Personal Finance

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.

It’s less than you may think.

Your Social Security number will finally be disappearing from Medicare cards, starting next year.

Seventeen percent of cardholders used plastic for small transactions, up from 11 percent last year, according to a new survey.

Having a rainy-day fund helps, but even families with savings often struggle after a financial emergency. Put these other precautions in place.

The average tax refund is nearly $3,000, which could help make a dent in those credit card bills. How to maximize that.