Your odds of getting a return on your money are much better than winning the Powerball jackpot.
This retired California couple takes a look at the best strategy for maximizing their Social Security payouts.
Immigrants come here in pursuit of the American Dream. For many, their unique skills and fresh perspectives lead them to entrepreneurship.
One option: Figure out how much you can afford to pay on your own and buy insurance to fill the gaps.
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Heading into your retirement years brings a slew of new topics to grapple with, and one of the most maddening may be Medicare.
Both candidates for the White House are spewing a lot of rhetoric on taxes. But what exactly do the buzzwords mean and how would their proposals affect you?
Focus on the finish line. It's time to get serious about saving, and maybe cutting costs.
Even if you are happy with your current plan, check out your options. You may find a better deal.
Time is on your side. Small, steady contributions will grow into a sizable stash.
Some states offer attractive tax benefits to woo retirees. Then there are those that are stingy with tax breaks for retirees. Here's the top 10.
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These graduates—both recent grads (within the past five years) and those well into their careers—face a brutal combination of low compensation and high unemployment.
Bucking the conventional wisdom, tapping a traditional IRA early in retirement could pay unexpected dividends.
Baby boomers have more choices in today's reverse mortgage market, but younger borrowers need to carefully do their homework before taking a loan.
In today's tough economic climate, some college majors simply offer better prospects than others—and savvy students should want to know the difference.
The financial reward of spending less is striking. And there are many simple ways to reduce spending without diminishing your quality of life.
Have an aversion to buying second-hand items? Get over it. Many pre-owned items can cost up to 50% to 75% less than the price you’d pay if you purchased them new.