How do average large families without reality show salaries afford it? Some real families talk on the record about whether 'economy of size' really exists.
Sending a child off to college this fall? These often-overlooked factors can make a huge difference in college costs.
15 minutes is all you need to learn the basics of developing a plan to make your savings last as long as you need them. Here's how.
The government says millions of older Americans who rely on federal benefits will get a 1.7 percent increase in their monthly payments next year.
Lower fuel costs and a forecast for a mild winter suggest your heating bill could be lower. You can save more by making your home more energy-efficient.
Social media can be a major time suck, but itcan be a big money drain, too, when it feeds your desires for stuff you can't afford.
The median U.S. family makes more than enough to meet expenses, yet they aren't saving any money. And it's not the little things that get in the way.
Is spending money for a personal trainer a good investment? What if it discounted your health or life insurance? Or you had to be healthy for your job?
Higher food costs are forcing Chipotle Mexican Grill's first company-wide increase in three years. Investors should cheer the move.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, (D-Mass.), always an advocate for average Americans, explains why boosting the minimum wage is good for all of us.
Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.), responds that the minimum wage isn't the real problem for low-paid workers: It's Obamacare.
As Americans send in their income tax payments, and Congress decides how to spend the loot, a few lessons may be learned from the way Denmark governs and Danes live.
Women in the workforce are penalized by strict work schedules and greater hourly pay for those who work longer days. The cure? Flexibility.
America's minimum wage has been around longer and done more good than you may know. Here's a look as the nation considers Obama's plan to go to $10.10 an hour from $7.25.
The Well-Being Index ranks U.S. cities based on a host of quality-of-life factors, from how often people exercise to optimism. Small cities average better. Here are the best.
The Basic Income Guarantee is a plan to eliminate poverty by giving every adult enough money to live on, no strings attached. Crazy? Maybe. But Switzerland is considering it.
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.
The whole social "safety net" in America is pretty messed up. But what if we could chuck the whole system and start over by simply guaranteeing every adult a...
Last week, California became the first state to pass a law creating a double-digit minimum wage. Unfortunately, even a boost to $10 won't necessarily be enough.
U.S. consumer prices barely rose in August, but gains in rents and medical care costs pointed to a trend that could allow the Fed to start reducing its stimulus efforts.
Concerns about our stagnant minimum wage are nothing new, but when it comes to the buying power of that minimum wage, the U.S. is actually only tenth in the world.
Think Tokyo would be the world's most expensive city for expats? Nope. Moscow? Guess again: It's a seaport with a population of 5 million that you've probably never heard of.
Want to live the American Dream? Try moving to Canada, or Spain, or Germany -- or one of the other 26 countries where the middle class has it better than in the U.S.
Many tipped restaurant employees haven't seen a raise in 22 years, but there are ways you can help boost their wages.