Financial Planning

Liz Weston: 4 tax hacks you might not know

Apr 3, 2017

Under-the-radar financial hacks allow you to wring all the potential out of 529 plans, health savings accounts and Roth IRAs

Senate passes reversal of Obama rule for cities, counties

Mar 30, 2017

The Senate has sent to President Donald Trump legislation to scrap a regulation encouraging cities and counties to set up retirement savings plans for some private-sector workers

Ask Brianna: Is financial therapy right for me?

Mar 28, 2017

Some money problems aren't only a matter of cash flow

Tips for selling or buying a used wedding dress online

Mar 8, 2017

Tips for selling or buying a used wedding dress online

Judge: Clerk doesn't have to pay legal fees for gay couples

Mar 7, 2017

A federal judge has ruled that a county clerk in Kentucky who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in 2015 doesn't have to pay legal fees for the couples who sued her

Liz Weston: The emergency fund you can eat

Feb 27, 2017

Even two weeks of meals in the pantry are a hedge against financial or natural disaster

Smaller bite: Tax bills dip for most popular mutual funds

Feb 23, 2017

Tax time means many mutual-fund investors are paying the bill for their funds' past successes, even ones that predate their own investment

The fiduciary rule and you

Feb 19, 2017

The "fiduciary rule," a measure proposed to protect retirement account investors, has been delayed, but here's what you need to know about it now

Retirement can be a drag. Here's how to fix that

Feb 16, 2017

Retirement can be kind of a drag. And there may be 20-plus years of it ahead of you. Here's how to avoid disappointment

States pursuing plans to help workers save for retirement

Feb 14, 2017

States are moving forward with new initiatives to help workers save for retirement, even as the Republican-led Congress moves to block rules making it easier for them to do so