Think of the last time you bought something that made you very happy.
Filing taxes is rarely fun, but some taxpayers are at least enjoying a slightly bigger refund from Uncle Sam in the 2014 tax season.
KEY LARGO, Fla. — The crisis in Crimea won’t keep President Obama from forging ahead with a weekend getaway with his wife and daughters in the Florida Keys.
President Obama speaks at Miami’s Coral Reef High School on initiatives for school financial aid such as Pell grants.
FILE - In this May 6, 2013 file photo, Warren Buffett smiles during a television interview in Omaha, Neb. Buffett released a positive annual letter Saturday, March 1, 2014. He told investors in the Omaha, Neb., based conglomerate that most of Berkshire’s 80-odd subsidiaries had a good year l…
WASHINGTON — One of the mortgage products that contributed to the housing crash is booming again: New home-equity-credit-line borrowings soared by 42 percent in the final three months of 2013 and were up sharply for the entire year, to $111 billion.
SAN FRANCISCO — SocialRadar is a new mobile application that could become a cool way to find nearby friends and discover other interesting people living or working in the same neighborhood.
Two years ago my brother and his now-wife were preparing to get married and felt so much pressure, judgment and negativity from my parents leading up to the wedding that they almost uninvited them. My parents are now applying the screws to my relationship, my life and all of my decisions. Th…
Prepaid cards have become the go-to alternative to traditional bank accounts and credit cards, yet many still have hidden fees and lack basic safeguards, exposing consumers to risks that could leave them financially devastated.
If people have discovered anything about money during the past few years, it has to be that emergencies pop up without warning.
In a harsh lesson, investors have recently learned that the safest of bonds become vulnerable when interest rates rise. U.S. Treasury bond funds, TIP funds and municipal bond funds have delivered sharp losses in the past two months.
Coming this fall: advertisements pitching the opportunity to buy into hedge funds, private equity funds or early-stage companies.
There's something to be said for doing your own home-improvement projects.
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.