Find out why Social Security wants this woman to pay back $50,000 - LearnVest Retailers that let you stack coupons - Lifehacker Yes, you can recover from a work crisis - DailyWorth How this woman escaped college with zero debt - HuffPost...Show More Summary
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said three companies that serviced and financed high-interest online loans had violated federal laws as well as state ones.
Trying to calm Platinum Card customers who lost the American-US Air lounge benefits, American Express might not have expected the response from those who did not get anything.
The $13 Cree bulb is long lasting, comes with an unmatched 10-year warranty, dims without any flickering or buzzing, and can easily replace a 60-watt incandescent bulb. A good LED bulb needs to replicate an incandescent bulb as closely as it can while keeping energy use low. Show More Summary
Before you run out to buy a lottery ticket for Tuesday's $550 million Mega Millions drawing, there's something you need to know. The fourth-largest prize in US history could likely turn out to be a curse for whoever wins it. Most people...Show More Summary
Santa might keep track of who has been naughty or nice, but increasingly fine-tuned marketers track what you’re shopping for, and that can mean a pre-Christmas peek at holiday surprises when online ads pop up on shared family computers and devices.With online shopping set to become the No. Show More Summary
By recognizing the role of marginal utility, we can avoid the costly mistake of expecting the new shoes we buy today to make us happier than the pair we bought last week.
Exxon (XOM) and IBM (IBM) led the blue chips higher Monday as investors moved beyond talk about Fed tapering, at least for a day. After two straight weekly losses, the major averages posted strong gains to open the new week. Getty Images The...Show More Summary
Shopping online is incredibly easy and a huge time saver, but if you get something and decide that it’s not right for you, it’s a bummer to have to shell out cash to return it. More and more retailers are wising up that if they offer customers free returns, we’ll be more likely to order [...]
Over the past 50 years, both the way the federal government spends money and what the government spends money on has changed a lot.
There are many homeowners who are anxiously waiting to put their homes for sale on the market, but who don’t aren’t sure if the timing is right. For those who are selling their homes for the first time, it can be stressful. No one can predict what will happen, but there are definitely times, when you […]
Two of the biggest principles of frugality often seem to point people in opposite directions. On one side, we have the idea of minimizing the amount you spend. It’s often a good goal to plan nutritious meals for the week with minimum...Show More Summary
The internet is a sprawling and mysterious place, as anyone who's spent two minutes on Google — and certainly anyone involved with web publishing — can attest. It's a thrumming hive filled with vast amounts of data, knowledge, commerce, and media and an equally vast number of gloriously bizarre arguments, grumpy cats, and adorable sloths. Show More Summary
The holiday season is supposed to be cheerful, but the stress of finding the right gift and stretching your budget can make it anything but. Keeping a generous spirit isn’t always easy when you’re worried about staying on track. Luckily there are a few ways to give generously this season with minimal budget damage. In [...]
Alamy Americans spend more than $340 billion a year on clothes and shoes. Unfortunately for American factory workers, almost all of that money heads directly overseas. That's the upshot of a story that appeared in The New York Times recently. Show More Summary
"Do I have enough in my checking account to go out tonight? Phew, yes -- but only for two drinks!" That's how most of us manage our money. But if you ever want to see the other side of a million bucks (or just get out of your money rut), you totally have to take 30 minutes and do what I do every three months. Show More Summary
I attended two colleges. My undergraduate degree was earned at a university that is considered both private and public; it has a private charter and obtains a good portion of its funding from the private sector, but it does receive some state assistance and was a land-grant university. Years after completing my bachelor’s degree, I [...]Show More Summary
If you're looking for a cute and creative DIY stocking stuffer, painted pencils would make a great gift. Not only are they pretty to look at, but they are also practical. They can make great gifts for people of all ages from kids who like to doodle to adults who like to spend Sunday mornings sipping on coffee and working on crossword puzzles. Show More Summary
So you’re at the mall or sitting in front of your computer racking up on holiday gifts and all the while you’re concerned that using your credit card was a bad idea. Stop listening to the haters! Using a credit card for your holiday shopping is not only the safest option, especially when shopping online, [...]
The London-based real estate consultancy Knight Frank has released the latest reading of its Global House Price Index, showing that residential prices are now 4% higher than their previous peak in 2008 and 12.7% higher than their 2009 low. Show More Summary