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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.
The stakes in the upcoming election are not as disturbing as the link people are making between politics and finance.
Most Americans say they would consider switching banks if their financial institution raised checking account fees.
Consumer groups urge improving safeguards for Social Security recipients, as the government phases out paper checks.
The clock is ticking on tax rules that may change on January 1, 2013 and could impact the way parents contribute to a college education.
Discounts up to 50 percent discount on premium drugs have been passed on to Medicare beneficiaries.
A rule that kept many stay-at-home parents from getting a credit card in their own name could soon get the boot.
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