After several years of eroding prices and slow sales, 2013 promises to be the year that selling a home in the Kansas City area becomes a winning proposition as opposed to a source of worry, real estate industry professionals agree.
You lost a good job but are back working, although at a pay cut. Your spouse is still looking.
How well do you understand the basics of money and personal finance? Take this quiz, prepared by CredAbility in cooperation with the Jumpstart Coalition financial education organization. Keep a calculator handy.
Rail against it or bless it, Obamacare is law, and 2013 is the year you need to begin understanding what it will mean to you financially.
As the father of two college-age kids, Rob Harris knew that finding money to pay soaring tuition costs wasn’t going to be easy. Reluctant to saddle himself or his children with loans, the 55-year-old product development manager from Kansas City tapped another source: his retirement savings.
Layoffs. Pay cuts. Frozen pensions. Missing 401(k) matches. A lousy stock market.
Kids’ college tuition, around-the-world vacations in retirement and the potential for long-term health care are all major undertakings.
Turning 21 is a right of passage: For many young adults that means being able to legally buy a six-pack of beer or gamble on the Vegas strip.
My youngest is a gifted young woman.
For men and women, the loss of your partner, by choice or not, is one of lifes most difficult transitions.
“Counting your pennies” is a phrase that has become all too literal for savers with FDIC-insured accounts and CDs.
If you’re worried about saving for your child’s college education, start a 529 education saving plan.
Unemployment has hammered many households since 2008. Many people have taken pay cuts, and nest eggs have been whittled down. Now it’s time to take stock and get your retirement plan back on track.
By now, most everybody will have experienced the first pay stub of the new year, and the Washington reality has set in here locally. Your paycheck was 2 percent less than you expected, thanks to the increased withholding enacted late last month.