Establishing a strong credit history is important for a variety of reasons. Your credit history is often seen as a reflection of your reliability in regards to fulfilling personal and financial obligations. It can affect many aspects of your life, including your ability to rent an apartment …

Establishing a strong credit history is important for a variety of reasons. Your credit history is often seen as a reflection of your reliability in regards to fulfilling personal and financial obligations. It can affect many aspects of your life, including your ability to rent an apartment …

Whether you are just starting your career or you already see retirement on the horizon, there are many steps you can take to help ensure you will have enough assets for a comfortable lifestyle after you stop working.

Sales downturns aren’t the only time to buy a new car. New model rollouts, carmakers’ redesign schedules and other events can uncover bargains for those who know how to read the tea leaves of the auto market.

Financial security isn’t a number or a threshold. It has to do with what you spend, and save, relative to your income.

With the annual signup period for plans on the health law’s marketplaces open, many consumers are worried about rising premiums, shrinking provider networks and the departure of major insurers such as UnitedHealthcare, Aetna and Humana from many exchanges.

There’s a dizzying array of streaming services to choose from. In general, subscription services such as Hulu and Netflix make the most sense for those who watch a lot of shows and movies, and for fans of original series.

Many homeowners have refinanced their mortgages in recent years, and it’s not too late for those who didn’t to consider doing so, as well. After all, we’re still in an environment with historically low interest rates.

Your first test of the school year: How much can you save on back-to-school shopping for kids? (Fret not, though, we’ve got a savings cheat sheet to help save you big bucks).

Think 2016 might finally be the year to tackle that big renovation project you’ve been putting off? Proper planning is the best predictor of satisfaction and will also minimize the number of costly changes you make once the work is underway.

Wall Street has a rather masculine image, but don’t assume that men are better than women when it comes to investing. Plenty of studies suggest otherwise, and all of us might improve our investing by paying attention to the factors likely leading to women’s success.

Summer vacations aren’t cheap, and they often pile on additional expenses when travelers let down their guard or make uninformed spending decisions.