Andrew Osterland is a business writer, specializing in personal finance and taxes.
Donating used cars to "charities" helps you unload vehicles, aid a cause and lower your tax burden. Or so Americans believe.
The rationale for a contract guaranteeing income while allowing for participation in potential growth in the markets remains intact.
Enthusiasts say bitcoin is the future of money, yet it is about as volatile as you can get when it comes to investments.
Many investors have no idea how much risk they're open to. One way not to measure risk tolerance is by comparing yours to your neighbor's.
Annuities are unpopular. However, there are some pros to these much-maligned financial products, say advisors.
A look at five ideas and strategies that financial advisors use to help clients with large amounts of debt improve their financial outlook.
A survey from the Financial Planning Association polling advisors found that 88% of respondents use ETFs, compared to 40% in 2006.
As ETFs soar, the industry is witnessing the possible twilight of stock- and bond-picking fund managers who get paid to beat the market.
Throwing a wrench into your retirement savings to pay for college may seem worthwhile, but you — and your kids — may regret it later.
Most 401(k) plans allow account holders to borrow from their balances. Two financial experts debate the merits of taking 401(k) loans.