Here are five areas that conventional wisdom says you should spend more on - and five instances where it's definitely better to spend less. Or nothing at all.
Overtime pay is the next battleground in President Barack Obama's fight for greater economic equality.
A new study shows the average household in 24 of America's 25 largest metropolitan areas cannot afford to pay for the average priced new car or truck.
The criminal investigation that opened Wednesday into GM's handling of an ignition flaw linked to 13 deaths threatens to overshadow the company's turnaround.
Airline earnings for 2014 will be 5 percent lower than previously predicted as political tensions drive up oil prices and growth in emerging markets slows, a trade group says.
You can usually enroll anytime during the year for commuter benefits offered by your employer -- and doing so can help reduce your tax bill.
Do forget to carry and use your coupons and loyalty cards? These tips will help let your turn those bits of paper and pieces of plastic into cold cash.
The Savers Credit is worth as much as $2,000 to eligible taxpayers who make contributions to a qualifying retirement account, such as an IRA, 401(k), 403b and 457.
Some of the leading teen retailers had one of those bad hair, acne outbreak kind of Tuesdays, and helped lead markets lower. The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all lost ground.
This rare harmony holds the potential to reshape the debate on bridging the growing opportunity gap. Just don't count on Obama's proposal to pass without changes.
At the heart of GM's slow response to fatally flawed ignition switches is a committee culture that impeded the flow of information from the engineering ranks to the CEO.
It's time to suit up: Men's Wearhouse is buying Jos. A. Bank for $1.8 billion, offering $65 a share, a 5 percent premium to Jos. A. Bank's closing price Monday of $61.83.
A fixation on the ups and downs of the stock market leaves many of us oblivious to where money is drained by taxes, fees, interest paid (and lost) and depreciation.
Nearly half of Protestants surveyed by Barna Group who are giving up something for Lent say it will be technology.
A group of passengers suing Carnival for damages after an engine fire left their ship adrift for days are asking the company to pay $5,000 a month for the rest of their lives.
A House panel will investigate the response of GM and U.S. regulators to consumer complaints about ignition-switch failures that are linked to at least 13 deaths.
Plans to save money by refinancing hit a wall, and time was running out. Luckily, a re-evaluation of maintenance and repair costs for his house and boats yielded the answer.
If you're wondering how to spend your tax refund this year, here are a few spending tips to help you get an even bigger refund next year.
Stocks retreated on Monday due to new concerns about the pace of economic growth in China, and the on-going tensions in Ukraine.
As the scourge of malnutrition dies out in developing countries, people are increasingly becoming overweight. Progress in the U.S. on these fronts offers hope.
Older taxpayers could owe big tax penalties if they don't act by April 1. Here's what the 2 million who turned 70½ in 2013 need to know about required minimum...