Many teenagers have income from summer or part-time jobs. Establishing a Roth Individual Retirement Account may be the beginning of a secure financial foundation. It can also help the teen develop some good savings habits.
Social Security benefits will probably be an important source of income for most Americans. This article provides details on how benefits are calculated and what benefits may be.
The volatility of the stock market and the uncertainty over Social Security is causing many to re-evaluate how to save for retirement, when to retire and how to live after retirement. There are several things to consider as you plan for a financially secure retirement in light of the current stock market
Income taxes can be confusing and frightening. All too often, misunderstandings cause people to make financial choices that are not in their best long-term interest. Learn a few basics that will put taxes into the proper perspective.
While it may be too late to reduce last year's tax bill, it is the right time to start planning to reduce your future income taxes. This article offers some ideas that may make every April 15th less taxing.
The AMT is becoming a problem for millions of taxpayers and many are not aware of its presence. It may be difficult to totally avoid the AMT, but an understanding of what it is and how it works may provide some ideas on how to reduce it.
Share Certificates are ideal for investing funds that you do not need in the near term.
Insurance provides protection but few people think about the best type of insurance.
Developing and adhering to a financial strategy can be overwhelming.
Overall, the inflation rate has been low for the past decade, but not everywhere.
As tempting as it may be to pay the minimum due, you should always try to pay more.
The average loan for two thirds of graduating college seniors was over $23,000.
Your home is your most valuable asset and your mortgage is your largest debt.
Life insurance is really very simple. But the question is: Do you need life insurance?
Here are 5 factors to keep in mind as you get your credit card and use it.
It often seems that saving money is hard. Here are some tips on how to do it.
Buying a car is exciting, potentially stressful, and often expensive. Learn what to look for.
Any time is an ideal time to sit back and review your finances. Here is where to start.
Having a child is a major event in your family and for your finances. Learn how to plan for that.
Managing your finances perfectly can be difficult. Learn some ways to make it easier.
Your money is an asset, and it should work hard for you in the same way you work hard to earn it.
Have you ever worried about medical costs consuming your savings?
Gauging the results of your investments should be part of your total investment strategy.
How you structure your portfolio will influence your total returns greatly.
Bonds and other fixed income investments provide diversification and predictable income.