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Beware, mortgage scammers on the rise again

For years, it was “the Wild West” of real estate scams. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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15 actions families are taking today to make college more affordable

Since 2008, Sallie Mae has been producing a report about paying for college on an annual basis. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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7 benefits of taking vacation time

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About 40 percent of Americans aren't taking their vacation time. But are they missing out on some potential benefits? Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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12 kinds of late-night office emails

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Up late checking your email? You're bound to run into one of these 12 emails. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Raising a kid will cost you $245,000 — Here are 12 things that cost the same

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Raising a child costs on average $245,000. So what does that look like in other ways? Here's a list. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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12 women who should be on dollar bills

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Men have dominated the dollar bills. Is it time to put a woman on there? Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Why I am leaving the best job I ever had

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Max Schireson, is leaving his post as the CEO of MongoDB, a document-oriented database company. In an online blog post Schireson explains his reason — family. Read more »

Aug. 10, 2014

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15 American cities that beat the Recession

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The Great Recession still got you down? Here are 15 cities, based on a WalletHub study, that aren't letting this Recession thing bother them. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2014

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First Facebook, now OKCupid: Is 2014 the year of creepy online experiments?

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Last month, Facebook was criticized for manipulating the site's algorithm to gauge user emotional response. Now, dating site OKCupid has admitted to mismatching couples on purpose. Read more »

July 31, 2014

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9 startup companies perfect for your family

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Need help around the house? Want to save money at the movies? These startups could help you do those things. Read more »

July 30, 2014

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FedEx charges raise online pharmacy issues

FedEx Corp., the latest company accused in a federal probe involving illegal online pharmacies, says it will fight the charges that it knowingly shipped drugs to people who lack valid prescriptions. Read more »

July 26, 2014

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Before you head off on your vacation, you may want to see this graphic

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About to go on a vacation? This graphic may give you the help you need to avoid scams. Read more »

July 21, 2014

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Balancing act: Lessons in work-life balance show in many faces

The more I write about my quest for better work-life balance, the more likely I am to see lessons in everything around me. For example, I have recently seen such lessons both in the faces of old... Read more »

July 15, 2014

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Society thinks life ends after 55 years of age, but this 82-year-old proves that it's actually just beginning

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An 82-year-old woman is getting the chance of a lifetime to have her own art exhibit. But she's just one of many older workers stepping into the workforce. Read more »

July 11, 2014

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Hope comes from the most unexpected places for these minimum wage workers

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A couple of restaurant workers were recently given $100 in tips. What does that say about the future of minimum wage work and its value to society? Read more »

July 9, 2014

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US-China strategic talks tested this week

The United States and China will spend time over the next couple of days testing whether their annual "Strategic and Economic Dialogue" can produce tough compromises or just serve as a venue to... Read more »

July 8, 2014

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How this potato salad can help you save money on groceries

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Think you're spending too much on groceries? Here's how to spend less, inspired by one man's passion for potato salad. Read more »

July 7, 2014

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5 price hikes you and your family should expect

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Thought you would be able to save money this summer? Think again. Five things we do or use every day are expected to rise in price soon. Read more »

July 4, 2014

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Dave Ramsey says: Housing payment should be less than 25 percent of monthly income

Your housing payment should not exceed 25 percent of your monthly take-home pay on a 15-year, fixed-rate mortgage. Read more »

July 3, 2014

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Balancing act: Survey: Bullying is wreaking havoc in the workplace

Bullying isn't only a problem for children at school. According to a new survey from VitalSmarts, it's causing problems in offices, too. But just how big is the problem, and what is it costing... Read more »

July 1, 2014

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Why Facebook has been experimenting on you behind your back

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Details emerged Monday about an experiment Facebook conducted on its users without their knowledge and what that means for the future of the social network. Read more »

June 30, 2014

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What does your smartphone say about you and your financial status?

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iPhone or Android? The answer may not be as clear as it once was. And it may not be about style, but rather your economic status. Read more »

June 27, 2014

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Graduating? These financial pros would like a word

Robert Minasian has a simple message for his two adult children, both of whom recently left college behind: Save as much money now as you possibly can. Read more »

June 26, 2014

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Wage theft: How employers steal millions from American workers every week

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Robbers at gas stations and convenience stores could learn something from many American employers about how to make money against the law. Wage and overtime violations by employers cost Americans... Read more »

June 24, 2014

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The economics of running out

In a sense, personal finance is a battle of conservation. People manage their resources in the hopes they won’t run out of the essentials — only what people find essential can differ. Read more »

June 18, 2014

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