Yahoo Finance's Jeanie Ahn interviews Joanie Demer of The Krazy Coupon Lady for her travel savings tips on Southwest, Spirit, and JetBlue.
The idea of investing may seem daunting, but women should recognize their earning potential and make their money work for them, says Marshay Clarke, a certified financial planner with Betterment. “Women today have amazing earning potential,” she says. Clarke says that while investing is often perceived
You might think if your job offers health insurance you’re good, but are you prepared to pay for an emergency medical bill? The two most popular are Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs). You can contribute pre-tax dollars to an FSA to pay for qualified health expenses
Women have a math problem when it comes to retirement: On average, they retire two years earlier than men but they live five years longer. When it comes to early retirement, which most define as before 65, a study from Fidelity released Thursday found that the top reason women leave the workforce
While she says she was a good saver, what pushed her toward investing was the realization that just saving would never get her close to a comfortable retirement. “Your actual savings account will diminish in its value over time. Danielle says she had a fear of investing, something Phil says opened
Navigating retirement can be difficult for lots of reasons. Guessing wrong can be the difference between a comfortable retirement and one that is a struggle. You may be willing to slash your own expenses in retirement if times get tough.
Many people take Social Security early and put off tapping into their IRAs and 401(k)s until they must. But that's the opposite of what most should do, because waiting until 70 to take benefits can pay off in more ways than one.
Individual retirement accounts have been the ugly duckling of investments. More than 42 million households count on IRA's to help fund their retirement. IRAs started off simple in 1974, but like our tax code have grown more complex.
Perhaps you’ve taken stock of your retirement nest egg and found it a bit wanting. Uncle Sam wants to add a little extra rocket fuel to your retirement savings efforts. If you are 50 or older, you can take advantage of “catch-up” provisions in the tax code that allow you to contribute more to your
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act preserved or even beefed up many tax breaks available through workplace benefits programs. Here's how to make the most of those benefits.
If you're going to be late to file your taxes, make sure you file an extension. (Remember: it's an extension to file, not an extension to pay)
The funding deficit for U.S. state public pension systems rose to a record-high $1.4 trillion in fiscal 2016, a nearly $300 billion increase from fiscal 2015, according to a Pew Charitable Trusts report released on Thursday. The public worker retirement funds reported only $2.6 trillion in assets
As much as 85% of your Social Security benefits could be taxable if you have other sources of income, such as earnings from work or withdrawals from tax-deferred retirement accounts.
Last year, North Korea routinely bragged about its weapons. This year, it has surprised many with how humble it can be—not about its missiles and nuclear weapons, but about much else. At the Korea summit today, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un expressed some embarrassment over his country’s transportation
Angela Merkel won’t be showered with the pomp and praise that marked Emmanuel Macron’s state visit to Washington this week—let alone with any touch-feely back rubs. The German chancellor comes armed with spreadsheets, rather than Gallic charm, and has just a couple of hours to try and head off Trump’
Roger McNamee, a prominent tech investor and onetime mentor to Mark Zuckerberg, has little faith that Facebook will fix itself. “They think it’s over,” he said at an event organized by Quartz in Washington, DC on April 26. The company is confident after Mark Zuckerberg’s good-enough performance in Congress