1. Credit & Loans

    7 Ways To Protect Against Credit Card Hacks

    If you haven't been hacked yet, it may just be a matter of time. Here's how to protect yourself as much as possible before it happens – and afterwards.
  2. Home & Auto

    HUD-1 Form: What Must Be On It

    You can't close on property involving federally related mortgages without a HUD-1 form. Use these instructions for a correct form so you close on time.
  3. Credit & Loans

    Credit Card Breach: How To Stay Safe

    You learn that credit card numbers have been stolen from a store you use. How to protect yourself in general – and what to do if you learn you're a victim.
  4. Retirement

    Retirement Strategies For Low Income Seniors

    Plans and strategies for building a healthy and satisfying life, even if your retirement income isn't as high as you wish it could be.
  5. Retirement

    Impact Of Continuing To Work In Retirement

    What if you just kept working instead of retiring when you reach 65 or 66? Here's how to calculate how it would affect your retirement benefits – and you.
  6. Retirement

    Typical Retirement Expenses

    Travel is one thing people start doing more of when they retire. Here are ways to think about how your spending may change once you're not at work all day.
  7. Retirement

    The Retired Person's Guide To Managing Expenses

    Use these strategies for managing your expenses when retired, and you'll be able to enjoy life with a minimum of unpleasant financial surprises.
  8. Retirement

    5 Signs You're Spending Too Much In Retirement

    You're finally retired – free to have all the adventures you've dreamed of. Just be sure you have a budget and watch for these 5 signs you're overspending.
  9. Retirement

    7 Signs You're Spending Too Little In Retirement

    Everyone worries about spending too much when they're retired. But you can also spend too little – and even risk your health. Watch for these danger signs.
  10. Retirement

    Benefit From Senior Discounts

    Retirees and other seniors can save a surprising amount of money using senior discounts. In fact, some places start the senior-savings clock well below 65.
  11. Retirement

    Retirement: What Percentage Of Salary To Save?

    There's new research on what percentage of salary you should save to ensure you end up with enough for a comfortable retirement. See how you measure up.
  12. Personal Finance

    4 Alternatives To The IPad Mini

    There are numerous iPad Mini alternatives — far more than this slideshow covers. These are some of the most popular and most favorably reviewed.
  13. Investing News

    Is High-Frequency Trading A Fancy Term For Cheating?

    High-Frequency Trading is highly controversial - and some critics say, barely better than a rigged poker game.
  14. Personal Finance

    5 Top Jobs Of The Future

    These jobs may seem like science fiction, but in the not-too-distant future these will be some of the most sought after careers.
  15. Personal Finance

    Members Of Congress With The Highest Net Worth

    Members of Congress make much more than the average American citizen. Here are the four wealthiest congressmen.
  16. Budgeting

    Creating An Invoice Template

    How to ensure your invoices include all the key information - in a design that makes them easy to find. A little effort now saves a lot of trouble later.
  17. Retirement

    Laws That Help Low Income Retirement

    If you're retired – or about to be – and money is tight, look to these programs and other benefits for help should you need it.
  18. Personal Finance

    Odd Items That Are Stolen Frequently

    As long as the black market has buyers, thieves will find a way to steal even the oddest of items.
  19. Retirement

    Medicare 101: Do You Need All 4 Parts?

    At age 65, most people have to sign up for Medicare. Learn which of its four programs are mandatory – and which you can skip.
  20. Investing

    5 Costly Celebrity Divorces

    These celebrity divorces resulted in huge payouts for the winning spouses.
  21. Personal Finance

    5 Richest Women In The U.S.

    Here's a list of the richest women in the U.S.
  22. Economics

    7 Misconceptions About The Federal Reserve

    There are many fallacies about the Fed. The following misconceptions are among the most popular.
  23. Personal Finance

    Costs To Own The Most Popular Pets

    In the U.S., 62% of households have pets. These are some of the most common pets in the U.S. and the average costs associated with raising them.
  24. Personal Finance

    4 Of The Wealthiest Young Heiresses

    These 20 and 30-something heiresses are active socialites, businesswomen, investors, and philanthropists and hail from countries around the world.
  25. Personal Finance

    Make Money Fast From The New 'Sharing Economy'

    The sharing economy has introduced a whole new way to earn a few extra dollars each month.
  26. Personal Finance

