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Retiring next year? 8 money moves to make now

Before leaving the workforce, take these steps to smooth your transition to freedom.Read more

6 signs you can stop work and retire early

Can you really afford to clock out early? Consider these factors before making a move.Read more

3 lamest excuses for not saving for retirement

Here's how to stop procrastinating and start putting away money for your future.Read more

9 smart ways to tap your retirement nest egg

You've saved all your life, and now you can live it up in retirement. But follow the rules.Read more

These 5 retailers are adding, not cutting, stores

Many stores are shutting down nationwide, but these chains are booming and expanding.Read more

How Democrats and Republicans differ on their finances

With a Democrat in the White House, Republicans are more pessimistic about finances.Read more

Independents' outlook bad news for Clinton, Dems?

Independents have a more negative financial outlook than Democrats or Republicans.Read more

How outspoken businessman Mark Cuban built his net worth

Lucrative business ventures and investments put Cuban among the world's wealthiest.Read more

8 SUVs and light trucks under $40K that owners love

Good gas mileage and performance are keeping drivers satisfied with these vehicles.Read more

Steer clear of these 8 common IRA mistakes

These errors could cost you or your heirs serious money. Here's how to prevent problems.Read more

5 things to buy and 5 to avoid at warehouse clubs

Before you shop one of these giants, know what should and shouldn't be on your list.Read more

6 unusual investment options to shake up your IRA

Bored with your plain vanilla portfolio? Spice it up -- if you can handle the risk.Read more

What did the Fed say -- and what on Earth did it mean?

We cut through the Fed-speak in the central bank's announcement of no rate hike. Read more

8 pitfalls to avoid with an inherited IRA

Someone left you a fortune? You can lose a big chunk of it to taxes if you're not careful.Read more

What 9 well-known political commentators are worth

Their insights have earned these commentators fans -- and fortunes.Read more

Blogs

Community FSB offers competitive 3-year CD rate

Community Financial Services Bank is offering competitive CD rates to savers in five states.Read more

Mortgage rates for Monday, September 26

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it's a great time to lock in a rate. Read more

Best Business Credit Cards — Top 3 Picks for 2016

Looking for the best business credit cards? These business cards offer generous rewards, business-friendly perks and easy redemption options.Read more

Home equity rates for Monday, September

Many borrowers tap their equity to pay for things such as home improvements.Read more

Auto loan rates for Monday, September 26

Be sure to shop around for the best auto loan rates available.Read more

AAA: Americans waste billions buying premium gas

Many Americans are putting higher-octane fuel in cars meant to run on regular gas, AAA finds. Read more

USALLIANCE offers worthy CD rates nationwide

USALLIANCE Federal Credit Union is offering a handful of worthy CD rates to new applicants. Read more

Mortgage rates for Friday, September 23

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it's a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Home equity rates for Friday, September 23

Many borrowers tap their equity to pay for things such as home improvements.Read more

Auto loan rates for Friday, September 23

Be sure to shop around for the best auto loan rates available.Read more

Employers face deadline to claim tax credit for new hires

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit can help both people who've had a hard time finding work and the companies that hire them. But a deadline to claim the WOTC tax break is fast approaching.Read more

Mortgage rates in Dallas, Texas

See this week's average rates for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, 5/1 ARM and 30-year jumbo mortgage in metro Dallas. Read more

Mortgage rates in Atlanta, Georgia

See this week's mortgage rates in Atlanta for the 30-year fixed, 15-year fixed, 5/1 ARM and jumbo home loans.Read more

Mortgage rates in Washington, DC

Here are the weekly updated mortgage rates for Washington, D.C., including the 30-year fixed, 15-year fixed, 5/1 ARM and jumbo home loans.Read more

Mortgage rates in Houston, Texas

See this week's average rates for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, 5/1 ARM and 30-year jumbo mortgage in metro Houston.Read more

Mortgage rates in Phoenix, Arizona

See weekly updated mortgage rates in Phoenix for the 30-year fixed, 15-year fixed, 5/1 ARM and jumbo home loan.Read more

Mortgage rates in Miami, Florida

See weekly updated mortgage rates in Miami for the 30-year fixed, 15-year fixed, 5/1 ARM and jumbo home loan.Read more

Mortgage rates in Boston, Massachusetts

See this week's average rates for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, 5/1 ARM and 30-year jumbo mortgage in metro Boston. Read more

Mortgage rates in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

See this week's average rates for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, 5/1 ARM and 30-year jumbo mortgage in metro Philadelphia. Read more

Mortgage rates in Detroit, Michigan

See this week's average rates for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, 5/1 ARM and 30-year jumbo mortgage in metro Detroit. Read more

