No teen wants to think about retirement. But with their first true 'earned income" comes the opportunity to open an IRA.
Whether it's lifeguarding, flipping burgers or sprucing up the landscape, a summer job can give a teen or early 20-something exposure to working life -- and a start on savings.
One in 10 men and one in five women will suffer dementia, and for those who live past 85, the figure soars to 50%.
A graduate starting a first adult-world job can face a raft of unfamiliar issues. Starting the 40- or 50-year process of saving for retirement is one not to mess up.
Unfortunately, vacation homes are really for people with plenty of money. Lending standards are tight, and you need a big down payment or to pay cash.
Prices are up enough to make buying a home too expensive, but still too low to get more homes onto the market. What happens when mortgage rates rise?
Buying a home takes a blizzard of paper, but some are less important than others (even if they can't be ignored completely).
There are two ways to look at what income homebuyers need, simple and hard. But either way, Cleveland is cheapest out of 27 metro areas.
Thank a soaring stock market and investors who seek out lower-fee funds for a statistic that's a little less meaningful than it seems.
Don't fall behind on your student loans. Don't buy a new car -- in fact, you probably shouldn't buy a car at all. And don't worry if investing seems like an alien world.