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Warren Buffett Turns 85: The Insider's Guide to His Empire

Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty ImagesWarren Buffett speaks during the Forbes' 2015 Philanthropy Summit Awards Dinner in June. By Laurie Kulikowski NEW YORK -- When it comes to Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathway (BRK-A), the numbers areShow More Summary

14 Easy Ways to Create an Emergency Food Stockpile

Shutterstock By Marilyn Lewis Stockpiling food and water is like buying insurance. Your household may never face a devastating earthquake, a crippling storm, a flu pandemic or other disaster, but if it does, and you are cut off evenShow More Summary

Beyond Gumbo: New Orleans Restaurants Rebound Post-Katrina

Max Becherer/APNames restaurant owner Hieu Doan talks with customers in New Orleans. The Vietnamese restaurant infuses the famous flavors of New Orleans with traditional Asian favorites. By REBECCA SANTANA NEW ORLEANS -- Talk to folks...Show More Summary

How to Invest in Bond Funds During a Bear Market

ShutterstockWith companies seeking to lock in long-term borrowing costs, corporate bonds have gained popularity. If it's fizzy, it's iffy. That's the key thing to know about bond funds this week. With drama engulfing the stock market, bonds look safe. Show More Summary

How to Catch Up on Retirement Savings

Shutterstock By Ellen Chang NEW YORK -- Americans are still woefully lacking in their retirement savings with only 19 percent who are saving more this year compared to last year. One in 10 working Americans didn't contribute to their...Show More Summary

Survey: Plunging Stock Prices Hit Consumer Sentiment

Michael Dwyer/AP By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER WASHINGTON -- Plummeting stock prices have taken a toll on U.S. consumer confidence, though there are signs the setback may be temporary. The University of Michigan says its consumer sentiment index fell to 91.9 this month from 93.1 in July. Show More Summary

China Official Blames Fed for Global Market Rout, Not Yuan

Kevin Frayer/Getty ImagesChinese day traders watch stock tickers at a local brokerage house Thursday in Beijing. By Kevin Yao The global stock market rout of the past week was sparked by concerns over a possible interest rate rise by the U.S. Show More Summary

Week's Winners, Losers: Best Buy Rocks, 1-800-Flowers Wilts

David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images There were plenty of winners and losers this week, with the leading consumer electronics retailer surprising the market with a quarter of growth and a floral delivery specialist wilting in...Show More Summary

Consumer Spending Rises in July; Inflation Muted

David Goldman/AP By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON -- U.S. consumer spending picked up a bit in July as households bought more automobiles, offering further evidence of strength in the economy that could keep the door open to a Federal Reserve...Show More Summary

The 3 Most Effective Retirement Strategies

Getty Images By Scott Gamm NEW YORK -- The whiplash seen in stocks over the last week means your retirement savings strategy needs a little extra care. If you're still searching for a strategy or the markets meltdown makes you a wary of your current plan, here are three ways to bulletproof your retirement savings: 1. Show More Summary

3 Financial Lessons Hacking Scandals Have Taught Us

Shutterstock Sensitive information is apparently hard to keep that way these days. It seems as if there's a new hacking scandal every few weeks, leading folks to wonder if anything can ever be secure. However, these incidents should also make us smarter as consumers. Show More Summary

5 Money Saving Travel Hacks for the Airport

ShutterstockAirport kiosks can be money drains. By Mel Bondar I don't know about you, but for me, the airport is one of my major spending zones. It's the moment when vacation mentality totally kicks in, whether I'm traveling for business or pleasure. The people who run the airport stores know that, too. Show More Summary

Are You Paying the Price for Bad Investing Advice?

Getty Images By Sarah Morgan An individual retirement account can hold just about any type of investment. That suits many investors like having wide-open options, but some find that too much choice is overwhelming. That's why some investors turn to an adviser to try to sort through the vast universe of funds and figure out what to buy. Show More Summary

Market Wrap: Wall Street Logs Biggest 2-Day Gain Since 2008

Richard Drew/AP By Noel Randewich NEW YORK -- Wall Street rallied more than 2 percent Thursday as strong U.S. economic data and hints that a September interest-rate hike was unlikely fueled optimism that the worst of recent market turmoil...Show More Summary

Apple Schedules New Product Event for Sept. 9

Richard Drew/APApple CEO Tim Cook By BRANDON BAILEY SAN FRANCISCO -- Apple (AAPL) has announced plans for a new product event on Sept. 9 in San Francisco, where the giant tech company is expected to show off new iPhones and other gadgets. The company has introduced a new iPhone model every year around this time. Show More Summary

Second-Quarter GDP Growth Rate Revised Up to 3.7%

M. Spencer Green/APA Ford Motor Co. employee works on the engine assembly of a 2016 Ford Explorer at the Chicago Assembly Plant in Chicago. By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy grew faster than initially thought in the second...Show More Summary

10 Best and Worst Deals at Walmart

Danny Johnston/AP By Terence Loose Walmart (WMT) has earned its reputation as a money-saving store by offering low prices on just about everything from car accessories to canned goods. And while no one will doubt Walmart is a great place...Show More Summary

How to Freeze Fruits and Vegetables for Winter

Mert Toker/Shutterstock By Raechel Conover It's high produce season in most parts of the country, with tons of fruits, vegetables and herbs ripe for the picking. While you're busy making recipes with fresh ingredients, you're probably...Show More Summary

6 Reasons to Work With a Financial Adviser in Retirement

Getty ImagesA professional can help you avoid spending too much or becoming unnecessarily frugal in retirement. By David Ning Financial advisers have a bad reputation in many circles, because some of these professionals are simply interested in taking your money. Show More Summary

9 Ways You Can Avoid or Minimize Bank Fees

Getty ImagesA checking account that fits your lifestyle can reduce the amount of money you'll give away to your bank. By Teresa Mears If you think bank fees are getting higher and more numerous, you're right. A study by WalletHub ofShow More Summary

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