    6 People Who Own Private Islands

    Here are some of the more notable individuals who purchased their own islands.
  27. Investing Basics

    Calculating Risk and Reward

    Investing money into the investment markets has a high degree of risk, and if you're going to take the risk, the amount of money you stand to gain needs to be big.
  28. Personal Finance

    5 Expensive Hobbies

    Here's a list of some of the most expensive hobbies.
  29. Personal Finance

    5 Everyday Items Invented By Nasa

    NASA innovation is responsible for some amazing feats. Many technologies invented by NASA have been applied to common, everyday items.
  30. Budgeting

    Keep These Receipts To Save Big Money At Tax Time

    When you set up your receipt-filing system, be sure to have envelopes or folders for these 7 categories. You could save yourself some significant money.
  31. Budgeting

    Keeping Your Receipts

    When is it a good idea to keep receipts? Here are 6 good reasons why it's worth the trouble, tips on which ones to keep and easy ways to make it happen.
  32. Budgeting

    Do You Need A Rent Receipt?

    Landlords don't always bother to send receipts to renters. But there are important reasons renters should insist on getting proof they paid their rent.
  33. Personal Finance

    5 Top-Grossing Broadway Musicals

    These long-running musicals have brought in a lot of cash.
  34. Retirement

    401(k) Plans: Roth or Regular?

    How to decide which type of 401(k) retirement savings plan makes the most sense for you. Or should you hedge your bets and sign up for both?
  35. Retirement

    Strategies For Your Roth 401(k)

    A Roth 401(k) can add much to your retirement funds, especially if you start saving early and end up doing well financially. Here are the steps to take.
  36. Retirement

    How To Make The Maximum On Your 401(k)

    Now that 401(k)s have put managing retirement money into employees' hands, you can't just contribute and forget it. How to keep top of your funds.
  37. Entrepreneurship

    5 Businesses That Started During A Recession

    These companies found success despite being started during economic downturns.
  38. Credit & Loans

    Getting A Car Title Loan

    This loan-of-last-resort uses your car as collateral and features very high interest rates and fees. Be extremely wary of even considering one.
  39. Retirement

    Start Saving With A Roth 401(k)

    Here are the steps to take if you want to choose – and make the most of – a Roth 401(k) as you save for retirement.
  40. Insurance

    Cheap Car Insurance For College Students

    6 ways to get the best car insurance quotes during those years when insurance companies rate you as a high-risk customer.
  41. Taxes

    Using The Social Security Website To Get Answers

    The Social Security website is full of useful information. To save you time, here's a guide – and links – to finding answers to the most common questions.
  42. Credit & Loans

    Time To Consolidate Your Student Loans?

    Use these strategies to decide whether consolidating your student loans makes sense for you – and what to do next if it does.
  43. Personal Finance

    Types Of Social Security Benefits

    Social Security isn't just for the retired. It also pays benefits to the disabled, widows and widowers, children, stepchildren, divorced spouses and more.
  44. Personal Finance

    Understanding The Social Security Website

    Go to ssa.gov for all things Social Security. To comply with the Plain Writing Act of 2010, its information was rewritten to make it easier to understand.
  45. Personal Finance

    Who Pays Your Social Security Benefits?

    The short answer is, current earners. Taxes on current wages pay the Social Security benefits of retirees, the disabled, children and other beneficiaries.
  46. Insurance

    Medicaid Vs. Medicare

    Medicare and Medicaid only sound similar. Medicaid doesn't require being 65 or disabled to get benefits. Some low-income seniors can qualify for both.
  47. Fundamental Analysis

    Is The Gold Pain Over?

    After falling more than 13%, gold has staged a rebound but is that for fundamental reasons or the work of value investors? Will gold reward investors who didn't give up or is there more pain ahead?
  48. Active Trading

    5 Economic Changes That Fatten Your Grocery Bill

    Global economic conditions are working to bloat our food costs. And for many, even the smallest increase in food prices can spoil the family budget.
  49. Personal Finance

    How To Apply For Unemployment Insurance

    Unemployment compensation is a federal program administered by each state. Here's how to connect to your state's unemployment office and what to expect.
  50. Personal Finance

    Help! My Unemployment Benefits Are Running Out

    Don't wait for your unemployment insurance to expire before planning what to do if you haven't found a new job yet.