The dream of owning a home in New York City can seem unattainable, especially for first-time buyers in need of a hefty down payment.
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Money in an H.S.A. can pay doctors or dentists. It can also be invested and cover future costs. Still, one financial adviser said, “It is a paperwork hassle.”
Property investments have long been associated with wealth creation. In a recession, though, they can be risky for owners who need to sell.
No need to donate buildings or pay bribes. At Boston University, Carleton, George Washington and Wesleyan, merely paying full tuition can offer a leg up.
Tara Siegel Bernard, a personal finance reporter, recommends apps for budgeting, investments and helping little ones as young as 6 understand the value of money.
As seductive as private equity is, it can trap investors with onerous restrictions like high capital requirements and long-range commitments.
A number of Your Money readers took Ron Lieber’s advice to freeze their children’s credit. Equifax’s process didn’t always work. Please keep trying.
The more attention Howard Schultz’s nascent candidacy gets, the greater the likelihood that Starbucks customers will buy their lattes elsewhere, our columnist says.
With online banks offering certificates of deposit that pay more than 2 percent, some experts suggest putting cash in several C.D.s with different terms.
Have you or haven’t you cut the financial cord with your family?
From Time Inc. to a Ponzi scheme: The journey of Jordan Goodman.
Collectible assets can be worth millions of dollars, but surges in the market can put desired items out of reach, while a collapse can wipe out speculators.
New research documents the far-reaching effects of the cash bail system, which disproportionately hurts the poor and African-Americans.
Two financial tech start-ups are offering credit-builder loans, which also help customers grow their savings.
Couples often think that the person who is most financially literate should manage their money — yet research shows why, especially as partners age, that’s a problem.
A federal judge said the Department of Education had changed its policies without proper notice, throwing the lives of the student-loan borrowers into chaos.
Collectible cars are illiquid assets that require time and money and are not easy to sell. Here’s how to invest in one wisely.
Jed Shafer thought his work navigating the troubled public service loan forgiveness program was finished. He found out he was wrong when Lowe’s turned him away at the register.
If you get cash back from a card in exchange for purchase, that’s generally not taxable. But, experts say, a bonus for referring a friend probably is.