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As schools continue to raise prices, students are taking on an increasing amount of educational debt. But even if you aren't rich or a genius, there are ways to get an education for free.
If a company gets more than 20 percent of its revenue from the Continent, you need to know.
Because commidities often do well when stocks decline, and commodity funds offer so many different markets to choose from, they can provide a little stability when the market is waffling.
Getting an extra half-size lotion for free is roughly equivalent to getting 35 percent off. But a new study found that consumers prefer the free product, and pay more.
Retirement experts say that even those hit by the Great Recession can retire comfortably if they are willing to work a few years longer than expected.
Life rarely goes as planned. That's why it's always good to have an emergency fund in the bank.
ATM "skimming," a low-tech form of bank card fraud, is not a new problem. But security experts say it's now a bigger problem for the United States than other nations who have implemented the technology to prevent it.
More than half, 54 percent, of today's parents say there's no set time when kids should stop living at home. But for the other 46 percent: When should you cut the financial cord?
What U.S. cities have the best credit scores for 2012? Click to find out.
How much the Affordable Care Act will affect your pocketbook depends on how much you already make.
Four million Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac borrowers could stand to save hundreds of dollars per month refinancing their home mortgages under new programs that were not available until just a few short years ago.
"What you are about to learn will shock you," say pundits of the July 1 deadline to disclose all 401(k) fund fees. What are funds hiding? Here's the big bang theory.
With student loan levels rising over $1 trillion, grads need more than the perfect resume to get started. Credit ratings matter, too. Here are 8 tips on managing loans and FICO scores.
It was the perfect game at the perfect time, and now, 56 years later, Yankee World Series no-hit pitcher Larsen hopes the uniform he wore will fund his grandsons' college costs.
According to AARP, 78 million baby boomers are reaching retirement age. Read ahead to learn about the niche retirement communities serving the needs of silver-haired boomers.
Time may — or may not — be running out for one of the biggest tax breaks for wealthy Americans. The chance to give up to $5.12 million to heirs tax-free.
Despite the recent sting of the financial crisis, 28 percent of Americans have no emergency savings, up from 24 percent a year, according to a new Bankrate.com survey.
Even experts are sometimes baffled by what gets put into medical bills. The health care bill, now facing a court test, tries to clarify what you pay.
Yields are near zero and regulators issue regular warnings about money market fund risks. Do you really need one?
U.S. 10-year Treasury yields will hit 1 percent by the end of the year, as the so-called “fiscal cliff” has investors running to the safety of government debt, several market watchers told CNBC on Monday.
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