So you’re a freelancer and you want to know what your retirements savings options are. How can you save beyond an IRA? It’s time for a bonus reader question, because why not.
Graduating college is supposed to be one of the most exciting times of a young person’s life. You’re finally on your own, ready to start your career and take on the world.
As wedding season swings into high gear, you may wonder what an appropriate amount is to spend on a gift for the happy couple. Luckily, you no longer have to use old rules to figure it out, because there’s a simple answer: whatever you can afford.
Is college overvalued, or still worth the sticker price? And if it is too expensive, what’s a better option besides a 529 account to set your kid up for success? That’s what we’re looking at this week.
Taking care of your health is an important part of your financial well-being—but you don’t need to make drastic changes to reap the benefits. Turns out, simply following your doctor’s orders more closely could lead to a healthier retirement fund.
Living stress-free and spending time with loved ones were cited as the definition of wealth for many people in Charles Schwab’s annual Modern Wealth Index, an online survey of 1,000 people between age 21 and 75. Meanwhile, just 11 percent of people surveyed said their definition was “having lots of money.”
A new class of college graduates means millions of young people are entering the workforce for the first time. But between building your emergency fund, paying off student loan debt and investing for the first time, there’s still a lot more to learn. So what do you prioritize? That’s what we’re tackling this week.
Older Americans have more student loan debt than ever, but in many cases it’s not because of their own higher education costs. The number of Americans aged 60 and older with student loan debt quadrupled from 700,000 to 2.8 million between 2005 and 2015, according to a report from the Consumer Financial Protection…
Among the many sacrifices parents make when they have children, one of the most pressing for working families is the financial hit a mother’s lifetime earnings take.