To tap or not to tap? A certified financial planner looks at common scenarios when you might want to dip into an emergency fund - and how to do it.
A natural disaster could force you to live on your wits and your supply of food. Start small if you need to, but start building your stockpile now.
Americans says they're doing better seven years after the Great Recession hit. But many still struggle to save enough for the next financial emergency.
Don't know where to start in planning your financial future? Consider these six areas, including your student loans, insurance and happiness.
Despite increased optimism about their financial situations, many Americans are still financially vulnerable to unforeseen emergencies.
For a little effort now, financial resolutions can pay off -- and they're easier to achieve than resolutions to lose weight or quit smoking
While bonuses have experienced a downward trend over the last few years, more than half of all employers give out a year-end bonus -- including cash.
U.S. News recently fielded questions through social media from young adults about how to invest their money. Here are answers to their questions.
Just like a natural disaster, an economic disaster can strike with little warning. These tips will help you weather the next financial storm.
It's important to have three to six months of living expenses stashed aside for when the unexpected happens, from the bad (being laid off) to the good (a corporate transfer).
The intersection of hurricanes and economics is a heartless, insensitive place. If it can be avoided, you shouldn't go there.
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.
By following these four tips, you can take advantage of your 20s to help yourself much more easily cover your costs -- both now and later.