One man recounts the moment he realized he and his wife were drowning in debt, and how digging themselves out transformed their finances -- and their lives.
The death of a spouse is traumatic -- personally and financially. Here are eight critical financial steps that to take after the death of your life partner.
President Obama unveils an ambitious proposal to pay for two years of community college, saying education shouldn't be a privilege reserved for a few.
Buried in new rules that will govern the House for the next two years is a provision that could force an explosive battle over Social Security's finances.
Of course, one mom's space-waster is another mom's life-saver. But most new mothers and newborns, in my humble opinion, can do without these six items.
For a little effort now, financial resolutions can pay off -- and they're easier to achieve than resolutions to lose weight or quit smoking
Here's how you can cut back on expensive store-bought gifts and savor the true meaning of Christmas.
It's easy to overspend if you don't factor in things like ornaments, gift wrap and gifts you buy for yourself.
Single people are likely to come out ahead financially and could even net an additional $4,000 a year compared to those in relationships, a survey shows.
Health Savings Accounts have been growing rapidly both in the private markets and on the new public exchanges, but are they right for you?
A 20-foot fall turned Daniel Mollino's life and finances upside-down. But savings, commitment and a plan allowed him and his wife to live a normal life.
To get the right amount of life insurance at a decent price, you need to know how your interests and your agent's aren't aligned. Here are nine key issues.
The good news for Thanksgiving travelers: the price of gas is at five-year lows. The bad news: a lot more people will be on the road.
Nearly 5 million Graco strollers are being recalled after at least six reports of children's fingers getting cut off in the hinges, the government says.
Investors who are ready to retire should start considering when they should begin claiming their Social Security. Here's what you need to know.
To get rich and stay rich, you need the right mind-set and habits. Learn from these six examples of how not to let money control you.
Once you have kids, you'll find that a lot of tax incentives are aimed at you. Find out which ones you should pay the most attention to.
It's time to stock up on the ramen noodles. The average cost of attending college crept up again in 2014, the College Board says.