To hundreds of thousands of devotees, Pete (he declines to reveal his last name) is Mr. Money Mustache, the creator of a no-nonsense personal finance blog. He and his wife retired from middle-income jobs in their 30s. Living frugally, the Longmont, Colo., couple saved more than half of what …
Don't let misconceptions prevent you from paying down your mortgage balance. In today's market, it is the best investment most borrowers can make.
Could it happen again? Could your retirement plans end up in shambles, and your college savings tattered?
Making ends meet can be tough. But if you've got a special skill set, a good eye or just a good idea, you can turn that into extra cash.
Pam Traxler gets some exercise and helps some dogs awaiting adoption at the Pima Animal Care Center.
When you're on a tight budget, joining the gym or buying a home gym isn't on top of the to-do list.
Are the golden years over for gold? With prominent hedge fund managers such as George Soros selling large quantities of gold and the price down about 16.5 percent from 2011's all-time peak near $1,924, some experts think gold's best days could be tarnished by the world's nascent economic recovery.
After running in terror from stocks since the financial crisis, individuals are suddenly feeling cozy again about a stock market that has gained 120 percent since early 2009.
Expenses incurred while seeking a new job may be deductible on your taxes. But do you know which ones?
February's goals are to make and stick to a budget, pay myself first, via direct deposit into a savings account and get the diet on track so I can earn the insurance incentive in October.
A free seminar for homeowners struggling with their mortgages will be held in Tucson tomorrow.
Q: With seemingly stable companies such as AIG, JPMorgan (Chase), Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Lehman Brothers, MF Global and Peregrine having financial problems, how safe are investor monies held/deposited with national brokers such as Scottrade, (TD) Ameritrade, Vanguard, Schwab and others?
Q: I joined the Army Reserves in February 2012 and was gone from Feb. 14 to June 22 for training. This time period is considered active duty military service.
The paper Social Security check will go the way of the Pink Princess rotary-dial phone, the typewriter and yes, sadly, Elvis in roughly seven months. Nearly 6 million people throughout the country still need to decide how they're going to get their money.
Gulp. The bills parents are receiving now for this fall's college costs are among the most horrifying most people will receive in a lifetime, perhaps $15,000 or more.
The companies that determine Americans' credit scores are about to come under government oversight for the first time.
Recent news has been conjuring images of 401(k) and college savings risks again - this time with a financial crisis in Europe rather than the U.S. housing mess.
Q: I had a car lease from January 1998 to January 2002. The bank claimed I had $420 of late fees owed them over the four-year term. In December 2011, a collection agency put a collection item on my credit reports for this. I have sent them and the agency documentation proving that this debt …
The University of Arizona is hosting more than 100 teachers from
33 states at a local resort for training on how to teach personal
finance to kids and teens.