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One third of consumers have never checked their credit report, a new survey finds.
The implosion of Corinthian brings into focus the risky gamble students can make in pursuing higher education.
Sure, it’s better than your magnetic stripe card. But many U.S. bank issuers are not choosing to migrate to the most secure system set-up.
The math for raising a child is changing, and millennial parents are facing a double disadvantage when it comes to affording a family.
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO.) is calling for the GAO to study the impact of the government garnishing the Social Security benefits of older Americans with student debt.
If college costs keep rising as they have been, new moms might want to open a savings account before they’ve even built the crib.
Depending on where people live, how many children they have and what their health care needs are, a $75,000 salary might not leave much to spare.
As prepaid cards become more popular, some issuers are scaling back their fees. Still, navigating the rules can be tricky.
Fair Isaac is introducing a new scoring model that includes cable and utility payments -- the latest effort in a movement to broaden access to credit.
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At Western Union, mobile payments are still the smallest part of the business — but the fastest growing.
Baby boomers rethinking retirement
“What people need is a sabbatical to think about what to do next.”
How one entrepreneur paid his debts
“Make more than what you spend. Invest the difference wisely.”
David T. Fagan
A father says he isn’t saving for college
“My kids all know that if they want to go to college they have to pay for it.”
Living longer means working longer, too
“Longevity is both a risk and an opportunity.”
Europe’s economy is crummy. Invest!
“It’s unbelievable what’s going on in Europe.”
David R. Bell
Your neighborhood’s influence on how you shop online
“The longer you save, the better your chances are.”
Getting people to save more
Staging a turnaround at UBS
“The great time to take over any team is when they’re in their worst shape.”
To fix your finances, author Carl Richards suggests writing down what matters.
The Vermont gas station attendant who quietly accumulated a fortune.
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