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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.
Before surrendering an annuity, investors need to make sure they understand the consequences of these complex investment products.
It's the season of giving, and the season of charity scams. Watch out for these crowdfunding and online tricks.
Many investor clients of financial advisors are clueless or unaware of hidden fees or non-transparent fees they pay as part of investment management.
There's no need to pay full price for luxury gifts on your Christmas shopping list. Many can be bought for 50 percent off, or better.
Social Security is a crucial part of retirement planning so financial advisors are helping retirees choose the right age to claim benefits and break even.
Annuities are among the most recommended investment products for older Americans, but few individuals understand them. Here are the pros and cons.
Financial advisors caution clients in or planning for retirement to budget, spend and save with discipline to avoid going bust and outliving savings.
A start-up has launched a Bluetooth low-energy connect card device that can store a number of swipeable cards, such as credit cards and gift cards.
The struggle of low-income workers, many in retailing, is adding momentum to efforts to increase the federal minimum wage. The NYT reports.
In the search for answers this shopping season, consumer behavior online is being tracked aggressively with help from technology.
The income gender gap can widen with age, and some believe one reason is that women don't always ask for more money. But that's not always the case.
Kids sometimes have the darnedest ideas about money. These gems were gleaned from financial literacy classes around the country.
Here are a few ways to help make sure you keep your holiday spending under control this season.
A report has raised the once-unthinkable possibility that banks could start charging customers for deposits. USA Today reports.
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