Money & Finance
Great savings with fun fall and holiday fashions
The long fall and holiday seasons are a time full of parties and gatherings where one wants to look their best. And as the temperatures drop, it's also a great time to find the latest and greatest in new fashions, but the last thing you want to do is deal with the heavy crowds at the mall.
Three steps to assessing your life insurance to prepare for when life happens
We all know that life happens. It can happen in small ways, like locking your keys in your car, or life can happen in bigger ways, like a fender bender on your way to work. While it's true that you can't always prepare for the unpredictable turns life can take, in some cases, you actually can. That's why you buy life insurance; it provides protection for your family in case the worst were to happen to you.
The new appeal of high-yield bond funds
With short-term interest rates at historic lows, many investors are turning to "high-yield" bond funds to generate more income from their investment portfolios. They could make sense for you, too.
Tips to save big at the grocery store
Heading to the grocery store might mean you need a little more change in your pockets these days. With severe drought affecting much of the country's growing plains, economists predict grain, produce and meat prices will increase dramatically.
How older drivers can cut vehicle costs
For most of us, driving is a necessity, and so is doing it as cost-effectively as possible - especially for those 50 and older who live on fixed incomes. Saving money on automobile-related expenses like gas and insurance can help free up cash for other important things. Fortunately, many tactics can help you minimize veh...
Tips for seniors on managing health care costs
Finding the Medicare coverage that best fits their needs and their pocket books is challenging for many seniors. Health care plans make changes to their coverage. People's health conditions change. Not keeping on top of these changes can mean problems. Suddenly seniors may find they don't have needed coverage, their doct...
Life insurance: a safety net for your family
Fallout from the long economic downturn has made it more important than ever for families to insulate themselves against financial shock. And yet, ownership of individual life insurance stands at a 50-year low, according to the industry group LIMRA. That represents a big risk to financial security in a lot of American ho...