Webster's New World dictionary defines budget as: "a plan or schedule adjusting expenses during a certain period to the estimated or fixed income for that period."
You won't pay for health care in retirement with one lump sum. That's the way these expenses are often presented, though, and the amounts are terrifying.
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Millennial Money: 3 ways to curb a shopping urge
Shopping can be a form of relaxation, an entertaining way to spend time or even a hobby. But it can turn into an expensive habit.
Whether you sometimes give in to a weakness for designer...
Spring cleaning — it's not just for closets and windows.
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Retirement experts frequently recommend working longer if you haven't saved enough. But you may not realize just how powerful a little extra work can be.
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5 ways to save money on your RV road trip
Heading out on a road trip in a recreational vehicle allows travelers an opportunity to explore the nation while enjoying some comforts, too.
America's credit bureaus haven't exactly covered themselves in glory when it comes to protecting your private data. So you might well be skeptical about two new credit-enhancing products that...
Financial planning is daunting enough, but it becomes more complicated and critical when you have a child or family member with special needs.
NEW YORK (AP) — It's been a fabulous start to the year for investors — as long as you ignore all those simmering worries about a possible recession.
Finding your lost retirement money
No one wants to lose money, particularly for retirement. But it happens — people lose track of, or don't know they have, retirement accounts.
Apple tries to take a bite out of credit card industry
Apple is rolling out a credit card that it says is designed to do things no other card can. So how does it actually stack up?
It looks different from a traditional credit card — there's no...
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...
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.
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