The share of American workers doing some or all of their work at home grew from 19% in 2003 to 22% in 2016, according to a new report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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.
It’s a question that’s floated around since the mandate was first mentioned: how will the government – and more specifically, the IRS – enforce the mandate component of the law?
We just went through a national poutfest over federal spending that’s too high and government borrowing run amok. What’s puzzling about the whole fiasco is that Washington’s annual deficit has fallen to the lowest level since George W. Bush was … Continue reading →
At long last, Congress reached a deal Wednesday to reopen the government after 16 days of impasse, letting the American public exhale a bit and bringing a modicum of stability to the weakened economy. The compromise, which President Obama signed … Continue reading →
In a CNBC interview today, Warren Buffett likened the debt ceiling to a “political weapon of mass destruction” being used against the American public. Like poison gas and nuclear weapons, the debt ceiling is “too powerful” and Congress "shouldn't touch … Continue reading →