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Score Savings on Sports Tickets -- Savings Experiment

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4 Dividend Stocks to Avoid

Getty Images By Anne Kates Smith What's not to like about dividends? Income-seeking investors have flocked to them in recent years as interest rates have plunged. So have investors worried about an aging bull market and those seeking...Show More Summary

770 Accounts 101: Life Insurance Hope or Hype?

Shutterstock You may have seen ads talking about "secret 770 accounts," financial vehicles that let you retire 100 percent tax free, aren't reportable to the IRS and never go down in value. Many of these ads have a tone that says "scam" to the more cautious investor. Show More Summary

How to Raise Your Credit Score 100 Points in 6 Months

Shutterstock By Nicholas Pell NEW YORK -- You might be surprised at just how much progress you can make in improving your credit in six months or a year. In fact, with a few nifty tricks, you can boost your credit score some 50 to 100...Show More Summary

How to Save Money in September

David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesElectronics and clothing are on sale this month. By Jon Lal September is sandwiched between the final days of summer and the cooler months leading up to the holidays, making it a unique shopping season. Show More Summary

Market Wrap: Stocks' Worst Month in 3 Years Ends on Sour Note

Richard Drew/AP By Noel Randewich NEW YORK -- Wall Street ended lower Monday and wrapped up its worst month since 2012 after a senior Federal Reserve official heightened fears among investors of a potential U.S. interest hike in September. Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said Saturday that U.S. Show More Summary

Jeep Recalls 206,668 Cherokee SUVs for Wiper Defect

Carlos Osorio/AP2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk DETROIT -- Fiat Chrysler (FCAU) is recalling 206,668 Jeep Cherokee SUVs because the windshield wipers can stop working unexpectedly. Cherokees from the 2014 model year are affected. There are 158,671 in the U.S., 18,366 in Canada and 3,582 in Mexico. Show More Summary

Is Cheap Gas Worth the Trip? -- Savings Experiment

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Blue Bell Resumes Selling Ice Cream After Listeria Recall

Jamie Squire/Getty Images BRENHAM, Texas -- Blue Bell ice cream is back. Blue Bell Creameries has resumed selling its products in select locations Monday, four months after the Texas-based retailer halted sales due to listeria contamination. Blue...Show More Summary

Market Wrap: Stocks End Flat in Quiet End to Dramatic Week

Richard Drew/AP By Noel Randewich NEW YORK -- Wall Street ended a tumultuous week with a flat close Friday as investors shrugged off concerns that a September rate rise was more likely than some investors expected. Shares traded lower...Show More Summary

Fed Official Indicates September Rate Hike Still Possible

Susan Walsh/APFederal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer By MARTIN CRUTSINGER WASHINGTON -- Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said Friday that incoming economic data and market developments will likely determine whether the...Show More Summary

Ashley Madison CEO Steps Down in Wake of Hacking

Eugene Hoshiko/APNoel Biderman, CEO of Avid Life Media, poses during a 2014 photo session. By BREE FOWLER NEW YORK -- The CEO of the company that runs adultery website Ashley Madison is stepping down in the wake of the massive breach of the company's computer systems and outing of millions of its members. Avid Life Media Inc. Show More Summary

Christmas in August: Walmart's Holiday Layaway Comes Early

Danny Johnston/AP NEW YORK -- Walmart is giving customers a head start on holiday shopping, launching its annual layaway program two weeks earlier than last year. It's the latest sign of retailers getting more aggressive about grabbing holiday shoppers early. Show More Summary

Should You Go Back to School in Your 20s and 30s?

Shutterstock I'm in my mid-thirties. I've cobbled together a career I'm happy with, a little more than 10 years after I finished a two-year degree at a tiny school. It has been hard work and it has paid off. But I can imagine how it just as easily might not have paid off. Show More Summary

Market Wrap: Wall Street Chalks Up Biggest Gain in 4 Years

Andrew Burton/Getty Images By Noel Randewich NEW YORK -- Wall Street racked up its biggest one-day gain in four years on Wednesday as fears about China's economy gave way to bargain hunters emboldened by expectations the U.S. Federal...Show More Summary

Kraft Heinz Recalls Over 2 Million Pounds of Turkey Bacon

JeepersMedia/Flickr NEW YORK -- Kraft Heinz Foods Co. (KHC) is recalling more than 2 million pounds of turkey bacon products that may be unsafe because they could possibly spoil before the "Best When Used By" date. The US. Department...Show More Summary

5 Surprising Stocks That Have More Than Doubled in 2015

Richard Drew/AP This has been a rough month -- and a rough year -- for the stock market. Some may argue that it's hard to make money in this climate, but some investors have actually made a lot of it. Let's go over a few of the stocks that have more than doubled in 2015 as of the Aug. Show More Summary

Burger King to McDonald's: Let's Make a McWhopper

Don Ryan/AP NEW YORK -- This probably isn't what the United Nations had in mind when it established the International Day of Peace: Burger King is asking McDonald's to join forces to create a "McWhopper." In full-page newspaper ads Wednesday,...Show More Summary

Market Wrap: Stock Rally Goes Up in Smoke, Indexes End Lower

Spencer Platt/Getty Images By Noel Randewich NEW YORK -- A strong rally on Wall Street evaporated Tuesday and stocks ended with deep losses as concerns about China's economy outweighed lower valuations that some saw earlier as bargains. In...Show More Summary

Federal Budget Deficit Forecast to Slip to $426 Billion

Andrew Harnik/APTreasury Secretary Jacob Lew By ALAN FRAM WASHINGTON -- In a report providing political ammunition to both parties, Congress' official budget analyst projected Tuesday that this year's federal deficit will drop to $426...Show More Summary

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