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An accelerating trend is that women having babies in the U.S. are more educated than ever. On average the more educated a woman is, the better off her children will be.
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.
Graduating from high school is becoming an ever more elaborate process. Expect to spend over $1,000 to attend the prom—and that's just the start.
Take-home pay for everything from cooking to handling family finances on the open market, would total $59,862, says Insure.com, down from $60,182 in 2012.
The impulse to help after a disaster is natural, whether it's the Bangladesh accident or the Boston attacks. But giving true help is tricky.
More than 70 percent of those responding to a recent survey by Merrill Lynch said that outliving their good health was more of a concern than outliving their money.
Whether you'd really consider retiring to North Dakota or West Virginia, this unconventional list will at least get you thinking about what you really need from a retirement spot.
Buy anything on the Internet lately without paying sales tax? In all but a few states, you're probably a tax cheat.
Older Americans' need to work longer is being met by a host of websites that match them with jobs that fit their interests.
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.
A little known rule change is signaling just how meaningless the retirement vehicle has become.
If a Florida state court recognizes the joint bankruptcy filing of two men married in Vermont, their lawyer said, it could put the Defense of Marriage Act in question.
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.
About 85 percent of Americans surveyed said their credit card debt is a taboo subject for conversation with strangers.
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.
Something lavish, something diamond, something Hollywood and many things new. Such is the refrain of today's outrageous weddings, where glitz reigns supreme.
A report suggests 20-somethings living in their parents' basement may take after the thrifty, debt-averse survivors of the Great Depression.
The rise in couples buying their house before they marry is good news for a housing industry that has fretted about the increasing age of first-time homebuyers.