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If you’re like most Americans, you’re carrying a large loan, such as a mortgage, auto loan or credit card debt. That means you’re looking at hundreds or thousands of dollars in interest payments over

Thanks to a 60% increase in email phishing scams over the past year, the IRS is cautioning taxpayers to be extra vigilant this tax season. These are the

You may be a shopaholic if any of the following applies to you: You have unopened items stashed at home. You

Everybody’s got a secret (or not-so-secret) luxury dream. Maybe you want to spend a month hiking through the Australian Outback. You might be hankering for

Last year, Amazon threw open the doors of its innovative cashier-less store. Using sophisticated cameras and a simple phone scan, the store allows shoppers to walk in, pick up what they want and walk out. No wait. No paying, and no fuss. The quick-in, quick-out appeal is super-convenient. But it comes with a price. Here’s a look at how Amazon Go might affect the economy.

401(k): A retirement savings plan offered by many businesses to their employees. Employees enrolled in their company’s 401(k) plan will have a portion of their pre-tax paycheck deposited into an investment fund. These savings then grow, tax-free, until withdrawal at or during retirement. Amortization: The distribution of scheduled

JANUARY: THINK OUTSIDE In January, outdoor goods, like gas grills and boats, will be sold at their cheapest. Snag a blazing hot deal when it’s freezing out! FEBRUARY: GEAR UP FOR WINTER In February, retailers start clearing out their winter merchandise. Cash in on their early goodbye to the cold by finding great deals on winter coats, thermal clothes, heaters and humidifiers. MARCH: GET FIT In March, you’ll find bargain-priced treadmills, ellipticals and

Tax season means a paperwork blizzard. Often, someone loses a copy of an important document and needs it reissued. Naturally, everyone’s too busy to verify the authenticity of each request. That’s what scammers are counting on with a ploy targeting tax form preparers. In this scheme,

Do you find it difficult to save money for emergencies or big purchases? If so, you’re not alone. A Federal Reserve Board study found that a shocking 47% of Americans don’t have the funds to cover a $400 emergency. This means a minor financial setback, like a car

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