Five steps to get you back on track.
You don't have to be the editor's daughter to get personalized financial advice from Kiplinger's, by Janet Bodnar
A lower debt rating is mainly a blow to the nation's confidence, but it could still hurt.
The senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics predicts five more years of slow growth and high unemployment.
Is it ethical to break pension promises?, by Knight Kiplinger
The e-version saves taxpayers money but complicates gift-giving.
Caps on wireless data plans may curtail streaming but not e-mail.
Stuck with unused daily deals? You can get some money back.
Whatever quality of life means to you, achieving it is in your hands, by Knight Kiplinger
How sex drives your spending, by Robert Frick
The case for old technology companies, by Whitney Tilson and John Heins
Best bets in health care stocks, by James K. Glassman
To stay steady in volatile markets, add some solid dividend-paying stocks to your portfolio.
They generate a lot of headlines but not great returns. Here’s how to get the best of what they offer and pay a lot less.
U.S. companies continue to post steady profits. With the market down, their stocks could be great buys, by Jeremy Siegel
This infographic reveals how Apple is growing much faster than the typical U.S. company.
Only companies that have boosted payouts for at least 25 straight years qualify for this ETF.
A tainted stock may look cheap, but let the dust settle before buying.
Uncle Sam's IOUs are still safe, but you can find better yields from other investments, by Jeffrey Kosnett
Can star manager Bruce Berkowitz and his Fairholme Fund bounce back?, by Steven Goldberg
Vanguard MSCI Emerging Markets ETF carries a super-low expense ratio.
Congressional Effect Fund aims to profit from market rallies when legislators are not in session -- but it might not be much more than a gimmick.
A fund uses the Value Line newsletter to pick stocks.
It's time to size up your retirement plan. You may be in better shape than you think.
The key is to start saving as early as you can -- and to take advantage of the tax breaks.
An MBA means greater earning potential, but paying off $100,000 in student loans trumps other financial goals.
Houses are more affordable than they've been in a decade.
Your electronic castoffs could be someone else's e-treasure.
Which rewards cards are most rewarding? We found nine great deals.
Kimberly Lankford explains how lenders must reveal your credit score for free if you are denied credit or charged a higher rate.
Fund sponsors are migrating toward strong European financial institutions.
It's getting cheaper and easier to stream your favorite shows to your TV.
Technology lets you get a break on insurance premiums based on how you actually drive, by Jessica Anderson
What you need to know about getting hacked.
Chanette Purser-Smith, 27, of San Francisco stirred up trouble as a teen before studying the culinary arts. Now she follows her own recipe for success as head chef at a West Coast wine bar.