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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 ...
  • 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…

    FiveThirtyEight17 mins ago
  • 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.com21 mins ago
  • How History and Adversity Pushed an Entrepreneur to Shark Tank Success

    The creator of a tool that teaches people to play guitar took advantage of a moment of creativity that resulted from hard circumstances.

  • Retirees: Are You Spending Too Much?

    The 4% guideline can put you in the right ballpark, but the best spending policies factor in time horizon, asset allocation, and market fluctuations.

  • Accumulators: Is Your Retirement Plan on Track?

    Rules of thumb won't cut it for this important question; how to customize based on your own situation.

  • 9 Ways to Secure Your Financial Accounts From Cyber Thievery

    Cyber security experts offer tips for more secure log-ins, app usage, and ongoing account monitoring.

  • Rebalancing Methods Run the Gamut

    Readers explain how they return their portfolios to their target allocations, or why they don't bother.

  • The Forgotten New Year's Resolution: Life Insurance

    What you don't know about life insurance — or procrastinating about buying it — might not hurt you, but it could devastate people you love.
  • How Greece's election works

    + 9.8 million Greek voters are eligible to cast ballots to elect 300 lawmakers in the unicameral parliament. Of these, 238 lawmakers are directly elected, 12 are honorific seats proportionately assigned to parliamentary parties, and the remaining 50 seats are given to the top party as a bonus to…

  • The week: January 26

    C Nine big fund managers, led by Fidelity, will launch a dark pool for equity trading. The project, called Luminex, will be a venue for buyside firms to buy and sell very large tranches of stocks to each ...

    Financial Times