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Is the Stock Market Closed on Memorial Day 2022?
Markets

Is the Stock Market Closed on Memorial Day 2022?

The stock market gets a full day off for Memorial Day. The bond market gets Monday off too, not to mention an early close ahead of the holiday weekend…
May 27, 2022
Short-Term Insurance Plans' Good, Bad and Ugly
retirement

Short-Term Insurance Plans' Good, Bad and Ugly

You'll need a squinty-eyed analysis to gauge the value of short-term care insurance plans and if they're right for you.
May 26, 2022
HSAs Make Health Care More Affordable
health savings accounts

HSAs Make Health Care More Affordable

Tax-advantaged health savings accounts allow you to save for a broad range of short-term and long-term medical expenses.
May 26, 2022
In Search of Relief at the Pump
commodities

In Search of Relief at the Pump

Even when oil prices decline, gas prices remain high, so it pays to shop around.
May 26, 2022
Should I Use Credit Card Portals to Book Travel?
credit cards

Should I Use Credit Card Portals to Book Travel?

Your credit card company wants to play travel agent, too. But there are some caveats to consider when booking through a credit card's travel portal.
May 26, 2022

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Cash Home Buyers: New Services Offer Help Making All-Cash Offer
Becoming a Homeowner

Cash Home Buyers: New Services Offer Help Making All-Cash Offer

Some firms help home buyers make all-cash offers on homes. Weigh the fees before you sign on.
May 25, 2022
Buying Annuities in Your 401(k)
Financial Planning

Buying Annuities in Your 401(k)

More plans are offering annuities that could provide income in retirement. Here’s what you need to know.
May 24, 2022
Buy Value Stocks, Says J.P. Morgan’s David Kelly
Markets

Buy Value Stocks, Says J.P. Morgan’s David Kelly

This investing strategist says to use valuation as your guide for stock investing opportunities in the balance of 2022. Plus, bonds are looking better…
May 23, 2022
Midyear Investing Outlook: Where to Invest Now
Kiplinger's Investing Outlook

Midyear Investing Outlook: Where to Invest Now

Much hinges on whether the Fed can guide the economy to a soft landing.
May 22, 2022
401(k) Contribution Limits for 2022
401(k)s

401(k) Contribution Limits for 2022

Workers saving for retirement have a reason to rejoice over the 401(k) contribution limits for 2022.
May 20, 2022
Adult Day Centers Help Retirees with Alzheimer's
Caregiving

Adult Day Centers Help Retirees with Alzheimer's

A center that offers social interaction, along with physical and memory activity, is a lift for those with forms of memory impairment. Their caregiver…
May 11, 2022
6 of the Worst Assets to Inherit
inheritance

6 of the Worst Assets to Inherit

Leaving these assets to loved ones may be more trouble than it’s worth. How to avoid adding to their grief after you're gone.
May 11, 2022
Age Bias in the Workplace: Still a Battle for Older Workers
Making Your Money Last

Age Bias in the Workplace: Still a Battle for Older Workers

Many older Americans face age bias in the workplace even though federal law prohibits discriminating against workers 40 and older.
May 9, 2022
Stock Market Holidays in 2022
Markets

Stock Market Holidays in 2022

Is the stock market open today? Take a look at which days the NYSE, Nasdaq and bond markets take off in 2022.
May 5, 2022
What Time Is the Stock Market Open Today?
Markets

What Time Is the Stock Market Open Today?

When does the stock market open? While the market does have regular hours, trading doesn't stop when the major exchanges close.
May 5, 2022
12 Things You Must Know About Claiming and Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits
Basics

12 Things You Must Know About Claiming and Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits

Claiming Social Security benefits at the right time means more money in your pocket. Here’s a guide to everything from knowing your full retirement ag…
May 4, 2022
Create a Financial Plan for Natural Disaster
personal finance

Create a Financial Plan for Natural Disaster

If disaster strikes, do you have your important financial documents safeguarded in case you need to leave your home in a hurry? Here’s what you’ll nee…
May 4, 2022
401(k)s: 10 Things You Must Know About These Retirement Savings Plans
401(k)s

401(k)s: 10 Things You Must Know About These Retirement Savings Plans

These accounts can be a great way to save for retirement while giving you a tax break now. But beware of the fees plan providers charge for 401(k)s.
May 2, 2022
3 Paths for Getting Vision Insurance in Retirement
Healthy Living on a Budget

3 Paths for Getting Vision Insurance in Retirement

Medicare Part B's restrictive coverage of vision care means you'll have to find a different route to get the right insurance. Here's some guidance.
May 2, 2022
When Is Amazon Prime Day 2022?
Amazon Prime

When Is Amazon Prime Day 2022?

Amazon Prime Day landed in June last year and October the year before. Amazon just let us know it will drop in July this year. But what date?
April 29, 2022
Pricey Gas Derails This Uber Driver
small business

Pricey Gas Derails This Uber Driver

With rising gas prices, one Uber driver struggles to maintain his livelihood.
April 28, 2022
How to Get Your Grown Children to Move Out
personal finance

How to Get Your Grown Children to Move Out

The number of adults who live with their parents has been increasing for decades. For many, that’s a good thing. But if you’d like to uproot yours, he…
April 28, 2022
ABLE Accounts Give Disabled More Financial Freedom
Financial Planning

ABLE Accounts Give Disabled More Financial Freedom

People with disabilities, and their families, can save for a variety of expenses in these tax-advantaged accounts.
April 27, 2022
Two Updates to Credit Reports
credit & debt

Two Updates to Credit Reports

The major credit bureaus are changing how they report information about medical debt and buy now, pay later.
April 26, 2022
Getting Married? Don’t Forget to Talk Money First
family savings

Getting Married? Don’t Forget to Talk Money First

Whether or not you merge your finances, you need to be on the same page.
April 26, 2022
Smart Strategies for Couples Who Run a Business Together
Financial Planning

Smart Strategies for Couples Who Run a Business Together

Starting an enterprise with a spouse requires balancing two partnerships: the marriage and the business. And the stakes are never higher.
April 21, 2022