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For parents, drawing the line on being cool is a cost-cutting lesson for teenagers.
One lender wants to disrupt the market for mortgage originations, long dominated by big banks.
The wealthy are giving a smaller portion of their income to charity, while lower-income Americans are giving more. Create a plan to maximize donations.
Stay in control of medical and money matters by drawing up a will, a beneficiary list, a medical directive and powers of attorney.
Three steps to take to determine the amount of life insurance that is right for you.
Health savings accounts are a way to save tax-free for future medical costs, but they can also serve as another kind of retirement account.
Some financial advisors weigh in on what they think New York Yankees Derek Jeter should do next as he enters retirement.
After a data breach compromised contact details for 76 million households using Chase, experts say customers should be alert for phishing attacks.
A quarter of Americans have no emergency savings. Here's how to boost your rainy-day fund, even with the holiday shopping season approaching.
Worried about the cost of college? Brace yourself. You may have to shell out thousands before your child even sets foot in a dorm room.
Many in the middle class are learning just how expensive an elite college can be, even for an upper middle-class family.
Families in these states don't have enough liquid assets to survive three months in poverty according to the Assets and Opportunity Scorecard.
In 25 years you might not own any e-books, MP3s or digital movies. You'll rent them instead.
Details on a cyberattack on JPMorgan's servers this summer add to doubts over the security of consumer data kept by lenders, retailers and others.
Paying down credit card debt is a tall order. Here's what could make it even worse.
On an evolutionary basis, cognitive biases are great. But they can cost you money and lead to poor investing decisions if you're not paying attention.
Financial literacy is focused on the young, but parents should still impart money lessons to their newly adult children.
With 70 percent of newly wealthy people going broke within a year, advisors caution clients to manage new money wisely—with their help.
Proper financial planning has the power to transform your life, so be prepared to invest the time and energy to find the best advisor.
Education is supposed to help bridge the gap between the wealthiest people and everyone else. Ask the experts, and they'll count the ways.
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