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  • An allowance can pay for itself...really Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 12:48 PM ET
    Teenager allowance financial education

    School may be out, but summer can offer a teachable moment if children use their allowances the right way. Here's how.

  • Rethinking that 4% retirement rule Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 11:56 AM ET
    Cashing out of savings

    A retirement formula devised in the 1990s doesn't seem to hold up in an environment of low-yielding bond, volatile stock markets and inconsistent returns.

  • Winning workplaces and how they make it happen Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 2:08 PM ET

    Innovation, flexible hours and employee engagement are among the factors used by this year's winners of the Sloan Awards for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility.

  • Future of banking: Putting humans inside ATMs Saturday, 3 Aug 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    Automated teller machines have served us well for more than 40 years now, but it's time for a reboot. New technology will enable customers to talk to a teller on a video monitor.

  • Class system? Rich have edge when it comes to aid Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 5:55 AM ET
    College student

    College students have a better chance of getting aid if they come from affluent backgrounds than if they are lower on the income scale, some new studies show.

  • What ticks you off? Top 10 consumer complaints Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013 | 4:50 PM ET

    Problems with auto sales and repairs, home improvement and debt disputes led the annual complaints survey compiled by the Consumer Federation of America.

  • Look who's paying more for college Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    It may seem logical that financial aid from colleges should go to the students who need it the most, but guess again.

  • Auto insurers don't play fair with customers: study Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 2:23 PM ET

    A top consumer group blasted insurance companies that use education and occupation to set rates for auto coverage, calling it "unfair and discriminatory."

  • Gandolfini's will a case study on what not to do Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 6:22 AM ET

    James Gandolfini, the late actor, appears to have made some key mistakes with his estate planning. Here's how to avoid the same minefields.

  • Watch out for the 'change my address' scam Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    It's one of the things you must do when you relocate—change your mailing address with the postal service—and private companies are charging up to $24 for what the USPS charges $1.

  • Who pays for college education? Not Mom and Dad Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 2:38 PM ET

    Scholarships and grants have trumped parental contributions as the No. 1 source of paying for college for the first time in four years, according to a new report.

  • There's the beach, and here you are on your laptop Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 12:07 PM ET

    Almost two thirds of Americans plan to work during vacation this year, up from 52 percent a year ago, according to a new survey. Here's why.

  • What Six Flags death may mean for thrill-seekers Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 12:51 PM ET
    Investigators will try to determine if a woman who died while on The Texas Giant roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas fell from the ride. Some witnesses said she wasn't properly secured.

    A fatal roller-coaster accident at Six Flags may keep consumers out of amusement parks this season.

  • Are 'no contract' wireless plans a good choice? Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 6:08 AM ET

    If you're a gadget lover who always wants the latest smartphone, then you should consider a "no-contract" wireless plan.

  • Clothes not to die for: A push for ethical apparel Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 12:02 PM ET
    Relatives of workers who died in April in the collapse of a Bangladeshi garment factory gathered to demonstrate.

    It's not easy to find ethically sourced clothing, but continuing pressure from consumers and new factory evaluation methods could change that.

  • Housing: Should you stay or should you go? Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 12:15 PM ET

    Rising mortgage rates may soon lead potential homebuyers to think twice before signing contracts. But rushing to sell midsummer may be tricky.

  • Hate robocalls? Here's how you can block them Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 8:00 AM ET
    Software developer Aaron Foss, who won the FTC'S RoboCall Challenge in April, plans to offer a free blocking service soon.

    A senator wants to know why telecoms aren't doing more to block robocalls. She chastised them for not using filtering technology similar to what's already working in Canada.

  • McDonald's finance guide 'insulting' to workers Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 10:06 AM ET

    McDonald's workers have received a guide to personal finances that leaves some categories uncovered, such as food and heat. But $20 for monthly health care is included.

  • Skechers sends out $40 million in refund checks Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 8:33 AM ET

    More than half a million checks are in the mail to people who bought toning shoes from Skechers USA. The $40 million payout is part of a settlement reached with the FTC.

  • Here's how to pay less for gas as prices rise Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 3:05 PM ET

    Gas prices are up 14 cents in the past week, to an average $3.61 nationwide. We may see prices go even higher in the coming weeks, but there are ways to save.

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