Not having an emergency fund can lead to big money mistake: Suze Orman

Suze Orman speaks during AOL’s BUILD Speaker Series at AOL Studios In New York. Jenny Anderson | WireImage | Getty Images If your car breaks down or you have an…

What to know before rebalancing your investment portfolio

After a volatile year for the stock and bond markets, it may be time to rebalance your portfolio by shifting assets back to match your original goals, according to experts.  …

Are You On Track For Retirement? How A Financial Plan Can Help You

Investing money for retirement can be daunting, especially since it’s common for future retirees to worry about whether or not they’ll have enough money to last them through their golden…

For retirement changes in Secure 2.0, December is do-or-die time

Samuel Corum | Getty Images News | Getty Images For supporters of congressional proposals to improve the U.S. retirement system, it’s about to be a nail-biting few weeks. Lawmakers are…

I’m a 61-year-old flight attendant who wants to retire at 70. I’ll have a $900 per month pension and will get Social Security, but only have $150K in my 401(k). Should I get professional help?

This flight attendant is looking for financial help from an adviser, but how should she pick the right one? Getty Images Question: I think I need a financial advisor. I…

What 5 key personal finance issues mean for you

As Americans head to the polls, several key personal finance issues are weighing on voters’ minds and wallets. This week, the Federal Reserve enacted its fourth consecutive 0.75 percentage point…

Personal savings have plunged — how to boost your savings in case of a recession

As red flags go, this is a big one. The personal savings of Americans have plunged this year, hitting $629 billion in the second quarter of 2022, according to data…

Confessions of personal finance reporter (Part Two): 3 money mistakes

Sarah O’Brien hard at work writing about personal finance. Salvatore Agostino One of the best benefits of being a personal finance reporter is my keen ability to recognize the many…

6 Key Areas Of Personal Finance For High Earners Like Home Run King Aaron Judge

| Getty Images Key takeaways Aaron Judge is in the highest tax bracket, paying 37% for Federal and 10.3% for New York State taxes. For him, tax considerations are very…

New retirees can expect to face financial surprises, financial advisers say

Retirement is a major goal that many workers watch for throughout their careers. However, once people reach retirement age, they are often in store for financial surprises, despite decades of…