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Lenders aren't the only ones who look at your score. Increasingly, insurers and even prospective employers examine your credit habits.
After accumulating money in IRAs and 401(k)s, many retirees don't know how to transition from saving to spending. Here's a must-read guide.
Summer travelers are being bombarded with offers from travel insurance providers. Here's how to know when a policy makes sense for you.
Despite a proliferation of games and apps, and efforts by schools to teach the subject, financial literacy declined between 2009 and 2012, a survey shows.
People nearing retirement are facing lower bond yields and home values. Here's how you can avoid retirement portfolio panic.
Couples can avoid financial headaches and relationship heartaches by having a frank discussion of their individual finances long before approaching the altar.
Millennials are inheriting wealth at a greater rate than the two previous generations. The good news is they may be better suited to it than their parents or grandparents.
Unlike the media depiction of gays as mostly white and wealthy, LGBT Americans are more likely to be poor than heterosexuals.
You can't comparison shop if you don't know what you're getting. And that's what happens, in many cases, when people open a checking account.
Mortgage rates have been bouncing around since the Fed left the door open to early cuts in asset purchases. Here's why you may want to refinance now.
It's not easy finding ethically produced clothing. But in the wake of the workplace disasters in Bangladesh, that may be changing.
Women are now the leading or solo breadwinners in 40 percent of U.S. households, compared with just 11 percent in 1960, according Census Bureau data analyzed by Pew.
The United States lags other countries when it comes to offering workers time off, and is especially tough on part-time workers.
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.
If you are determined to keep your wedding costs in check despite the various pressures to spend big, here are a slew of suggestions.
The damage from the tornado that tore through Moore, Oklahoma may soon spread. Experts say homeowner insurance rates may rise.
Everyone's goal is to retire a millionaire, but too many personal finance headlines want to sell you on the idea that there's a surefire method for incubating the million dollar nest egg.
Women averaged a credit score of 675 compared to the male average of 674, according to the credit score agency Experian.
Many financial advisors like ETFs, which offer low fees and trading ease, but ETFs are not perfect for all occasions.
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.