If you’re planning a wedding, the last thing you want to think about is getting scammed, but it could happen if you’re not careful, says Ivy Jacobson, an editor at The Knot. “Weddings are a very emotional and stressful time, and on average, couples make about 250 decisions leading up to the wedding,
Women who retire when their husbands do may be giving up more wealth than they realize. Married women overall are still in their peak earning years in their 50s and early 60s, while married men's earnings are on the decline, says economist Nicole Maestas, an associate professor of health care policy
Yahoo Finance teamed up with college experts to answer your questions. Find out 4 tactics to get into your dream college. Claire, a sophomore at NYU, recommends not limiting yourself when it comes to choosing a college.
There are more ways to save for retirement than just the 401k. AARP's Jean Setzfand spells out the most common alternative method to save for your golden years: the IRA.
Being both a breadwinner and a mother has become difficult for different reasons in the 21st century.
The Janises have been travel hacking for several years, and started after Chad scored a free flight for a job interview. Once they moved to New York, Chad wanted to take their travel hacking to the next level. “We’ve been doing travel hacking for a while, and when we came out to New York, we had this
If you opt for a Medicare Advantage plan instead of traditional Medicare, this online tool can help you find the plan to fit your needs -- and budget.
The average new car transaction in the U.S. was $34,374 in July 2018, according to Kelley Blue Book, but we think you can do better than that. Yahoo Finance partnered with Autoblog to break down the best cars at $30,000. “Usually carmakers advertise [base price] as the cheapest, least expensive, most
There are so many lessons we want to give our kids before they head off to college, and teaching them good money habits is definitely at the top of the list. Talk to your kids about money before they leave the nest, says Beth Kobliner, author of “Make Your Kid a Money Genius (Even if You’re Not).”
The Democratic nominee for governor in Georgia wants to fix the student loan crisis by increasing state investment into education.
Dealing with money in a relationship is often a challenge, but sometimes the financial control one partner imposes on the other can lead to financial abuse. According to Shannon Thomas, a licensed therapist and the author of “Exposing Financial Abuse,” using money as a form of control or power is very
Before you determine how much you need to save for a fulfilling retirement, you first must evaluate how much will you spend in retirement. Financial planners have traditionally estimated that retirees need 80% or more of preretirement income to maintain their standard of living, but individual situations
The new year starts with a new tax law affecting every taxpayer in the land. Now that a jubilant President Trump has signed the massive tax overhaul into law, it's time for the number crunching to move from Capitol Hill to your kitchen table. Do the pros and cons found in the 500-plus pages of legislative
25% of respondents to our Yahoo Finance survey said their financial plans are in their heads but not written down. That’s dangerous; we break down why and how to build your own written financial plan.