Women overall performed better on their investments last year, according to a new Fidelity study, which also found that despite their success, women lack confidence their investing abilities.
With gas prices on the rise in the US, there are ways drivers can still save when fueling up. A new study from GasBuddy found which day of the week is cheapest – and most expensive – to buy gas.
The Dow closed at a record high on Wednesday after notching gains for 9 straight sessions. The broad market benchmark (^DJI) is up nearly 12% since Donald Trump was elected president, and about 5% in the past month. Considering these summits and the 8-year-old bull market, ordinary investors might
In what looks to be the first real blow to Obamacare before its inevitable death, the IRS is following President Donald Trump’s directive to ease up on the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that everyone have health care or pay a penalty. The ACA requires most people to have health coverage, and to
There’s a widening gap between real estate listings and searches that underscores the difficulty homebuyers face in finding the right house at the right price, according to Trulia’s latest research published Wednesday. In the fourth quarter of 2016, the average “market mismatch score” across the starter
Thanks to IRS efforts to prevent fraud, tax refunds will be delayed for households claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) or the Additional Child Tax Credit (ACTC) until the week of Feb. 27. The federal government distributes around $275 billion each year in individual income tax refunds between
Iconic images of the holiday season include: lit-up Christmas trees, Santas on the corner, blockbusters at the movie theater, and hellishly crowded stores. For diligent consumers who like to plan out their shopping schedules to not only score big discounts but to also avoid the worst crowds, take note
President-elect Donald Trump’s election win hinged, to a large extent, on his economic promises. In a speech in October in Ohio, Trump addressed the high costs of college, in perhaps the most elaborate comments he has made about higher education during the campaign. In it now President-elect Trump
Mortgage rates have fallen even further and you can thank Brexit. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage followed Treasury yields lower, falling 7 basis points to 3.41% this week, according to Freddie Mac. “Continuing fallout from the Brexit vote drove Treasury yields lower again this week,” said Sean Becketti
To observe the holiday of Passover, many Jews will be outsourcing the whole thing by leaving home and traveling to sunnier climes.
Yahoo Finance spoke with retirees and those close to retirement age to get a sense of how they view their retirement prospects.
Are all millennials clueless when it comes to their finances? We asked a few about their saving habits, whether they invest and if they know what a 401(k) is.
Navigators and assistors, considered the backbone of Obamacare’s ongoing outreach effort, are likely to have a tougher job this year for a few reasons.
For years we’ve been told that cash and credit cards are about to become obsolete as technology makes mobile payments more convenient and worthwhile than pulling out your wallet.
Consumers who shopped at one of Target’s 1,778 stores between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15 should check their credit card statements for any unusual activity.
It’s been a year of CEO walkouts…and push-outs. Whether they retired, stepped down or were ousted, more exited their companies in the past 11 months compared with the same period last year.
Is no password hacker-proof anymore? Some things users can’t control – like Facebook or Google getting breached by hackers – but there are steps you can take to help mitigate any potential damage.