NEW YORK (AP) — As the bull market for U.S. stocks celebrates its 10th birthday, joining the party has never been cheaper or easier.
Investors can buy or sell stocks on their phone with the...
Why college students take on loans they can’t repay
Students take on college debt with the best of intentions. They've been told that a college degree is a ticket to success. That they should pursue their dreams. That student debt is good...
Liz Weston: Can your employer cure your money woes?
Millions of Americans get their health insurance and retirement accounts through their employers. Now some are getting help with their debt.
Companies including insurer Aetna and accounting...
Lost or missing documents can turn tax season into a giant headache, but they don't have to stall you for long. Here are some common tax necessities that might go missing — and what a tax pro says...
Liz Weston: Money mistakes even smart people make
Certified financial planner Jill Schlesinger has seen smart people make some pretty spectacular money mistakes.
One client who repeatedly refused to buy disability insurance later developed...
How to file your taxes for free
Filing your taxes doesn't have to cost you money. Here are a few of the free options available:
Qualified taxpayers can use FreeFile to file their federal taxes via...
Taxed and confused? Here’s where to get tax filing help
It's tough to know all the answers at tax time, particularly in a year with massive tax law changes. Sometimes people need help, but where should they turn? Here are a few...
Millennial Money: Don’t freak out about your emergency fund
Let's be real: For millennials, having an emergency fund is way down on the financial worry list, behind student loan debt, medical bills or saving for a down payment.
Liz Weston: Should you move abroad for health care?
The notion that health care outside the U.S. could be good as well as cheap is a foreign one to many Americans.
Kathleen Peddicord frequently hears from such skeptics as founder of Live and...
3 experts explain the changes in the Trump tax law
Tax preparation is rarely easy, but this filing season comes with a unique set of complications.
It's the first year people are filing under the massive overhaul to tax law put in place by...
I owe how much? Americans shocked by impact of new tax law
Wait, I owe the IRS?
The first tax filing season under the new federal tax law is proving to be surprising, confusing — and occasionally frightening — for some Americans, especially those...
Liz Weston: Are you picking the wrong money goals?
Setting smart, achievable goals is important if you want to take charge of your financial life. But many of us are surprisingly bad at choosing the goals that actually matter most to...
Report finds problems with student loan servicing, oversight
NEW YORK (AP) — The nine companies and organizations tasked with servicing the accounts of the nation's 30 million student loan borrowers repeatedly failed to do their jobs properly over a period...
Double tap: Investors face taxes for funds that fell in 2018
NEW YORK (AP) — As if the worst year for stocks in nearly a decade weren't bad enough, many investors now have to pay a tax bill on top of it.
Millennial money: Minimalism can declutter finances, too
Christian Matney, 22, and his wife, Aubry, 23, haven't let their youth hinder them from big financial goals.
The Austin, Texas-based couple — content creators at YouTube channel The Matneys...
Liz Weston: Companies are also flunking retirement planning
Plenty has been written about American workers' failure to plan adequately for retirement. Their employers seem to be doing an even worse job.
Millennial Money: Student loan default can gut your paycheck
There's a dirty little secret of the student debt crisis. One that affects millions of borrowers, but isn't talked about at dinner tables, on social media or in think pieces about student...
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New Year's Day has come and gone and perhaps your resolve to stick to your resolutions has disappeared by now as well. If so, don't despair — it's not too late to set and achieve some money...
3 colleges that help you handle student debt
With collective U.S. student loan debt nearing $1.5 trillion, some colleges are testing innovative solutions to help reduce student borrowing.
What 2019 may hold for your finances
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