For all the headlines to the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s new record, you’d think it was a big deal. But experts say it’s time to curb the enthusiasm.
Virtual family banking site FamZoo has introduced a prepaid card that actually makes sense–for kids and parents.
Dozens of countries, including the U.S., are searching for ways to raise the financial I.Q. of their citizens. But only a handful have taken the bold step of making personal finance a high school requirement. Here’s why the U.S. needs to move faster.
An informative and entertaining new book about time offers some valuable and useful insights about money too.
Look for employers to curb your 401(k) plan flexibility as they address the problem of lifetime income.
Adults past age 30 generally feel their parents nailed it when it comes to money matters, a new survey shows. Are these people doomed to repeat their parents mistakes?
Money is flowing into stock funds this year. Skeptics abound but others believe that the Fed’s determination to rekindle an appetite for risk will produce a shift from bonds into stocks over the next few years and drive prices higher.
Saving is hard enough. The payroll tax hike will cost the average worker $700, tempting you to cut saving instead of spending. Look out.
A quarter of money socked away for retirement comes out early, much of it subject to penalties and income taxes. For many, the venerable 401(k) is just too darned inefficient
Young workers don’t save enough. But those that participate in a 401(k) plan are doing a pretty good job of managing their assets, thanks in big part to one-decision target-date mutual funds.
A sobering new health report shows that Americans lag peer nations–until they retire.
The government is set to unveil new rules pushing mortgages down a more conservative path. Is it the banks we’re worried about? Or our own behavior?