According to Fidelity’s annual College Savings Indicator study, about 69 percent of families say they’ve already started saving for college, up from 58 percent back in 2007. That’s a good thing, because Campus Consultants, Inc. estimates the average college tuition for public school 20 years from now to be close to $50,000 a year. For private school, it could be $85,000 a year.
Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.
In a time where individual choice rules the way Americans save for retirement, Americans are making a lot of bad choices.
Most tax filers are getting a refund after they file their 2012 return. With the average refund running about $3,000, a lot of people will be thinking about what to do with the extra cash.
With a lot of us worried about the economy, or our jobs, Americans have cut down on spending, but we’re still not great at saving.
Clipping coupons can be a lot of work just to save a few cents. But savings as much as $100 a month is now simple — thanks to smartphones.
It seems like we’re all in the grocery store this time of year. And most of us buy a few store brands.
A new survey by Bankrate.com shows a slight silver lining when it comes to our financial health, but reveals some problems, too.
Three weeks after Black Friday’s mad rush, some sanity has returned to shopping malls and savvy holiday customers have it figured out.
Two hours before Black Friday officially began, many shoppers were already waiting in lines, hoping to be the first one through the door.
Minnesota budget officials said Tuesday that a 20-day government shutdown in July cost the state nearly $60 million but saved it about $65 million in salaries that weren’t paid to state employees.
Gov. Mark Dayton’s administration rolled out plans Thursday to change the way state government operates, with goals of improving efficiency and saving taxpayer dollars.
As heard with Esme Murphy, Friday afternoon on WCCO’s Michele Tafoya Show!
A contractor hired by the Iowa Medicaid program has helped save taxpayers more than $23 million in the first year of an initiative to recover and avoid improper costs.