Decades of discrimination by the federal government and America's financial institutions has induced an almost trauma-like response in many people of color, particularly African Americans, making them less likely to seek credit.
Millions of workers do not have access to a workplace retirement plan. Now, states like California are starting programs to help those people save for their future.
The Department of Education is refusing to consider defrauded students' requests for student loan forgiveness, advocates say.
One in 5 American adults spend more time planning their vacations than managing their finances, according to MyBankTracker.com.
Some parents are breaking the rules to get their childen more college financial aid. Here are some legitimate ways to pick up more federal, state and university aid.
As the cost of higher education takes center stage in the political debate, families are also rethinking how best to save for this daunting expense.
While the Health Savings for Seniors Act would allow HSA contributions if you're on Medicare, it also would limit what you can use the withdrawals for.
The "postcard-sized" income tax return is about to be scrapped. The IRS has released a draft of its new Form 1040 for the 2019 tax year.
A handful of lucky taxpayers were able to make the maximum contribution to their retirement plans in 2016, according to the IRS. Here's what you should know about ramping up savings.
Borrowers will have a lot of boxes to check before they can get the $20,000 in student debt forgiveness on the table in Kamala Harris' newly released plan.
Head to the desert for the hottest rental destination: Scottsdale, Arizona.
Millennial parents are the most likely to feel social pressure to overspend on their children's back-to-school needs.
Shopping for an advisor? The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards is changing its processes to help curtail financial advisors with bad track records.
If tariffs go into effect, Social Security benefits could get a bigger cost-of-living adjustment next year. But that's not necessarily good news for retirees.
Those bond funds in your retirement plan are generally safer than the stock funds, but they aren't bulletproof. Here are the major risks facing those fixed income investments.
Preparing for retirement looks a lot different for baby boomers than it does millenials.
We are importers of Christmas decorations. The vast majority of the items we import are made in China. China is the only country that can produce many of the items we buy.
Where you live — and how high the costs are — has a lot to do with how easy it is for you to come up with a six-month emergency fund.