Want to kick up your feet no matter how hard the cold weather kicks its heels? With winter on the way, we examine luxury renovations ideal for cocooning. Judge for yourself whether they’re worth a set of blueprints and a stack of greenbacks.
Two million to three million elderly parents had their identities stolen between 2006 and 2010 by a younger family member for fraudulent reasons including opening lines of credit, according to a new study.
Despite receiving some $4.7 trillion in taxpayer bailout funds, the largest of them are moving more towards wealthy customers with assets to invest and away from low-margin checking accounts. That doesn’t mean you should invest with them, though.
If you’re well-educated and affluent does that make you invulnerable to fraud? Hardly. If you’re willing to make high-risk investments to get high-return, there’s not only a target on your back, but experts say your personality types makes you susceptible to be taken.
Reference librarians are nothing if not precise, and Kevin Davey plotted his exit from the Chicago Public Library system with all the exactitude of a veteran fact-finder. His last day was Sept. 30 — just 48 hours after his 55th birthday and first day of retirement eligibility.
In the two decades that I’ve been covering personal finance, I’ve worked for three big companies. I like to practice what I preach, like in the video above, where I explain some simple ways that you can manage your 401(k) when you change jobs and potentially save yourself more than $60,000 in about 30 minutes.
When Carol Meerschaert of Paoli, Pennsylvania divorced 10 years ago, she experienced first-hand how starting over as a single mom also means managing the money without any help.
As an expert on the credit industry, John Ulzheimer spends his days thinking about credit cards, debit cards and credit scores. So imagine his surprise when he picked up lunch at a restaurant near his house in Atlanta, then later went on a beer run, and was directly confronted with the consumer fallout from the hot-button issue of the day in his profession: new fees for debit card purchases imposed by government regulations.
Are you being tracked right now? If you thought you were just browsing aimlessly, doing a little shopping or checking sports scores without identifying yourself, you could be mistaken about your level of privacy.
Are the thousands who have taken to the streets in the “Occupy Wall Street” (OWS) protests a bunch of anarchistic slackers or do they have a point?