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A provision of the "fiscal cliff" deal loosens restrictions on who can convert their traditional IRAs to a Roth IRAs, and when. Critics say the changes will lower revenues in the long run.
With interest rates predicted to stay low for the rest of the year, prospective borrowers can save for their down payment and improve damaged credit scores.
Bowing to intense competition among fund managers over the past few months, Vanguard announced reductions in fees on dozens of mutual funds and ETFs.
Take advantage of these smart tax moves before December 31st, and your biggest holiday gift could be savings for months and years to come.
The Affordable Care Act will go far to rescue the generation hardest hit by rising health-care costs, including 8.6 million Boomers without health insurance.
Allianz Life Insurance asked people 55 and older to identify their chronic money management lapses. Is yours on the list?
The cost of raising a child born in 2011 climbed to $235,000, one survey found. For upper-income families, the bill nears $500,000.
Christmas gifts like trampolines, treehouse kits and certain breeds of puppies will please the kids, but cause homeowner's insurance agents to cringe.
Income-based premium hikes are likely part of any budget deal, and would eventually affect one in four retirees.
More than one out of every nine dollars under professional management is now invested under "sustainable and responsible" practices.
Some small web-based firms are betting that young, tech-savvy savers won't pay for a traditional adviser to manage their money.
Suze Orman says Always remember the holiday season is about giving - true giving.
A third of workers will fail to spend their use-it-or-lose-it flexible spending accounts (FSA) for healthcare, according to a study by WageWorks.
Charitable giving can include any of the "three T's": time, talent and treasure.
We may first buy life insurance when we become parents. But some of the best strategies apply after the kids are out and the house is paid off.
The net wealth of U.S. households rose in the third quarter to its highest since late 2007, a hopeful sign for consumer spending.
On average, incomes were up 5.2 percent across all metropolitan areas in 2011.
Veterans returning from combat are cautious when it comes to taking ordinary risks with their money.
As insurance red tape becomes more onerous, more primary care physicians are opting to charge patients a yearly fee for service.
Local banks are more comfortable making home construction loans. But qualifying is more complicated than for a conventional mortgage.