Despite adjustments for the Labor Day holiday the previous week, mortgage applications surged last week, even amid rising rates.
You should spend at least as much (if not more) time on your health as you do on your investments, retirees in a new survey agree.
If you'd like to get life insurance for less -- and who wouldn't? -- use these tips to improve the results of your health exam.
Millennials need to establish good financial habits that will enrich their life -- and most likely allow them to retire earlier.
Many people aren't prepared to pay for the care of their aging parents, a new survey concludes.
Trump Plaza shut its doors at 6 a.m. Tuesday, joining the Atlantic Club, the Showboat and Revel, each of which has closed this year.
How can millennials and their parents avoid crushing student debt? The answer starts with some forward-thinking choices when the kids are still teens.
It's never too early to start saving for your retirement. The sooner you begin contributing to accounts like a 401(k), the more secure it will be.
By the time a Ponzi scheme is exposed, investors generally only recoup about 5 cents on the dollar of their money. Here's how to avoid that painful fate.
Welcome to Citrus County, Fla., where more than a third of residents are seniors. It's not just a stereotype of Florida. It's a peek into America's future.
Retirees' nest eggs are a finite resource and taxes can take their toll. But if you're willing to leave the U.S. behind, the savings can be substantial.
Potential complications await consumers as President Barack Obama's health care law approaches its second open enrollment season, just two months away.
Regardless how old you are now, it's likely you'll have a harder time pulling off a financially secure retirement than your parents did.
More women are making financial decisions for their families, a new survey shows. Here's important advice for female boomers, Gen Xers and millennials.
Another financial crisis is looming, with the rise of HELOCs and the disappearance of problems from credit reports, seven years after they occurred.
Though less likely to have college debt than young people, an increasing number Americans are entering their retirement years with student loan debt.
Weigh the mortgage interest deduction, the ability to leverage real estate and options for your cash before picking how much cash to use in buying a home.
Like Robin Williams, Joan Rivers is also leaving behind a valuable estate-planning lesson: How to ensure your pets are cared for as you wish after you die.
A quarter of all Americans -- and 40 percent of those who make less than $30,000 -- have more medical debt than they have emergency savings.
After Superstorm Sandy hit the federal government quickly sent out $1.4 billion in aid. Now, thousands of people might have to pay back their share.
Will your retirement income last well into your golden years? Here are the money decisions you need to make to ensure you're ready for decades of security.
Women still lag men in pay and career growth, in the U.S. and globally. WalletHub surveyed 25 experts for their views on the causes, and possible solutions.
Wealthy Americans have nearly as many problems as they do dollar bills. And therein lies many an opportunity for entrepreneurs.
Students stuck paying off large loans for college may face issues with their health, energy and finances.