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Consumers can freeze and unfreeze their credit reports without paying a fee, effective Sept. 21. They still will need to contact all three credit bureaus to cover all their bases.
No, you should not use that home equity line of credit to fund your vacation to Bermuda. You also shouldn't use it to pay for the utilities.
The tax code imposes certain limits — and opportunities — for your retirement saving.
Stock investors face a tough challenge when choosing where to invest. Following this simple set of criteria can make the task much less stressful.
Reverse mortgages have skyrocketed in popularity among cash-strapped seniors. But carefully weigh the pros and cons, and alternatives, before taking this unique type of loan.
If you have student loans, research shows, your retirement savings will take a hit. Here's how to plan for both without sacrificing your financial health.
Once neglected, short-term bond funds are increasingly gaining attention from those looking for a safe investment with some return.
A look at seven cognitive biases that exert influence over financial decision-making. You likely will recognize each as existing, to one degree or another, within yourself.
There are tens of thousands of ways to claim your monthly checks. Here's three ideal examples.
In some cities, you can get a property tax deferral until you die or sell your house. But make sure you read the fine print.
If you're eager to see what the bitcoin investing craze is all about, just remember this: Your money is not protected, and you will have to pay taxes.
In an ideal world, your financial advisor and your CPA will work together to identify ways to reduce your tax bill in the current year and beyond.
High guaranteed incomes and a high-interest bond market are two comforts today's retirees no longer have. Yet many are still basing their investing strategy on past market conditions and overweighting bonds in their retirement portfolio.
Mounting interest in impact investments across all allocations has created more accessible options for investors.
Despite this yield curve's record of predicting recessions, investors should be looking at a historically more reliable curve: the near-term forward spread.
Becoming too emotionally attached to investments can result in irrationally clinging to an asset longer than you should. Here are three ways an unrealistic view of your company stock can land you in financial hot water.
Many people start investing with little education about markets and learn the hard way: by losing money. Avoid these four common investing mistakes.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act presents changes that impact divorcing couples. The law reverses older legislation created with the hope of freeing up more money for the divorcing couple and easing the transition from paying taxes jointly to separately.
As the gap between short- and long-term interest rates continues to shrink, equity investors are shrugging off the bearish signal from the bond market.