Wall Street salaries are the highest they’ve been since the financial crisis

The average salary for employees on Wall Street was $422,500 last year, which is the highest average since 2008.

Money Confession: I have $30,000 sitting in my checking account, but I’m too scared to touch it

Having a large amount of money in your bank account isn't necessarily a dream scenario — especially if you don't know what to do with it.

Love and Money: What to do when your parents haven’t saved for retirement

They wouldn't be the first: 26% of workers have no retirement plan at all.

Love and Money: How do I ask about parental leave without raising any flags?

In a perfect world, taking time off after starting a family wouldn’t be an issue. Here in the United States, you might want to be prepared.
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‘Mic Dispatch’ episode 11: 21 Savage helps teens with finances; Tyler Gebhard’s family speaks out

'Mic' correspondents talk to rapper 21 Savage about his efforts to help young people learn money management and the family of Tyler Gebhard, who was fatally shot by an off-duty police officer.

The least awkward way to talk about salary with your co-workers

This game plan includes who to ask, where to have the conversation and which words to use.

Stories That Pay Off: How Kylie Jenner became the richest person in her family

This week, we launched a Money Confession column, looked at how Kylie Jenner made her fortune and more.

Money Confession: I never pay my medical bills

Even though I regularly pay off my rent, utilities, credit cards and insurance, I have a deep fear of dealing with medical bills. I turned to the experts to find out why.

Travel for cheap: How to get a free honeymoon with credit card points

Free flights and hotels are not only possible, they’re easily obtainable if you plan far enough in advance.

How much is your credit card balance costing you? How to find out — and negotiate a better rate

Nearly a third of credit card consumers now swipe purely for the points — and aren't paying attention to the all-important APR.

How much financial help are millennials getting from their parents?

Whether you're still on the family phone plan or get help with the rent, you're not alone.

What If We Didn’t... have banks?

Imagining a world where money and property could be stored digitally — and financial institutions didn't take a cut of every thing we buy.

Why homes, rent and college are so much more expensive than they were in the 1960s

On the bright side? At least beer has gotten cheaper.
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The unforeseen costs of buying a home

A well-informed homebuyer is a confident homebuyer.
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How to leverage your credit card to improve your credit

Build (or rebuild) your credit portfolio with one simple tool.

30 essential wisdoms and secrets to success for women in their 30s — from women who have been there

Crucial advice on how to save enough money, turbocharge your career, find love and meaning, and avoid regret as a 30-something woman.
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Setting financial goals at every stage

Setbacks happen, but what you do following the setback will have lasting impact.

How choice paralysis can stop you from getting rich — and 5 ways to change that

Overwhelmed by choices? Here are five ways to overcome option overload.

Republican Rep. Steve King wants to fund the border wall with food stamp budget

"I would find a half of a billion dollars of that right out of Planned Parenthood’s budget and the rest of it can come out of food stamps," Rep. Steve King said.

Tips that pay off: How to grow rich in the future by setting yourself up now

Start financing for the long-term right now: You'll thank us later.

Can you get rich by investing in a startup? How to do it — and the pros and cons of crowdfunding.

The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act allows anyone who wants to to invest in certain startups that have been vetted.

Blue Apron IPO 2017: Stock price, symbol, value, analysis and news about the company going public

Should you buy Blue Apron stock? Here's what to know about the new IPO, share price, valuation and more.

Why the Federal Reserve raised interest rates — and how it will affect your money

U.S. central bank chief Janet Yellen just announced that the federal funds rate will rise above 1%. This is why you should care, if you have a credit card, savings account, or any debt.

Tips that pay off: How to master the art of adulting

Adulting can be fun and fruitful — if you do it right

How the Dodd-Frank financial reform Trump Treasury Secretary Mnuchin just proposed could affect you

President Donald Trump's Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin just proposed financial reforms that would roll back Dodd-Frank rules and defang the CFPB. Here's what to know.

How the GOP is crafting a return to the era of "Too Big to Fail" with planned Dodd-Frank repeal

House Republicans are preparing to vote on a bill to roll back Dodd-Frank as early as Wednesday.

Dodd-Frank repeal passed: 3 crucial ways the Financial Choice Act of 2017 could hurt your money

The Financial Choice Act of 2017 could erode consumer protections, eliminate safeguards meant to prevent another financial crisis and make it easier for financial advisors to charge hidden fees.

Will buying Bitcoin make you a millionaire? Here's what to know about investing today.

Bitcoin is surging to an all-time high, and is now worth more than $2,000. Should you invest?