Income-driven repayment programs cover eight million borrowers, but they could be helping more if they were simpler and reached the people who needed them.
The Federal Reserve’s rate cuts have buoyed stocks, but the economy shows signs of a slowdown. What should an investor do?
A record 15 million people got a six-month reprieve on filing their 2018 returns — the first to deal with the changed tax code. The new deadline is Tuesday.
A hedge fund manager’s attempt to push a borrower into bankruptcy ended with a tarnished reputation for one and jail time for the other.
Bonds may not be able to match the great returns of the last year, but their tendency to rise when stocks fall makes them an important buffer.
Books by Suze Orman, Dave Ramsey and Robert Kiyosaki don’t tell us much about investing, our reviewer says, but their counsel still has value.
The world of tech start-ups is super exciting, our columnist says. But for investors, that’s not necessarily a good thing.
Gold has often been viewed as a haven, but many experts say it isn’t needed to diversify a portfolio and adds unnecessary expense.
With the market near new highs, mixed economic and political signals leave investors wondering whether to buy or sell.
Funds that hold stocks of mature companies with records of increasing dividends may provide a degree of stability in market declines.
The survey also found that children are putting little aside for savings and instead mostly spending it on things like outings with friends or digital devices.
After seizing control of the market, New Yorkers used tactics that helped leave the taxi industry in tatters and hundreds of immigrant drivers on the edge of ruin.
Most Americans think of themselves as middle class. For many, the line between a stable life and a fragile one is thinning.
Charles Schwab is eliminating fees for trades of stocks and exchange-traded funds. The move is part of a trend that has made it cheaper than ever to invest.
Merchants frequently try to confuse and bulldoze foreign travelers into paying a stiff markup on credit card charges. But you can fight back.
So-called E.S.G. funds still make up a small fraction of these workplace retirement plans, but they are gaining ground.
A new report found that borrowers owed close to $30,000. One factor helping the picture: State spending on public colleges is recovering from the recession.
The offer pertains to captive insurance, a way to insure against risks not covered by traditional means. But it has created an incentive for tax avoidance.
Most counselors suggest starting near home and visiting a mix of college types, like an urban college, a large public university and a small, liberal arts campus.
Most inheritances are about $50,000. Whether you come into a little money or a lot, waiting to make any moves is one of the best things to do first.