Are your ideas about growing old sabotaging your chances of living well later in life? Here are some of the worst money lies people tell themselves on the road to retirement.
U.S. workers' pay, already struggling to keep pace with inflation, was shrunk by an increase in Social Security taxes on Jan. 1, but consumers so far are stilling spending.
A single mom of three shares the sacrifices she has to make and the contortions she has to undertake to make ends meet on her slim $40,000 salary, plus child support.
The financial pros all say you should invest in your company's 401(k) plan, but the fees on those investments can easily add up to a number that will shock you.
Americans underestimate their chances of needing long-term care as they get older -- and are taking few steps to get ready, a new poll shows.
It's next to impossible to "time the market," but it is looking like this bull market is nearing its end. Here's how to protect your assets from the next market downturn.
Critics of President Obama's budget proposal say he is breaking his promise to protect Social Security and his pledge not to raise taxes on the middle class.
The frugality and investing discipline that the 2008 financial crisis imposed on Americans appear to have led to permanent changes in spending behavior, a new survey shows.
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More than 80 percent of workers earning $115,000 say they are prepared for retirement -- but they think they'll only need $66,000 per year to live on.
If the Supreme Court overturns the federal Defense of Marriage Act, some married same-sex couples could save $8,000 or more in income tax.
The stock market has climbed back to a record high, but workers remain pessimistic about having enough money for retirement, a survey finds.
If you've got all your tax paperwork but are still stalling here's something to motivate you: a last-minute tax move you can make that could be worth over $100,000 to you.
SaveUp.com recently analyzed more than 20,000 of their users' savings and debt balances. Their conclusion: Women are more likely than men to be poor during their lifetimes.