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Debunking Common Social Security Myths

Social Security will celebrate its 80th birthday on August 14, 2015. In honor of eight decades of the program, let’s look at some of the common urban legends about one of America’s most popular government programs. Which of these “facts” have you fallen for? 1. Show More Summary

The Best Air Miles Credit Cards of 2015

Air travel can be expensive. However, you can reduce the cost involved with the help of your planned credit card spending. Air Miles credit cards can provide you with the ability to earn travel rewards on a number of regular purchases, reducing the amount you pay when you fly. The best Air Miles credit card [...]Show More Summary

Act fast for double cash back rewards from Discover

This article is by Curtis Arnold, CardRatings.com editor-in-chief. It’s not often that a credit card company offers to double its usual rewards on a range of its plastic for an entire year — but that’s precisely what Discover is doing for new customers with its current limited-time offer. Show More Summary

6 Great Buffett Stocks to Buy Now

Nati Harnik/AP By Kathy Kristof Picking stocks, always a tricky prospect, has gotten a lot tougher lately. A prolonged bull market has brought U.S. stocks near record highs, stretching price-earnings ratios and depressing dividend yields, which makes it harder to find a bargain. Show More Summary

6 Strategies That Save You More in the Store

AlamyA mix of in-store and online shopping habits helps you find the best deals. By Kendal Perez With retail headlines touting the power of mobile shopping and offering ways to compete with online retailers, you might think in-store shopping is on the decline. Show More Summary

3 Retirement Problems, Solutions Millennials Face Today

AlamyRetirement is decades away for even the oldest millennials, but there are some very real problems ahead if they don't take action soon. By Greg Ostrowski It's no secret that millennials have had a tough time getting started with...Show More Summary

Cash In On the Companies That Save You Money

Richard Levine/Alamy You may fancy yourself a deal seeker. You spot bargains. You clip coupons. You find ways to do things and get things for less money. Well done, but have you thought about cashing in on the savings trend by buying...Show More Summary

How to Escape the Credit-Card Fee Trap

Alamy By Valerie Young NEW YORK -- Tired of getting hit over the head with costly credit card fees? You may find it tough to avoid them altogether -- a recent survey of 100 cards by Creditcards.com found only one with no fees at allShow More Summary

Decoding Your Pay Stub [Infographic]

Many Americans are living paycheck to paycheck and struggling to make ends meet. A paycheck has much more information than simply take home pay, and understanding your pay stub is the first step to good money management. Get familiar with what a pay stub means so you can take control of your finances.

Honoring Aging Parents' Independence: Busting The Myth

An aging parent's independence is precious, but letting an impaired elder go on too long without monitoring on your part can lead to disaster. Learn real life lessons from threee adult children who waited too long to get involved in finances, watching a parent's spending and letting an aging parent drive at night. Show More Summary

10 Things You Didn't Know About Gov. Rick Perry

Guess who had lunch at the Yale Club Wednesday? Texas Governor Rick Perry. Here's what you need to know. NEW YORK, NY - JULY 29: Former Texas Governor and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry speaks at the Yale Club on July 29, 2015 in New York City. The GOP presidential candidate [...]

5 Best Credit Cards that Offer Bonus Cash for Sign Up

Couldn't we all use a little extra cash? Sure, and the credit card industry knows it! That's why there are several card issuers that are offering generous cash back sign-up bonuses, just for giving their products a chance. To earn these rewards, you have to be approved for a new credit card,...

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 7/30, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern for lively conversation and a chance to win a $200 gift card or one of two $50 gift cards! Use #WBChat and #millennialcredit to participate. This week's topic: Millennials and Credit! Learn about what generation has the best...

Episode 642: The Big Red Button

The big question surrounding automation isn't just about economics or technology. It's also about psychology. How do designers make us comfortable with something that can be really scary?

Big box buys: What you should buy in bulk, and what to skip

Liz Vaccariello, editor-in-chief of Reader's Digest, joins Kathie Lee and Hoda to explain what items are best to buy in bulk, and when you should think twice. Find out how to get the best deals on liquor, prescription drugs and more everyday products.

Mobile Is Facebook’s Cash Cow

Money from mobile ads is dominating its total revenue.

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