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The survey also found that 78% of Americans carried less than $50 in paper money, and that 49% carry $20 or less each day.
Clawing back and becoming "rebanked" is a daunting task for poor Americans, since the alternative is an expensive burden on already-strained finances.
The independent banks Wal-Mart houses inside its stores pay some of the highest bank fees, according to a report.
Retirees face the challenge of generating and maintaining the income they need in retirement but a solution called "reverse engineering" can help.
A primer on credit scores, which determine consumer access to money in the form of interest rates, savings and access to jobs and housing.
The editors at Consumer Reports ShopSmart magazine are always looking for money-saving sites and they found four you might want to visit and bookmark.
From local amenities and median home prices to tax policies and second-career opportunities, a look at 10 budget-friendly places for retirement.
Other than bragging rights, the effort to attain a perfect credit score is unnecessary for finances -- and possibly futile.
It pays to know the value of what you own or inherit. Here's how to hire the right appraiser.
Financial advisors caution that when considering retirement locales, investors should consider factors such as tax policies.
Home prices are moving so far, so fast, that at least 1,000 local housing markets have hit all-time price highs.
Millennials are increasingly focused on saving for retirement, and home ownership is a priority for fewer and fewer. Here's why that's good—and bad.
These financial planning tips are meant to help 40-somethings find balance in their hectic lives of spending and debt.
Do traffic lawyers deliver the goods?
Here are the six home renovation projects that bring the smallest return at resale.
College students will pay more to borrow money from the U.S. government. Why? Blame increased Treasury yields.
Thinking of swapping banks? Skip the free toaster and check these factors first.
Second only to mortgages as the largest form of debt, student loans affect nearly 40 million Americans, many of whom may never recover financially.
Tack-on fees help companies make monthly charges appear lower than they actually are. Critics say they are just a sneaky way of simply raising prices.
A reverse mortgage start-up has raised about $230 million in a private offering, which sets the stage for a potential initial public offering.
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