A fixation on the ups and downs of the stock market leaves many of us oblivious to where money is drained by taxes, fees, interest paid (and lost) and depreciation.
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).
As competition for low-wage jobs that don't need college degrees has grown, it's meant higher unemployment and lower wages for those with less education.
Kroger and Safeway say they won't sell AquAdvantage salmon, which AquaBounty Technologies has been developing since 1995. Walmart is silent about the futuristic fish.
Conventional wisdom holds that whole life insurance is a poor investment for most people. But a properly designed policy can be a smart, flexible way to build wealth.
A financial expert weighs in on eliminating the self-defeating language that keeps you from improving your life financially.
The high-quality videos on bettermoneyhabits.com teach viewers about financial subjects ranging from budgeting to understanding credit to home buying.
Dirty jobs and understanding our work ethic go hand in hand. Which is why Mike Rowe has come up with 12 steps that solve America's work and money problems.
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Many older Americans fear that a long illness will leave them broke in retirement. The traditional answer was to buy long-term care insurance - but is it still the right one?
Without the benefit of a company 401(k) plan, saving for the future falls entirely on self-employed workers' own shoulders.
How do you know when it's time to get professional financial advice, or whether your next more is something you can handle on your own? We asked some pros to weigh in.
Valentine's Day is right around the corner, but you don't have to bust your budget to prove your love. Sophia Bera helps keep you in love and out of the poorhouse.
Disney just rolled out FastPass , with kiosks that let you reserve spots on up to three rides at a time. That's cool. But guess whose always at the head of the FastPass line.
If you have expensive items that appear to need replacement or major repair, you may be able to keep it running a while longer if you first consider a quick fix.
Feeling pulled in too many different directions when it comes to saving money? For help on how to establish priorities based on age, we asked financial advisors to weigh in.
You know a late or missed payment will ding your credit score, but how much do a few points matter, really? A lot, it turns out.
The HealthCare.gov website isn't yet equipped to handle appeals by thousands of consumers seeking to correct errors when signing up for the new federal health care law.
Interest rates have risen a bit, but they're still historically low, so refinancing your home remains a smart move. But don't fall into these traps when you do it.