For most Americans, a term-life insurance policy is all they need. But many brokers push whole-life policies to cash in on the juicy commissions. What policy is right for you?
Consumers may be concerned about their personal information following a massive security breach at Target, but few are taking steps to ensure their data is more secure.
In a first, working-age people now make up the majority in U.S. households that rely on food stamps -- a switch from a few years ago.
Once you graduate from college, you may believe you can stop thinking much about what happens at your alma mater. But you have a real interest in its long-term reputation.
If you've tied the knot (or plan to soon), consider saying goodbye to your individual checking account. Here's why we think joint banking is one key to a healthy marriage.
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.
Whether it involves an NFL ticket on a frigid day or a stock that's tanked, failing to recognize sunk costs can keep us from making good decisions about bad investments.
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.
You work hard for your money; why not make it work just as hard for you? The first step, of course, is holding on to more of it for long enough that you can put it to work.
If lenders and FICO start mining social media data to determine your credit score, you might want to think twice about becoming Facebook friends with everyone you meet.
With more and more people without regular jobs and the benefits that come with them, the U.S. faces a retirement time bomb.
Finding ways to save big money isn't easy but it can be done, as shown by one New York father, who saved $30,000 for his wife's maternity leave.