We all feel urges and impulses when something shiny is in front of us. But we are not the sum of our spending thoughts, and pausing does not hurt.
A new Pew report says banks and credit unions could help consumers who need fast cash. “Borrowers need a better option,” a Pew official says.
“If you’re just putting in numbers and hoping for the best,” an accountant says, “then maybe you need a preparer.”
Most undergraduates never discover that insurance is interesting. Butler University is trying to change that through a student-run insurance company.
Wall Street’s up and downs have little impact on the income or wealth of most Americans, despite the bromides of politicians on both sides of the aisle.
The nine-step money-management system in “Your Money or Your Life” allowed both its writers to retire early.
Severe stock swings rattled young investors, many of whom had never experienced such an intense sell-off and were left feeling “a punch to the gut.”
Tempted to sell? Answer these six questions first, including ones about your timing, your goals, your predictive skills and your overall anxiety level.
Our reporter helps you make sense of what is happening in stock, bonds and your portfolio.
During the regular trading day since 1993, investors have lost money in the stock market. The big profits have come after hours.
After a major breach last year, the credit rating agency promised an app that would make it easy — and free — to lock your credit. It didn’t work.
This weeklong program from The New York Times will walk you through some of the simplest financial tasks you can do to tidy your finances, optimize your spending and make sure you are planning appropriately for the long-term.
Most provisions of the new tax law won’t affect this year’s returns, with the exception of a temporary change broadening the deduction for medical expenses.