Although there were already more than 1,600 exchange-traded funds available to U.S. investors, almost 200 new ETFs were rolled out in 2014.
Most people don’t think about their water heaters until there’s a problem or they run out of hot water.
If you've tried a low-fat or no-fat diet to optimize your health and perhaps lose a few pounds, you're not alone.
Land Rover plans to launch a convertible version of the compact Range Rover Evoque SUV next year, according to an announcement at the Geneva Motor Show.
Sales of cellular connected tablets have gone up 95 percent in the past year, according to a recent report by the NPD Group, a consumer analysis company.
If published reports are true, you'll soon be able to get HBO without a cable subscription when the premium channel launches its much-anticipated streaming service next month.
Nailing three out of 10 Consumer Reports Top Picks for 2015, American brands are gaining yards on the competitive playing field.
CT scans can provide life-saving information. But they pose risks, too. Radiation from the scans—which are equivalent to about 200 chest X-rays—contribute to an estimated 15,000 cancer deaths a year, research suggests.
The potential hazards of shoveling snow are well known, especially for folks over 50 who may not be in tip-top shape.
You may not give much thought to the inside of your closets when painting a room but paint pros say that choosing the right color and sheen will not only improve the appearance of your closet but yours as well.
Snack bars might seem like a healthy choice for those munchie moments, with images of wholesome berries and nuts on the wrapper and claims such as “superfoods in every bite.” But the truth is that not all bars are a healthy snack—some have about the same calories, fat, and sugar in every bite as a candy bar.
New-car envy. It can creep up anytime. It may snag you at a stoplight when a muscle car or luxury sedan sidles up.
The annual ritual of spring cleaning is meant to make your home a healthier place, getting rid of a winter’s worth of accumulated dust, mold, and mildew.
In the winter, there are times when most drivers wish they had a bit more traction, whether scaling a slippery hill or ascending an icy driveway.
Q: I’m working in the U.S. on an H-1B visa and pay Social Security taxes. Can I collect Social Security from my home in India one day?
Life can be tough, so sometimes you need a device that's tough, too. It's all too easy to drop your phone in the lake (or the toilet, as my young nephew did recently) or splash the tablet you left on the lounge chair while you indulge in a rousing game of pool volleyball.
You’re relaxing on the couch or having dinner with your family when the phone rings. Maybe it’s “Rachel from Cardholder Services” offering to lower your credit card rates in return for an upfront payment.
Taking a dietary supplement to lose weight is not only unnecessary, but also risky. Why? Weight loss supplements are often tainted with prescription or experimental drugs.
The first step to figuring out your cost basis is to determine when your shares were purchased. That can be tricky, especially if it was a long time ago or if the stock was a gift or came in the form of an employer stock grant.
To figure the capital gains taxes you would have to pay on a stock sale, you need the purchase date of the shares you bought, and the price, adjusted for splits, including any reinvested dividends and capital distributions.