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  • Prescription drug prices are soaring – here's how to save

    Generic drug prices are soaring. Here's how to save at the pharmacy.

    Yahoo Finance
  • Don’t buy these 7 things at a dollar store

    Dollar stores can be great places to pick up inexpensive items, but sometimes you get what you pay for. If you would rather not reduce your home to embers, we suggest you steer clear of cords and electric devices from dollar stores. As far back as 1999, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission…

    Money Talks News
  • The most important money conversation you’re not having

    While death and estate planning can be a sensitive topic for families to broach, not having a plan in place can become an even bigger regret. To get started, here are three essential financial documents you need to prepare an estate plan.

    Yahoo Finance
  • Are millennials finally ready to buy their first home?

    Certainly many first-time homebuyers (most of whom are millennials) are in better financial shape than they were a year ago. This group is also more likely to remain single longer – which potentially reduces their purchasing power.

    The Fiscal Times
  • Money Minute: How much should I really be saving?

    We all know we should be saving. But how much? Yahoo Finance's Mandi Woodruff will tell you in this week’s Money Minute.

    Yahoo Finance
  • On-demand workers: ‘We are not robots’

    Is technology liberating or squeezing the new class of freelance labor?

    The Wall Street Journal
  • 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 ...

    CNNMoney.com
  • Creditors set to seize control of Towergate

    Towergate's senior creditors are set to seize control of the insurance broker in a restructuring of its £1bn debt burden that will wipe out the interest of its private equity backer Advent and also lead ...

    Financial Times49 mins ago
  • Greek FM asks European support for new deal to end debt 'addiction'

    Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said Sunday he wanted to reach a new debt deal with creditors within months to end his country's loan "addiction", as he embarked on a European tour to build support for a renegotiation of Greece's 240 billion-euro bailout. Kicking off his diplomatic charm…

    AFP
  • How to avoid tax headaches on health coverage

    The Affordable Care act is one of the biggest changes to the tax code in 20 years.

    USA TODAY
  • Is Job Hopping Losing Its Bad Rap? (Infographic)

    Changing jobs every couple of years is the new norm and it might even benefit your career. Just ask a millennial.

    Entrepreneur
  • Better Safe Than Sorry: How Startups are Staying Protected in Cyberspace

    Hackers and cyber thieves are attacking small businesses with alarming frequency. Find out how to stay safe.

    Entrepreneur
  • Veterans Hingis, Paes win Australian mixed doubles title

    Comeback queen Martina Hingis rolled back the years to claim her first Grand Slam title since 2006 on Sunday, clinching the Australian Open mixed doubles crown with fellow veteran Leander Paes. The old stagers, seeded seven, were in their first major outing as a pairing and drew on all their…

    AFP
  • Super Bowl Advertising Moves Beyond TV Commercials

    Editor’s Note: Scott Ferber is chairman and chief executive of the video technology services firm Videology, and the co-founder of Advertising.com (now a division of our parent, Aol).The Super Bowl has always been a showcase for cutting-edge advertisements –no surprise when you consider that last…

    TechCrunch
  • Greece on European charm offensive in search of debt relief

    Greece's new anti-austerity government was set to kick off its European charm offensive in Paris on Sunday seeking to renegotiate its 240 billion euro ($270 billion) bailout, though Germany has already refused to consider any debt relief. Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, who is looking to write…

    AFP
  • Democratising finance: Banking on big data

    Imagine if your bank sent you a financial health-check every morning, predicting how likely you were to go overdrawn that month. Or tracked the stores, cafés and restaurants where you spend money and sent ...

    Financial Times