In this June 18, 2019, photo a man pulls a grocery cart as he walks in the rain past the stock ticker scroll board, showing a strong daily gain in the Dow Jones, outside Fidelity Investments in the Financial District of Boston. According to a survey by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, Americans are generally satisfied with their personal finances, but many lack confidence in their ability to afford retirement, an emergency expense or even their daily living costs (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Poll Finds Many Americans Feel Vulnerable Despite Economic Gains

Americans are generally satisfied with their personal finances, but many lack confidence in their ability to afford retirement, an emergency expense or even their...
FILE- In this Feb. 12, 2019, file photo pedestrians pass beneath City Hall in Philadelphia. Nearly one-quarter of Americans say they never plan to retire, according to a poll that suggests a disconnect between individuals’ retirement plans and the realities of aging in the workforce. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

25% of Americans Don’t Plan On Retiring Despite Realities of Aging

Nearly one-quarter of Americans say they never plan to retire, according to a poll that suggests a disconnection between individuals’ retirement plans and the...

6 Strategies To Make Your First Mortgage Refinance A Success

Mortgage rates may be rising but there's still room to refinance your home loan. You might have heard much said about the constant rise...

Medicare and Social Security are Heading for Bankruptcy, but What Does that Mean for...

It seems these days lawmakers are spoiling for a fight on just about every issue, but there's one topic few want to even bring...

3 Tips Before Applying For A Rewards Credit Card

Do you receive rewards from your current credit card? Unless you are just starting out and have no credit history, or are attempting to...

The Richest Person in Every State

As one of the world’s wealthiest nations, the United States is home to a fair number of the world’s wealthy elite. According to Forbes’...
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Economist Gary Shilling Says U.S. is Already in a Recession

Economists are increasingly forecasting a recession next year, but one believes the downturn has already begun. Gary Shilling, an economist and financial analyst who is...

The ‘After’ Picture of Student Loans: Credit Card Debt, Pawn Shops to Make Ends...

When the Department of Education began garnishing her wages, Jen Thompson of Lansing, Michigan, knew something went terribly wrong with her student loans. Two years...

GuideStone Financial Resources Advises Investors to Diversify Their Portfolio

Markets continued their record-setting ways in June, again setting new all-time highs, with stocks generally buoyed by strong economic reports in relation to employment,...

New Study Shows Most People Aren’t Repaying Credit Cards in the Best Way

What's the best way to pay down credit card debt? LaTisha Styles, Millennial Finance Expert and Founder of Financial Success Media, LLC, outlines two...
This June 13, 2019, photo shows a house with a "sold pending" sign fixed on the realtor's sign in northeast Jackson, Miss. On Friday, June 21, the National Association of Realtors reports on sales of existing homes in May. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

U.S. Home Sales Rose by 2.5% in May Amid Lower Mortgage Rates

U.S. home sales jumped 2.5% in May, as lower mortgage rates appeared to help buyers overcome affordability challenges. The National Association of Realtors said Friday...
FILE- In this May 19, 2019, file photo a line of unsold 2019 sedans sits at a Hyundai dealership in Littleton, Colo. More Americans are falling behind on their car payments. If you’re one of them, you have options. Here’s how to get back on track: Know your budget, see how you can rework your car payment, then call your lender. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Struggling With Your Car Payment? Here’s What to Do

Your monthly car payment is not only a ticket to freedom, letting you enjoy summer road trips, but also a lifeline that gets the...

What To Do if You’re Drowning in Debt

Not being able to afford to pay the bills for your debts is a scary prospect – but it’s something that can happen to...

Americans Now Spend More at Online Retailers Than Restaurants

U.S. stores reported broad-based gains in activity last month as 10 of 13 major sectors increased sales from a year earlier. But, just how concentrated...

Federal Open Market Committee Meeting to Be Held Next Week as Stock Market Expects...

The Federal Open Market Committee meeting next week is shaping up as a pivotal one for Wall Street, with stocks primed for a selloff...

5 Credit Tips For New College Graduates

Congratulations! You made it through college armed with a degree, and hopefully a job. Now it's time to move on to the next stage...

Advertisers Reconsider Heavy Targeting of Millennials Because So Many of Them Are Broke

As a generational expert with over 25 years in the field, Alexis Abramson has heard about all there is to hear from brands trying...
FILE - In this April 24, 2019, file photo Marcy Seinberg shops at a Walmart Neighborhood Market in Levittown, N.Y. On Friday, May 31, the Commerce Department issues its April report on consumer spending, which accounts for roughly 70 percent of U.S. economic activity. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

U.S. Consumer Spending Slows to 0.3% Gain in April

Consumer spending slowed in April while inflation was up, but still far below the target set by the Federal Reserve. The Commerce Department said Friday...

Wall Street Falls Lower Due to Fears of Protracted Trade War Between US and...

Wall Street’s main indexes hit a near three-month low on Wednesday, as growing fears of a protracted trade war between the United States and...

These American Cities Have the Most Vacant Homes

The U.S. housing market is at one of its strongest points in decades – and U.S. vacancy rates reflect that strength. Nationwide, just 1.52% of single-owner...