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Booker's so-called baby bonds proposal, which has quickly become a centerpiece of his campaign, would provide every child born in the U.S. with a $1,000 savings account.
Coughing up cash to pay for summer camp and more? Expect to keep footing the bill for your child well after he turns 18. Half of parents with adult kids say they've compromised their retirement savings for them, Bankrate.com found.
Americans may say they're more confident than ever about financing their retirements, but the question remains: Will they actually have enough money?
While home prices in most spots have recovered, some places have values that are less than they were 12 years ago.
Seeking financial advice? There's a monthly subscription for that, too. Some financial advisors are adopting a subscription fee payment schedule in order to bring on young clients who are still accumulating wealth.
Today's retirees have high debts and low savings. Nobel laureate Richard Thaler thinks buying into an annuity-type program through the Social Security Administration can help solve that. But other experts are not so sure.
How to save for retirement, college and occasional vacations and teach kids about responsible spending.
The rise of climate skeptic Donald Trump to the U.S. presidency ironically has resulted in a rapid increase in interest and adoption of impact investing and other types of values-based investing.
For the increasing number of people who've fallen behind on their student loans, tax refunds never arrive.
When you contribute to a Roth 401(k), the contribution won't lower your taxable income today. But when you eventually take the money out, similar to a Roth IRA, it's completely and utterly tax-free.
Increasingly, there is fierce competition for admission to the country's most selective schools.
Younger investors are not the only ones who want to invest with environmental and social causes in mind.
As the annual trustees report warns of impending trouble if Congress doesn't act, advocates hope lawmakers take action to both strengthen the program's finances and expand its benefits.
Nearly all student loan borrowers would see some of their debt canceled under Elizabeth Warren's new proposal.
Whether you're considering a complete overhaul or slight renovation of your home, energy improvements can save you thousands of dollars per year.