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  • Making the most of your credit card rewards

    Whether it’s getting cash back, airline miles or just boosting your credit, we all want to feel like we’re winning the credit card rewards game.

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    Making the most of your credit card rewards

    Whether it’s getting cash back, airline miles or just boosting your credit, we all want to feel like we’re winning the credit card rewards game.

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  • Money Minute: Your credit score decoded

    Yahoo Finance's Mandi Woodruff tells you how your credit score is calculated.

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  • Money Minute: What happens if you don't pay your student loan bill?

    Miss a student loan payment? Yahoo Finance's Mandi Woodruff tells you what to expect.

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    Money Minute: What happens when you don't pay your student loans?

    So you skipped a student loan payment for one reason or another... now what?

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  • Holiday tipping: How not to be cheap

    With all the spending you need to do over the holidays, being generous to the people who make your life easier can be an added financial strain. How do you tip on a budget without being cheap?

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  • 7 ways you're using your credit card wrong

    When used properly, credit can be a powerful tool to build up your finances. Here are a few ways you may be using plastic the wrong way:

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  • The reign of payday lenders may soon be over

    After decades of operating as wardens of modern-day debtors’ prisons, the reign of payday lenders may soon be over.

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  • Croatians with Swiss franc loans protest 'debt slavery'

    Thousands of Croatians with loans denominated in Swiss francs took to the streets of Zagreb Sunday to protest the increased debt burden caused by a surge in the Swiss currency. The police estimated that up to 10,000 people took part in the protest by demonstrators accusing the Croatian government…

    AFP
  • Save On Groceries Without Sacrificing Health

    Savings begin and end at home. From planning to purchasing to preserving, every interaction you have with produce can increase the longevity of groceries and decrease the bottom line at the cashier. Thankfully, ...

    Benzinga
  • How to Stash Half Your Income in Savings

    If you are looking to scrimp and put as much as you can away for the future, here are some tips for extreme saving.

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  • Purchase Applications Fall as Mortgage Rates Rise

    D.R. Horton is rolling out a new brand targeted to the first-time homebuyer. Household formation numbers have shot up in the last few months.

    Market Realist
  • You wouldn't believe how much these jobs pay

    We identified a few jobs you can land without a college degree that’ll pay you more than the average American income of around $47,000.

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  • Deutsche Bank Hit with $2.5B Fine Over Rate Rigging - Analyst Blog

    Deutsche Bank AG (DB) reached a settlement with the U.S. and British authorities, resolving a prolonged investigation over its alleged role in manipulation of the interbank offered rates benchmarks like London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR).

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  • Greece: Two long months of fraught debt talks

    Greece had set a self-imposed deadline of Friday to come to a deal with its creditors to unlock 7.2 billion euros in bailout funds and stave off default. The European Union, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund agreed to continue providing financing for the country until…

    AFP
  • 'Up to 40% facing mortgage trap'

    Around 40% of homeowners with mortgages could struggle to move because they would not qualify for a new loan under tough new rules

    BBC News
  • Have you done this with your 401(k)?

    To make sure you're on track for a secure retirement, regularly reassess your 401(k)'s asset allocation, fees and savings rate.

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