How to Invest Wisely for Retirement

Fidelity executive says that retirees need to invest in equities to outpace inflation. Financial advisers often encourage people to save aggressively for retirement and invest...

Gas Prices Have Dropped 18 Cents Per Gallon In Last Two Weeks

A national survey of gas prices reports that the average cost of U.S. regular grade gas dropped 18 cents per gallon in the last...

Chinese Markets Bounce Back from Days of Losses

China's main stock index surged 5.3 percent Thursday, its biggest gain in eight weeks, leading world markets higher and giving investors some relief after...

Successful Atlanta Businessman Kermit Payne Explains Why You Need to Take an Active Role...

Editor’s note: This is part 4 in a five-part series on growing and maintaining wealth. Readpart 1, part 2 and part 3. Most people think the road to...

Alan Greenspan Warns U. S. Is “Way Underestimating” Its National Debt

Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan is warning that the United States is "way underestimating" its national debt, which is currently $18 trillion. Speaking at a...

Teens Actually Think They Will Own Home One Day

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate says 97 percent of 13-to-17-year-olds believe homeownership is in the cards for them. A new survey found that American...

Financial People are Killing Themselves Left and Right, Causing Concern in the Industry

Coroners in London are preparing to investigate two apparent suicides as unexpected deaths by finance workers around the world have raised concerns about mental health and...

Report: CEO of Goldman Sachs Could Step Down by Year’s End

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein, who spent 12 years at the helm of the Wall Street giant, is preparing to leave his post as...

The Unemployment Rate for Black Women Falls to Single Digits for First Time in...

During another slow month of economic recovery, the unemployment rate for Black women 20 years and older fell to 9.9 percent in February, the...

How to Create a Budget

I am really going to be honest with you and it may sound shameful, but I don’t keep a budget, (bad personal finance coach,...

Leaving the Door Open for the Young and Unemployed College Graduate

Most of the leaders with whom I work as a management consultant are a level-headed lot. They rarely let their personal feelings interfere with...

Despite Economic Improvements, Many Americans Are Still Struggling

Despite improvement in certain areas of the economy, the Great Recession never truly ended for millions of Americans. Households across the nation are still...

Avoid These Money Mistakes in College

Investing in a college degree should carry the often-cited disclosure: "past performance is not indicative of future returns." With rising tuition prices and a...

Does Working Hurt the Finances of Blacks Working Their Way through College?

More than 60 percent of Black students could receive greater financial aid for college through the Pell grant program, if they were enrolled full-time,...

Why Do Some Mortgages Get Cancelled Quickly

You and the home seller put it to paper that you are buying your new palace. You put a big deposit down. You shell...

Justice Department Sues Quicken Loans Over Improper FHA Loans

The U.S. Justice Department sued Quicken Loans on Thursday alleging the Detroit mortgage lending giant had improperly originated and underwrote mortgages insured by the...

Businesses in America Shoulder Increasing Debt

Companies and consumers are on a borrowing binge. U.S. corporate-debt issuance is running at its fastest clip ever in 2015 after three straight record years....

4 Principles to Spark Explosive Financial Success

Many families come together each Fourth of July to celebrate our country’s freedoms. Freedoms our forefathers fought diligently to protect and maintain for all...

What the Average Yearly Budget for an American Just Out of College Looks Like

Albert Einstein once said that the most powerful force in the universe was compound interest. Anyone who wants to retire comfortably — or early  —  knows...

Are Americans Filling Up on Too Much Debt?

Americans love cars and debt, so it's only natural that they would combine the two. A new report finds that auto loans are becoming...