The personal finance publisher’s passion project draws on his family’s long history of a classic buy-and-hold investment: real estate.

Young adults are told to save for retirement as soon as possible. But is this the best advice?

Global markets sagged Thursday as uncertainty over trade relations between the United States and China continued to sour investors. The Dow Jones industrial average plunged 448 points at its low befor...


Post columnist Michelle Singletary offers her advice and answers your questions.

Should families who didn't benefit from Smith's generous gift of paying off the student loans for the class of 2019 Morehouse graduates feel as though they missed out?

Smith’s largesse could be — depending on how the money is given — the rare gift that is truly free.

The number of 401(k) and IRA millionaires jumped in the first quarter of this year.

If you have the means to be free of debt, pay it off.

Even as the stock market rebounds, one couple says Trump’s unpredictability not the market volatility that is scaring them away from stocks.

Investors try to keep up with President Trump’s tariff message but uncertainty reigns.

Stop wasting people’s money. People budget based on the responses they receive. Don’t increase their expenses just to “keep your options open.”

The Dow gains 200 points in morning trading after a price reset, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq both inch forward.

Wall Street recoiled Monday as Beijing promised to impose steep tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. goods. The Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index also was off significantly at the opening bell.

Social Security is facing a severe shortfall. Is there a fix that won't anger a lot of people?

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Sensible financial management yields a long, active and comfortable retirement for this Virginia man.

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The CFPB complaint database is public, and a nonpartisan consumer advocacy group is working to make sure it stays that way.

Stocks bounced back Friday afternoon from a deep morning slide as investors searched for good news in the fallout from President Trump’s higher tariffs on Chinese goods. All three major U.S. indexes s...

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We’d move from an earned benefit to a welfare one, and that’s a political football.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 index retreated 1.4 percent, and the Nasdaq composite was 1.8 percent in the red in midmorning trading.

Post columnist Michelle Singletary offers her advice and answers your questions.

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