Money

Insurance

You’re Not the Only One Hiding

I know you want to hide -- and I don't blame you. Lately, it seems that there are no safe…

Cutting Taxes

Medical Deductions You Didn’t Know You Could Take

You may think that there's little or no chance you can deduct medical expenses. After all, only unreimbursed outlays are…

Cutting Taxes

Will Uncle Sam Let You Write Off a Church Raffle Ticket?

Q: I bought $1,000 in raffle tickets to help out my church, which was giving away a car. I don’t…

College Finance

8 College Admissions Myths

And what it really takes to get in Many high school students and their parents don’t fully understand the college…

Financial Planning

7 Tools That Simplify Your Finances

The simplest stock fund…credit card…a free online bill organizer…and more Do you invest in so many stocks and mutual funds…

Investing

Do You Invest in Companies Run by Liars?

How to judge corporate candor and identify winning investments Lots of CEOs don’t tell the whole truth. They mislead analysts,…

Career

Layoffs Coming? A Shrewd Strategy to Stay Employed

Requesting a demotion might seem an odd career move, but if layoffs are coming, a step backward on the corporate…

Retirement Accounts

How to Find Your Lost Pension Money

It’s not unusual for a worker to lose track of a pension benefit. Perhaps you left an employer long ago…

Retirement Planning

Retire Richer! Use Your Health Savings Account to Boost Your Nest Egg

More than 13.5 million people now use Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) to set aside pretax dollars for their medical expenses.…

Health Insurance

Beware of Out-of-Network Rip-Offs

If you have a Medicare Advantage Plan or some other individual or employer-provided health insurance that requires you to pay…

Stocks

10 Breakout Stocks Under $10

As the stock market hit dizzying heights this year, many investors asked whether there still were bargains to be found.…

Mortgages

For a Great Mortgage Rate…

Avoid these common mistakes if you’re refinancing or buying Mortgage rates are near record lows—borrowers could find 30-year fixed-rate mortgages…

College Finance

Get More Money for College—Avoid These 6 Traps

To get the most financial aid possible for college, you and your child need to understand how the complicated eligibility…

Charitable Giving

Is Buying Products with Pink Ribbons for Charity, Etc., Really Worth It?

Consumers can be a soft-hearted bunch. In fact, 80% of consumers say that, price and quality being equal, they would…

Earning Extra Income

Acting for Fun and Profit

How to get parts in commercials, TV shows and movies Wouldn’t it be fun to be in the movies? You…