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15 things other than salary to consider before you accept that job offer

Not all jobs are created equal, and the goal in getting a new job is (typically) to improve your situation. So job offers must be evaluated carefully to ensure that your goals, personal finances... Read more »

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Why you might want guaranteed asset protection for your car

Some people believe that guaranteed asset protection (GAP) insurance is overkill, but that’s not necessarily true. Read more »

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Sony hack adds to security pressure on companies

Faced with rising cybercrime like the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, companies worldwide are under pressure to tighten security but are hampered by cost and, for some, reluctance to believe... Read more »

9 hours ago

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The 37 most charitable celebrities

From superstar Taylor Swift to NBA player Kevin Durant to Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence, the 37 most charitable celebrities have big wallets and big hearts. Read more »

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Questions and answers about traveling to Cuba

Don't rush to book that flight to Cuba just yet. Read more »

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Constantly changing online prices stump shoppers

Online shopping has become as volatile as stock market trading. Wild, minute-by-minute price swings on everything from clothes to TVs have made it difficult for holiday shoppers to "buy low." Read more »

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How to take your first steps into investing

Some might feel they don’t have enough money to invest while others might be afraid to invest. But whatever the reason, teaching about investing can help address some of these concerns and... Read more »

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6 ways to build credit without a credit card

Learning how to build credit isn’t a talent reserved for a lucky few, you just have to take deliberate action to positively change your credit score. Read more »

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5 ways foodies can get more from credit cards

Foodies often drop some serious cash on the highest-quality specialty ingredients and meals at the finest restaurants in town. But, did you know that epicureans can actually boost their foodie... Read more »

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US consumer prices fall in November

Plunging gasoline costs caused U.S. consumer prices to drop in November, muting inflation across the entire economy. Read more »

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30 Christmas gifts that keep on giving

What to give to a loved one that is barely making ends meet from help with bills to hand-me-downs. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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16 charitable activities you can do with your family this Christmas

We have compiled a list of activities that you can do with your family this Christmas break to bring joy to others and focus on giving rather than receiving. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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How grandparents can save for their grandchildren's college

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Let's face it, a university education is unaffordable for most everyone. Young students need financial help. And if grandparents have the means, they may want to be that help. Here's a guide to the... Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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Insurers ease 'Obamacare' deadline

Trying to head off a new round of consumer headaches with President Barack Obama's health care law, the insurance industry said Tuesday it will give customers more time to pay their premiums for... Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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Navigating the demands of business travel

Where some of us dream of a day at the spa for relaxation, Peggy Fucci looks forward to boarding a plane and traveling thousands of miles to meet with a potential customer. A long flight to Europe... Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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Balancing act: Holiday parties can help build better balance at work

For a truly balanced life, it's important to build connections with co-workers that go beyond conversations about budgets, reports and assignments. And this is a perfect time of year to create... Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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Amazon does not have to pay workers for time spent in security checks, says new Supreme Court ruling

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A Supreme Court ruling last week does not require Amazon and other companies to pay their workers for the time it takes them to go through security procedures. The ruling is a relief to businesses,... Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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Randy Shumway: One solution for air pollution: Big data

Although big data will never replace human innovation or environmental responsibility, it can provide the tools and insight we need to reduce pollution and improve air quality. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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Dave Ramsey says: You can't make people take your advice

I’ve learned, after years of writing books, doing a radio show and trying to educate folks about their finances, you can’t make people listen to you. Even with what I do for a living, I... Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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Should you focus on saving more or earning more?

Some believe the key to financial success is frugality. The problem is you probably don’t want to live like a college student for the rest of your life. Yes, you do need to find sustainable... Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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Why many millennials lack the money to start saving

Those in their 20s or early 30s probably know saving for retirement is important to do. They just may not have the means to do it. Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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Is brand loyalty the new religion?

We all know that generic chocolate cookie sandwiches are cheaper than Oreos — about one-third cheaper on Walmart.com — but that doesn’t stop us from buying name brand. Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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Tips for making a cheap and healthy brown-bag lunch

Takeout and frozen meals may be fast and convenient, but they aren't necessarily the best choice for your wallet or your waistline. So how can you take the pain out of bringing a healthy and... Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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5 purchases you should never put on a debit card

When at the checkout line and a clerk asks, “debit or credit?” I have only one answer: credit. There are a number of reasons I never make debit card purchases — security, peace... Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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Can't buy me love: How to give your partner the best gift

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Nothing is more stressful than finding the perfect gift for a loved one. And sometimes giving gifts can create more tension than love in a relationship. Here's how to solve the enigma of gift giving. Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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