The U.S. unemployment rate will fall below 6 percent by the end of this year, a Federal Reserve official says, offering a bullish view on the country's economy.
No surprise, many grandparents want to help pay for their grandchildren's college educations, a new survey says. But being too generous can jeopardize their financial future.
Reverse mortgages, while potentially solving a host of problems for retirees who are house-rich but cash-poor, also come with some pretty significant risks.
Life-insurance coverage is important, but finding the right policy can be complicated. Here's what you need to know, in four simple steps.
With their generous contribution limits, tax benefits, favorable financial aid characteristics and decent investment options, 529 plans get an "A" as way to save for college.
Retirees can to switch Medicare Part D prescription drug plans until Dec. 7, and they should: Most who stick with their current plan can expect to pay more they did in 2013.