To get everyone on board with the family budget, accommodate, track, meet, listen and share. Those five steps are easier than you think.
There are legitimate ways to get student loan balances reduced or eliminated, but there are also scammers out to get money from you.
529 plans are often excellent ways to save for future college expenses, and they're even better if you do your homework to pick the best ones.
The H&R Block Budget Challenge is a free online game where students in grades 9-12 and their classes can win $3 million in prizes.
Groupe BPCE, one of France's largest banks, is teaming up with social network Twitter this week to allow its customers to transfer money via tweets.
A lot can be learned from how the big names of NASCAR manage their money. Here are strategies used by racers to help fans better budget their paychecks.
Banks have become notorious for nickel-and-diming customers with a raft of fees and charges that really add up. But you don't just have to take it silently.
If you'd like to get life insurance for less -- and who wouldn't? -- use these tips to improve the results of your health exam.
Many people aren't prepared to pay for the care of their aging parents, a new survey concludes.
By the time a Ponzi scheme is exposed, investors generally only recoup about 5 cents on the dollar of their money. Here's how to avoid that painful fate.
Retirees' nest eggs are a finite resource and taxes can take their toll. But if you're willing to leave the U.S. behind, the savings can be substantial.
Regardless how old you are now, it's likely you'll have a harder time pulling off a financially secure retirement than your parents did.
More women are making financial decisions for their families, a new survey shows. Here's important advice for female boomers, Gen Xers and millennials.
Will your retirement income last well into your golden years? Here are the money decisions you need to make to ensure you're ready for decades of security.
As my dad's health declined, I thought there was nothing I could do. In retrospect, I see how his physical problems grew out of fiscal ones.
Employers, family members, friends, neighbors and tax breaks can help reduce the cost of child care -- which can be more than in-state college tuition.
After my father passed away, I took on the job of helping my mother manage her finances. Here's what happened, and what I wish I'd known from the start.
Are you focused on the past, the present or the future? Understanding your time personality can help you make better financial decisions.
We treated tithing like a bill that just had to be paid, and that mindset has helped us save for retirement, avoid credit card debt and save in general.
Managing your fickle finances as a freelancer can be stressful, but with some wise planning, you can not only survive, but thrive.
Parents need to put saving for their retirement above saving for their children's college education. Here's why we follow that philosophy.
A federal report finds that an American child born last year will cost a middle-income family an average of more than $245,000 until adulthood.
I paid for his honeymoon, supported his family when he struggled, and paid half of his wife's medical bills after her stroke. But eventually, I had to stop.
A survey by the Federal Reserve shows that a quarter of U.S. households say they're "just getting by" financially.
Honey Boo Boo's mother is outspoken about living within her means and saving for the future. Here are a few financial lessons she lives by.