The average US adult scores about 50 percent on personal finance questions related to US income tax returns, according to a recent survey. A majority of Americans do not know the tax implications of popular financial products such as Roth IRAs, flexible spending accounts, and 529 college plans.
The recent drop in gas prices has led many analysts to believe that sales of fuel-efficient gasoline models, hybrids, and even plug-in electric cars will take a nosedive. But car buyers expect gas prices to increase eventually, so they still prioritize fuel efficiency, according to a new survey.
The Obama Administration has created a special ACA enrollment season for this year only, but it's a limited fix to a bigger problem: finding better ways to use tax filing season as an ACA enrollment incentive.
McDonald's will soon celebrate the 60th anniversary of Ray Kroc's first restaurant, which opened in April 1955, and has been running promotions as 'A Tribute to where it all began.' Except that the first Burger King opened up in Miami four months earlier.
Target announced Monday that it will offer free shipping to customers who order $25 or more in merchandise online, a move that puts it in direct competition with Amazon, which has a $35 free shipping limit.
Existing home sales fell 4.9 percent to a 4.82 million annualized pace in January, the National Association of Realtors reported Monday. Despite some worrying early results, there are hints that existing home sales could bounce back in the coming months.
Independent contractors, including Uber drivers, franchisees, consultants, and free lancers, are subject to low pay, irregular hours, and job insecurity. In order to protect these workers, we need a better way to determine who qualifies as an employee of a company.
Southwest Airlines is offering super cheap airfare with flights on 100 routes nationwide. Check out Southwest Airline's one-way airfare sale, plus four more of the week's best travel deals.
Of all the ways to prepare your taxes this year, read about what might be best for your situation.
By the end of March, Starbucks will no longer sell music CDs but will continue to offer digital downloads and the Starbucks Digital Network via free Wi-Fi.
Still need winter clothes? Get some great deals as Land's End, Michael Kors, and other retailers clear out their winter stock at clearance prices.
Baby boomers can avoid losing tens of thousands of dollars by heeding these three retirement-planning guides.
The week's best deals on headphones include an all-time low price on a Beats model, plus bargains on Sony, AutoTechnica, and more.
Takata will be fined $14,000 per day by the NHTSA for failing to take part in the agency's investigation into its faulty airbags, which pose a massive safety hazard to drivers. Takata airbags have been linked to at least six deaths in the U.S. and Japan after exploding upon deployment.
As recently as 2008, half of the cars bought in America were considered 'gas-guzzlers,' with fuel economy of less than 20 mpg. Today, gas-guzzlers account for about a quarter of new car sales.