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When a collection turns into an obsession, it can carry financial implications. For some, it leads to devastating financial consequences or unique challenges for financial planning.
The latest jobs report showed that 8.2 million Americans are working part time for economic reasons. An additional 19 million are working part time for other reasons.
The complicated calculus of financial survival for the working poor means any cuts to the food stamp program would be felt well beyond the grocery checkout line.
A new study ranks states' efforts to provide financial education in high school, and the results aren't pretty. Check your state's grade here.
Haggling doesn’t always work, but if you have the courage to try it, you might save some money or get something extra for your efforts.
A new survey counting the all-in cost of college—tuition, room and board, fees and pizza—has a surprising school in the No. 1 slot.
Hobbled by student loan debt and a weak job market, many young adults wonder if they'll ever be comfortable enough financially to have kids.
Students scrambling to find an alternative to the student loans that recently got a lot pricier may want to save their energy. Even at the higher rate, a Stafford loan is still a good deal.
The fertility rate has fallen sharply since the nation went into recession in 2007. "When times are bad, births go down," one researcher said.
Modems and routers are bigger energy hogs than laptops and cell phone chargers. On a national scale, it’s pretty staggering: $1 billion a year in electricity.
Postnuptial agreements—similar to prenups, but for married couples—are on the rise, with growing acceptance and DOMA changing the marriage landscape.
The economy is slowly improving, but experts say the deep recession and weak recovery may have exacerbated trends that are putting the American Dream out of reach.
Some printers gobble a significant amount of ink—50 percent or more—for nonprinting functions such as cleaning the print heads, according to Consumer Reports.
Congress failed to reach a deal on student loans. Some federal student loans doubled to nearly 7 percent. Here are some points to consider about the student loan rate increase.
Many companies now offer paid time off instead of a set number of vacation and sick days. It's easier for employers and workers, but can make it hard to hold on to unused time off.
More than 38 million Americans have student loan debt, totaling nearly $1 trillion, a massive number that has quadrupled in 10 years and keeps rising.
Some people take the team on a retreat to mini-golf but if you're LinkedIn, you build the mini-golf course IN the office.
We may be failing financial literacy as a nation, but you wouldn't know it from these contest winners.
Jean Chatzky, NBC Today financial editor looks at rising interest rates and the impact they can have on consumers.
The amount of money donated to charity has been inching up in recent years, but a report finds that Americans still aren't giving as much as they were before the recession began.