Money

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Low-Volatility Funds

Stock investors who want to smooth out the market's bumpy ride now can choose among roughly three dozen "low-volatility" funds.…

Health Insurance

New Health Insurance Choices for Young Adults

The Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, is altering the health insurance landscape for college students and other young adults.…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

MLP Funds That Are More Tax-Friendly

Funds that invest in master limited partnerships (MLPs) are getting more tax-friendly. These funds, whose MLPs typically own oil and…

Health Insurance

There Is an Alternative to Obamacare!

But Does It Work for You? The new Obamacare insurance marketplaces are getting lots of attention—much of it negative—but for…

Reverse Mortgages

Court Makes Reverse Mortgages Safer

No more foreclosure for widows and widowers whose spouses took out reverse mortgages (which allow home owners who are age…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Better Junk

An investment that is commonly referred to as "junk" is not for the faint-hearted. Junk bonds—also known as high-yield bonds—tend…

Insurance

The Big Insurance Change Coming for Workers

No, It's Not Obamacare There's something new in the health insurance arena that is not Obamacare but that is causing…

Auto Insurance

The Auto Insurance Rip-Off

If you're in an auto accident in which another driver is at fault, you're probably not going to get all…

Cutting Taxes

Year-End Checklist for Tax Breaks

It's not too late to take actions now that can result in income tax breaks for 2013. Here are some…

Health Insurance

Guide: Latest on Obamacare

Will you be able to get good health care when all the new health laws take effect? On this vital…

Stocks

Bet on Big Banks

Big banks are the companies whose stock prices plummeted the most after the financial crisis hit in 2008. The six…

Health Insurance

How to Cut Your Health Insurance Costs Now

People who are sorting through new health insurance options aren't the only ones looking for ways to cut their medical…

Scams

Prepaid-Funeral Scams

Some well-meaning people purchase prepaid-funeral contracts so that when they die, their heirs won't have to pay their funeral expenses.…

College Finance

How to Pay for College Now That Loan Rates Are Soaring

Tuition bills are due in August at most colleges, and many families still don’t know how they’ll pay what could…

Banking

Special Report: Best Rates Now

For Savings Accounts...Money Markets...CDs...Annuities...Mortgages...Auto Loans Forecasts of rising interest rates for years to come are affecting not only investors but…