Mortgage rates in Chicago, Illinois

See this week's average rates for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, 5/1 ARM and 30-year jumbo mortgage in metro Chicago. Read more

Mortgage rates in San Francisco, California

See this week's average rates for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, 5/1 ARM and 30-year jumbo mortgage in the San Francisco Bay Area.Read more

Mortgage rates in New York, New York

See this week's average rates for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, 5/1 ARM and 30-year jumbo mortgage in New York metro. Read more

Mortgage rates in Los Angeles, California

See this week's average rates for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, 5/1 ARM and 30-year jumbo mortgage in Los Angeles.Read more

Mortgage rates for Thursday, September 22

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it's a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Credit card rates for Thursday, September 22

It's a good time to be in the market for some new plastic.Read more

Refinance rates for Thursday, September 22

If you're thinking about refinancing, it's a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

The Fed keeps its hands off rates

Federal Reserve policymakers have left interest rates where they've been since December. Read more

Mortgage rates for Wednesday, September 21

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it's a great time to lock in a rate. Read more

Home equity rates for Wednesday, September 21

Many borrowers tap their equity to pay for things such as home improvements.Read more

Auto loan rates for Wednesday, September 21

Be sure to shop around for the best auto loan rates available.Read more

Trump’s tax deduction change upsets charities

Donald Trump's revised tax plan is less costly, but at the expense of those who contribute to charities. They would lose more of the value of their itemized deductions.Read more

Credit card rates for Tuesday, September 20

It's a good time to be in the market for some new plastic.Read more

Mortgage rates for Tuesday, September 20

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it's a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Wells Fargo rates and news for Tuesday, September 20

Wells Fargo's rates are remaining competitive on mortgages, auto loans and credit cards.Read more

Refinance rates for Tuesday, September 20

If you're thinking about refinancing, it's a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Mortgage rates for Monday, September 19

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it's a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Home equity rates for Monday, September 19

Many borrowers tap their equity to pay for things such as home improvements.Read more

Auto loan rates for Monday, September 19

Be sure to shop around for the best auto loan rates available.Read more

Car-lease approvals take a dive

Approvals for car leases in August plunged nearly 30% compared with August 2015. But experts say it's due to the rising number of lease applications, not a softening credit market.Read more

1.9M Fiat Chryslers recalled for air bags

Fiat Chrysler issued a worldwide recall for 1.9 million cars over an airbag defect that has been associated with three deaths and five injuries.Read more

Mortgage rates for Friday, September 16

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it's a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Home equity rates for Friday, September 16

Many borrowers tap their equity to pay for things such as home improvements.Read more

Auto loan rates for Friday, September 16

Be sure to shop around for the best auto loan rates available.Read more

Olympian tax relief bill headed to House floor

Some medal and prize-money winning U.S. Olympic athletes from the Rio Games are about to enjoy that income tax-free.Read more

Mortgage rates for Thursday, September 15

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it's a great time to lock in a rate. Read more

Credit card rates for Thursday, September 15

It's a good time to be in the market for some new plastic.Read more

Best Student Credit Cards – Top 3 Picks for 2016

The best student credit cards typically offer cash back, rewards and other perks like low interest rates.Read more

Refinance rates for Thursday, September 15

If you're thinking about refinancing, it's a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Mortgage rates for Wednesday, September 14

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it's a great time to lock in a rate. Read more

Home equity rates for Wednesday, September 14

Many borrowers tap their equity to pay for things such as home improvements.Read more

Auto loan rates for Wednesday, September 14

Be sure to shop around for the best auto loan rates available.Read more

Plan would give retirement savers more time

When you turn 70 1/2, tax law demands you take some money out of traditional IRAs and other tax-deferred retirement accounts. One senator wants to make those required minimum distributions, or RMDs, later.Read more

Median income rises for first time since 2007

The median income rose to $56,516 in 2015, a 5.2% increase from a year earlier.Read more

Refinance rates for Tuesday, September 13

If you're thinking about refinancing, it's a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Wells Fargo rates and news for Tuesday, September 13

Wells Fargo's rates are remaining competitive on mortgages, auto loans and credit cards.Read more

Refinance rates for Tuesday, September 13

If you're thinking about refinancing, it's a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Credit card rates for Tuesday, September 13

It's a good time to be in the market for some new plastic.Read more

Mortgage rates for Tuesday, September 13

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it's a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

GM recalls 3.6M cars over faulty air bags

Nissan and GM have issued recalls recently, with one suggesting car owners experiencing certain conditions stop driving their cars altogether.Read more

