NEW YORK — Maybe the middle child really should be the favorite.
The modern income tax was passed 100 years ago on a simple premise — it would apply only to the top one-half of 1 percent of the population and it would be easy to fill out — just one page.
It’s the silent enemy in our retirement accounts: High fees.
WASHINGTON — Renewal of important expired federal tax benefits for homeowners took a major step forward in the last two weeks, but the route to final congressional approval is beginning to look longer — and potentially bumpier — than previously expected.
There’s a lot to like about Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 smartphone — among them, its relative lack of features.
Q: How long does it take to complete the online application for retirement benefits?
Ever had one of those “Gosh, I wish I had a camera” moments when something novel happens in your life? The Narrative Clip is a small, wearable camera that makes an attempt to capture some of those fleeting moments automatically.
Six years ago, Cherie and Brian Lowe decided they’d had enough with being in debt. The couple, who live in Greenwood, Ind., owed more than $127,000 in student loans, credit card bills, auto loans and more. With a second child on the way, they worried about how they would make ends meet.
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.