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Getting a bargain vacation isn't just about finding the best rates. More states and cities are hiking taxes tourists pay for hotels and car rentals.
Would you pay to use micro-blogging site Twitter? If yes, how much would you pay per month?
James Gandolfini, the late actor, appears to have made some key mistakes with his estate planning. Here's how to avoid the same minefields.
More middle-age workers fear the financial consequences of a critical illness than fear dying from that illness, but few are preparing for that possibility, a survey finds.
Those staying in hotels this year are happier with their visit than they have been in the past 7 years. Here are tips to make you even more satisfied.
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.
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.
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.
Grants and scholarships are taking a leading role in paying college bills, surpassing the traditional role parents long have played in helping foot the bills.
If you're a gadget lover who always wants the latest smartphone, then you should consider a "no-contract" wireless plan.
Should you take 3% from your retirement each year? 4%? More? It depends on how much your savings will earn, how long you live, and changing inflation, so start calculating now.
A Senate proposal would cut rates for now, though borrowers would probably pay more in the future.
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.
Pay raises for 2014 will average 2.9 percent, according to a new Mercer study. But that may not be enough to offset higher costs for some workers.
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.
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.
No response to your email queries and reports? Try some of these tips for getting people to hit the "open" button.
Haggling doesn’t always work, but if you have the courage to try it, you might save some money or get something extra for your efforts.
Students scrambling to find an alternative to the student loans that recently got a lot pricier may want to save their energy. Even at the higher rate, a Stafford loan is still a good deal.
The fertility rate has fallen sharply since the nation went into recession in 2007. "When times are bad, births go down," one researcher said.
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