Many Americans struggle to save for retirement, but the gender wage gap makes the prospects for women even more dire: A woman must save $1.25 for every $1 a man does to build an equivalent nest egg, a new study shows.
If you’ve bought car insurance for the past few years, you’ve almost certainly suffered annual increases that have outpaced inflation. Unfortunately, that trend is likely to continue in the year to come. Here's why.
Whether your car breaks down, you run out of gas or get a flat, you're first instinct may be to call AAA or another service. But your car insurer may offer roadside assistance coverage at a much better price.
I asked money experts who have quit the 9-to-5 grind for their best advice on how to prepare for retirement. Making the right financial moves is important, they said, but so is getting ready mentally, emotionally, and socially.
The US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is suing Navient Corp., the nation’s largest student loan servicer, accusing it of 'systematically and illegally failing borrowers at every stage of repayment.'
Money-market accounts, which promise a more lucrative home for money you don’t need to access on a regular basis, come with significant caveats and limitations that make them a dubious choice for most consumers.
By dividing your funds into several CDs of staggered lengths, as opposed to a single long-term CD, you ensure that a portion of your investment becomes accessible on a regular basis, either to use or to reinvest.
Going through a divorce is stressful enough without having to worry about how it could affect your credit. But it does. Understand three common risks and how to protect yourself to end up in a better financial position.