The 401(k) is disappearing, threatening millions of retirees and creating inequality among the retired class.
Visa and MasterCard are introducing Internet-based technologies to make it easier for shoppers to buy things at retail stores without pulling out a credit card. Read more »
Only about 10 percent of recalled products for children are sent back, according to a report examined by USA Today. Read more »
U.S. homebuilders' confidence in the housing market has declined sharply as the severe weather battering much of the nation keeps many would-be buyers at home. Read more »
About half of the country has more credit card debt than savings, according to CBS News. Read more »
Chances are you’ll never get credit card companies to stop sending stuff, but there a few things you can do that might help slow things down. Read more »
Women who reluctantly became their household’s top financial earner are less happy, CNN reported. Read more »
A billionaire put it pretty simply: If you’re paying $1 million in tax money, then you probably should get 1 million votes. Read more »
It’s not just the East Coast getting slammed by the snow and wintry weather, but retail sales, too. Read more »
When should you take your Social Security benefits? Although there is not a universal answer, some financial experts offer their advice on how to go about planning it. Read more »
A report from the Federal Reserve shows consumers are getting back into debt as the economy improves. Read more »
Drivers, here's the bad news: You'll be paying more for gasoline in the coming weeks. Read more »
Like 78 million other Americans, MaryJane Harrison is obese. And like many critically overweight Americans, Harrison cannot afford to have weight loss surgery because her health insurance doesn't cover it. Read more »
91 million Americans are out of work and not looking. Read more »
A few months ago, I wrote about a job loss. It was a first for me. Read more »
Couples tend to disagree about their financial futures, as well as where they store their financial documents and who their life insurance beneficiaries are, CBS News reported. These are topics you... Read more »
The Huffington Post published an article that said governments within the United States are locking people away for being poor, specifically for not paying their fines or debts. Read more »
Forbes unveils 10 ways that successful people remain calm under pressure. Read more »
Just like Christmas is about more than giving gifts, so too is Valentine’s Day, but with a deeper meaning. The day in which we celebrate love and affection — Feb. 14 — has not... Read more »
Pew highlights six findings on how a college education can help you Read more »
The most important policy priority, according to a Pew Research study released this month, is “strengthening the nation’s economy.” Read more »
We live in a complex world where many things happen around us that we’re at a loss to understand or explain. Read more »
Entrepreneurs are targeting specific cities for their next business ventures, according to The Atlantic Cities. Read more »
A recent New Yorker article talks about investment banks that are trying to change a work culture that stresses long hours in the office and little rest. Other industries would do well to follow... Read more »
Emerging markets, particularly in Latin America, are feeling currency fluctuation and other problems — which could affect global markets. Read more »
Families are finding new and creative ways to make their homes affordable. Read more »
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