Personal Finance


Attorneys call January “Divorce Month,” but new research finds that summer vacation may be a risk period, too.


Have a houseful of stuff and don’t know what to do with it? Downsize and make some money. We show you how.


Millennials get a bad rep on money management, but they do have some smart money habits worth imitating.


The average commuter wasted 42 hours and $966 snarled in traffic last year, a recent study finds. See how your commute compares.

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Actively managed mutual funds may no longer be the best way to gain exposure to equities and fixed-income asset classes.


Consumers are holding on to nearly 200 billion unredeemed points, miles and other rewards. That’s a bad idea.


Incomplete gift non-grantor trusts can shift tax exposure out of high-tax states to those with no state income tax.


Consumers shied away from credit cards after the Great Recession. Now they are embracing them again.


Keeping close watch on your credit can have a positive impact on your spending, love life and overall sense of self.


Even if you’re not in the bridal party, it can cost nearly $1,000 to attend a wedding. Here’s how to save.


When you lose a spouse, it doesn’t have to result in financial free fall. Here are five tips to help you maintain control of your money.


Raising your deductible can cut homeowners’ insurance premiums, but many Americans can’t afford the extra risk.


More borrowers with good credit are looking to personal loans. Are they a good choice for you?


Disclaiming an inheritance may be a smart financial move. Here’s why and how to avoid some pitfalls.


Divorced retirees may be able to up their monthly Social Security checks if they can claim higher benefits off a former spouse instead.