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.
Time is running out to get the health insurance required by Obamacare. Although penalties for not having coverage can be expensive, exemptions could stop those penalties.
Some out-of-pocket costs that Medicare beneficiaries face are fairly predictable, but others are far more difficult to discern -- and could lead to surprise medical bills.
Usage-based auto insurance -- where your driving habits are tracked by a monitor installed in your car -- can save you a bundle on premiums. If you're a good driver, that is.
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?
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.
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.
Bad news for investors who believe in the January barometer, which says as January goes so goes the year. So far in 2014, stocks are well off the highs seen just a month ago.
A term life policy is all life insurance most of us need, but many brokers give whole life policies the hard sell. Here's why they do -- and why you should think twice.
Odysseas Papadimitriou, CEO of CardHub and WalletHub, makes some educated guesses about the outlook for the stock market, credit card debt, Obamacare, and the U.S. economy.
If you have decided not to purchase a health insurance plan, you should learn the specifics of the penalty stipulated under the Affordable Care Act.
Our cars are the second biggest drain on our budgets. And the more you regularly spend on something, the more you can probably save on it.
The real estate crash soured many people on buying houses to fix up and flip, but restoring and flipping classic cars is more popular than ever.
Now's a great time to take a look at the benefits you get at work -- and to make sure you're squeezing every penny of value from them. Here's how to do just that.
After a troubled rollout, President Barack Obama's health care overhaul now faces its most personal test: How will it work as people seek care under its new mandates?
The government's rehabilitated health insurance website saw a December surge in customer sign-ups, pushing enrollment past the 1 million mark, the Obama administration says.
Not all the figures associated with the rollout of President Obama's health care law are dreary. Here's an early look at Obamacare's early going, by the numbers.
The deadline has passed, and so too the surprise grace period, for signing up for health insurance as part of the nation's health care law. Now what?
The Obama administration extends the Dec. 23 deadline for signing up for insurance by a day, giving Americans in 36 states more time to select a plan.
For most Americans who don't have health insurance, Monday is the deadline to sign up for coverage starting on Jan. 1 under the new health care law -- but exceptions exist.
People whose existing health care insurance has been canceled because of the Affordable Care Act won't be hit with tax penalties for failing to line up new coverage.
This holiday season, millions of people will buy smartphones, tablets, and other pricey devices, and salespeople will urge them to tack on extended warranties.