Adjustable-rate mortgages have been in the doghouse for several years, but the 5/1 ARM has a lot going for it if you can stomach the risk.
The life insurance market is a minefield, littered with products that are all but impossible to understand. So what’s the best way to tackle it?
Financial advisers have long fretted over the casual attitude investors have toward 401(k)s, but now there’s a sign people are paying more attention.
Feeling pressured to lock in a low mortgage rate now? Relax, experts say you have some more time to find your dream home.
What is an equity abandoner and would you know if you were one? Vanguard Group has coined the term for a certain type of investor.
More investors are looking to Roth their IRA after the Jan. 1 lift of income limits, but is that the smartest move or are they cracking their nest egg?
Honest mistakes on tax returns are common, but if the IRS senses you're trying to cheat them, expect penalties, interest and possible jail time.
New research shows that the mutual fund redemption fee can improve some funds’ results by discouraging short-term investing.
Retirement dreams should go beyond thoughts of warm climates and include a hard look at how different states treat retirees financially.
Millions are still out of work and trying to stretch every dollar. If you’re in this boat, keep in mind some tax breaks for the unemployed.