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Something new is coming this tax season for some same-sex couples: For the first time, they will file as "married" on their federal return.
Business travelers have clear favorites among restaurants, hotels and airlines, but they spend their money elsewhere. Here's why.
Diet and fitness vows are fine, but this year, try resolutions that will improve your financial life.
Identity theft is already a serious problem—the No. 1 complaint to the FTC—and tax-related identity theft is a growing part of this crime spree.
A federal court has pulled the plug on a telemarketing operation that used illegal robocalls to trick seniors into buying medical alert devices.
Everyone wants a smartphone, especially muggers. Law enforcement officials are pressuring the industry to require "kill switch" technology.
College graduates enjoy a six month grace period before they have to start repaying their loans. For the latest grads, that period is over. Now what?
New "back to basics" rules from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will create a safer mortgage market. Simply put, the goal is no traps.
The gifts are all unwrapped. Returns and exchanges have been made. Now it's time to see what really happened during the holiday shopping season.
Cindy Perman and Courtney Reagan talk about what makes a job stressful and what some of the most and least stressful jobs for 2014 are.
You may retire at the highest income of your life but the bad news is you may find out you can’t keep spending at the level you were used to. Here’s your reality check.
Feeling stressed? Kick back and check out the list of the 10 least stressful jobs for 2014.
Think your job is stressful? Take a number. Here are the 10 most stressful jobs of 2014.
Financial scams aimed at defrauding seniors are becoming more common. Here's what the more common ones look like, and how to protect your family.
The theft of 40 million credit and debit card records from Target sure got our attention—and maybe that's good. Here are five lessons learned.
Sure, the holidays are fun, but they are also a time of personal finance peril. Here is the cost of a poor credit rating, and how you can fix it.
With just one day to go before Christmas, it's becoming clear that shoppers have won the annual game of chicken.
With only days left to get a tax deduction for 2013 charitable donations, consider pulling out your checkbook.
It's almost here—the after-Christmas rush to return unwanted presents. A few big-name retailers have tightened up the rules a bit this year.
A research paper finds that attractive young adults enjoy a pay advantage over less attractive peers—an advantage that starts in high school.