Personal Finance

Workers are in for another year of 3 percent salary increases. Job hopping could give you a boost, but isn’t without costs.

Recent court cases serve as a reminder that your plan provider is under no obligation to offer you the lowest-cost investments.

For the first time, the average national credit score has reached 700, according to FICO.

Many Americans consider themselves middle class even if their paycheck says otherwise.

If you’re going to offer less than the standard down payment on a home, it pays to figure out the best financing deal.

Financial firms’ policies and protections related to elder financial abuse vary. How to plan so your advisor is another line of defense.

If you only have three months’ worth of living expenses saved up, it’s not enough.

Don’t be so quick to spend those Powerball lottery winnings. You won’t walk away with as much as you expect.

If you’re going to offer less than the standard down payment on a home, it pays to figure out the best financing deal.

College students cough up $1,000 each in credit card fees and overdraft fees while at school, according to NerdWallet.

Pessimism about financial health may cause retirees to withdraw less from their investment accounts, a new study finds. Here’s what to know.

Half of homeowners are starting or continuing a home renovation this spring. But covering the cost can be tricky.

The number of credit-card accounts in the U.S. is rising quickly and is now back to prerecession levels.

In a narrow vote, lawmakers undid Obama-era Labor Department rules that made it easier to create state-run plans for private-sector workers.