Daughter Ivanka Trump raises issues father rarely mentions

Donald Trump's daughter promised Thursday that her father will fight for equal pay for women and affordable childcare...

IMF nominates managing director Lagarde for second term

The International Monetary Fund has nominated managing director Christine Lagarde for a second five-year term. Read more »

Feb. 11, 2016


China company accused of fleecing investors of $7.6 billion

Police arrested the maverick founder of China's largest online finance business on suspicion of fleecing 900,000 investors of $7.6 billion, in what could be the biggest financial fraud in Chinese... Read more »

Feb. 1, 2016


State warns against online tax scams

With the April filing deadline not so far away, the Utah Tax commission is cautioning taxpayers to beware of scams — particularly those perpetrated online. Read more »

Jan. 31, 2016


Japan introduces negative interest rate to boost economy

The Bank of Japan on Friday said it will charge lenders that leave too much cash on idle deposit with it, introducing a negative interest rate policy for the first time as it seeks to shore up a... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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Chase planning rollout of card-free ATMs

JPMorgan Chase will install new ATMs later this year that will allow customers to withdraw cash or initiate other transactions using their cellphone. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2016


UK, Germany back Lagarde for new term at IMF

Britain and Germany gave their key backing Thursday for Christine Lagarde to stay at the helm of the International Monetary Fund for a second term. The savvy Frenchwoman, however, held back from... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2016


Low oil complicates struggle to raise eurozone inflation

Low oil prices are complicating life for the European Central Bank in its struggle to push up the worrisome low inflation in the 19 nations that use the euro currency. Read more »

Jan. 20, 2016


IRS chief sets April 18 filing date; promises better service

Taxpayers nationwide will get a few days' grace this year to file their returns thanks to a little-known holiday in the nation's capital. And the head of the IRS promises 1,000 more customer... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016


IRS watchdog warns of scaled-back service in agency plans

The official IRS watchdog is warning that the agency may soon dramatically scale back telephone and face-to-face service as part of a plan that would focus more on online accounts for taxpayers... Read more »

Jan. 6, 2016


Michelle Singletary: Planning for a new financial you? You got this

I want to push you, but I also recognize that you can only do what you can do. So if you've got a plan, you got this. Read more »

Jan. 5, 2016


Balancing act: Here's why 2015 was 'the year of work-life balance'

I may be biased, but as I reflect on 2015, I believe it was the year in which the issue of work-life balance gained the momentum it will need to become a primary topic of business conversation for... Read more »

Jan. 5, 2016


US stocks ended 2015 mostly flat, capping volatile year

Stock market took investors for a wild ride in 2015, but in the end it was a trip to nowhere. Read more »

Jan. 3, 2016

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Women are getting paid more in corporate America — possibly because there are fewer of them

Women may be badly outnumbered in the top ranks of corporate America, but at least they aren't underpaid. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2015


Buying a car? A home? Fed rate hike shouldn't matter much

For anyone considering whether to buy a home or car, the Federal Reserve's interest rate increase Wednesday shouldn't make much difference. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2015

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Fear and loaning: Investors are running from junk bonds

The junk-bond market has something to really fear: fear itself. Read more »

Dec. 14, 2015


The agitators behind Dow, DuPont, Yahoo moves

Dow Chemical, DuPont and Yahoo didn't so much leap toward new corporate futures this week. They were pushed. Read more »

Dec. 11, 2015


US household wealth in Q3 fell for first time in 4 years

The stock market's sharp decline in August and September took its toll on Americans' finances in the third quarter. Household net worth fell for the first time in four years. Read more »

Dec. 10, 2015


Gov't survey: Fewer Americans struggle to pay medical bills

For the fourth straight year fewer Americans are struggling to pay medical bills, according to a major government survey released Tuesday. Most of the progress has come among low-income people and... Read more »

Dec. 8, 2015


Jobs report's big question mark: Will pay growth continue?

Is the U.S. job market finally healthy enough to lift Americans' long-stagnant pay? Read more »

Dec. 3, 2015


Online donations on Giving Tuesday jump by over $10 million

A technology company that tracks online giving says donations on Giving Tuesday exceeded last year's day of generosity by more than $10 million. Read more »

Dec. 2, 2015


Everything you need to know about year-end tax breaks

It's December, when Congress typically passes a last-minute package of temporary tax breaks, sparing millions of businesses and individuals from unwanted tax increases just weeks before the start... Read more »

Dec. 1, 2015


Black Friday store sales fall as Americans buy more online

Black Friday shopping is shifting from hours spent in line to more time online. Read more »

Nov. 28, 2015

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Since '01, Clintons collected $35M from financial businesses

Hillary Rodham Clinton wants voters to know she is no friend of Wall Street. But Wall Street has frequently been a friend to her. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2015


TV Buying Guide: Get out tape measure before shopping

If you're shopping for a TV, get out a tape measure and do some quick calculations before you head to the store. And count the number of gadgets you'll want to connect to your screen. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2015

