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Some 18 percent of respondents to a new survey expect to be in debt for the rest of their lives.
Sharpen your pencils: Congressional wrangling and the Affordable Care Act are adding new wrinkles to tax planning.
New Year's financial resolutions help you stay on budget and stick to savings goals, a survey finds, but most investors won't make them.
Soup kitchen volunteering is nice, but children also need regular, focused discussions about giving back, and more. Here's what works.
Most Americans lack even a basic understanding of how to make their retirement nest egg last, a new survey finds.
With all the savings from lower gas prices, are Americans about to go on a spending spree? Well...
Rule changes on guaranteed pension payments look promising, but are they for you?
Frequent travelers, take heart: the time of the year is here that marks the perfect opportunity to take stock of accumulated points.
Veterans should be at ease, but for many, slow tuition payments make getting an education another battle to be won.
To stay within budget, be alert for hidden sales items, deceptive signage and ... Christmas carols?
Millennials' financial goals versus their financial reality do not match up, reports USA Today.
One in 10 bargain hunters ends up on a counterfeit seller's website, according to a new report. How to ensure you're getting the best (real) deal.
Shoppers expect incredible bargains when they line up outside stores in the middle of the night after Thanksgiving. They may be disappointed.
Birchbox offers curated personal beauty packages, and it is helping to revolutionize and industry.
High underemployment and low labor participation rates point to a skills gap - and for students weighing college, an opportunity.
Use of prepaid cards has grown rapidly, but consumer protections have not. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants to change that.
Financial education programs abound for current and former military service members. How well they work is another story.
Just in time for Veterans Day, efforts are underway to expand financial protections for service members.
Earlybirds can get some of the best ski values this year, including annual passes and daily lift tickets.
If you know where to look, some airports offer free shoe shines, public gardens, spa deals and time-saving bargains.