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  • Tax refunds will be cut for ACA recipients

    A significant benefit of the Affordable Care Act is the opportunity to receive money-saving tax credits up front to cut the overall cost of health insurance, but now hundreds of thousands of consumers could owe back some of that money next April.Those affected took advance payments of the premium…

    USA TODAY
  • The Steps To Success

    Who is the one person who has had the biggest impact on your life?

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  • Here's What Mark Cuban Wishes He Knew About Money In His 20s

    AP Mark Cuban is the owner of the Dallas Mavericks. Billionaire investor and entrepreneur Mark Cuban is generous with his advice. When we asked him what he wishes he'd known about money in his 20s, he said:

    Business Insider
  • At a Glance: the business dealings of Jeb Bush

    Jeb Bush entered the Florida governor's mansion in 1999 with a net worth of $2 million, a relatively modest fortune compared with others in the Bush family. Within months of leaving office, he started a consulting firm, registered as a broker for Lehman Brothers and joined a number of corporate…

    Associated Press
  • Oklahoma City oil producer unveils new formation

    An Oklahoma City-based energy company has unveiled a new formation in south-central Oklahoma that the company's CEO said will elevate the state as an oil producer. Continental Resources Inc. said western Oklahoma's Springer Shale deposit is in the heart of the South Central Oklahoma Oil Province,…

    Associated Press
  • Bill Gates Is At Least $6 Billion Richer Than He Was Six Months Ago, But Not From Microsoft

    In July, Bill Gates may or may not have lost his title as the world's richest man. According to Forbes, Gates has a net worth of almost $82 billion, which puts him in the No. 2 spot behind Mexican telecom magnate Carlos Slim, who's worth $85.4 billion. According to Bloomberg, Gates is still the…

    Business Insider
  • Silver Is Getting Crushed

    Silver is getting crushed. On Friday, Silver fell more than 3% to less than $18 an ounce, its lowest level in more than four years. The price of gold also fell about 0.8% and touched its lowest level since January.

    Business Insider
  • Pilot Delays His Flight for Alibaba Debut, Nabs Shares at $94

    Cory Frugé, a commercial airline pilot, first learned of Ltd. about four years ago when he set out to build a private runway on his property in Iota, La. He needed to buy lighting for the runway and in his search for affordable solar-powered lights he stumbled on Alibaba's website. On Friday…

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Often Overlooked Method to Pay Off Mortgage

    If you own a home and pay for a mortgage, you could reduce your payments by an average of $4,100 a year. Here is how it works.

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  • Rivals dash to support Apple Pay for fear of losing out

    Apple Pay preserves many existing relationships while inserting a new dominant player - itself - as kingmaker. The 800 million Apple users who have already connected credit and debit cards to iTunes accounts. "Apple's approach appears to be collaborative with traditional payment networks, instead…

    Reuters
  • Why you shouldn't buy Alibaba: Pros

    Alibaba (BABA) shares hit the market Friday amid much hype, becoming the biggest initial public offering in U.S. For one, since it's an IPO, it's probably overpriced, Barry James, president of James Advantage Fund, told CNBC. "When you look at initial public offerings, 80 percent of them lose money…

    CNBC
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    'Great Rotation' Into Stocks Runs Its Course

    Investors have been putting money back into bond funds as interest rates have unexpectedly dropped this year.

    Morningstar
  • Baby Boomers Beware: You May Need a Birth Certificate to Buy a Home

    One way a mortgage lender verifies a borrower’s identity is by their Social Security Number. If your Social Security number was not issued at birth, and you’re applying for a mortgage, you may need extra documentation to back it up. Why Social Security Numbers Are a Hot-Button Issue

    Credit.com
  • Can I Actually Rent-to-Own a Home?

    For them, a rent-to-own arrangement can appear to be an attractive option. During that time, the landlord/seller sets aside part of each month’s rent payment into an escrow account. When the lease is up, provided the payments have been made in a timely manner, the renter can use the money in the…

    Credit.com
  • Bundesbank warns of risky ECB 'change of course'

    The head of Germany's powerful Bundesbank sharply criticised what he called a radical new approach by the European Central Bank of easy money, in an interview published Sunday. The central bank chief, Jens Weidmann, told Der Spiegel news weekly that the bank's recent moves of setting interest rates…

    AFP
  • Wondering How You Could Save on Home Insurance?

    Get a quote from Farmers Insurance and discover how you could save. Speak with an agent to get the knowledge you need to make an informed decision.

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  • 6 Financial Moves to Help You Sleep Better at Night

    Have you ever spent sleepless nights worrying about your finances? Between battling debt, working to pay off a mortgage and planning for retirement, there is plenty to think about. But don’t let these worries keep you up at night — take action. Check

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  • Yahoo rakes in another jackpot from Alibaba's IPO

    Yahoo is making amends for years of blundering with one smart move: an early investment in Alibaba Group that has turned into a multibillion-dollar boon. The latest windfall came with Alibaba's record-setting IPO completed late Thursday, in which the Chinese e-commerce giant raised $25 billion.…

    Associated Press
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    A Favorable Prognosis for This Pharma Stock

    Recent clinical success in cystic fibrosis positions Vertex as a dominant player in this attractive rare-disease market.

    Morningstar
  • Why Warren Buffett hates gold

    Warren Buffett didn't become one of the greatest investors of our generation by investing in gold. Just take a look at part of a speech Buffett gave at Harvard in 1998 when he said of gold:"(It) gets dug out of the ground in Africa or someplace. Anyone watching from Mars would be scratching their…

    USA TODAY
  • Which to pay off first: credit cards or student loans?

    Dear Liz: I have $8,000 in savings. Should I use it to pay the accrued interest on federal student loans that go into repayment soon? Or should I pay credit card debts of $662 at 11.24%, $3,840 at 7.99% and $3,000 at 6.99%?

    Los Angeles Times
  • Ethiopian Air Places $2.1 Billion Order for Boeing 737s

    Ethiopian Airlines Enterprise, Africa ’s largest carrier by revenue, agreed to buy 20 redesigned 737 models valued at $2.1 billion in the largest single order for Boeing (BA) Co. planes by a carrier from the continent. The Boeing model will be a key component of the Addis Ababa-based carrier’s…

    Bloomberg
  • AARP® Auto Insurance Program from The Hartford

    50+? Request a free quote and you could save $404* on Auto Insurance from The Hartford!

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  • ETF Advantages Becoming More Apparent to Some

    It's hard to believe that more than two decades have passed since the first exchange-traded fund,  SPDR S&P 500 ETF  SPY , made its debut. ETFs also offer fund investors the ability to trade while markets are open, something traditional open-end mutual funds can't offer. This year, the conference…

    Morningstar