Most U.S. families don't follow a budget. Fewer still budget with a credit card. But with careful planning, you can use plastic to rein in spending and get back in the black.
Recent predictions say the average millennial won't retire until 73, but a few brave men and women are already plotting early retirements decades ahead of their peers.
The wages weren't great, but the lessons we learned from our first jobs are still paying dividends.
The average cost of a Thanksgiving dinner for 10 is just $49.04. That's already quite a bargain, but here are some more ways to save on your feast.
There's no avoiding it: Having children is expensive. But with the help of your smartphone, you can cut your kid-related costs down considerably. Here are 6 apps that'll help.
The average American will spend about $740 on holiday gifts this year. But some budget-conscious families are saying no to big gift spending.
If you're expecting, or already have children, here are some key trends to keep in mind when deciding what to do when it comes to looking after your kids.
Workers who take advantage of special tax-free accounts to pay out-of-pocket medical expenses could soon be allowed to carry over up to $500 from one year to the next.
Most personal finance experts advocate creating a monthly budget. But what about all the stuff that you don't buy on a monthly basis?
It may seem too early to start tackling your holiday gift list, but experts say getting a head start will not only save you a lot of stress, it will also help your budget.
When you're 50 or older, your financial focus is likely to be on your retirement, and rightly so. But there's another important financial goal you may need to meet, too.
Americans spend a lot on restaurant-made lunches. And while we won't suggest you brown bag it every day, we can offer some ways to squeeze savings out of your lunch budget.
As more women become primary and sole breadwinners, more dads must adjust to their new roles at home -- and learn to manage a household budget.
A study finds that people who describe their finances as 'complex' are more likely to be in dire financial straits. Is financial security a matter of keeping it simple?