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  • 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.

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  • 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
  • 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.

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  • 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).

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  • 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…
  • 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 ...
  • 7 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Raise

    If your salary has just increased — or you're just hoping it will — bone up on some smart ways to use your raise.

    Credit.com39 mins ago
  • Taxing the Wealthy Promotes Economic Growth

    I have no idea whether or not Mitt Romney will run for president, and if he does, if he will get the nomination. One of the fiercely debated issues in the last presidential election was taxation of the wealthy, and Republican proposals similar to those Romney made when he ran against Obama ––…

    The Fiscal Times
  • Californians received $3.2 billion in Obamacare premium subsidies

    Californians received $3.2 billion in Obamacare premium subsidies during the rollout of the federal health law last year.

    Los Angeles Times
  • Medicare to transform how it pays doctors and hospitals

    The Obama administration outlined ambitious new goals Monday to transform over the next four years the way that the gargantuan Medicare program pays doctors and hospitals, rewarding providers that achieve ...

    Los Angeles Times
  • Moody's assigns provisional ratings to STACR 2015-DN1

    Approximately $700 million of asset backed securities rated. New York, January 26, 2015-- Moody's Investors Service has assigned provisional ratings to eleven classes of notes on STACR 2015- DN1, a securitization ...

  • Who wins in the City National bank sale

    Royal Bank of Canada's purchase of City National Corp., the priciest bank deal since the financial crisis, will create major expansion opportunities for the L.A. banking firm's key businesses — wealth ...

    Los Angeles Times
  • Alibaba Affiliate Ant Credit Launches $80M Financing Program For Female Entrepreneurs In China

    Ant Credit, a company affiliated with e-commerce giant Alibaba, announced today that it will set up a financing program for female entrepreneurs in China with a 500 million RMB ($80 million) loan from International Finance Corp (IFC).The loan program can potentially boost the amount of borrowers…

  • The Most Surprising Tax Complaint in America

    Tax ID theft has grown so quickly that it accounts for one-third of all consumer complaints about the crime, the Federal Trade Commission said Monday.
  • VIDEO: From tennis baseline to boardroom

    Retirement can be uncertain for former professional tennis players - but some are finding new ways to employ their skills.

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