Elizabeth White had a comfortable upper-middle-class lifestyle. She lost it all. She talks about how to create a "new normal."…
By building upon a widely used, informal lending practice in the immigrant community, José A. Quiñonez is giving poor immigrants access to credit in the financial mainstream.
By Philip Moeller
We already are seeing a sustained deferral of marriage and childbearing decisions until later ages. If you knew you were going to live to 100, how would it affect the way you live your life?…
By Making Sen$e Editor
Extension of Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act has not only shielded low-income Americans from out-of-pocket medical costs, but has also improved their overall financial health.
By Douglas P. McCormick, Kathy Roth-Douquet
The military must do a better job of addressing the alarmingly high rates of underemployment and unemployment among military spouses.
By Odysseas Papadimitriou
Here's how you can have fun and give your wallet a break.
By Dan Ariely, Aaron Nichols
According to a well-established psychological theory known as “construal theory,” the answer is yes.
Two out of every three American children under the age of 5 whose parents both live together need child care because both parents work. The average cost for two kids -- an infant and a 4-year-old -- in a child…
By Kristen Doerer, Paul Solman
Sixty-six million Americans have zero dollars saved for an emergency expense -- zero -- and 28 percent have only six months worth of savings, according to a new report by Bankrate.
By Douglas P. McCormick
View your family as a business, and as the Family CFO, manage it the way a CFO manages a business.
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