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Sheila Bair, the former chair of the FDIC, says there are three lessons parents should teach children so they can be financially independent.
The shift to passively-managed index funds keeps growing even though U.S. active equity funds have outperformed them. Higher fees may be the cause.
When it's time to apply for college, experts say, what you do over the summer matters. How about camp?
While most retirees don't need to have life insurance, others--such as debtors, investors and those with disabled children--may want to keep coverage.
Critics say this loan has rates that are too high, making them the real estate equivalent of predatory payday or tax refund anticipation loans.
More workers are living the freelance or telecommute life. To get the job done, they need the right equipment. Here are 10 home office essentials.
More than a third of all American smartphone owners do absolutely nothing, not even a simple code to lock the screen.
Help line impersonators are buying up ads to put bogus pages at the top of search engine results.
Sending your child to camp can cost $500 or more per week. Here's how to avoid an expensive mismatch, and cut costs.
Not sure where you stand in your favorite reward program? You're not alone. As more retailers add loyalty tiers, confusion abounds.
It's never too soon to start planning ahead if you hope to buy your first home within the next year.
If you're not emotionally ready to quit working, you may not be ready to retire.
Less-educated Americans desperate for work may not be finding a job online for one simple reason: The job they want isn’t being posted there.
It’s been hard enough teaching people how to save for their retirement. It could be more difficult to teach them how to spend that retirement savings.
If their co-signer dies or files for bankruptcy, students who take out private loans to pay for college might face an unexpected financial challenge.
With the Fed paring back its bond-buying program, retirees are bracing for volatility in bonds, but financial advisors are not overly concerned.
There are smart ways young adults can attain financial security—from opening automatic savings plans to enrolling in company benefit plans.
You're getting a tax refund, so you filed early. So where's your check?
These apps can transform your Android smartphone into a powerful personal finance tool.
Moving past grief into growth, widows must take charge of finances, updating their own estates and making decisions better suited to their new status.
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