financial literacy


How to Choose the Best Funds for Your 401(k)

8:45 am, March 12, 2014

Most investors do not need to take exceptional risk to build a significant retirement portfolio. How do you do it?


Online Tax Prep or an Accountant: Which is Best for You?

6:30 am, March 05, 2014

April 15 is right around the corner, so you'd better look at which method of tax filing is right for you.


Allowances Are Still at $16.25 a Week, But on the Rise

8:00 am, February 05, 2014

The average kid is getting $65 per month and $780 per year in allowance -- enough to buy an Apple iPad and three Kindles.


What to Tell Your Kids About the Government Shutdown

9:00 am, October 10, 2013

Hyperbole is trumping reality, and talk about money may be causing unnecessary anxiety with school-age kids.


How to Survive a Work Furlough

9:00 am, October 08, 2013

The key for cash-strapped federal employees is to be able to access cash quickly and cover gaps in household income.


30-Day Blues: Americans Come Up Short On Cash Every Month

1:22 pm, April 15, 2013

Among other survey findings: Average income has declined more in the recovery years than in the actual recession years.


Mother Load: Moms Are Burdened By Financial Worries

9:00 am, April 05, 2013

America's gone from tiger moms to tired moms, a finance survey suggests.


Stop Thinking Your Home Is Making You Money

9:00 am, February 19, 2013

The truth is, not every home is meant to make money. The more common true real estate investment is the kind that saves it.


7 Holiday Gifts for Yourself and Your Finances

6:00 am, December 20, 2012

Here are some of the smartest gifts you can give yourself — tools to help you manage your money more efficiently.


Buying a Used Car? Check Its Accident History

2:36 pm, December 13, 2012

Checking out a car or truck’s accident history isn’t a luxury. It’s a necessity.

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