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Corporate America's problem: Falling profit, revenue

U.S company earnings are falling for the first time since 2009, when the economy was still reeling from the Great Recession. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2015


Lenders taking more borrowers to court over student loans

Fall behind on your student loans these days and you could end up getting more than hectoring phone calls and threatening letters. Some lenders are taking more people to court, attorneys say. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2015

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Study: To avoid higher health law premiums, switch plans

Maybe an amiable gecko could help the Obama administration sell its health insurance overhaul. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2015


3 startups that want to get millennials saving money

Millennials, it's time to pick up the phone and start saving. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2015


Needing 'clean cash,' mobsters hungry for Rome's eateries

Gianfranco Romeo sits at a table at his trattoria off the Pantheon, casting scorn over the idea that he's a frontman for a feared mafia clan. Read more »

Nov. 16, 2015


New ideas to tackle Syria refugee crisis: Investing, not aid

Bold new ideas for helping Syrian refugees and their overburdened Middle Eastern host countries are gaining traction among international donors, shocked into action by this year's migration of... Read more »

Nov. 15, 2015


Analysts expect short-term market drop from Paris terror

The value of stocks, crude oil and the European currency is likely to fall this week as investors worry about what the Paris terror attacks will do to consumer confidence and key parts of the... Read more »

Nov. 15, 2015


Greece: No agreement with creditors on bailout release

Greece failed to convince European creditors Monday to release vital bailout funds to shore up the country's public coffers and its crippled banks but hopes are high that a deal will be concluded... Read more »

Nov. 9, 2015

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Virtual doctor visits offer convenience, lower costs

When you're coming down with a cold, there are a few items you typically reach for to start feeling better: cough drops, herbal tea, maybe an over-the-counter medication. Read more »

Nov. 4, 2015

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Obama administration unveils health care premiums for 2016

When consumers turn on their laptops and tablets Monday morning, they should be able to check premiums for 2016 under President Barack Obama's health care law. Read more »

Oct. 25, 2015


Wal-Mart, others speed up deliveries to shoppers

Christmas won't come early this year, but the gifts might. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2015


Recalls this week: Vertical roasters, battery chargers

A line of vertical roasters are being recalled because they can break or shatter. Battery chargers that can overheat are also among this week's recalled consumer products. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2015


Will Amazon's Echo speaker or Dash buttons make your life easier?

When I brought home review models of Amazon's Echo speaker, a sort of smart, voice-controlled speaker, and two Dash buttons that reorder household products with a single touch, I wasn't convinced... Read more »

Oct. 15, 2015


The Mortgage Professor: Simple interest mortgages are not for the simple-minded

Q&A with Jack Guttentag, professor emeritus of finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, about simple interest mortgages. Read more »

Oct. 15, 2015


A multigenerational hit: Student debt traps parents and kids

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A college degree practically stamped Andres Aguirre's ticket to the middle class. Yet at age 40, he's still paying the price of admission. Read more »

Oct. 5, 2015


Root of investor anxiety: Uncertainty about China and Fed

Fears about China's slowdown and a coming U.S. interest rate hike have sent global stock markets into a fidgety freefall. Read more »

Sept. 30, 2015


Dave Ramsey says: Canceling credit card doesn't erase credit history

Canceling a credit card doesn’t erase a person’s entire credit history, and it doesn’t erase their credit history with that company or their card, either. Read more »

Sept. 29, 2015


Trump unveils tax plan that would lower taxes for millions

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is calling for an overhaul of the tax code that would eliminate income taxes for millions of Americans, and lower them for the rich. Read more »

Sept. 28, 2015


Tips on using new iPhone feature for animating still photos

If you're getting one of the new iPhones, you'll be able to turn still images into video. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2015


US average rate on 30-year home loans falls to 3.86 percent

U.S. long-term mortgage rates declined this week following the Federal Reserve's decision to keep interest rates at record lows for now. Read more »

Sept. 24, 2015

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Clinton aims to tackle out-of-pocket health care costs

Hillary Rodham Clinton proposed a series of steps on Wednesday to lessen the burden of out-of-pocket medical bills for Americans covered by President Barack Obama's health care law. Read more »

Sept. 23, 2015


Is now time for a Fed rate hike? Here are 2 clashing views

For seven years — through political fights, Europe debt crises and market panic — investors could count on one thing: Short-term U.S. interest rates would stay locked near zero. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2015


Government says students can apply earlier for college aid

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Aspiring college students will be able to apply for federal financial aid three months earlier than now and submit a previous year's tax return, changes aimed at helping more people pay for school,... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2015


5 ways to use your family emergency fund and 3 ways to not

Once you have an emergency fund, be careful what you spend it on. Read more »

Sept. 10, 2015


Dave Ramsey says: Going to financial extremes is unhealthy

Some people have a tendency to live in the moment while others think more about the future. When you take these kinds of behaviors to unhealthy extents, you have extreme spenders or extreme savers.... Read more »

Sept. 8, 2015


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