Low mortgage rates present a new question: Should you make a big down payment to keep your loan small? Or borrow all you can since rates are low?
What will a new car bought today be worth in three, four or five years?
Many funds can use losses from 2008 to offset gains in 2009, keeping the problem of “year-end distributions” to a minimum.
Deciding whether to convert to a Roth IRA hinges on a bet about future taxes. So, will capital gains rates go up or down?
If you lost your job you face an important choice: keep your old 401(k), shift to a new employer’s, cash out or roll into an IRA? Here's how to decide.
The Obama administration dropped a plan to make it easier for brokerages to give 401(k) advice. Where, then, should you go for help?
The soaring federal budget deficit may be affecting the U.S. economy more than you think.
For any home, it’s the local market that counts, not the national statistics. So, how can a buyer or seller gauge a neighborhood’s health?
Many savers sock money away in traditional IRAs even if they don’t get a tax deduction. This practice can minimize taxes if you convert to a Roth.
Every investor knows the basic goal is to buy low and sell high. But a recent study underscores how "bargain" stocks can disappoint.