10 Things Boomers Must Know About RMDs From IRAs
retirement Members of the Woodstock Generation are increasingly reaching the age at which “the establishment” demands they start unwinding their traditional IRAs and employer-sponsored retirement plans such as 401(k)s.
Join the Race to $1-Trillion Stocks
investing Five technology behemoths are contenders for this new benchmark. But is it sustainable?
By James K. Glassman Publishedinvesting
New Ways to Prove Your I.D.
Technology Always struggling to remember your passwords and PINs? Don't worry, chances are they'll soon be replaced by tech-friendly identification software.
By Thomas H. Blanton PublishedTechnology
Miles or Cash Back: Which Is the Better Credit-Card Reward?
credit & debt MileCards.com can help you decide whether an air-miles reward card or a cash-back card will be a better deal for you.
By Lisa Gerstner Publishedcredit & debt
Don't Let Hackers Kidnap Your Data
credit & debt Thwart them by keeping your operating system up to date and backing up your files.
By Nellie S. Huang Publishedcredit & debt
9 Smart Retirement Strategies for Women
Making Your Money Last Women and men have the same opportunities for saving, investing and borrowing, the same investments, and they are subject to the same rules.
By Janet Bodnar PublishedMaking Your Money Last
FAQs About Health Savings Accounts
savings A health savings account can be a powerful financial tool to cover medical expenses and save for the future.
By Kimberly Lankford Publishedsavings
How to Save for Retirement If You Don't Have a 401(k)
401(k)s You may have options that are nearly as attractive—but you'll play by a different set of rules.
By Sandra Block Published401(k)s
How to Get a Good Deal on Auto Insurance
insurance Car-insurance premiums can be a big-ticket expense. Here are some ways to lower insurance bills.
By the editors of Kiplinger's Personal Finance Publishedinsurance
How to Pick a Financial Planner
credit & debt Candidates aren't hard to come by. Here's how to find the right one for you.
By the editors of Kiplinger's Personal Finance Publishedcredit & debt