Elizabeth White had a comfortable upper-middle-class lifestyle. She lost it all. She talks about how to create a "new normal."…
By Elizabeth White
The current U.S. economic expansion is nearly the third-longest since the 1850s, making a recession likely in 2017. It's time to get ready.
By Jay Zagorsky, The Conversation
Here's how you can have fun and give your wallet a break.
By Odysseas Papadimitriou
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 Kristen Doerer and Paul Solman
By Kristen Doerer
Personal finance doesn’t have to be complicated, say journalist Helaine Olen and University of Chicago professor Harold Pollack. Their new book, “The Index Card,” asserts that all the financial information you need could fit on one 3-by-5-inch index card.
By Helaine Olen and Harold Pollack
You can’t begin to save until you educate yourself about where and how you are spending your money. Chances are you don’t know.
By Jonathan D. Pond
Everything you do in your financial life throughout your working years is geared toward one goal: Being able to retire comfortably. Here are 7 ideas that could help you achieve that goal.
By Jim Kuhnhenn, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is proposing tougher restrictions on brokers who manage Americans' retirement accounts, reigniting a confrontation with the financial services industry over rules affecting trillions of dollars in 401k and other savings accounts.
By Kyla Calvert Mason
About 12 million people across the U.S. have money socked away, in most cases by their parents, in special savings accounts meant to be used to pay for college.
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