Here come the polls. It’s been five years since the meltdown and a whole bunch of us feel like things aren’t getting any better.
The Tooth Fairy is one girl gone wild. Some kids are getting $50 a tooth and the average bounty is up 42% in two years. Here’s what the trend says about the economy and our collective parenting skills.
A bipartisan think tank finds that the costs of shoring up Social Security will skyrocket in coming years. We need to act now, while the costs are manageable.
The evidence is mounting: The time to start learning about money and saving for college is at birth.
A renewed sense of thrift has overtaken back-to-school shoppers, setting the scene for parent-teen conflicts
The student debt crisis is now being likened to such contentious issues as the draft and health care. We just got a near-term fix. But borrowing rates will rise substantially in a few years.
Correction appended: July 24, 2013, 11:03 p.m. E.T.
The rich don’t really think they’re rich. In a new survey, the vast majority of investors with $1 million in assets don’t consider themselves wealthy. Which brings up the question: What do the terms rich and wealthy really mean?
One in four bankers would cheat to make $10 million. This is one of many unsettling findings in a new survey of Wall Streeters. As always, you’re on your own out there.
Yesterday’s historic Supreme Court rulings will have a ripple effect on the lives and futures of gay couples, especially when it comes to their personal finances. The Court’s decision on the Defense of Marriage Act means that people who marry and live in states with legalized same-sex marriage will have that union recognized by the
The do-it-yourself retirement has largely failed. Swapping traditional pensions for 401(k) plans sounded good while markets were roaring. But 15 years of choppy returns has brought us full circle: Most workers now say no benefit would be more valuable than guaranteed retirement income.
Four in five employees would forfeit at least 5% …
A new book takes issue with those who give for the wrong reasons. Does it really matter why we give, as long as we give? Here are three ways to fix charity.
The recovery in charitable giving is one of the slowest since any recession. But individuals who prefer to not wait until they die, and flush corporations, are picking up some slack.