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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.
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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.
Postnuptial agreements—similar to prenups, but for married couples—are on the rise, with growing acceptance and DOMA changing the marriage landscape.
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.
Low natural gas prices could help cut the energy bills of consumers who ditch their electric appliances in favor of those that use gas. But savings may be slim for some.
The Supreme Court’s ruling on gay marriage isn’t just an emotional victory for same-sex spouses. It’s a practical one that will usher in a sea change and prompt lawsuits.
Hurricane season is here, and you have work to do with your homeowner's insurance. Insurers are seeking ways to limit their storm exposure.
The Fed will keep the federal funds rate unchanged, but that doesn't mean consumers will get the same rates on credit cards, student loans, mortgages and other financial products.
Sufferers of the illness, which afflicts 5.7 million Americans, often blow their savings on trips, jewels, even real-estate.
Many student loan debtors are tricked into paying up to $1,600 in fees to firms offering "debt relief" services that they could get for free, according to a report.
"Tax-free retirement" has a nice ring to it, but creating a completely tax-free income stream is difficult—and maybe self-defeating.
More upbeat about their prospects, Boomers are reshaping traditional notions of how the golden years should be lived.
Hurricane Sandy and the economic recovery may have raised repair costs in the Northeast, but drivers there are often close to cheaper ones.
After falling dramatically for more than a month, applications for mortgage refinances finally swung to the positive last week, rising 5 percent despite the rise in mortgage rates.
Young men in the 18-to-34-year-old bracket are the ones most likely to decline a request to be in a wedding party based on the cost, according to a Harris Interactive survey.
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