What's really in your makeup and toothpaste? There are apps for that

Think Dirty and others scan the ingredients on a lipstick or shampoo label and assess whether they're safe.

10 richest towns in America

Higher educational attainment contributed to higher-paying jobs in these 10 locations.

Daniel Crosby: Why “too good to be true” usually Is

The self-esteem movement has ruined humanity because praise does not boost your ego, accomplishment does. Daniel Crosby breaks it all down in the 10th episode of "On Your Best Behavior."

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Cheap is great; free will usually cost you

In the financial services industry, free simply doesn't exist. It can't.

Your Lifestyle

America's student loan crisis is about to worsen

As interest rates on loans rise again, worries grow about defaults and the drag on the economy.


Social Security COLA for 2019 will be 2.8 percent

It's the largest annual cost-of-living increase in benefits since 2012.

Your Portfolio

What can go wrong when stocks and bonds fall together

Correlated move by the two markets may signal more problems to come.

Your Lifestyle

Slice of life: American cheese is melting away

And millennials are being accused of killing yet another tradition.

Tax and Estate Planning

The Trump family used this strategy to save on taxes

A type of trust known as a GRAT reportedly helped the Trumps save hundreds of millions of dollars in gift and estate taxes.

Tax and Estate Planning

Super-rich are piling up wealth in black-box charities

Money flowing into donor-advised funds far outstrips grants being made from the funds.


A guide to Medicare open enrollment

Medicare enrollees should review their drug coverage and Advantage plans for 2019.

Your Lifestyle

Global cities most at risk of property bubbles

Hong Kong leads this year's list, which also includes Munich and Toronto.

Your Portfolio

Masterworks is opening fine art investing to the masses

Investors can buy into a Monet painting for $21.05 a share; a Warhol piece goes for $20 a share.

Your Lifestyle

These airlines offer the best in-flight Wi-Fi — if you're lucky

Reliable Wi-Fi, previously the domain of U.S. airlines, is becoming a global perk.

Your Portfolio

Prime money market funds stage a comeback

Higher rates are luring investors back to the funds, which saw a mass exodus just a couple of years ago.

Your Lifestyle

Orthodontists aren't smiling about teeth-straightening startups

Companies like SmileDirectClub will correct misaligned teeth for much less money.

Your Portfolio

Calls mount for investors to sell high-yield munis

The return this year on high-yield state and government debt is about twice that on corporate junk bonds.

Your Portfolio

Do-it-yourself deals are all the rage among rich investors

Ultrawealthy look beyond hedge funds and private equity to making direct investments in businesses.

Your Portfolio

How do you spell investor relief in a bear market? E-T-F

The nine-year-old bull market is giving some investors the jitters, but the ETF industry is trying to calm their fears.

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