A recent study shows there are five areas older people outshine their younger counterparts when it comes to handling household finances.
Once your teenager gets a drivers license, he's going on your car insurance policy -- and that will cost you an extra $2,000 a year, on average.
You've all seen the bumper stickers: "We're Spending Our Kids' Inheritance." Funny as the quip is, most Americans of retirement age say they aren't doing anything of the sort.
U.S. household net worth jumped $1.3 trillion in the spring, fueled by gains in home and stock values.
If you want your infant to be truly fashion forward, J.Crew is here to help with its new line of baby clothes. But will moms really dress babies in expensive cashmere?
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.
Are you a lottery player, imagining that if someone has to win, why not you? Well, if you buy 5 tickets a week, that's $520 a year, likely wasted. Or, you could do this ...
It may be tough to think about money when you've just spent a small fortune on your wedding, but newlyweds would be wise to get into these good financial habits early.
A UCLA researcher has used Americans' own words against them to show how increasing wealth has made us more individualistic over time.
Some schools sending graduates out into the world with huge debts are campuses that aren't the bold-faced names that top the typical best colleges lists.
Making a budget is easy, but sticking to it is a lot tougher. Here are some clever tricks for forcing yourself to control your spending.
During the past six years, consumers have paid down their outstanding balances on most forms of debt, but student loan balances have continued to increase.
The recession caused many 20-somethings to return home after graduating college, but how long they should stay varies depending on whom you ask.
In what may be the strongest sign yet of the economic recovery, a study finds that the average price per tooth paid by the Tooth Fairy has risen 42% in the last two years.
Warren Buffett is producing and starring in "Secret Millionaires Club," an animated web program that teaches children financial lessons. Great idea -- but weird execution.
Despite all the grumbling about tuition increases and student loan costs, other college expenses also are going up.
The dead can't vote -- but they can donate to political campaigns. And a pending case could free them from the limits faced by the living on their contributions.
Penny Wrenn is 36, single and childless, but despite being relatively free of obligations, her financial life is in shambles -- and she's lying to her parents about it.