Investors, who watched their savings evaporate as the market tanked in 2008, became more involved in managing their money this year.
Here are some statistics that offer a financial snapshot of the typical U.S. household this year.
U.S. households balk at high banking fees, preferring to use check-cashing shops, money orders and Wal-Mart.
More companies are jumping into the online coupon and discount code game.
With the end of the year approaching, here are steps you can take to cut your tax bill, shore-up your retirement savings and boost your investments.
Most companies have no succession plan, an oversight that could devastate a business.
Retirement-investment companies such as Fidelity and Schwab are preparing for an IRA rule change in the hopes of gaining new clients.
Defaults on student loans are rising as new graduates grapple with a bleak job market. And the situation could get worse.
Prices have fallen across America, as companies try to lure cost-conscious consumers.
Americans spend more time on many other chores than looking into home loans, risking tens of thousands of dollars in savings.