Savings & Checking - Finding the best accounts
Savings accounts, checking and money market accounts advice.
How much do you need for the down payment on a house, your kid's college education or retirement? Set a goal and this calculator will show how much you must set aside each month to achieve it.
Savings Checking Advice
Obamacare was worth the wait
It took nearly two months of trying, but contributing editor Jen Miller finally scored Obamacare health insurance, and will save a bundle in premiums.
December 5th 2013
2013 Tax Brackets: Where will you fall this year?
Most Americans will owe 15% or less. But taxpayers with adjusted gross income exceeding $400,000 to $450,000 will have to pay the new top rate of 36.9% rate on some of their earnings.
November 30th 2013
Gifts for a richer life
Our gifts for a richer life include items that can help the lucky recipient spend and save wisely on their way to financial independence.
November 27th 2013
I signed up for Obamacare — and saved big money
Writer Ingrid Case signed up for Obamacare without setting digital foot on one of the dreaded exchanges. Find out how she bypassed one big problem.
November 26th 2013
Dow 16,000! Let's vow not to blow it this time
The Dow Jones Industrial Average reached a milestone today and our retirement plans and portfolios are booming. But can the next downturn and panic be far away?
November 21st 2013
Long-term care insurance will protect my wealth
Long-term care insurance is a popular asset-protection device, as well as a way to ensure your children and grandchildren don’t end up changing your diapers.
November 21st 2013
Need a job? Sell yourself through social media
Listen in as social media strategist Neal Schaffer explains how you can sell you skills and experience more effectively, including three critical things you can do right now to improve your LinkedIn page.
November 19th 2013
6 smart moves to teach kids to save
Today’s children will likely need to secure well more than a million dollars for retirement. Use our tips to help teach your kids to save.
November 12th 2013
Personal saving rate rises to 2013 high
Although this will go down as a pretty lackluster savings year, it would be great if we could boost our saving rate back over 5% during the next couple of months and build on that next year.
November 10th 2013
4 rules for parents of adult children living at home
You'll want to lend a hand if your child asks to move back in. But doing so without some ground rules could lead to problems for both of you.