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  • December 3, 2014

    My wife makes a lot more in salary than I do. At least that is the story that our salaries would tell you. However, she does not get a bonus, no health benefits, no stock options, no 401(k) match, no dependent-care match, no disability insurance...

  • July 16, 2014

    Whether they do it online, through texting tactics or by stealing your wallet the old-fashioned way, identity thieves are constantly concocting new cons.

    One reason card companies are working hard to detect credit card fraud after the fact...

  • March 10, 2014

    Almost no one starts reading about finance for pleasure. That would be like jumping into a pit full of venomous snakes just for kicks. Well… some people do that, but they're crazy, and there's a reason why there aren't very many of them. It's...

  • January 30, 2014

    While most people have been banking and paying bills online for more than a decade, a growing percentage are starting to use technology to analyze their expenses and investments and correct any problems to help...

  • September 26, 2013

    It doesn't matter how many times you transfer credit, or what introductory APR you can find. If you are spending more money on a regular basis than you are earning, your debt will continue to worsen until...

  • September 12, 2013

    In the race for class president, these days Coverdell ESAs are the runner-up next to the increasingly popular 529 plan. But the race for...

  • April 30, 2013

    NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Smartphone users are just getting used to issuing voice demands to make phone calls, get directions or ask for dining-out options.

    Now mobile phone users...

  • April 21, 2013

    NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Alpesh Chokshi has a money-saving tip for you, but the big surprise is the source: While Chokshi is a senior executive with American Express, a card long...

  • April 6, 2013

    NEW YORK (LowCards.com) — More consumers are turning to their phones to take care of their banking needs, according to data from the Federal Reserve.

    A late-November study,...

  • March 4, 2013

    Interest rates at 8 times the national average! Absolutely no overdraft fees! No minimums! Free checks! Get your ATM fees reimbursed!

    With nearly half of the $10 trillion in bank deposits in the U.S. concentrated in the top five banks, it...

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