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.
From the greatest generation to the millennials, Experian has tracked how we're all faring in terms of our use of credit. And some of the details may surprise you.
A report shows that there are still three times as many children living with parents who've been unemployed more than six months as there were in 2007, before the recession.
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.