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  • Yahoo Finance playoffs: The retirement rumble

    As Super Bowl fever spreads, we here at Yahoo Finance wanted to put together our own roster of pro retirement tips to help you score big in 2015.

    Yahoo Finance
  • How much it takes to get into top 1% in every state

    Want to be part of the Top 1%? Move to Arkansas. The bar is much lower there. It only takes $228,298 to get into the upper echelon in Arkansas, according to a report from the left-leaning Economic Policy ...
  • When cutting corners costs you

    When it comes to money, it’s easy to think that you’re making the right decision in the moment. But when you cut corners in the short run, it could end up costing you.

    Yahoo Finance
  • 5 ways to save at Starbucks

    For those of you looking to save on your coffee habit, we tested five tried-and-true Starbucks hacks that’ll give you the caffeine fix you need, for less.

    Yahoo Finance
  • How one blogger paid off $55,000 of debt

    I am the former owner of a pile of consumer debt and it was several years of mindless consumption before I figured out how much it was costing me in terms of money and emotional stress. Your biggest enemy in your efforts to pay off debt are interest rates. Reduce interest rates.…

    U.S.News & World Report
  • Money Minute: What do you do when you find out your coworker earns more than you?

    Yahoo Finance's Mandi Woodruff offers tips on what to do if you find out your coworker earns more than you (for doing the exact same job).

    Yahoo Finance
  • 1 in 10 millennials overdraft more than 10 times a year

    You might be surprised at how stark the difference is between younger and older generations when it comes to overdrafting a checking account.
  • Motivate your millennial to save money now

    Millennials -- who have substantially lower incomes and bigger education debts than preceding generations -- now also have a negative 2 percent savings rate, according to Moody's Analytics' analysis of Federal Reserve data. "Parents think, 'Why would they listen to me now when they never did…
  • How This App Is Making Networking Less Work

    A one-stop networking tool called shows people their email recipients' social-media updates in one sidebar.

    Entrepreneur15 mins ago
  • 6 Best Practices for Working from Home

    When your office is located where you reside, productivity can go out the window. Or things are just too quiet. Here's how to maximize the benefits.

    Entrepreneur30 mins ago
  • Home of the Day: Free-flowing spaces in Trousdale Estates

    Set behind gates on in the Trousdale Estates area of Beverly Hills, this reimagined Midcentury is distinguished by its flat roof, clean lines and walls of glass. Slatted wood dividers lend an open feel ...

    Los Angeles Times
  • Savings Bonds: EE-I, EE-I, Oh!

    Savings bonds offer competitive yields, unquestioned safety and some unique tax features, too.

  • How to Buy Savings Bonds

    Buying savings bonds is easy, whether you get them online, at work or at your bank.

  • Financial supper clubs and gaming for Millennial investors

    Investment education is getting less stuffy -- and targeting young professionals.

  • Definitely buy these 15 things at a dollar store

    Money Talks News founder Stacy Johnson talked to a savings expert to find out what types of items you should definitely buy at a dollar store. Watch the video, and then keep reading for more dollar store deals. There is no reason to spend $4 to $5 or more on a greeting card when dollar stores…

    Money Talks News
  • 2014 New Home Sales Rise to 6-Year High

    The U.S. Census Bureau Tuesday morning released data on new single-family home sales for December.

    24/7 Wall St.
  • Which States Have the Most Unwanted Babies?

    The battle over abortion rights has resurfaced recently, as the new Republican-controlled Congress had to shelve a bill banning most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. In 28 of the 41 states for which 2006 and 2010 data were available, the rate of unintended pregnancies dropped by 5 percent of…

    The Fiscal Times
  • Fannie Mae TBAs follow bonds higher and pick up 7 ticks

    The Fannie Mae 3.5% TBA started the week at 105 1/32 and picked up 7 ticks to close at 105 7/32. Bonds rallied 4 basis points.

    Market Realist