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How to Get Top Dollar Selling Your Wedding Dress Online

sspr.comThis vintage mermaid wedding dress in ivory was recently listed on eBay. Here comes the bride, all dressed in your white taffeta wedding gown, which you sold online. In years past, brides dry-cleaned and packed away their wedding gowns, keeping them for daughters they hoped would someday wear them down the aisle, too. Show More Summary

5 Things Your Taxes Bought for the Pentagon in February

joyfull/Shutterstock Tax Day approaches, and with it, the perennial question: We're paying the government a lot of money -- but what are we getting for our money? Despite all the trees that get killed every year making paper for government budget reports, much of the U.S. Show More Summary

Justices Sharply Divided Over Obamacare Tax Subsidies

Alex Wong/Getty ImagesSupporters of the Affordable Care Act gather in front of the U.S Supreme Court during a rally Wednesday. By MARK SHERMAN WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court was sharply divided Wednesday in the latest challenge to President...Show More Summary

U.S. Running Out of Room to Store Oil; Price Collapse Seen

Michael Wyke/Tulsa World/APThe oil tanks in Cushing, Oklahoma, are reportedly two-thirds full. By JONATHAN FAHEY NEW YORK -- The U.S. has so much crude that it is running out of places to put it -- and that could drive oil and gasoline...Show More Summary

Best Buy Profit Gets a Boost From TV Sales

Nam Y. Huh/AP By Sruthi Ramakrishnan Best Buy (BBY), the largest U.S. consumer electronics chain, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by improved sales of higher-margin products such as large-screen TVs and mobile...Show More Summary

How to File Taxes for Your Deceased Relative

Robert Pears By Stephanie Faris After a family death, the last thing a grieving person wants to deal with is paperwork. But someone has to file a final tax return. When someone dies, an estate is created that collects all of the deceased's debts and assets. Show More Summary

6 Ways to Live Like You're Rich - but Not Spend a Lot

Living on a budget doesn't have to mean living a boring, bland life. In fact, if you're smart about the way you manage your money, you can enjoy some perks that feel outside of your means, at a cost that's entirely within budget. Here...Show More Summary

The 5 Biggest Personal Finance Milestones From My Life

Other I want to talk about the five biggest moments in my personal finance journey. I was never destitute, but growing up with a single mom, we didn't have anything resembling financial security. When it was time for me to go off onShow More Summary

How to Find a Retirement Home That Keeps You Vibrant

Getty Images By Maryalene LaPonsie Lynn Mercer sports a bumper sticker on her vehicle that reads "Living in the Cove and Loving It." That's how much the 67-year-old likes her retirement community, Colony Cove, in Ellenton, Florida. However, not everyone is so enamored by the idea of moving to a community intended for seniors. Show More Summary

This Retailer Is America's Most Respected Company

inju/Flickr As a retailer, (AMZN) reigns all but supreme. The Internet giant sells goods and services to customers in every state of the union -- and to 76 countries around the world besides. Every year, Amazon does $89 billion...Show More Summary

Stop Making These 10 Dumb but Common Money Moves

#fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-48528{display:none;}.cke_show_borders #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-48528, #postcontentcontainer #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-48528{width:570px;display:block;} By Maryalene LaPonsie You're no dummy, right? Then you need to stop making dumb money moves. Show More Summary

Dot-Com Deja Vu: Nasdaq Closes In on Its Record High

Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg via Getty Images By STEVE ROTHWELL NEW YORK -- The last time the Nasdaq was this high, Bill Clinton was president, Microsoft dominated the tech world and the iPod, iPhone and iPad didn't exist. Fifteen years later the Nasdaq (^IXIC) is again near 5,000 and close to topping its record from the dot-com boom. Show More Summary

Last Week's Biggest Stock Movers: Aruba, Weight Watchers

Cassandra Hubbart/AOL Plenty of stocks go up and down in any given week. The gainers inspire us to keep investing. The decliners keep greed in check while reminding us about the risks of the equity markets. Let's go over some of last...Show More Summary

Spousal IRA Lets Nonworking Spouse Save for Retirement

Getty Images When couples have children, they have to make some tough decisions. One of the most difficult is determining if one of the spouses will quit working and stay home with the children. Although more and more fathers are the...Show More Summary

Buffett Dumps a Lot of Oil Holdings - How About You?

Nati Harnik/AP By Sarah Morgan If you know the name of only one professional investor, chances are it's Warren Buffett. His reputation among both pros and individual investors is rock-solid. A single class A share of his company's stock (BRK-A) costs more than four times the median annual salary in the U.S. Show More Summary

7 Clues That Your 401(k) Plan Sucks

Getty Images The Supreme Court recently heard arguments in a case about 401(k) retirement plans. Tibble v. Edison International raises questions about an employer's duty to offer low-cost options in a 401(k). While the decision in the...Show More Summary

You Should Get to Know These Stock Market Royals

vasabii America may have thrown off a king as head of state hundreds of years ago, yet royalty continues to not only survive but thrive on our stock exchanges. A small, very select group of companies known as the Dividend Aristocrats have pumped out comparatively rich gains for decades. Show More Summary

The Simple Email Trick That Could Protect Your Identity

William Perugini/Shutterstock By Adam Levin "Having two identities for yourself is an example of a lack of integrity," Mark Zuckerberg proclaimed in "The Facebook Effect." Easy for him to say. Facebook (FB) has made a mint on data integrity- -- our personal information yoked to likes and dislikes sold to the highest bidder. Show More Summary

How to Keep Your Online Tax Returns Safe From Thieves

Shutterstock By Molly McCluskey After several states suspended e-filing through the popular online tax preparer, TurboTax itself temporarily pulled the plug on its state tax return e-filing services due to security concerns. The company,...Show More Summary

Wall Street This Week: Spain Mobilizes; Staples Steps Up

Manu Fernandez/APVisitors at the Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona, Spain, February 2014 From the resurgence of a trendy smartphone accessory-maker to challenges for a once-thriving teen apparel retailer, here are some of...Show More Summary

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