The 'alternate payment method fee' is just one of several wily add-ons card-card issuers are charging consumers. Here's how to avoid them.
Your adult children shouldn't rely on you indefinitely for financial support. Here's how to wean them off your assistance without conflict.
Dishonest financial advisers cost their clients over $17 billion a year. Here's one economist's plan for putting that money back in your pocket.
Have a hard time letting go of stuff you own? Renting storage space may be necessary, but many spend thousands to keep stuff they don't really care about.
From medical bills to travel expenses, here's a rundown of which purchases should be put on your credit card - and which should be left off plastic.
About 12 million people claimed they were exempt from the law obligating they have health coverage.
How are you doing on your New Year's resolutions? It's time to measure progress on your savings and other goals, and make adjustments. Here's how.
Of all the ways to waste money, giving it to high-interest lenders, pawnbrokers and loan sharks is one of the worst. Here are loans to avoid.
Looking to score a scholarship to help further your education? Here are 10 tips for students seeking merit-based scholarships to pay for college.
Official estimates from 2013 show 32,000 Americans living in Costa Rica, Panama, Nicaragua and Belize. Why are so many pulling up stakes and heading south?
Knowing these concepts can help you spot smart opportunities, invest well and sidestep scams and bad investments.
Con artists aren't just for the movies. Here's how to keep your retirement account from falling victim to the budding Frank Abagnales of the world.
Buying a home is the biggest investment most people will make in their lifetimes - and it may be why one home mortgages are among Americans' biggest gripes.
The debate over active and passive management may never be settled, but those who believe that a combination of both styles is in investors' best interest.
Despite talk of becoming increasingly rational after the 2008 financial crisis, Americans are once again swiping their credit cards.