Despite the uncomfortable nature of these discussions, adult children talking with parents about their finances is not only essential but can be a rewarding experience for everyone involved.
New research finds that the ability to reach some level of financial security or well-being can be like a chicken and the egg question: Which comes first — the problem or the lack of money?
An analysis of the recent Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Student Loan Ombudsman report concluded that private student loans are a risky and high-cost method to pay for a college education.
With the annual holiday season approaching, many across the country will soon be celebrating with families and loved ones. But for families still troubled by delinquent mortgages and foreclosures, this time of year has another meaning.
President Barack Obama recently said that if he were the football team's owner he'd "think about changing" the Washington team's name. The normally non-committal president's comments fueled a debate over the top sports team in the nation's capital. The debate ...
Only about 40 percent of adults in America have a will, which is probably due to people not wanting to be reminded of their own mortality and that life will go on without them, a veteran CPA says.
Just as troubled homeowners were often unable to pay their mortgages, refinance their loans or receive timely assistance from loan servicers, many student loan borrowers are now experiencing many of the same difficulties.
Unlike last year, tax planning for 2013 is not hampered by uncertainties over a looming fiscal cliff. Unfortunately, there is always some uncertainty and a few expiring provisions to warrant special attention by taxpayers.
An old adage advises that "one man's pain is another man's gain." As consumers nationwide struggle to recover financially from the Great Recession, this adage is also a truism.
For Blacks seeking success and advancement in journalism, DeWayne Wickham is well-suited to be dean of Morgan's State University's School of Global Journalism and Communication to prepare Black students.
David Mills remembers the date, April 14, 2009, as if it were yesterday.
These books are helpful aids with financial literacy.
While some social commentators insist that the routine practice of paying oneself first would eventually lead to a nest egg of ready-cash that could then be moved into different money-yielding accounts, the average American finds saving any portion of their ...
Although we live in the richest and most advanced society the world has ever known, many of us say we need more money in order to be happy, notes best-selling business book author Doug Vermeeren.
Identity theft occurs when a thief obtains critical pieces of personal information they can use to impersonate someone else to secure credit or obtain merchandise and services in that person's name.