Why are commercial banks and the federal government asking so many Americans to take out new mortgages with much more favorable terms? Fees, votes, and politics.
Personal debt dies with the borrower, and thus can’t be passed along to children or spouses -- but there are some notable — and potentially costly — exceptions.
Debt is manageable through familiar tactics such as paying more than the minimum payments and transferring balances, but where should you turn to alleviate the pain if your debt balloons to a level beyond control?
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Forget the U.S., E.U. and Japan. Look to Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Asia-Pacific region for stable sources of income.
An unpredictable market, rising fuel prices, and growing concern that inflation may trend higher as the economic recovery takes hold. Enter: Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities.
The government wants to make it easier for workers to convert part of their 401(k) savings into an annuity that would pay guaranteed income checks for life — no matter the ups and downs in the markets.
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Wall Street's stock market mania officially has gone full-throttle with a boost from JPMorgan.
Artificial Fed moves driving investors to riskier assets, said hedge fund titan Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates. But he also had a warning for investors in an interview with CNBC.
Are investors about to get smacked with a sell-off?
Department-store retailer JC Penney on Thursday reported a quarterly loss and revenue that missed expectations.
Dell reported earnings that fell far shy of market forecasts but revenue came in better than expected. Shares were little changed after-hours.
Wal-Mart profit missed Street expectations, with sales down 1.4 percent at its Walmart U.S. stores open at least a year.
Google's launch of its music service had much fanfare, but it seems Google dropped the ball with it, says TheStreet.com.
The blurring of the line between what you watch on TV and what you stream continues to get hazier, TheStreet.com says.
Investors can expect higher margins from this company as it moves to a new strategy, Cramer said.