charges non-customers to use its ATM increased by 20 percent over the last five years, a recent report found.
Amid speculation that the Defense of Marriage Act may be struck down, same-sex couples and their financial advisors are preparing for many possible changes in taxes and benefits.
There are a variety of reasons a job can get slapped with the "worst job" title,be it danger, stress or just a poor outlook. Here are the 10 Worst Jobs for 2013.
The economy is sputtering back to life and many an employee has an itch to see what else is out there. Before you blast out your resume, check out the 10 best jobs for 2013.
Many of the unbanked are poor, homeless or undocumented, but since most have held checking accounts in the past, their reason for avoiding banks lies elsewhere. A new report from the FDIC blames high fees and low interest rates on deposits.
Older Americans looking for financial guidance encounter professionals using a bewildering array of letters after their names.
A report suggests 20-somethings living in their parents' basement may take after the thrifty, debt-averse survivors of the Great Depression.
It's past April 15. If you haven't filed your income tax returns or an extension, it's time for damage control.
A new AAA report shows the average cost of driving 15,000 miles a year rose to $9,122 per year in 2012, a roughly two percent increase. The biggest increases were in maintenance costs and insurance costs.
Policymakers and researchers are looking for low-cost ways to get people on the right financial track. The solutions may be simpler than we think.
More than half of Americans think their taxes are fair, says a Gallup survey. But that's the lowest rate of satisfaction since 2001.
Seniors looking for a reverse mortgage may have to look elsewhere for needed funds. Defaults on reverse mortgages has prompted a crackdown by the FHA.
Parents always want their children to succeed, but a survey from T. Rowe Price shows many parents are "unrealistically optimistic" about their children's financial future.
A survey by the Pew Research Center found that more than a third of Americans like or even love doing their taxes.