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A government shutdown is becoming more likely as Republicans and Democrats spar. Here's how to prepare yourself and your finances.
Real estate stocks rallied, and mortgage rates fell, as fears of a Fed taper, at least in the short term, evaporated.
Financial experts say Americans are too pessimistic about their own inheritances, despite recession.
Already grappling with skyrocketing tuition and fees, college students also must contend with triple-digit inflation on the price of textbooks, NBC News reports.
The share of households who aren't paying any federal income tax has fallen, and an analysis from the Tax Policy Center predicts that it will continue to shrink in years to come.
A growing number of employees are required by companies to set up savings accounts but over time, they are also encouraged to invest a portion in financial instruments.
Avid readers can use new subscription plans and bundles to get more value for their e-book purchases. But they may still be overpaying.
Credit cards that offer rewards are more popular than ever. And yet, many people who have these cards don't really know how they work.
The stock market's recent strength is boosting consumers' savings, and they're responding by saving less, a new study shows.
Banks' laundry lists of fees are growing, with the average account carrying 30 different potential charges. But avoiding them is still relatively easy.
Banks are making more of their car loans to subprime borrowers as delinquencies fall and as auto manufacturers' finance subsidiaries draw more-reliable customers.
If you don't like your new boss, it may not be your fault. Gen Y is moving into management in a big way, and a new survey finds a rough transition.
As college costs rise, students are looking for more ways to cut the costs and pay the bills after graduation. Crowdfunding and massive open online courses are among the choices.
The tooth fairy's generosity is skyrocketing, according to a new survey, which revealed that some American children are pocketing up to $50 per tooth.
Apple is expected to announce a new trade-in program. But you can already get enough money for some older iPhones to cover the cost of a new one.
A recent marathon taste test by the experts at Consumer Reports found that store-brand foods are serious contenders on the taste front.
Elite status isn't just for airlines anymore. Retailers are increasingly adding elite tiers to their reward programs to entice big spenders.
Americans are saving more for retirement, but it's probably still not enough, according to a new analysis released by Fidelity. As of June, the average 401(k) balance was $80,600.
The companies say they will remain independent, "but what it really means for travelers is, sadly, the loss of a credible competitor," one analyst said.
With half of graduates struggling to get full-time employment, people should consider alternatives to a four-year degree, a former secretary of education argues.
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