• 7 ways you're using your credit card wrong

    When used properly, credit can be a powerful tool to build up your finances. Here are a few ways you may be using plastic the wrong way:

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  • Debt collectors are now preying on other debt collectors

    The debt collections industry in the U.S. is so under-regulated that even debt collectors are getting scammed by debt collectors. Here's how to respond when debt collectors call.

    Yahoo Finance
  • The reign of payday lenders may soon be over

    After decades of operating as wardens of modern-day debtors’ prisons, the reign of payday lenders may soon be over.

    Yahoo Finance
  • 2 More Reasons To Worry About Stocks

    With the Fed meeting finally out of the way, traders can now turn their attention to other things happening in the markets such as rising interest rates, the wild action in the currency markets (if you ...

  • 6 savings tricks that can backfire

    Some well-intentioned money moves can end up doing more harm than good. Here are some ways to 'save' money that can come back to bite you.

  • The secret to retiring early

    Early retirement isn't only about saving up enough money to quit your job. Many people are pushed or pulled into early retirement by their employer, family or both. I was sick of my job, and all I could think about was how great it would be if I could afford to take early retirement.

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  • 8 ways to protect your identity while online shopping

    To avoid becoming a victim, consider taking steps now to keep your financial accounts and personal information safe. The cyber security company LogRhythm points out that because so many people now shop from mobile devices, which are often less protected than computers, and the volume of purchases…

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  • 2 IPO ETFs Set To Add Alibaba Group Holding Ltd

    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE: BABA ) debuted on Friday morning to much fanfare from investors. In addition to affecting  social media users and analysts , the IPO could also have an impact on two ETFs ...

  • If you get hacked, are you safer with a credit card or debit card?

    Bob notes that when something bad happens with his credit cards, he receives a notice from the bank, new plastic and no financial headaches.

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  • Home Depot tops Target for the biggest credit card breach

    Yahoo Finance's Aaron Task and Jeff Macke discuss the massive credit card breach at Home Depot.

    Yahoo Finance
  • 5 Guidelines to Maximize Freelance Employees

    Your business might be small, but its look and feel doesn’t have to be. Hiring outside help is quick and effective.

  • The 5 Pitfalls of Decision-Making, and How to Avoid Them

    It’s important for leaders to set the 'organizational guardrails' that foster a single, uniformed direction.

  • The Starting Out Guide to Cheap International Travel

    Save on flights, lodging, ground transportation and more, so you can explore the world while you're still young.

  • Exclusive: Northfield Bancorp, Inc. Top Executives On Growth, M&A And More

    Trading at just a fraction of its tangible book value, Northfield Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFBK ) is one of the best banks to invest in, according to community bank stock-picking expert , Tim Melvin. With ...

  • 10 Steps to Writing a Will

    "If it's Uncle Henry, and Uncle Henry is an idiot, you have a problem," says Ben Neiburger, an elder law attorney at Generation Law Ltd., based in Elmhurst, Illinois. Neiburger adds that if you designate one of your children as the executor, and your kids don't get along, that could also be a…

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  • How to Earn Airline Miles Without Flying

    These four strategies will help you accumulate points toward free flights.

  • Retirement savings gap widens between rich and poor

    When it comes to retirement savings, the gap between the rich and poor is growing dramatically. Last year, the typical 55- to 64-year-old household had just $111,000 saved in their 401(k)s and IRAs, which ...

  • 6 Things You Must Know About Pet Insurance

    Premiums aren't cheap, but coverage can help defray the cost of big-ticket vet bills.

  • From Studio 8H, It's the Saturday Night Live Credit Card

    Finally, a credit card that reflects your enthusiasm for things like the Bass-o-Matic '76, Mom Jeans and Baby Spanx: The Saturday Night Live credit card.