Personal Finance

Only half of cardholders request their card issuers to drop annual fees, waive late charges and reduce their interest rates.

A firm grasp of financial literacy doesn’t always translate into making smarter money moves.

Thirty-somethings, who are already grappling with student loans and saving for retirement, can add another expense to the pile: babies.

Only 1 in 5 parents has told their kids how much of an inheritance they’ll receive, says Ameriprise. But it’s a number worth talking about.

In some cities, prices at large funeral homes may not be competitive, according to the Consumer Federation of America. To save, shop around.

Retirees need income and the safety of bonds, even more so when the market is poised for a downturn. These are the best bond fund options.

Only 6 percent of people plan to use their tax refund for splurges this year.

By age 30, you should have the equivalent of your salary saved.

Fifty-two percent of Americans have more in their rainy day fund than they have in credit-card debt. Here’s how to use that money well.

The coming transfer of $30 trillion in assets from baby boomers to their heirs is creating challenges for clients and advisors alike.

Failing to check your pay stub could be a costly mistake. Here’s what to look for.

Most people lack key estate planning documents, such as a will, a living trust and medical power of attorney, according to a new report.

You may want to pay your child’s care provider in cash and off the books. Here’s why you shouldn’t.

Workers contributed to their employer-sponsored plans at rates not seen since before the financial crisis.

Next month, the TSA will limit frequent fliers’ access to its expedited screening PreCheck program.