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Video: Raising a child with financial smarts

Bankrate.com, Wed, 04 Mar 2015

Do you want your kids to be smart about money? Follow these tips to get them started.

Economists survey: Say goodbye to cheap gas?

Bankrate.com, Wed, 04 Mar 2015

Check out what top economists told us to expect at the gas pump and on Wall Street.

Asking economists: How will the economy grow?

Bankrate.com, Wed, 04 Mar 2015

Top forecasters give us their prognosis for the overall health of the economy.

Corporate wellness programs offer financial help

Bankrate.com, Wed, 04 Mar 2015

More employers are providing their workers with programs to get financially fit.

Should I carry a balance on a 0 percent interest card?

Bankrate.com, Wed, 04 Mar 2015

It's tempting to revolve a balance on a zero interest card, but it could hurt your credit score.

Divorce is not the way to boost Social Security

Bankrate.com, Wed, 04 Mar 2015

Retired with money problems? There are other ways to help without breaking up.

Turning hobby into business means tax breaks

Bankrate.com, Wed, 04 Mar 2015

Does your pastime make money? Turning it into a business could provide tax advantages.

Best way for parents to catch up on college savings

Bankrate.com, Wed, 04 Mar 2015

You aren't obligated to pay for your kids' college. But here's how you can start to save.

IRS can help you look after the kids

Bankrate.com, Tue, 03 Mar 2015

If you paid someone to care for a dependent, a special tax credit could cut your IRS bill.

8 nuttiest tax write-off attempts revealed

Bankrate.com, Tue, 03 Mar 2015

A Harley as a medical deduction? A human skeleton as home office decor? There's more.

You're an '80s kid if you love these 8 TV homes

Bankrate.com, Tue, 03 Mar 2015

If you virtually grew up in the Keatons' kitchen, you loved these other TV houses, too.

Take on the 52-week money challenge

Bankrate.com, Tue, 03 Mar 2015

Can you save $1,378 in one year? See what happened when our reporter tried.

How do I get my name off co-signed car loan?

Bankrate.com, Tue, 03 Mar 2015

When you co-sign for a vehicle and are stuck with the loan, is bankruptcy the only way out?

52-week savings challenge

Bankrate.com, Tue, 03 Mar 2015

Can you save big bucks by tweaking your budget? We test out a new way to save every week.

Home in foreclosure. Must I pay back tax credit?

Bankrate.com, Tue, 03 Mar 2015

Due to your circumstances, you may not have to repay the first-time homebuyer tax credit.

Properly defined dependents can pay off at tax time

Bankrate.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015

Kids depend on you for a lot, but at tax time they could pay off when you claim them as dependents.

740 credit score is mortgage sweet spot

Bankrate.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015

Credit score requirements for mortgages have inched up over the years.

7 crucial facts about FHA loans

Bankrate.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015

FHA loans play a vital role in today's real estate market. Here are seven important facts to know.

Paperwork you need to get a home mortgage

Bankrate.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015

Do you have strong credit? You'll still need to jump through hoops to secure a home loan.

4 secrets to budgeting for a home purchase

Bankrate.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015

A good budget plan begins before a homebuyer makes an offer. These tips can help.