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What's worse than financial abuse of the elderly? The fact that relatives, often adult children, are most often the perps. Here's how to spot it.
Here's the FBI's advice on how to avoid becoming a victim to the "grandparent" scam and other scams.
Back-to-school spending doesn't stop when the school bell starts ringing. Fees that could hurt your bottom line.
Lower credit scores are known to impact mortgage availability and rates, but they can also increase the cost of homeowners insurance.
If you have a collection of old comic books in your basement, it might be time to dig them out.
Instead of volunteering and building their resumes to nab a spot at a top university, some high school grads are taking full-time jobs. The Fiscal Times reports.
Broker has become a dirty word in the financial advisor business, but in some cases it's the fee-based model that's the wrong approach.
Robin Williams made provisions for his kids and tried to protect them from estate taxes, but experts say he could have done better by them.
Most students rely on parents to help with at least some of their college costs, but here are some things to do when they can't help.
FINRA raises the following caution flags on equity-indexed annuities.
When it comes to making retirement planning and related investment issues a high priority, we are truly a nation of procrastinators.
Drivers often hit with bad weather patterns also get hit with some of the worst fees to operate a car, a new report suggests.
The average driver pays $2,223 annually to operate a car, according to a Bankrate.com report.
Where is the safest place for your cash? It depends on how you'll use it. Here's what the new SEC rules on money market mutual funds mean.
Engaging the poor and working class as active consumers who require financial services is the best way to stabilize the US economy, says one author.
Equity crowdfunding will create a private IPO market, meaning opportunity and risk, and the investor left on his own to make sense of it.
A majority of the bank customers who paid a debit card overdraft penalty fee in the last year, did not recall signing up for this service
The FICO credit scoring system will no longer penalize failures to pay if the issue has been resolved, the WSJ reported.
Payday lending just got one more high-profile opponent.
Here are some things consumers can do to try to ensure their problems are heard by their banks.
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