A new report shows that Americans are investing like crazy in college savings plans. But the financial value of a four-year degree remains difficult to assess and is often disappointing.
Retirement readiness is near an all-time low. Just 14% of adults are very confident they will live comfortably after quitting work and 60% have less than $25,000 in savings, according to the Employee Benefits Research …
A bunch of new surveys about teens and money all point one direction: The kids are learning less and feeling terrible about it. Where is the adult supervision?
Guaranteed income in retirement has emerged as a central issue for baby boomers, and fast becoming the solution of choice is something called longevity insurance. It’s a nifty product—but, as you might suspect, hardly flawless.
Wayne Mitchell gave the ball back—just like Christian Lopez, Tim Forneris and who knows how many other fans who over the years happened to be in the right place at the right time during a big moment in sports. The question is: Why do they do it?
If you thought it was hard to grow a nest egg, try living off one in retirement. Here are seven ways to make what you have last the rest of your life.
The Class of 2012 may be surprised to hear that they need to start saving…right now. Here are 6 ways to make saving for retirement both painless and bulletproof.
Like retirees who make the mistake of reaching for yield, pension fund managers have been shifting into hedge funds and private equity — and losing.
With just 14% of workers saying they are confident in their retirement plan, it’s time for most of us to kick saving into high gear. It’s doable if you can get past these 6 myths about saving.
A new report shows the that financial education movement is losing momentum. Fewer states are requiring coursework. In some, they’ve stopped teaching economics at a time when economics is on the front page almost daily.
Talking to your kids about money shouldn’t be so difficult. They are generally eager to understand what it takes to earn and save, and how to set and achieve money goals. Yet parents are more comfortable discussing bullying and …