Money

Saving the world is on Sue Desmond-Hellmann’s to-do list

Saving the world is on Sue Desmond-Hellmann’s to-do list

Published 10/07/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - If you had $50 billion to try to solve the world’s worst problems, what exactly would you do? That is the [more…]

Your Money: New U.S. loan rates make it cheaper to borrow for college

Your Money: New U.S. loan rates make it cheaper to borrow for college

Published 02/07/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The cost of borrowing money for college in the United States just got a little bit cheaper. The federal government lowered [more…]

Your Money: Make a paycheck checkup easier, despite the IRS

Your Money: Make a paycheck checkup easier, despite the IRS

Published 26/06/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Internal Revenue Service would like American taxpayers to look over their paystubs and make sure they are withholding the right [more…]

Your Money: Millennials should shrug off annuities for now

Your Money: Millennials should shrug off annuities for now

Published 17/06/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The days of guaranteed pensions from work are long gone, but can annuities make up the difference for millennials? Congress is [more…]

Father Figures: Dad’s best financial advice

Father Figures: Dad’s best financial advice

Published 14/06/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fathers pass down many things to their kids, but not just genetic traits like eye color or hairlines. Another inheritance, perhaps [more…]

YOUR MONEY: Renovating after a natural disaster? Planning is key

YOUR MONEY: Renovating after a natural disaster? Planning is key

Published 05/06/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - For the Parkers of Houston, Texas, there will be no summer vacation this year because they are still paying off the [more…]

YOUR MONEY: Retirement reform wants more of your tax dollars now

YOUR MONEY: Retirement reform wants more of your tax dollars now

Published 31/05/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Saving for retirement is such a lofty goal that the U.S. government has always been willing to give tax incentives to [more…]

Your money: Cosigning a student loan? Be prepared to pay

Your money: Cosigning a student loan? Be prepared to pay

Published 17/05/2019

(This May 16 story corrects 10th paragraph to clarify that 96% of cosigns are for undergraduate loans.) By Beth Pinsker NEW YORK (Reuters) - Is [more…]

Your money: Should you pay to stop phone spam?

Your money: Should you pay to stop phone spam?

Published 15/05/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - If your phone log is anything like mine, the list of incoming scam calls makes it look like you work for [more…]

Meditate to the tax finish line

Meditate to the tax finish line

Published 12/04/2019

NEW YORK(Reuters) - Stressed out by the tax deadline on April 15? Yes, of course, there is an app for that. Some 52 percent of [more…]