Mortgage rates for Monday, September 12

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it's a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Home equity rates for Monday, September 12

Many borrowers tap their equity to pay for things such as home improvements.Read more

Auto loan rates for Monday, September 12

Be sure to shop around for the best auto loan rates available.Read more

Thieves eye catalytic converters for metals

Catalytic converter thefts are on the rise, and SUVs are the easiest mark. Read more

Mortgage rates for Friday, September 9

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it's a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Home equity rates for Friday, September 9

Many borrowers tap their equity to pay for things such as home improvements.Read more

Auto loan rates for Friday, September 9

Be sure to shop around for the best auto loan rates available.Read more

Hybrid online sales tax measure proposed

Brick and mortar retailers hope that a national sales tax law will get shoppers back into real stores. But lawmakers can't agree on the tax method. Now a hybrid has been proposed.Read more

Mortgage rates for Thursday, September 8

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it's a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Credit card rates for Thursday, September 8

It's a good time to be in the market for some new plastic.Read more

Refinance rates for Thursday, September 8

If you're thinking about refinancing, it's a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Fed sees job market picking up

A Fed report indicates hiring is heating up, but maybe not enough to prompt a rate hike.Read more

Mortgage rates for Wednesday, September 7

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it's a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Home equity rates for Wednesday, September 7

Many borrowers tap their equity to pay for things such as home improvements. Read more

Auto loan rates for Wednesday, September 7

Be sure to shop around for the best auto loan rates available.Read more

Volvo, Uber team up to develop self-driving cars

Uber CEO says his company and Volvo "will get to the future faster, together."Read more

IRS says you should adjust withholding now

Adjust your payroll withholding now to avoid the 2017 tax season delay of refunds related to Earned Income Tax Credit or additional child tax credit claims.Read more

Mortgage rates for Tuesday, September 6

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it's a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Credit card rates for Tuesday, September 6

It's a good time to be in the market for some new plastic.Read more

Wells Fargo rates and news for Tuesday, September 6

Wells Fargo's rates are remaining competitive on mortgages, auto loans and credit cards.Read more

Refinance rates for Tuesday, September 6

If you're thinking about refinancing, it's a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Gas prices rising, but holiday travelers undaunted

Gas prices for Labor Day weekend are the lowest since Labor Day of 2004. But they're on the rise and will continue to climb, Read more

Mortgage rates for Friday, September 2

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it's a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Home equity rates for Friday, September 2

Many borrowers tap their equity to pay for things such as home improvements.Read more

Auto loan rates for Friday, September 2

Be sure to shop around for the best auto loan rates available.Read more

Misplaced decimal means big property tax bills

Some South Florida property owners got surprisingly big real estate bills due to a computer entry error by the local tax office. You have options if you, too, get a tax bill that you think is wrong.Read more

Credit card rates for Thursday, September 1

It's a good time to be in the market for some new plastic.Read more

Mortgage rates for Thursday, September 1

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it's a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Refinance rates for Thursday, September 1

If you're thinking about refinancing, it's a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Jumbo home rates dip below 30-year fixed

Jumbo mortgages are giving traditional 30-year fixed mortgages a run for your money, pending home sales are on the rise, and the "Listing of the week" will put you within walking distance of your next jam sesh.Read more

Mortgage rates for Wednesday, August 31

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it's a great time to lock in a rate.If you're purchasing or refinancing, it's a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Home equity rates for Wednesday, August 31

Many borrowers tap their equity to pay for things such as home improvements.Read more

Auto loan rates for Wednesday, August 31

Be sure to shop around for the best auto loan rates available.Read more

Nissan boasts its new warranty is ‘America’s best’

Nissan unveiled its new and impressive warranty for the new Titan pickup truck.Read more

IRS offers retirement rollover relief

If you miss the 60-day retirement plan rollover deadline, a new IRS ruling could save you from taxes plus the 10% penalty usually assessed in these cases.Read more

Mortgage rates for Tuesday, August 30

If you're purchasing or refinancing, it's a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Credit card rates for Tuesday, August 30

It's a good time to be in the market for some new plastic.Read more

Wells Fargo rates and news for Tuesday, August 30

Wells Fargo's rates are remaining competitive on mortgages, auto loans and credit cards.Read more

Refinance rates for Tuesday, August 30

If you're thinking about refinancing, it's a great time to lock in a rate.Read more

Mylan offers generic EpiPen at half the cost

In a move to soothe public outcry over EpiPen’s soaring prices, pharmaceutical giant Mylan announces it will offer a generic version of its life-saving allergy treatment at half the cost. Read more

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