Low-income Americans on Medicare can get assistance paying their premiums and other expenses. Several states have allowed more people to qualify.
Our columnist is responding to readers’ questions. This week, he focuses on inflation, with the help of a bond maven and a Nobel laureate.
Household debt levels are increasing, but very few consumers are showing deep signs of distress, according to the New York Fed.
Inflation is at the highest level in four decades. But how you experience it can vary greatly depending on what you eat, how you travel and a host of other factors.
There may be years when you have to drum up your own work — and create your own retirement plan.
Experts say that when people are making decisions at such a stressful time, they are vulnerable to overpaying. “It’s a good day for the criminal or the dishonest salesperson.”
The chief operating officer of ZenLedger, a software company, boasted of work for Goldman Sachs and Larry King. Did anyone check to see if it was true?
It’s tempting to jump into the home-buying frenzy. But with prices up and mortgage rates surging, make sure you do the math first.
Shares in Apple, Amazon, Google, Facebook and Microsoft have all fallen this year, but Netflix has come in for the harshest punishment.
She published her stock market newsletter for nearly four decades — initially as “G. Weiss,” to conceal her identity as a woman in a male-dominated industry.
Some advocates believe President Biden’s repeated extensions of the repayment pause, now set to end Aug. 31, could force his hand on loan forgiveness.
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So many factors cause volatility in the markets, making it tricky even for the experts to know what’s next. They still have ideas.
The federal income tax filing deadline is Monday for most Americans.
Many people began buying crypto last year. They may not realize that, in some cases, they owe taxes on it.
Millions of families got a bigger-than-usual child tax credit during the pandemic last year.
Recent updates to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program could alleviate student loan debt for thousands of borrowers.
Many government programs crucial to keeping Americans afloat through the pandemic are going away soon. But there are still ways to get help.
Interest rates on federal student loans for the coming academic year will rise nearly a percentage point on July 1.
Sorting out your financial life can feel overwhelming. We’re here to help you get started with 20 tasks you can tackle, one day at a time.
Six American families open their doors — and their wallets — to show us how much life costs.
A new standard established by the Securities and Exchange Commission may sound better than it actually is, consumer advocates say.
The endowment model and the 60/40 split offer different risks and returns. Investors should examine the pros and cons before embracing either strategy.
Readers stress the importance of planning ahead.
Fewer taxpayers have received refunds so far this year, and refunds are smaller. Now is the time to check your paycheck withholdings.
With interest rates low and high-yielding shares expensive, the search for income may lead to companies that steadily increase their payouts.