Financial Planning

Pay down debt or save money? How to allocate your cash

Jul 18, 2018

How to manage the competing demands of paying down debt and saving money

Survey: Wedding registries morph into broader range

Jun 19, 2018

Survey: Wedding registries have morphed into a broader range of options

Beware of hidden taxes in retirement

Jun 11, 2018

Even the best states for taxes in retirement may have some tax traps

What's in your 401(k)? For more investors, just 1 fund

Jun 5, 2018

More and more retirement savers have their entire 401(k) account in just a single mutual fund, and investment advisers are fine with it

Utah lawmaker wants to raise legal marriage age to 18

May 18, 2018

A Utah lawmaker wants to raise the state's legal marriage age to 18 to prevent girls from being pressured into unions associated with higher poverty and lower education rates

Comptroller wants more burial-funding notice after AP report

May 9, 2018

The Illinois state comptroller has denounced a county coroner's practice of holding remains and death certificates of the indigent until families can pay $1,000.

More Americans expect to work until 70; there are benefits

May 8, 2018

Some experts suggest Americans delay retirement and drawing Social Security benefits until 70

Illinois coroner to poor: Pay $1000 or county keeps remains

May 4, 2018

An Illinois coroner is facing sharp criticism for how he handles poor people who can't afford to bury their loved ones

Open up more than the books with your financial adviser

May 3, 2018

Yes, money matters are personal, but don't be embarrassed or reticent when you sit down with the person who'll help you reach your financial goals

How to build your 'Oh, crap!' fund

Apr 30, 2018

An "oh, crap!" fund can help build your savings muscle


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