Standard homeowners’ and renters’ policies don’t cover damages that can be caused by the kind of heavy rains that hit New York City on Friday.
Millions of Americans owe money to doctors and hospitals, and that debt can affect their ability to get loans or even a job.
Treasury rates and oil and gasoline prices have been increasing, putting the Fed in a difficult spot, our columnist says.
Young adults are struggling to keep up their credit scores and paying an increasing amount of disposable income servicing their debts.
Workers who sign training repayment agreements can owe their employers thousands of dollars if they leave their jobs early. Regulators are starting to crack down on the practice.
It is one of Europe’s fastest-growing economies, and while investors and tourists are flocking to the country, memories of austerity measures are still fresh for Greeks.
The U.S. currency has been on a tear, and the Fed’s decision to keep interest rates steady is likely to keep the dollar “higher for longer,” our columnist says.
Policyholders should check the details of their auto insurance, which will automatically enroll them in extra spousal coverage — even if they’re single.
Everything is going up — buying, financing, insurance and maintenance. The average annual cost of ownership, by one estimate, is $12,000.
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A start-up used the Hebrew word “chai” and its numerical match, 18, to bump up giving amounts. What magic number would do the same for you?
Stocks are mired in a holding pattern. The big question, our columnist says, is when will the Federal Reserve start to cut interest rates?
Consumers have a right to dispute mistakes on their credit reports. But if they’ve made late payments, that can’t be erased, consumer experts say.
One borrower’s story about falling behind on payments, defaulting on his private student loans and waiting out the statute of limitations on debt collection.
Federal law generally protects retirement savings when a company files for bankruptcy. But that’s not always the case.
More states are establishing paid leave programs that could help caregivers protect their nest eggs.
Many Iranian Americans say their families place a high premium on education — sometimes at the expense of early financial independence — potentially complicating their financial futures.
A three-year payment pause ends in October. A more affordable repayment plan is available, and some borrowers will receive a fresh start.
Devastated at the height of the pandemic, cruise lines have become top performers.
Three years of relief from payments on $1.6 trillion in student debt allowed for other borrowing and spending — and will shift into reverse.
A host of issues face the markets, beyond the prospect of a possible default on U.S. debt. Hedge your bets and ride it out, our columnist says.
The forms were originally due in the early days of the pandemic. The I.R.S. estimates that 1.5 million people are owed money, but they must file by July 17.
The rule on price disclosure was written before widespread use of the internet. Regulators are considering an update.
The country’s work force is smaller than it was before the pandemic, sapping economic potential. The government is going to try luring more people off the sidelines.
The pandemic gave consumers an excuse to spend more to make up for lost time. Those who went overboard are trying to reverse course.
In Nuremberg, the stalls are open without Covid restrictions, and big crowds are returning to sip mulled wine and socialize. But amid economic uncertainty, visitors are spending less.
Up to 20 are using some of their budget surpluses to help taxpayers deal with high inflation. But some economists worry that the payments could fuel inflation.
Relaxed rules during the pandemic let workers carry over more of the pretax money, which must be spent on health costs or forfeited, but they’re expiring.
But to be eligible for the relief, taxpayers have to file the returns by Sept. 30. The agency says the average refund will be $750.
Inflation is expected to remain high later this year even as the economy slows and layoffs rise. Already, signs of financial stress are surfacing.