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There’s more to high-school popularity than just being elected prom-king or prom-queen, a recent study from a top economic research organization has found.
Renters pay less than homeowners, says a new study, but housing eats up a bigger slice of the spending pie for both groups than 25 years ago.
QTIPs, are often used to guarantee an inheritance to children of an earlier marriage.
The calculation is stark: how much should they budget to spend each year when they could live another 20, 30, perhaps 40 years?
The credit card network is helping marketers target customers who are more likely to buy their products and services.
Federal and state regulators are documenting new instances of abuse in reverse mortgages as smaller mortgage brokers, including former subprime lenders, flood the market.
Many banks aren't being upfront about their checking-account fees and are even charging more for some basic functions.
Health-care experts say there's legitimate concern a law will end up encouraging businesses to cut workers' hours.
A survey found that 69 percent of U.S. workers are either "actively seeking" a new job or "open to" a new job.
The honor of winning a Nobel often obscures the impact it makes on the recipients' personal finances.
Few people factor in rising health care costs into their retirement plans, studies show.
Some homeowners complain local laws and neighborhood association covenants are becoming too restrictive on renting.
An increase in the cap gains rate may tempt sales of unrealized gains in stocks, property or other assets. But a hasty sale could be a mistake.
Life histories,and video recordings are just some ways people are leaving their personal legacies for loved ones.
The city of Chattanooga announced Geek Move, an incentive program that awards technology professionals $11,250 toward buying a home in the city.
Mortgage refinancing jumped to a three-year high, as interest rates on home loans dropped.
A new round of freshmen will need to make new financial arrangements, which often include credit cards. But should students’ new lifestyle include them?
A recent analysis of exposed computer passwords suggests that 1234 is the most common four-digit PIN.
For a minority of borrowers, lenders see a credit score based on a substantially different scoring model.
An annual analysis of checking accounts finds that the average A.T.M. surcharge rose 4 percent to a new record of $2.50.
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