Despair over debt
9 Tips for Finding Trustworthy Debt Help You Can Afford

on December 24, 2019

Resolving to go debt-free is a great way to start the new year. Get the right help with these pointers.

Worried retiree
Half of All Retirees Say They Fear This

on October 9, 2019

Chances are good that you share this fear. Here’s a way to overcome it.

A woman coming up with an idea
Your Biggest Retirement Problem — and a New Solution

on June 9, 2019

Don’t lie awake at night worrying. Here’s what you can do about your retirement planning woes.

broke senior
4 Things That Are Pushing Retirees Into Bankruptcy

on January 18, 2019

A lot more retirees are filing for bankruptcy these days. Here’s why — and how you can avoid this fate.

Senior woman homeowner
Many Older Homeowners Are Missing Out on This Big Tax Break

on January 10, 2019

About two dozen states offer a little-known way to slash your property tax bill.

The Only Retirement Guide You’ll Ever Need
The Only Retirement Guide You’ll Ever Need

on December 26, 2018

This course will teach you everything you need to know about preparing for, paying for, and thoroughly enjoying your retirement years.

3 Ways Retirees Can Cash In on Their Growing Home Equity
3 Ways Retirees Can Cash In on Their Growing Home Equity

on October 2, 2018

Homeowners ages 62 and older are enjoying newfound wealth due to rising home prices. Here’s how to convert home equity into cash for retirement.

Distressed looking couple studying bills
Resolutions 2018: Finding the Right Financial Help

on December 27, 2017

Financial counselors are not all created equal. Here’s how to avoid scoundrels and find people who will help you conquer debts.

What the 9 Oscar Nominees for Best Picture Can Teach Us About Money
What the 9 Oscar Nominees for Best Picture Can Teach Us About Money

on February 27, 2017

Here are the financial lessons we took away from each of this year’s Academy Award nominees for best picture.

5 Ways Scammers Are Going After Grandma’s Money
5 Ways Scammers Are Going After Grandma’s Money

on January 13, 2016

America’s seniors can fight back against fraud by keeping themselves educated on the sneaky ways criminals (and sometimes seniors’ own family members) are going after their money. Check out some of the most common forms of elder fraud.

Who’s Downsizing? Not These Retirees
Who’s Downsizing? Not These Retirees

on February 26, 2015

A new study finds that many Americans are opting for bigger houses in their retirement, and other surprising revelations.

Tips for Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous and Smart About Money
Tips for Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous and Smart About Money

on February 6, 2015

A conversation with Ron Lieber, author of the newly released book on kids and money, “The Opposite of Spoiled.”

What’s the Worst Kind of Debt?
What’s the Worst Kind of Debt?

on November 13, 2013

Is student loan debt worse than mortgage debt or credit card debt? How about unpaid taxes owed to Uncle Sam?

The Dangers of Not Saving for Retirement
The Dangers of Not Saving for Retirement

on January 24, 2013

You can’t turn a blind eye to retirement savings. Here’s why.

April is Financial Literacy Month: How Money-Smart Are You?
April is Financial Literacy Month: How Money-Smart Are You?

on April 1, 2011

Ready for a pop quiz? Here’s a quick test to see how wise you are when it comes to money.

The Short Answer: Quick Reader Questions of 2010
The Short Answer: Quick Reader Questions of 2010

on December 28, 2010

As the year winds down, we catch up on our readers’ questions – especially the short ones.

Viewer Question: Can I Negotiate Debts Myself?
Viewer Question: Can I Negotiate Debts Myself?

on September 29, 2010

This reader has a good question: can I negotiate my own debts to get balances lowered – and while I’m at it, is it possible to get my creditors to remove the negative marks on my credit history?

Couple worried about money
Should You Be Worried About Inflation Risk?

on May 24, 2021

Inflation can be a drag on your retirement savings. Use these tips to minimize risk.

Senior woman preparing for retirement
10 Tips for Building a Retirement Countdown Checklist

on November 24, 2020

If you are marking the days until you can launch the next stage of your life, this checklist is for you.

Upset renter
The Most — and Least — Expensive Metros for New Renters

on November 16, 2020

If you don’t plan to own a home, look at this list to see where you should — and shouldn’t — rent.

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