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.
If you're shopping for extra-long sheets and other dorm must-haves, it's time to have some serious money talks with your soon-to-be undergrad. Topic one: Who pays for what?
People in their 30s often face the dual challenges of balancing their old debts against their new family obligations. But getting student debt under control is possible.
Thanks to the sequester, federal workers are looking at furloughs that will cut their take-home pay significantly. And when income drops, spending has to follow.
Lots of people got caught up in the 1990s Beanie Babies craze, but one family actually sunk $100,000 into them, hoping to fund three college educations with the 'investment.'
If you trusted your son or daughter to keep track of their finances, and they slipped up, what in the world are you supposed to do?
How rich is rich? Depends on who you ask. But if you ask some investors, they'll tell you you're not really rich until you have $5 million--with a lot of it in cash.
The USDA says the average cost of raising a child today is $235,000 -- but you don't have to spend that much. Here are four tips to get you started on trimming that bill.
Your loyalty to certain brands could be busting your budget. See how much it's costing you -- and how you can break the cycle.
We've rounded up 10 truly inspiring stories of real consumers who faced their debt head-on and managed to come out on the other side.
Not only do they own expensive homes and cars, but they also pay for some amazing perks that make their day-to-day lives that much simpler.
Even the most financially prepared households run into money troubles from time to time, and once you've been hit by a budget-buster, it can be hard to get back on track.
The interest rates on subsidized Stafford loans doubled Monday and could stay doubled unless Congress fulfills its pledge to restore lower rates.
The job of a credit counselor is to help people deal with their financial struggles, but many of them are all too familiar with the view from the other side of the table.
The Supreme Court's decision to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act isn't only a civil rights victory for same-sex couples across the country, it's also a financial win.
Everyone likes to save a buck, but sometimes, being frugal is a bad move. Reddit has a thread listing items its users never regret paying more for. Here are the best of them.
While there are numerous financial education summer camps that will help your kids get smart about money, there's an easier and cheaper method.
The financial state of a majority of elderly Americans is tenuous at best. And when your older relatives die, some of their money problems can become your problems.
Planning a wedding is no small feat, but it's also important to start mapping out what your financial lives will look like after the big day is over.