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  • 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
  • The 10 best checking accounts of 2015

    A checking account isn't just a checking account anymore -- it can do so much more. Aside from paying your bills and funding everyday expenses, a good checking account can help you save money and reach your financial goals. Banks are going above and beyond basic free checking in 2015 by providing…

    U.S.News & World Report
  • 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
  • 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…
  • 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
  • 3 secrets to a better job (and more money)

    Career advancement tips are a dime a dozen. Update your LinkedIn profile with your latest achievements. List your core competencies and your career objective on your resumé.

    The Fiscal Times
  • Many spouses are cheating -- financially

    If you're keeping financial secrets from your spouse, you're not alone. One in five Americans has hidden a purchase of $500 or more from their significant other, according to a new study from ...
  • Activists Fight Merger of Two Companies Accused of Preying on Students

    The campaign against the deal between Corinthian Colleges and ECMC gains steam, and the $24 million acquisition hits roadblocks

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  • Boehner and McConnell Skewer Obama’s SOTU Plans

    Seated side by side on national television, House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for the first time offered their unvarnished assessment of President Obama’s State of the Union address last week — and it wasn’t pretty. In a joint interview with 60 Minutes aired…

    The Fiscal Times
  • VIDEO: How car blogger made a million

    Datshiane Navanayagam meets Adam Ebrahim, founder and boss of popular car enthusiasts website Car Throttle.

    BBC News
  • The petrol head and his hit car website

    The young car fan whose website is a growing hit with petrolheads

    BBC News
  • China: Monopoly position

    When US chipmaker Qualcomm was threatened with a fine of $1bn for violating China's antitrust law in 2013, it took a novel approach: it decided to defend itself. This was considered an unusual move in ...

    Financial Times
  • Banks compete on free credit score offers

    New programs this year will give millions of consumers access to their score for free.

  • Wang Chunqi, China's first MBA graduate

    Historians date the beginning of China's modern economy from 1978, two years after the death of Mao Zedong and the end of the disastrous cultural revolution. But many modern institutions, notably in business ...

    Financial Times
  • How This Mompreneur Cut Down on Child-Care Costs

    Trying to get a business off the ground is hard enough. This entrepreneur found a way to better manage her business to fit her children's schedule.

  • Romanians protest Swiss franc loans repayments

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Hundreds of people have protested in Romania against high repayments for Swiss franc loans, blaming the banks for offering deceptively cheap loans and calling on the government to regulate hard currency loans.

    Associated Press