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  • Retirement catch up: Saving after 50

    It’s never too late to start saving for retirement. Expert Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz shares what you can do to catch up in your fifties.

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  • Why we love retail brands that hate us

    Researchers have studied how interactions with rude salespeople at luxury brands affected the way consumers desired their brand.

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  • The Smart Way to Pay Off Your Mortgage

    If you own a home and pay for a mortgage, you could reduce your payments by as much as $3,000 a year. Here is how it works.

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  • Secrets on how to move up in your career

    Stand out and rise to the top of your career with these tips from career coach Caroline Ceniza-Levine.

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  • U.S. sues Amazon for kids' in-app charges without parental consent

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Amazon.com charged parents millions of dollars for in-app purchases that their children made without getting permission, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said in a lawsuit filed ...

    Reuters16 mins ago
  • 5 Questions To Answer It All About Annuities

    Annuities, like any other investment, make perfect sense in the right situation. In the wrong situation, they can cost you money – and even be dangerous.

    Wall St. Cheat Sheet20 mins ago
  • [video] Emmy 2014 Nominations: Surprises, Snubs

    HBO's "Game of Thrones" and "True Detective" were among the nominees for the Emmy Awards. But were there any snubs or surprises that left TV fans grumbling? WSJ's John Jurgensen joins ...

    MarketWatch35 mins ago
  • [video] FIlm Clip: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'

    Watch a clip from the film "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes." Starring Gary Oldman, Keri Russell, and Andy Serkis. (Photo/Video: 20th Century Fox)

    MarketWatch35 mins ago
  • [video] How to Teach Children to Be 'Good'

    What's the best way to teach children to repeat good behavior? Dr. Aliza Pressman, co-founder of the parenting resource SeedlingsGroup, discusses the power of praise on Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero. Photo: ...

    MarketWatch38 mins ago
  • Brand New Sleep-Aid Takes Walmart by Storm

    Discover a safe, natural sleep-aid that is helping people of all ages get the best sleep of their life.

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  • Why Crossovers Conquered the American Highway

    People call them crossovers, and they've grown from an interesting experiment by Toyota, Honda, and Subaru in the mid-1990s into the biggest thing in the car business since the sedan, which most people know simply as "the car." There were 24 parking spaces—and slotted into each and every one was a…

    The Atlantic46 mins ago
  • How Crossovers Colonized the American Highway

    People call them crossovers, and they've grown from an interesting experiment by Toyota, Honda, and Subaru in the mid-1990s into the biggest thing in the car business since the sedan, which most people know simply as "the car." There were 24 parking spaces—and slotted into each and every one was a…

    The Atlantic46 mins ago
  • Restaurant Payments App Cover Raises $5.5 Million From Spark Capital

    Cover wants to facilitate the process of paying your check at the end of the meal, removing friction and encouraging more restaurants to accept mobile payments. To get more restaurants — and users — signed ...

    TechCrunch53 mins ago
  • Medigap Vs. Medicare Advantage: Which Is Better?

    To protect against a huge bill for health costs Medicare doesn't cover, you need Medigap insurance or an HMO-like Medicare Advantage plan. How to choose.

    Investopedia59 mins ago
  • Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates tick higher; 30-year fixed averages 4.15%

    A favorable jobs report pushed mortgage rates slightly higher in this week’s survey of lenders by Freddie Mac, with the average for a 30-year fixed loan rising to 4.15% from 4.12% last week.

    Los Angeles Times
  • [video] FTC sues Amazon.com

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the FTC is suing Amazon.com over in-app purchases by children.

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  • Home Mortgage Rates Fall to 2.75%

    Refinancing your home could save you thousands. You might be overpaying each month. Lock in a rate as low as 2.75% (2.88% APR).

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  • Debt Settlement Plans May Put You Deeper in Debt

    Many creditors won't negotiate with for-profit debt settlement companies.

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  • Fewer Students Staying in College for a Second Year, Study Says

    The rate of students enrolling for a second fall term at any college -- known as persistence -- dropped 1.2 percentage points to 69 percent in Fall 2012 from Fall 2009, a study from the National Student Clearinghouse showed. The unemployment rate fell to 7.9 percent at the end of 2012 from 9.9…

    Bloomberg
  • Students Face Debt by 1,000 Fees

    Apparently, the University of California at Los Angeles is finding it hard to get top-notch artists to come play for students. Considering UCLA has 28,000 undergrads, that isn't going to cut it. Sure, the larger Royce Hall and Pauley Pavilion are also options, but Royce rents for about $15,000…

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  • The Tax Consequences of Losing Your Job

    Any time you encounter a major life change, whether it?s a marriage, divorce, buying a home or starting a business, it?s important to review the tax implications and create the best strategy--and that ...

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  • Today in Small Business: Pizza for Everyone!

    Gasoline prices are falling. Employers say they are struggling to find qualified workers. And where are all of the start-ups?

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  • Great Places to Retire Overseas

    For ideas on destinations that are off the well-worn path, we talked to Dan Prescher, senior editor of InternationalLiving.com and author of The International Living Guide to Retiring Overseas on a Budget; We also consulted International Living's Global Retirement Index, which ranks 24 countries…

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  • Dental Implants: What You Should Know

    Thinking of getting dental implants? There are critical things you should know before going under the knife for the perfect smile.

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