Millennials who feel they can't afford financial advice should consider planners who get monthly retainers to help with many issues, not just retirement.
People who use both business and personal credit cards should know that business credit cards behave in ways you may consider detrimental.
Acquiring -- and wisely using -- a credit card will help set college students up for a healthy financial future.
Many parents lack confidence about the financial futures of offspring - and with good reason. If you're among them, here are some strategies to help cope.
In college, money was tight, and debts rose. After we got married (and quickly divorced), I learned all the debt (and its problems) was mine, not ours.
When it comes to getting physically fit or fiscally fit, the same philosophical foundations will help you succeed at either one.
I went from being upside-down on an outrageous seven-year new car loan to saving almost $2,000 by refinancing through a credit union. You can do it, too.
When we calculated how much we'll need to save for retirement, we came away with a number above $1 million. But seriously, why so much?
Crumbs' demise isn't surprising when considering its dependence on a fad. Rather, it's a cautionary tale for businesses that market a single product.
Everyone should give their family financial plan a midyear review to see where they stand, and to adjust for changes in their lives, investments and goals.
The United States runs in the middle of the pack when it comes to the financial knowledge and skills of 15-year-old boys and girls, a study shows.
When it comes to deciding which mutual funds to select, many investors feel overwhelmed. But making informed decisions is simpler than you think.
In exchange for an upfront payment, the insurer will pay you monthly income years later. Deferred-income annuities are now marketed to younger people.
The updates to the rules on college loans affect interest rates, school closures, income-based repayment and relief for borrowers who default.
A Houston debt collector is fined $4 million for allegedly using false and deceptive collection practices. The company can't pay. What's the lesson here?
In school, she learned about the freedoms proclaimed in 1776, but she had to learn the keys to other freedoms - like financial freedom - on her own.
I'd love to offer my clients a safe investment that pays a good return - and that's what whole life insurance claims to be. But the numbers just don't jibe.
Insurance companies do not offer retirement portfolio insurance, but there are ways that you can hedge against calamity with your retirement accounts.
Replace the scenario of work-life deprivation rewarded by a free-wheeling retirement with a balanced lifestyle that scales gently into your golden years.
Here are four ways you can increase your credit limits, and how each method can affect your credit score.
Want a sign-up bonus for a credit card you already have? You need to learn about retention, churn and other concepts.
To follow her success, learn how to overcome seven myths about credit scores and credit card debt. The truth will free you of the shackles of high interest.