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  • Interest Rate Impact on Consumers     Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 4:27 PM ET

    Jean Chatzky, NBC Today financial editor looks at rising interest rates and the impact they can have on consumers.

  • Charitable Giving Remains a Victim of Recession Saturday, 22 Jun 2013 | 8:08 AM ET

    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.

  • These People Have the Best Jobs in the World Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 4:01 PM ET

    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.

  • How Not to Get Cleaned Out in a Hurricane Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 8:01 AM ET

    Hurricane season is here, and you have work to do with your homeowner's insurance. Insurers are seeking ways to limit their storm exposure.

  • How to Invest for a (Mostly) Tax-Free Retirement Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 2:13 PM ET

    "Tax-free retirement" has a nice ring to it, but creating a completely tax-free income stream is difficult—and maybe self-defeating.

  • How to Know When You Need a Prenup Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 12:49 PM ET

    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.

  • Millennials Look for Easy Credit Outside Banks Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 8:47 AM ET

    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.

  • Workers Over 60 Make More Than Younger Colleagues Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 3:15 PM ET

    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.

  • Rising Repair Costs Could Put Drivers on the Road Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 2:17 PM ET
    Car damaged by Hurricane Sandy

    Hurricane Sandy and the economic recovery may have raised repair costs in the Northeast, but drivers there are often close to cheaper ones.

  • Big Dollars For a Silver Certificate Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 12:57 PM ET
    William L. Marcy

    When does $1,000 equal $2.6 million? When it's a nearly unique $1,000 silver certificate.

  • Hot Summer May Make Consumers Sweat Over A/C Bills Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 1:29 PM ET

    Early predictions for less expensive summer cooling bills could be misleading. Electricity rates are rising, making the dog days of summer more expensive. How to prepare.

  • More Brokers Seek to Buff Smudges Out of Records Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 1:04 PM ET
    Seth Lipner, a lawyer who represents investors in cases against brokers, at Deutsch & Lipner in Garden City, N.Y.

    As investors rely increasingly on Finra’s database to vet Wall Street professionals, some brokers and executives are trying to remove complaints.

  • Overdraft Protection Will Cost You, but How Much? Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 9:42 AM ET
    Richard Cordray

    Complex rules sow confusion about how overdraft fees work and "may increase consumer costs beyond reasonable expectations," said CFPB director Richard Cordray.

  • Students Give Colleges 'Incomplete' on Job Prep Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 9:00 AM ET

    A quarter of college students feel unprepared for the job market, a new study says. They see internships as an answer, but it's complicated.

  • Want a Trust Fund, Baby? Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 7:08 AM ET

    It's becoming easier to set up a trust fund online, even one on the small side. What's not easy is figuring out the potential benefits and pitfalls.

  • We’re Rich Again! So Why Don’t We Feel It? Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 2:42 PM ET

    We're rich again, but part of why we aren't feeling all that wealth has to do with inflation and population growth.

  • How You Can Land the Right Travel Insurance Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 9:29 AM ET

    Summer travelers are being bombarded with offers from travel insurance providers. Here's how to know when a policy makes sense for you.

  • Financial Literacy Education Not Making the Grade Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 7:47 AM ET

    Despite a proliferation of games and apps, and efforts by schools to teach the subject, financial literacy declined between 2009 and 2012, a survey shows.

  • Dodd-Frank? More Like Dud-Frank for Lots of Folks Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 7:39 AM ET
    Then-Sen. Chris Dodd (L) and then-Rep. Barney Frank at the signing of the Dodd-Frank act in 2010.

    Three years after it was signed into law—and with only about 20 percent of its rules in place—critics and even supporters of Dodd-Frank say it's flawed and convoluted.

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