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The Fed could raise interest rates by the middle of next year but consumers can use the methods to get ahead. The Fiscal Times reports.
Whether bestowing assets now or leaving them to heirs, trusts with well-planned terms ensure money isn't lost or wasted by beneficiaries.
Following are five ways in which investing in an IRA may trump using a 401(k) plan.
The problem: prescription drug costs stretch many peoples' budgets and some are forced into bankruptcy. Here are tips to avoid that.
While many service members and their families know the GI Bill will help pay for college, other benefits may not be on their radar.
With the adoption of the mobile check deposits comes worries about fraud -- notably with fraudsters double-depositing checks.
Here's how to lose the job before you even start.
Potential mistakes threatening successful retirements are many and fall into psychological and financial categories, say financial advisors.
The Supreme Court is taking up a dispute over how a state may tax income its residents earn in another state.
Military families need to be extra smart when it comes to financial planning, such as securing benefits long before departing the service.
Tax incentives abound for homeowners on everything from electric cars to geothermal heat pumps.
When it comes to vacation nightmares, renting a home or apartment from a scammer has to be near the top of the list.
With many boomers facing retirement-saving shortfalls, the time to sell beloved collectibles may be right now, while the markets are hot.
Whatever your motivations for flipping your pre-loved possessions, here are five categories of goods you'll find easy to monetize.
Private universities can offer distinct advantages for students who are looking for attributes that often stand out in a smaller college environment.
Drivers might see lower gas prices this year, but smart shopping tactics could help them save even more.
General Motors has recalled more than 13 million cars so far this year, which means fewer cars available on the rental lots for travelers.
New research from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau concludes that medical bills are unfairly lowering credit scores.
People are more stressed out at home than they are at work, new research shows, but that may be because they are trying to juggle so much.
After snaring more venture capital, FutureAdvisor CEO Bo Lu talks about why online investment advisors are the future of mass-affluent investing.
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