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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.
It's official! Australia has named the winners of its "Best Jobs in the World" contest — here are the winners, everyone from outback adventurer to chief funster.
Hurricane season is here, and you have work to do with your homeowner's insurance. Insurers are seeking ways to limit their storm exposure.
"Tax-free retirement" has a nice ring to it, but creating a completely tax-free income stream is difficult—and maybe self-defeating.
Prenuptial agreements are common among the financial elite. Divorce settlements can be astronomical. But in some cases, prenups may make sense for the 99 percent.
CNBC's Diana Olick looks at the growing market for jumbo loans. Fred Glick, US Loans Mortgage president, and Christopher Mayer, real estate professor at Columbia University, discuss the Fed's impact on jumbo loans and why they're increasing.
While 92 percent currently use a bank, nearly half of adults under age 34 say they use prepaid cards, check cashing, pawn shops and payday loans, a new survey says.
People still working when they are near or past traditional retirement age are earning significantly more per hour, on average, than younger workers, new data show.
Hurricane Sandy and the economic recovery may have raised repair costs in the Northeast, but drivers there are often close to cheaper ones.