We've used a long engagement to plan (and save for) just the wedding we want. But even with a good plan, we've been hit by many surprise expenses.
Home prices in the U.S. increased at the slowest pace in 20 months in July, reflecting sluggish sales and a greater supply of houses for sale.
The EU has accused Ireland of giving Apple illegal state aid that helped the iPhone maker shelter tens of billions of dollars in tax revenues.
Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in August, suggesting that real estate sales will remain sluggish over the next few months.
The European Commission will publish its reasons for opening an in-depth inquiry into the Irish government's tax treatment of Apple, an official says.
For former President Bill Clinton, host of an annual gathering of business and political leaders, the American economy isn't feeling as secure as it should.
Banks have become notorious for nickel-and-diming customers with a raft of fees and charges that really add up. But you don't just have to take it silently.
Your path to financial security means learning how to steer clear of those 10 financial traps.
The Treasury Department this week issued rules that limit tax inversions, but they fail to get into the broader tax reform that's needed.
Average rates for long-term mortgages declined slightly this week, after marking their largest one-week gain of the year the previous week.
Social Security isn't just for retirement. Disability benefits protect you during your career as well.
From cleaning out your closets to dumping stock losses, here are six quick things you can do now to save big on your tax bill next year.
Millennials with minimal savings look to alternative approaches to home ownership, such as single-family rentals and hybrid contracts such as lease-to-own.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell last week as interest rates edged up, he Mortgage Bankers Association says.
Jeter is getting all the attention, but he's not the only major athlete hanging up his uniform this year.
Americans still have a long way to go to get the real credit improvement they should strive for.
The average ticket price for Derek Jeter's last home game is $845, a ticket aggregator says. $9,700 gets you a great seat. Or, you could go to Boston.
A tax code change that makes it harder for U.S. corporations to skirt taxes by merging with foreign firms is renewing debate over our corporate tax code.
Forget bonds. Equity growth bumps up your retirement income. It's also a great option for people worried about inflation -- and that should mean you.
Despite their popularity, The Rolling Stones were once destitute, with almost no shot at financial security. Then they met a prince who made them millions.
New federal and state laws are raising awareness for families to pay taxes for domestic workers -- and the potential backlash.
If you have household employees, you might need to pay what's nicknamed the nanny tax. Let's understand the rules -- and the exceptions.
Trusts are flexible, don't require that much effort, can benefit the living, and are appropriate for people of moderate means. Maybe you should have one.
Those who are receiving Social Security spousal benefits, or counting on them, need to understand some complex rules before getting remarried.
Many retirees can get more in Social Security benefits by using a strategy called file and suspend. Here's how it work.
To solve your money problems, think smart -- with specific, measurable, prioritized, realistic and timed goals.