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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. Cardhub.com…

    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.

    Credit.com
  • 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…

    Bankrate.com
  • 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 CreditCards.com. ...

    CNNMoney.com
  • 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 Times34 mins ago
  • For Angola, plunging oil price jeopardises budget

    With oil prices collapsing over 50 percent in the past six months, Angola -- Africa's second-largest oil producer -- has had to introduce austerity measures and overhaul its budget to deal with a severe drop in expected revenue. "We will go through a difficult time now because the government…

    AFP36 mins ago
  • 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.

    Entrepreneur
  • 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
  • Rise in second jobs makes UK a nation of grafters

    The UK is becoming a nation of grafters. With living standards at their lowest in a decade and real-term wages falling 8 per cent since the financial crisis, more people are cramming extra work into evenings, ...

    Financial Times
  • Whiskey To Get Frisky In The Coming Years

    A study by the International Wine and Spirit Research for Vinexpo showed that consumer preferences are changing as the popularity of speciality cocktails rises around the world. The study examined consumption ...

    Benzinga
  • Making it less costly for first-time homebuyers

    Government policy changes aim to help first-time homebuyers.

    USA TODAY
  • Ctrl + ← Getting To Work, Erotica And Poop

    This is Ctrl + ←, our weekly data journalism roundup. You’ll find the most-read FiveThirtyEight articles of the past week, as well as gems we spotted elsewhere on the Internet. MOST READ What’s The Average Age Difference In A Couple? Meet The 80 People Who Are As Rich As Half The World Introducing…

    FiveThirtyEight
  • The 4 Tax Forms You Should Be Getting Soon

    They're beginning to come in the mail, but how do you know if something's missing? Here's a list of tax forms commonly sent out this time of year.

    Credit.com
  • Long-term car loans popular but pricey in long run

    Auto experts believe trend toward six- and seven-year loans will continue.

    USA TODAY