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In 1970 the average age of a first home buyer was 25 years old but these days it's more likely to be mid-30s.
A growing number of retirement savers who consistently participate in 401 plans are putting their money in target-date funds.
Shane loves tug-of-war. He walks around his backyard with a tug toy or a deflated ball in his mouth, ready to play.
Life's little surprises tend to be painfully expensive. No matter how carefully you plan and save for a rainy day, sometimes your financial umbrella just isn't big enough.
For many investors, the "finish line" is often viewed as reaching their goal of retirement.
In 2006, Barron's published an essay I wrote about retiring comfortably with less than $1 million.
Investment types often trot out the cautionary phrase, "past performance does not necessarily predict future results."
She misses her full-time job in the Register of Deeds office at the Gaston County Courthouse.
The nation's workforce has experienced some traumatic events over the past five years.
Conventional wisdom has been that saving for a $1 million nest egg, or retirement income of 80% your current salary, is a good safety net.
Political TV ads are set to escalate in the final two months of the race between Republican Gov. Rick Snyder and Democrat Mark Schauer, as the campaigns and their deep-pocketed outside allies sharply focus their message to voters.
When Stuart first applied for a Financial Facelift last year, he was feeling uneasy because the company he worked for had run into financial difficulty.
At age 24, I recently started a job working for a corporation. I'm interested in individual retirement accounts.
The summer of 2014 has brought further guidance for health plan coverage in the U.S. territories and for retirement plan coverage in Puerto Rico.
Freshly-cut stacks of $100 bills make their way down the line at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing Western Currency Facility in Fort Worth, Texas.
Do you know what fees may be associated with your 401 plan? Knowing these fees can help you understand how your plan is managed and provide insight as to how you invest your money.
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 02:58 am
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