Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. asked a federal appeals court for an exemption from part of the federal health care law.
Fourth-grade students at Guadalupe School in Salt Lake City Monday learned about the importance of financial responsibility on “National Teach Children to Save Day.” Read more »
Debt for older Americans is on the rise — in part because of overextending their finances to help their children. Read more »
Senior citizens can learn to avoid deceptive financial advice by watching for warning signs suggested by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Read more »
A simple infographic of what to do to get finances ready for retirement is available as a free printout. Read more »
Buying a home is considered a landmark in accomplishing the “American Dream,” but it’s not right for everyone. Read more »
Intro rates have remained at a 0 percent average for more than 10 months. Read more »
Teenagers are urged to “have a talk with your family about money” by Justin Bieber in new advertisement videos for SpendSmart Payments Company. Read more »
More national banks are offering prepaid debit cards this year, according to a recent study by Bankrate. Read more »
Due to the creeping effects of inflation, 20 million Medicare beneficiaries would end up paying higher "income related" premiums for their outpatient and prescription coverage over time. Read more »
Peter Anderson considers himself a "lazy couponer" but still saved $215 total for four shopping trips that cost $735 instead of $950. Read more »
Only 67 percent of Americans collect rewards miles for flying, and, of those, 73 percent don’t know how many they have, according to a recent survey. Read more »
The job crisis for recent law school graduates just keeps getting worse. Now, graduates from some of the nation's top law schools are having trouble finding jobs. Read more »
Fees related to a 401(k) can cost a median-income household about $155,000 over a lifetime. Read more »
The USDA recently announced that it will be expanding a federal program intended to reduce poverty and improve life in rural areas. Read more »
Seeing how big consumer culture has become and how it affects not just nations, but individuals, can help people make better choices about how they spend their money — and their lives. Read more »
I recently wrote about a survey that noted an increase in rude behavior in the workplace. But one reader says heightened sensitivity, and not necessarily rudeness, is the problem. Read more »
Dear Dave, Is there ever a time you should dip into emergency fund savings in order to pay off your home early? Eric Dear Eric, The only time I would advise this is when your emergency fund is... Read more »
Borrowers who are age 60 or older are the fast-growing age group for education loans, and one in 10 of them is delinquent on a student loan debt. Read more »
The hugely popular personal finance app Mint will soon connect with banks to incorporate their software with online banking. Read more »
If you are in your twenties, saving for retirement may seem silly. Even with student loans to be paid and the need to save for a down payment for a home, it is important to save for retirement, too. Read more »
Jobless claims had an unanticipated spike last week, making for a four-month high. Read more »
Though the new health insurance is on the horizon, 90 percent of Americans didn’t know when the exchanges open or when insurance would kick in. Read more »
Many people have blogs and should really be careful, especially in instances such as the big blog questionnaires that are trendy right now. A lot of casual bloggers willingly participate in these... Read more »
The financial crisis had at least one positive effect: it influenced almost half of Americans to start emergency savings, according to an article by Time. Read more »
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The Quarter Pounder Index ranks cities' cost of living using McDonald's popular burger. Read more »
In the most prominent challenge of its kind, Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. asked a federal appeals court Thursday for an exemption from part of the federal health care law that requires it to offer... Read more »
With warmer weather comes de-junking, de-cluttering, and spring-cleaning. Monica Zoltanski, owner of the Capital City Antique Mall said now is the time to cash in on your “mantiques.” Read more »
Dave Ramsey says: In unique circumstances, paying off mortgage loans can come before investing in retirement
Dave Ramsey gives advice about paying off mortgages and making career choices based on relationships. Read more »
Average rates on fixed mortgage rose for the third straight week, hitting their highest levels since mid-March. Still, mortgage rates remained close to historic lows, a trend that should help... Read more »
Jones pay more for his mortgage than Smith? One possible reason is that they borrowed at different times, when market conditions were different. Right now, the market is very favorable, but... Read more »
The housing market may be on its way to another bubble, according to a new article that ran Thursday on Bloomberg.com. Read more »
Major stock indexes closed out their first weekly loss in a month in quiet trading Friday. Read more »
There are many joys and benefits of coming together in a union with the person you love. However, balancing your budget is not one of those joys. Read more »
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell by 23,000 last week, further evidence that the job market is slowly returning to health. Read more »
According to a report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Americans spent roughly $61.4 billion on their pets in 2011. Dividing the findings by household, the spending comes out to $500 per household. Read more »
In preparation for the holiday weekend, the Better Business Bureau released advice on its website to avoid Memorial Day scams directed at military personnel. Read more »
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