01/06/15 - 10:00 AM EST
There are some personal finance goals that have good odds of success — better odds than with trying to lose 40 pounds.
12/30/14 - 10:00 AM EST
Whatever mix of strategies you settle on, they'll work better if you set up your reverse mortgage line of credit when interest rates are low.
12/26/14 - 10:00 AM EST
Experts generally say the home ought to be the last asset tapped, but one urges applying now and borrowing later to lock in today’s low interest rates.
12/23/14 - 09:34 AM EST
Reminder: the unwelcome required minimum distributions deadline looms. If you need to act by Dec. 31 and don't, you'll face a whopping penalty.
12/18/14 - 09:18 AM EST
Sending cash to the child's parents is obviously the easiest option for grandparents or other givers — if the parents can be counted on.
12/16/14 - 08:08 AM EST
Homeowners and appraisers have narrowed their differences in home-value views, a sign of normalcy since the depths of the housing market bust in 2008.
12/11/14 - 10:00 AM EST
In nearly all markets it again makes sense to buy a home. But those big rents you're paying is going to make it harder.
12/09/14 - 10:00 AM EST
Index funds are clear winners due to low fees and tax efficiency, but if you really want to dabble in managed funds, here's how to do it.
12/04/14 - 10:00 AM EST
Try hard enough and you can almost always see the housing-market glass as half full — but only by remembering how bad things were.
12/02/14 - 10:00 AM EST
What would we like to be thankful for next year? Not to be ungrateful, but not everything is perfect.