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May 26

How to maximize Social Security benefits under new rules

There are still enormous opportunities to increase lifetime benefits for married couples, divorced spouses, survivors and dependents.

May 24

How to really improve your credit score

Credit scores have a big impact on your daily life, often in ways you don't realize

May 24

Beware the 'below-average' fund fee in your retirement account

Overall fees paid by investors are down. But the math can be tricky.

May 24

Americans are still scared to take all of their vacation days

Even as workers take more vacation days, the gap between the number of days they're offered and the number of days they actually take isn't narrowing.

May 19

Here's what recent college grads are making

Career website Glassdoor Inc. assesses where grads are finding the highest- and lowest-paying positions.

May 19

Progress stalls for modern working mothers — and economists are worried

A better balance between work and family could boost the world economy.

May 18

Rich retirees reluctant to spend cash

On average and adjusting for inflation, retirees are entering their 80s richer than they were in their 60s and 70s.

May 18

Would Trump's tax plan make your mortgage break worthless?

Only the wealthiest homeowners would benefit from itemizing.

May 12

Average 401(k) balance hits new record, thanks to automated savings

"Auto-escalation" helped the average balance in a Fidelity account reach $95,500.

May 11

Milestone birthday triggers crucial financial decisions

In the latest dispatch from the retirement front, Mary Beth Franklin mulls health insurance and estate planning choices.

May 11

Student loans just got more expensive

Beginning in July, interest rates on new government loans are set to rise.

May 10

10 graduation gift ideas inspired by Warren Buffett

Want to impart some of the Oracle of Omaha's investment wisdom to your favorite graduate? Try these suggestions.

May 4

Where the winners and losers are in the housing recovery

Most U.S. homes are worth less than before the crash.

May 2

The best-paying internships in America

Tech companies dominate the list, taking eight of the top 10 spots

May 2

Thinking about buying your first home? Try this calculator

A new tool lets users make an easy comparison between the cost of owning and renting a home.

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