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Finding 'Money & Happiness': How To Remove Credit Card Debt

Posted 01.07.2012 | Fifty

When you get deep into credit card debt, it can feel like a financial storm. That’s the story for a social worker named Heather who has $30,000 in d...

Mom Of Five Gets Budgeting Advice

Posted 12.31.2011 | Fifty

In the midst of a divorce, a mom of five faces a financial horror story: $40,000 in credit card debt, a huge mortgage payment and minimal college savi...

Budgeting Advice For A Single Mom In Debt

Posted 12.31.2011 | Parents

In the midst of a divorce, a mom of five faces a financial horror story: $40,000 in credit card debt, a huge mortgage payment and minimal colleg...

WATCH: Tackling Your Child's Student Loan Debt

Posted 12.24.2011 | Fifty

How do you avoid sending your kid off into the world without a pile of student loan debt? One key is to figure out the real, bottom-line price of a sp...

WATCH: Is It Smart To Throw Your Savings Into A Mortgage?

Posted 12.17.2011 | Fifty

Paul, 62, is like a lot of people near retirement: He wants a safe place to invest his money. But the interest rates on savings accounts barely keep u...

Why Some Women Are More Confident About Their Retirement Plans

DailyFinance | Posted 12.06.2011 | Women

A new study of 1,000 Americans ages 50 to 70 finds that women face unique risks in retirement, but some are more confident than others about those cha...

WATCH: Recipe For Financial Success

Posted 05.23.2012 | Fifty

We're delighted to launch the first episode of an ongoing video series called 'Money and Happiness.' Laura Rowley, a columnist for DailyFinance and...

How To Survive The Stock Market's Wild Ride

Daily Finance | Posted 10.06.2011 | Black Voices

The stock-market roller coaster has been wild enough to make even the most stoic, stiff-necked investors queasy. After falling in 10 out of the last 1...

10 Best Colleges for Financial Aid

Posted 10.03.2011 | Black Voices


Investing In Local Businesses Can Do You Well, Them Good

Daily Finance | Loren Berlin | Posted 09.24.2011 | Business

When it comes to my money, I often feel like I have to choose between "doing good" -- that is, using it to improve the world by, say, donating to char...

Tattoos: An Oddly Recession-Proof Industry

Daily Finance | Loren Berlin | Posted 09.14.2011 | Business

In today's challenging economy, when unemployment continues to hover near 9%, people are also choosing to remove tattoos to appeal to potential employ...

How Swipe Fees Affect Customers

Daily Finance | Regina Lewis | Posted 09.12.2011 | Business

Swipe fees are the charges retailers pay when they allow you to use plastic at their store. In reviewing the comments and speaking about the story on ...

Watch: Why Teeny Bikinis Have Such Big Price Tags

DailyFinance | Loren Berlin | Posted 08.09.2011 | Home

The world's most expensive bikini costs $30 million. It's made entirely of diamonds and platinum, and came to prominence in 2006, when model Molly Sim...

What to Consider When Offered a Severance Package

Don McNay | Posted 07.28.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Economic decisions shouldn't be ignored. Some severance packages are lucrative and offered on a one time basis. Financial considerations are one part of the package, not the whole package.

Surprising Celebrities On Corporate Boards

DailyFinance | MATTHEW SCOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Do celebrity board members help a company? Surprisingly, recent research suggests that celebrity board appointments can add as much as 2% to the price...

It's a Tough Time to Be a New Media Child

Jarvis Coffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jarvis Coffin

Every time media companies take a step or two towards the invisible fence line surrounding the free content playground online, the dog collar starts spitting electrodes.