The first tip is to use credit cards for digital shopping because they have federally mandated protections. And be wary of websites that offer brand-name goods at steep discounts.
Workers usually have to spend the money in their health spending accounts by the end of the year. But in the pandemic, employers were allowed to offer more wiggle room.
Fund investors are rarely asked what concerns them or how they’d vote. But now, several measures aim to do that. Still, it’s just a start, our columnist says.
Recent updates to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program could alleviate student loan debt for thousands of borrowers.
The changes open the door to allowing retirement plan administrators to use so-called E.S.G. funds as their default investment option.
New York City is giving every public school kindergartner $100 in a college savings account. Here’s why every penny matters.
For one thing, they’ve gotten wealthier. But there are still things the wealthy do that other investors can do, too.
Arable land is scarce and demand for food is rising. Mutual funds can capture some of that value indirectly.
The company plans to hit up college coffee shops to spread the word about its services. When credit card companies did it a generation ago, Congress got involved.
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.
Ms. Warren called for repealing provisions of a 2005 law that Joe Biden supported when he was in the Senate.
A new report recommends setting aside six weeks of take-home pay to ride out gyrations in income and expenses. But two-thirds of families don’t have that buffer.
Who’s the guy Klay Thompson and other N.B.A. stars trust to manage their wealth? One who knows how to rebound with $8,000 stuffed into his underwear.
What if there was a therapy that cost nothing and was available to nearly everyone? Or a way to hold meetings but not around a table?
The suit sheds light on concerns around donor-advised funds, which disburse money over time but offer an immediate tax deduction.
Schools are not required to use the same terminology in their offers. And an “award” could mean a grant — or a loan. “Celebrate,” one expert says. “Then, decide.”
Fewer taxpayers have received refunds so far this year, and refunds are smaller. Now is the time to check your paycheck withholdings.
Mark Begor thinks Equifax can be the consumer-friendly credit bureau. So where are our free credit reports, automatic credit freezes for babies and consistent straight talk?
Fewer taxpayers than last year had filed by late March. That may be because of the new tax law. “This is the most complicated tax season ever,” one C.P.A. said.
The Republican tax overhaul has bolstered sales of private planes by allowing buyers to deduct the cost as a business investment.
As seductive as private equity is, it can trap investors with onerous restrictions like high capital requirements and long-range commitments.