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  • Where the Summer Job Market Is Heating Up Friday, 10 May 2013 | 2:57 PM ET

    The summer job market looks relatively sunny, including for young entrepreneurs. But teen job seekers will be competing with older workers for seasonal slots.

  • Putting a Price Tag on High School Graduation Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 8:00 AM ET

    Graduating from high school is becoming an ever more elaborate process. Expect to spend over $1,000 to attend the prom—and that's just the start.

  • Don’t Let 'Dead' 401(k)s Skew Your Retirement Plan Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 2:14 PM ET

    Americans typically work at seven different companies during their career, and most of them have something to show for each stop—untouched 401(k)s that can come back to bite you.

  • Rich Retirees' Dilemma: Tough to Get a Mortgage Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 8:51 AM ET

    Retirees looking for a mortgage may find that even a pristine credit history and healthy retirement accounts are not enough.

  • Market Value of Mothers' Work Falls Below $60,000 Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 9:28 AM ET

    Take-home pay for everything from cooking to handling family finances on the open market, would total $59,862, says Insure.com, down from $60,182 in 2012.

  • Whoa! Top Retirement Worry Is Not Savings Monday, 6 May 2013 | 3:24 PM ET

    More than 70 percent of those responding to a recent survey by Merrill Lynch said that outliving their good health was more of a concern than outliving their money.

  • At Last, Financial Advice That Won't Break the Bank Monday, 6 May 2013 | 1:08 PM ET

    A growing number of financial planners and online websites are making advice on investing more affordable for middle-class families.

  • The 10 Best States for Retirement Monday, 6 May 2013 | 11:36 AM ET
    Nashville, Tennessee

    Whether you'd really consider retiring to North Dakota or West Virginia, this unconventional list will at least get you thinking about what you really need from a retirement spot.

  • Financial Aid? College Students Need Financial Ed Saturday, 4 May 2013 | 1:29 PM ET

    A new survey suggests the root of many college students' financial struggles actually begin long before they ever set foot on campus, with a lack of financial literacy skills.

  • Job Picture Improves for Boomers' 'Encore' Careers Friday, 3 May 2013 | 4:15 PM ET

    Older Americans' need to work longer is being met by a host of websites that match them with jobs that fit their interests.

  • Funds Chase the Long Tail of 401(k), and Stumble Friday, 3 May 2013 | 2:03 PM ET

    When it comes to investing in 401(k)s, Americans just don't sense the urgency.

  • Don't Run Your Personal Finances Like a Business Friday, 3 May 2013 | 1:46 PM ET

    Some tactics like cutting spending or investing in long-term resources work well in both your home finances and the business world. But be careful when it comes to borrowing money to increase profits.

  • New Rule Signals Kiss of Death for Pensions Friday, 3 May 2013 | 8:15 AM ET

    A little known rule change is signaling just how meaningless the retirement vehicle has become.

  • Gay Couple's Bankruptcy Filing Challenges DOMA Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 1:29 PM ET

    If a Florida state court recognizes the joint bankruptcy filing of two men married in Vermont, their lawyer said, it could put the Defense of Marriage Act in question.

  • Map Draws Battle Lines in Mortgage Deduction Fight Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 12:32 PM ET
    San Francisco's homeowners, who pay some of the highest home prices in the country, took the highest average deduction, at $23,900.

    A new map of who claims the mortgage interest tax deduction shows how the debate over ending it could pit renters against homeowners and rural areas against cities.

  • How Much Hidden Mutual Fund Fees Cost You Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 5:48 PM ET

    Do you know how much buying a mutual fund through a broker is costing you? Hidden fees can hit your fund's performance.

  • Tallying the Cost of Having Your Data Hacked Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 1:38 PM ET

    An estimated 120,000 cases of fraud will rise from a single, huge data breach last year, resulting in more than $3,300 in losses, on average, for each victim.

  • Rare Bipartisan Accord: Social Security 'Fix' Stinks Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 11:20 AM ET
    President Barack Obama, speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House with Jeffrey Zients, acting director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB, in Washington, D.C.

    President Obama's proposal to slow Social Security spending by calculating cost-of-living increases differently has given conservatives and liberals something in common: they hate it.

  • Wealth Gap Among Races Widened Since the Recession Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 9:00 AM ET

    Before the recession, non-Hispanic white families, on average, were about four times as wealthy as nonwhite families, according to a new study. By 2010, whites were about six times as wealthy.

  • Here Come the Floods. How to Be Sure You're Covered Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 9:02 AM ET
    Joe Kozlowski looks out on his flooded property from his porch in Fox Lake, Illinois.

    Most homeowners know a special insurance policy is needed to cover flooding, but the insurance industry estimates that only 13 percent of them are covered.

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