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  • Bank teller

    Sixty-five percent of US consumers would move to a different institution for Internet of Everything services, a Cisco study reveals.

  • Citibank ATM

    Too bothered to stop at an ATM? The Nimbl app—now in beta testing—delivers cash to users wherever they are in about 15 minutes.

  • The Google Mobile Wallet app for cardless payments is displayed on a smartphone screen at the Mobile World Congress.

    Pay by phone, and you could get bigger discounts and better pricing on purchases. But it may not be shoppers' best bet during the holiday season.

  • Ken Chenault

    American Express CEO Ken Chenault doesn't care if plastic cards go away, as long as his brand is part of your digital wallet.

  • FreeATM is an advertising-driven platform that forces you to watch a targeted ad instead of paying a fee.

  • Visa payWave

    Some cash alternatives have been around for more than 50 years; others are just popping up. A look at 10 that will shift the paradigm.

  • The new Apple Pay mobile payment system on the iPhone 6

    A fierce battle among virtual wallet providers is heating up. Can Apple Pay for the iPhone 6 gain the strongest foothold over rivals?

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  • Financial advisors stress that now is the time for investors to get serious about year-end financial planning checkup.

  • Between new federal tax bill changes and underutilized deductions, CNBC finds ways to save money while filing taxes.

  • Invest in You: Ready. Set. Grow. is focused on improving Americans’ money knowledge of saving, spending and investing.

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