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A research paper finds that attractive young adults enjoy a pay advantage over less attractive peers—an advantage that starts in high school.
College costs are sky-high and rising; "superfunding" is the new way to save for them, according to a JP Morgan Asset analyst.
Find out the truth behind the persistent myths that could be hindering your retirement planning.
In a shift of rainmakers on Wall Street, asset and hedge fund managers are edging out bankers when it comes to the size of year-end bonuses.
Ralph Nader has fought many battles against powerful interests and now says it's time for investors to band together to fight corporations.
Financial literacy teaching tools are everywhere, but young people aren't getting any smarter about money. Here's what kids say they want to learn.
The odds of winning are astronomical, but tell that to the optimists and dreamers who lined up for the Mega Millions jackpot.
Executives need to decide if they should defer some of their 2014 compensation. Robert Barbetti of J.P. Morgan Private Bank offers some advice.
Presidents at 42 private colleges scaled the $1 million annual mark in total pay and benefits in 2011.
The events have gained attention, but the fatter paychecks probably haven't materialized yet for many minimum wage workers.
Call it mistress inflation: The recession is over and she's going to want a much more expensive gift this year, says Todd Schoenberger.
This is your last chance to take advantage of dozens of tax credits and deductions that are going away.
More households are using this as their main winter fuel to save cash. But there may be hidden costs.
Lower-middle-income students have higher college loan debt than any other group, a new study found. Here's how it all breaks down.
A new report from the Congressional Budget Office shows the wealthiest 40 percent of Americans pay 106 percent of all taxes.
Having an addict in the family presents a deeply troubling dilemma. How do you help those you love, while protecting your own financial future?
Next year is an election year. There is little chance of a big tax increase, or a government shutdown or debt crisis.
The number of households that have experienced "customer rage" has jumped from 60 percent to 68 percent since the 2011 "rage survey."
A 401(k) plan is the main source of retirement for many workers and yet plans are often ignored and not reviewed.
Once again this year, gift cards are the most-requested present. Here are seven simple ways to get more for your gift-card dollars.
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