personal finance

Giuliani associate testifies on campaign donations

Igor Fruman, the Soviet-born South Florida businessman at the center of a federal campaign finance probe involving the President's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, said he put more than $300,000 in political donations on company credit cards in hopes of jump-starting a new

Dutch pension system faces cuts

Record low interest rates are forcing the world's best pension system to take drastic action aimed at staving off cuts to payouts that were once unthinkable.

How people get paid is changing

The majority of Americans live paycheck to paycheck, and getting paid every two weeks can lead to problems when unexpected bills show up. But help is now on the way.

How to financially prepare for being laid off

Sometimes, there are warning signs that you are in danger of being laid off -- a buyout of your company, a merger or a strategic change in direction. Other times, the cuts come without warning. But while being laid off is not in your control, being financially prepared for such an event is.