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Crooks are using a small and relatively cheap piece of off-the-shelf technology to compromise computerized store cash registers.
Weeks before Black Friday, take steps to cut the cost of your gift list.
Some Americans have decided to keep out of the rat race, at least for now. Find out why. NBC News reports.
Social Security recipients won't get much of a raise next year. Is government underestimating how much it costs seniors to pay the bills?
Financial experts provide insight into three areas where people would feel the pinch if the nation defaults, and how people can prepare for the worst.
With bond investors skittish over interest-rate risk, the search is on for alternative investment.
Though average Americans have no control over whether the U.S. debt ceiling is raised, a default could have a direct impact on their finances.
What Americans don't know understand about Social Security benefits can be hazardous to their retirement plans.
With open enrollment benefit options becoming more complicated, individuals are turning to financial experts to make informed decisions.
'Sell-by' dates are 'confusing' and 'misleading,' a study found. In fact, food may still be good even years past the date.
The new C-note features high-tech designs to thwart counterfeiters, reports CNBC's Becky Quick.
Many workers are ending up with woefully small retirement accounts, even if they have had high incomes and have managed to save over the years.
Many highly selective colleges are using their hefty endowments to craft financial aid deals for needy students that sharply lower their costs.
When a family member is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, it’s important to consider financial, health and legal options.
More Americans believe they're on track for retirement now than last year. But just because they believe it doesn't make it true.
Over the next 17 years every day 10,000 baby boomers will turn 65 and BlackRock's Robert Kapito tells CNBC many of them haven't started saving for retirement.
Why student loans are the most dangerous types of debt and how to tackle it.
Companies are pushing debit and prepaid cards on campuses even as the CARD Act curbs credit card marketing. Guess who gains?
In today’s job market, many companies seem to favor aggressive workers. Some companies are bucking that trend by recruiting workers that aren’t jerks.
Potential money mistakes abound for college students, from budgeting to handling loans and opening a checking account. Here's how to avoid them.
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