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Some investors believe legal pot will be the next big thing. This "green rush" mentality is custom-made for scammers.
Student loan servicers use tactics that increase costs for consumers who want to pay their loans off early or have trouble making payments.
Consistent savers had an average $28,000 rise in 401(k) balances between 2007 and 2011, while all such accounts fell $6,000, as study shows.
Bank of America is considering a plan to introduce a checking account that curbs overdraft practices, according to a WSJ report.
Teaching charity is important, but taking your kids to work at a soup kitchen during the holidays is not the way to do it. Here's what works.
Crooks are using a small and relatively cheap piece of off-the-shelf technology to compromise computerized store cash registers.
Every year, retailers pull out all the stops to get us to shop early. Don't buy into the hype.
Social Security recipients won't get much of a raise next year. Is government underestimating how much it costs seniors to pay the bills?
Though average Americans have no control over whether the U.S. debt ceiling is raised, a default could have a direct impact on their finances.
Today's debt ceiling debate has many precedents. But polarization and finances make this fight different, and the implications of a deadlock graver.
What is the price of paying with cash? A study by Tufts University finds that the average American family wastes $1,739 a year.
A panel of personal finance experts, bankers and professional traders on how the debt ceiling crisis could affect personal investments.
If you have a surge protector from Schneider Electric, you want to read this. The company has recalled 15 million manufactured before 2003.
It's one thing to inherit a basement full of boxes when a loved one passes away, quite another to get stuck with their debt. Tips for dealing with a money mess.
Hedge fund manager John Paulson, extended his portfolios' wins in September, resulting in two-digit gains, a person familiar with the numbers said.
Many workers are ending up with woefully small retirement accounts, even if they have had high incomes and have managed to save over the years.
Many highly selective colleges are using their hefty endowments to craft financial aid deals for needy students that sharply lower their costs.
More Americans believe they're on track for retirement now than last year. But just because they believe it doesn't make it true.
Companies are pushing debit and prepaid cards on campuses even as the CARD Act curbs credit card marketing. Guess who gains?
Potential money mistakes abound for college students, from budgeting to handling loans and opening a checking account. Here's how to avoid them.