Oct. 19, 2017

Dow Jones Industrial Average: The problem with invoking Black Monday in 2017

Black Monday happened thirty years ago today. Here's what people are getting wrong about one of the worst crashes in market history.

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Oct. 19, 2017
Oct. 10, 2017

Richard Thaler: 5 crucial money saving and life wisdoms from the 2017 Economic Nobel Prize winner

The godfather of brain tricks and life hacks to save money, Richard Thaler has over the years offered great and useful insights into why people behave irrationally with finances — and how to fix that.
Sept. 26, 2017

Bob Corker is the latest moderate Republican to announce plans to retire from Congress in 2018

Corker has been critical of Donald Trump and joins three House Republicans who have also announced plans to retire next year.
Sept. 25, 2017

This one mistake stops you from getting rich and achieving your biggest goals

Plus five brain hacks to help you save money and grow richer — right now — by overcoming your impulses.
Sept. 15, 2017

How do you become a millionaire? Here are 7 ways to end up with $1 million.

Want $1 million? These strategies — plus a little time and patience — can help you.

Sept. 13, 2017

Investing 101: What should you do when the stock market drops? How to plan for the inevitable now

Stock prices keep hitting record highs. Here's why that is worrying investors — and how you can prepare for the inevitable.
Sept. 12, 2017

Should I roll over my 401(k) to an IRA — or my new employer’s retirement plan? What experts say

Rollover 401(k) moves must be undertaken carefully if you are leaving a job. Here's how to choose between your new employer's 401(k), an IRA or Roth IRA and more.
Sept. 8, 2017

Moderate Republicans announce exit from Congress in era of Trump

Three of the most moderate House Republicans aren't running for re-election, giving Democrats prime pick-up opportunities next fall.
Aug. 30, 2017

Want to save money and grow richer? This is the best way to rank financial priorities, experts say.

Should you pay off credit cards or student debt first? How much should you save for retirement? These rules of thumb will keep you on track.
Aug. 15, 2017

Most self-made millionaires follow this one simple rule — and so can you

Don't fall into the "lifestyle creep" trap, warns best-selling author Thomas Corley.

Aug. 10, 2017

Should you live in an RV? Here’s why some young people are ditching homes for the nomadic life.

If you love to travel — and hate paying high rent — owning a recreational vehicle may give you the freedom you crave.
Aug. 9, 2017

Want to save more money? These 3 weird psychological tricks could help, according to science.

Your financial choices might be affected by unconscious factors, from how much you need to use the bathroom to the brightness of the space you are in.
July 19, 2017

You’ve got these top money priorities in the wrong order

Should you save for retirement or buy a home? The best investment you can make right now might not be what you think it is.
May 26, 2017

Can freelancers get pensions? How to save for retirement if you don't have a 401(k).

There are more freelancers than ever. Here's how to get a retirement or pension account if you work as one.
May 19, 2017

While You Weren't Looking: Trump flew these 4 bits of policy way under the radar this week

As the press focused on a cascade of White House crises, the Trump administration continued to carry out its agenda.

May 18, 2017
May 17, 2017

One surprising way millennials and baby boomers disagree about financial independence

Millennials say financial independence should come at an earlier age than do baby boomers, according to a new survey.
May 5, 2017

Here's just how much money an average 25-year-old today will actually need by retirement

How much cash should you save and invest for retirement?
May 2, 2017

Have an IRA? That great! But you're probably using it the wrong way.

A new study finds savers are making this one big mistake when it comes to their Individual Retirement Accounts.
April 4, 2017

Women work 50 years to earn what men do in 40. Here's how to narrow your personal pay gap.

An Equal Pay Day study by NWLC finds women earn $418,800 less than men over the course of a career.

April 3, 2017

Here's how much an early 401(k) or IRA withdrawal really hurts you once you retire

This one mistake could seriously mess up your retirement savings, and not just because of the IRS penalty.
March 9, 2017

5 money questions you need to ask your partner before you get married

Are you financially compatible? Ask these 5 money questions before you get married to find out.
March 3, 2017

Here's how much money you should have saved at every age

Save money — the right amount — every year and you'll end up with a rich retirement.
Feb. 23, 2017

How to know if quitting your job is a really bad idea

Answer these four questions to find out.

Feb. 17, 2017

Bernie Sanders just proposed a law to save millennials' retirements

Sanders' proposal would ultimately force Trump to keep a major campaign promise.
Feb. 15, 2017

The dark side to 'quit your job and travel' Instagram no one admits: You'll likely end up broke AF

Skipping saving for the future — even for a year — will hurt a lot more than you realize.
Feb. 9, 2017

What is a MyRA? How to save for retirement even if you don't get an account through work

If you've got an employer-sponsored retirement account, use it. If not, here's what else you can do.
Feb. 3, 2017

Trump signs executive order, memo that could make it harder to get trustworthy financial advice

Starting in April, financial advisers would have been legally required to give you better advice. Now, maybe not.