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Six out of 10 American workers fear they will lose their jobs due to economic instability, a troubling finding in what is technically the third year of economic recovery, according to a new survey. Read more »
If it seems like I'm always beating the drum for improved work flexibility — well, I am. But I'm not alone. I receive emails every week supporting my belief that flexible work options often... Read more »
U.S. home prices rose more slowly in September than in August, a sign that weaker sales are preventing the kinds of sharp price gains that occurred earlier this year. Read more »
Investors cite a wide range of overall strategies motivating the allocation to bonds in their investment portfolios. Read more »
Evangelical Christians recognize two types of giving in the Bible—tithes and offerings. Read more »
NPR brought a few personal finance experts together and a crowd showed up for a lively discussion of debt, retirement and living the good life. Read more »
My experience as a Mormon missionary in Germany was unforgettable. In addition to the spiritual experiences I had and the people I served, I learned important life lessons. Read more »
Any decision to refinance should be made in the context of your overall financial plan, but when you're in your mid to late 50s or early 60s you need to make every money move with retirement in mind. Read more »
Small but well-designed room additions can give you exactly what you need at a fraction of the cost of a larger addition. Read more »
A new startup based in San Francisco has just released its first product for purchase: an electronic card that stores and manages up to eight of your debit, credit and gift cards. Read more »
Thanksgiving weekend feels like it's all about big box retailers and national chains. Since 2010, Small Business Saturday is about sharing some of your holiday spending budget with small and local... Read more »
Under federal law, every home mortgage borrower must be provided with a good-faith estimate of settlement costs within three days of receipt of the borrower’s application. The good-faith... Read more »
The parades and carnivals that draw people to downtown areas across the country this holiday season will be more than big celebrations. They're part of a strategy to get shoppers into small stores. Read more »
The Unclaimed Property Division has reunited owners or heirs of deceased owners with unclaimed money, items and property held in Utah since 1957. Approximately $153 million has been returned to... Read more »
Richard blames his high debt load on a handful of factors that he didn’t recognize until it was far too late. Read more »
Almost three years ago, Janell Brown and her husband, Trent, decided to parlay her baking talents into a now-successful business venture. Brown credits the help she received at the Zions Bank... Read more »
You must make your savings automatic. By creating a system that handles your savings automatically, you eliminate or greatly reduce the chance of not reaching your goals. It’s a technique... Read more »
Like me, many readers see both the downside to eating lunch at restaurants too often and the upside to building friendships over a nice meal. Striking the right balance will mean different things... Read more »
Christmas gifts for neighbors and friends don’t need to be expensive or stressful. Read more »
Dear Dave, We’ve been supporting our son while he’s in college. He just finished his sophomore year, but he told us the other day he has dropped out of school and isn’t going back. Read more »
Fears that insurance exchanges that are the linchpin of President Barack Obama's federal health care overhaul wouldn't attract the young, healthy people needed to make them financially viable are... Read more »
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The startup is housed in a garage-like space in San Francisco's tech-heavy South of Market neighborhood, but it isn't like most of its neighbors that develop software, websites and mobile-phone... Read more »
Personal finance guru Dave Ramsey gives advice about paying into 401(k) contributions while getting out of debt. Read more »
The jobless rate dropped to a 5-year low — but that doesn't mean the job market is out of the woods yet. Read more »
As pressure has been growing to hike the minimum wage, President Obama is now taking up the cause. Meanwhile, without great fanfare, two major restaurant chains have taken the first step toward... Read more »
Survey results provided to The Associated Press find that 21 percent of U.S. adults become rich for parts of their lives, earning a household income of $250,000 or more at some point. Read more »
More than half of U.S. workers aren’t saving enough money to be able to cover essential living expenses in retirement, according to a survey by Fidelity Investments. Read more »
When insurance agent Kelly Fristoe recently spent 30 minutes helping a client pick a mid-level health plan and the federal marketplace website froze, he called the government's hotline and tried to... Read more »
Much of the media focus on work-life balance has covered how to juggle a career and raise children, but similar personal and professional sacrifices can be required of those who support aging parents. Read more »
Men who retire in 2020 can expect on average to have another 18.5 years here in the land of the living, according to recent figures from the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College. Read more »
Shopping for Black Friday started early this year. The annual shopping frenzy is seemingly replacing the Thanksgiving emphasis on gratitude and family with thoughts of buying and bargains. Read more »
The Xbox One won't quite replace your TV set-top box, but it comes awfully close. Read more »
Harry Baron had already lived through a tough week this summer, facing the reality that his wife of 67 years could no longer live at home. Her memory issues were serious, Baron learned, and she... Read more »
So, you've selected the gadgets to give your loved ones, and you're at the checkout line. Suddenly you're asked if you want an extended warranty or protection plan for a modest sum, and the line is... Read more »
Weather-related home insurance claims can be a whole separate ball game from other home claims. Read more »
These are picks from the best products of 2013, as well as some enduring choices that prove their value year after year. Read more »
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