- You can't control much, but you can control investment fees Updated: Aug-27-15 2:13 pm
NEW YORK - Do the stock market's big swings have you feeling helpless?
- Take a deep breath: Experts advise calm in this crazy market Updated: Aug-25-15 4:19 pm
NEW YORK - Don't do anything rash.
- Taxpayers facing $2.3 million tab in same-sex marriage case Updated: Aug-25-15 11:13 am
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Attorneys who successfully challenged Kentucky's ban on same-sex marriage have submitted a bill for more than $2 million in legal fees, court costs and related expenses. The state of Kentucky, as the losing party in the case, gets stuck with the tab under federal civil-rights law.
- As stock prices sink, ordinary Americans keep their heads up Updated: Aug-25-15 6:55 am
WASHINGTON - Even as anxious investors send stock prices plunging, many Americans are sounding a rather different note:
- Who needs .com? Domains like .vegas, .pr, .nyc are trending Updated: Aug-19-15 6:19 am
NEW YORK - Did the website address you just went to really end with ".vegas" instead of ".com"?
- Washington's prepaid tuition plan frozen for up to 2 years Updated: Aug-18-15 7:28 pm
SEATTLE - Washington's prepaid tuition program will be frozen for up to two years until the committee that runs the Guaranteed Education Tuition program can figure out the impact of two years of tuition cuts at state colleges and universities.
- Things to know about Social Security at 80: Overhaul time? Updated: Aug-14-15 1:50 am
WASHINGTON - Social Security turns 80 on Friday, and the massive retirement and disability program is showing its age.
- Cartoon tortoise stars in Nevada college savings blitz Updated: Aug-12-15 7:49 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - If talk of tax deductions and 529 college savings plans is putting Nevadans to sleep, the state treasurer's office hopes to spice up the conversation with Sage, a spunky, cartoon desert tortoise.
- Landed your first job? Tips for managing your money Updated: Aug-12-15 2:28 pm
NEW YORK - Landing that first job out of college calls for a celebration. But when the party is over, it's time to sit down and figure out how to make your money work for you.
- Correction: Indigent Funerals story Updated: Aug-10-15 1:29 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - In a story Aug. 9 about Connecticut funeral homes dealing with cuts in state burial benefits for the indigent, The Associated Press reported erroneously on the amount a deceased person's family can contribute and still qualify for a stipend. The amount is $3,200, not $3,800.
- Social Security at 80: Modest changes could save program Updated: Aug-09-15 8:03 am
WASHINGTON - As Social Security approaches its 80th birthday Friday, the federal government's largest benefit program stands at a pivotal point in its history.
- Uganda's top court bans 'bride price' refund after divorce Updated: Aug-06-15 9:34 am
KAMPALA, Uganda - Uganda's top court on Thursday banned the practice of refunding bride price - normally livestock given by the groom to his bride's family - when a marriage ends in divorce.
- 4 questions to consider before investing with a robo adviser Updated: Aug-05-15 5:44 pm
Some of Wall Street's newest investment advisers don't have a degree in business or a corner office in Manhattan. They're also not human.