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3 Simple, Awesome Recipes for Thanksgiving Leftovers

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Which States Tax Social Security?

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6 Ways Warehouse Stores Get You to Spend Too Much

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5 Things to Do on Black Friday Instead of Shopping

Getty ImagesSpend Black Friday making a list of thoughtful gifts - instead of grabbing discounted items your friends probably don't want. By Trent HammBlack Friday -- the day after Thanksgiving -- has become associated with a huge rush of shopping for many Americans. Show More Summary

Never Skip This Home Winterizing Task -- Savings Experiment

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A Look at the Hot Toys for Holiday 2015

Mark Lennihan/APMarvel Avengers Remote Control Hulk Smash XPV from Jakks Pacific NEW YORK -- Which toys will warm the hearts of parents and kids for the holiday 2015 shopping season?Holiday toys hit the shelves in recent weeks. And so far, just as in the past few years, there's no single hot toy emerging. Show More Summary

Cheap Gas Fueling Expanded Thanksgiving Travel Day

Matt York/APA motorist fuels his vehicle Tuesday in Gilbert, Ariz. With Thanksgiving gas prices at its cheapest since 2008, the number of travelers is expected to rise. By JUSTIN PRITCHARDLOS ANGELES -- An expanded version of America's...Show More Summary

Should I File Bankruptcy? If I Do, Should I Feel Guilty?

Shutterstock By Stacy JohnsonI get a lot of questions about the best way to get out of debt, but few about the morality of different choices. Here's a reader email that addresses the issue. My name is Jodi. I currently owe about $20,000 in credit card debt. Show More Summary

Should You Pay to Make Mobile Deposits with Your Smartphone?

Getty Images By Robert McGarveyThe money question is blunt: should you pay -- will you pay -- to make deposits with your smartphone by clicking a picture? Know this: Some banks charge for mobile deposit, typically at 50 cents a deposited item, sometimes more.It may be free at your bank. Show More Summary

Help! I Was Sold a Bad Home. Now What?

Getty Images By Geoff WilliamsSometimes all the safeguards the real estate industry has put in place to help prevent buyer's remorse after purchasing a house still don't work.The process takes time for a reason, and you aren't getting a home inspection for the fun of it. Show More Summary

Top 5 Stores for the Best Black Friday Deals Online in 2015

David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images By Donna DoyleAlmost every major retailer has unveiled their Black Friday ad by now, and even a week out, some of our predictions have been blown out of the water by lower prices. Many will definitely qualify for the coveted coveted Editors' Choice nod. Show More Summary

How Much Will Your Medicare Part B Premiums Cost in 2016?

Getty Images By Kimberly LankfordQ. How much will I have to pay each month for Medicare Part B in 2016? Will there be a huge jump in premiums, as originally predicted?A. Medicare beneficiaries who have Part B premiums withheld from their Social Security checks -- about 70 percent of beneficiaries -- will continue to pay $104.90 a month for Part B. Show More Summary

3 Tips for Your Holiday Gift Budget -- Savings Experiment

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Market Wrap: Stocks Up, Driven by Energy Amid Global Tension

Richard Drew/AP By Sinead CarewNEW YORK -- U.S. shares closed higher Tuesday as energy stocks rose along with oil prices after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border.The three major U.S. indexes recovered from a morning sell-off that was triggered by the overseas news despite some strong U.S. Show More Summary

Nine Fed Banks Called for Discount Rate Hike, Minutes Show

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen By Lindsay DunsmuirWASHINGTON -- The number of regional Federal Reserve banks pushing for a hike in what commercial banks are charged for emergency loans rose to nine in October, a sign the U.S. Show More Summary

7 Financial Blunders You Should Avoid in Marriage

Getty Images Marriage is amazing.That is, if all goes well. And many times, it doesn't.There are many issues married couples must deal with that singles don't experience -- and they aren't simple issues to solve, either.Think about it. Show More Summary

Consumers, Stores Face Off Over Depth of Holiday Discounts

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesTarget shoppers on Black Friday, November 2014 By Kylie Gumpert and Nandita BoseNEW YORK and CHICAGO -- Target's (TGT) 10 percent discount on a $30.49 pair of embroidered curtains wasn't nearlyShow More Summary

Third-Quarter GDP Growth Revised Upward to 2.1%

David Goldman/AP By Lucia MutikaniWASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy grew at a healthier clip in the third quarter than initially thought, suggesting resilience that could help give the Federal Reserve confidence to raise interest ratesShow More Summary

Will You Be a Credit Card Fraud Victim This Holiday Season?

Getty Images By Robert McGarveyThree letters may spell trouble for you in the frantic shopping season that is about to explode: CNP, which stands for Card Not Present. That -- obviously -- is how online merchants process payments (unlike, say, a local pizzeria, they never see or touch the plastic). Show More Summary

Busted! The 14 Biggest Myths About Black Friday

J Pat Carter/AP Every year, savvy shoppers find deep discounts online and in stores on Black Friday. Whether they're looking for the newest, most advanced tech device or the perfect outfit for New Year's Eve, buyers know retailers will...Show More Summary

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