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Greek villagers' secret weapon against bank closures: Grow your own food

Ilias Mathes has protection against bank closures, capital controls and pension slashing: goats, hens and a garden

Dave Ramsey says: Dave Ramsey: Handle money with planning, purpose, maturity

You’ve got a little room to play back and forth once you get past Baby Step 3. But until then, I want you to be hardcore about scrimping, saving and getting your financial house in order. Read more »

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Michelle Singletary: Nobody is entitled to parents' money

Your reward for doing well is, well, doing well. Take your eyes off what your sisters are getting and doing, and just be grateful for what you have. ... Nobody is entitled to your parents' money.... Read more »

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Balancing act: Individual's work-life journey depends on influences of others

Four weeks into my latest career adventure, one simple but powerful thought keeps running through my mind, It's this: Success in any undertaking, whether at work or at home, is not a personal... Read more »

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Greek PM Tsipras races to restart talks after vote win

With his country struggling to stave off financial collapse, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will try to convince European creditors to agree on a new bailout program when they meet Tuesday for... Read more »

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Chinese stocks drop, other global markets mixed

Chinese stocks fell Tuesday despite government intervention and other global markets were mixed as Greece's spiraling crisis kept investors on edge. Read more »

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It just became easier to be a mother in the Navy

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For woman in the U.S. Navy or Marines, having a baby just became a lot less burdensome. Read more »

9 hours ago

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What's next, as Greece stumbles toward euro exit

Greece is at the last chance saloon, thirsty and out of credit. Next stop could be the badlands of euro exit. Read more »

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US stocks slip after Greek 'no' vote; European markets sink

Stocks are falling in the U.S., but not dramatically, joining a wave of selling across the globe Monday after Greeks voted overwhelmingly to reject the terms of the country's latest bailout package. Read more »

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Chinese small investors look for way out of stocks

Shares in big Chinese state companies have soared after weekend promises of government action to halt a slide in stock prices, but many others sank as jittery small investors tried to cut their... Read more »

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Finance minister resigns after decisive 'no' bailout vote

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis resigned Monday, saying he was told shortly after Greece's decisive referendum result that some other eurozone finance ministers and the country's other... Read more »

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Here's an odd way to make it through college debt free

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Despite presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders’ best efforts, college in America still costs money. Read more »

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Job market's new normal: Smaller workforce, sluggish pay

Even after another month of strong hiring in June and a sinking unemployment rate, the U.S. job market just isn't what it used to be. Read more »

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Your commute just got a lot less stressful with this podcast

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Meditating on the middle of the freeway in bumper-to-bumper traffic seems both impossible and impractical. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Dave Ramsey says: 3 traps to avoid after graduation

There are three major traps I tell all new graduates to avoid. One, don’t buy or lease a new car. The second trap to avoid is rushing in to buy a house. Last, don’t ever get caught up... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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The president wants to extend overtime benefits to more people. Here's what that means

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The Obama administration has announced that it will move forward with plans to expand overtime pay in what Politico has called “the most ambitious government intervention on wages in a... Read more »

June 30, 2015

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Beware of rental scams involving for-sale homes, Realtor warns

The Utah housing market is hot, and it appears scammers are trying to cash in by duping renters. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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Balancing act: Poll: Family finance concerns spill over to workplace

In a new poll, 59 percent of people admitted that they regularly dealt with personal financial matters during the workday. How does this affect their focus at the office and their work-life mix? Read more »

June 30, 2015

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Michelle Singletary: A woman's place is on the money at last

A remake of the $10 bill will include a portrait of a woman, and although a man, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, gets the final say on who that woman will be, he's open to suggestions. So let's take... Read more »

June 30, 2015

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The slow death of the 9-to-5 workday

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Working in an office from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., or some close iteration of that, can make being productive extra difficult. Maybe because of the noise of the office or the chatty co-workers walking by... Read more »

June 29, 2015

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Tourists on holiday coping with Greece's financial crisis

Tourists on holiday in Greece offered advice to others Monday: Bring extra euros. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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The next act: what happens now in Greece's drama

Greece has entered the twilight zone. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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One thing kids can teach us about reaching our goals

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When one woman was saddled with $26,000 of debt, she went back to the basics to get rid of it. She started coloring. Read more »

June 28, 2015

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How 20-somethings have an advantage over their parents

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New research shows that millennials save more than their parents did when they were younger. And youngsters put more into their 401ks. Read more »

June 28, 2015

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The laziest states in the U.S.

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Do you watch TV a lot, own a La-z-boy, like soap operas and crave frozen pizza? If you answered yes to all of these questions, a new study says you might be a couch potato. Read more »

June 28, 2015

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Greeks face new uncertainty after vote called on bailout

Anxiety over Greece's future swelled on Saturday, with people queuing outside banks to withdraw cash, after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' call for the people to vote on a proposed bailout deal... Read more »

June 27, 2015

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