Lawyers say assets are shrinking, while alimony payments, legal bills and tensions are all running higher.
A combination of tougher odds and higher interest rates are boosting the lottery prize.
Married couples are four times as wealthy as unmarried couples who live together.
Do you have savings in a bank account, or have you moved money this year to high-yield accounts, savings bonds or other investments?
Workers who amassed thousands of dollars in their flexible-spending accounts since 2020 risk losing the money if it isn’t spent before Jan. 1.
Momentum has been building to allow retirement savings to be invested in the likes of bitcoin and ether—despite crypto’s sharp dives and warnings from regulators—and some plan providers have moved ahead.
How to reorder your priorities on debt, spending and savings to survive in a high-rate world.
The inflation-adjusted U.S. savings bonds will earn 6.89% interest through April 30.
What the president’s plan means for the millions of Americans with student debt.
High interest rates are changing the math on pension lump sums.
The interest rate on inflation-adjusted I Bonds is expected to drop to around 6.47% starting Nov. 1.
Investors rushing to purchase I Bonds with a six-month return of 9.62% are taxing the government website.
Changes to brackets, deductions and other benefits will lower some Americans’ tax burden for 2023.
Relief turned to uncertainty for millions as the fate of student-debt forgiveness rests with courts.
Americans now think they need at least $1.25 million for retirement, a 20% increase from a year ago, according to a survey by Northwestern Mutual.
The Journal is tackling readers’ sticky financial questions with the help of a panel of experts.
Millions of Americans can save more in retirement accounts next year, after inflation adjustments made by the Internal Revenue Service.
Some say they can’t afford to put money into the market while others think there are better routes to wealth.
Individuals will be able to transfer up to $12.92 million to heirs tax-free during their lifetimes or after death, up from $12.06 million this year. A married couple can shield nearly $26 million.
Waiting buyers often park their down-payment money in low-yield accounts, financial advisers say. While relatively safe, the funds often collect more dust than interest.