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Many parents feel torn between funding their own retirement and paying for their kids' college education. But financial experts are united on which one should take priority.
By Dave Roos
Credit monitoring bureau Equifax was hacked and is offering fraud monitoring services for free. But experts say they're pretty useless.
By Dave Roos
A new meta-analysis of 150 studies finds that only one in three U.S. adults has a written living will or healthcare power of attorney documents.
Pago en Especie allows artists to meet tax obligations with a piece of art, and the government builds an impressive collection. Win-win!
By Chris Opfer
This place has been in the top spot for years.
By Alia Hoyt
If you're all about taking money from rich people who don't want to cough up their dough, the Wealth Squad is where it's at.
By John Donovan
We all want to get the best price for that sweater, that car, that house. Making a very precise offer of, say, $12.90 as opposed to $10, can help you do that. Sometimes.
But just how many are we talking, really?
Whether you pay taxes on eBay sales depends on whether this is a casual hobby or a serious money-maker for you.
You have a shop on Etsy, while your partner owns an online travel agency. Should you both have tax ID numbers?
Filing for bankruptcy can provide you with relief, but it also has some lasting repercussions that can affect your financial future.
Some people end up filing for bankruptcy due to credit card debt, but that doesn't necessarily mean that you can't get a credit card again.
Filing bankruptcy doesn't mean losing every single asset that you own; some of your assets may be considered exempt by the court.
Getting a flu shot while you have the flu makes no sense, and so does planning to protect your assets after you've already entered into bankruptcy. Here's what to do beforehand.