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What Einstein Taught Me About Death: 5 Reasons to Write a Will Today

Steve Mariotti | Posted 11.08.2014 | Money
Steve Mariotti

Whether you are looking to ensure your children's safety and future, or dictate how much of your earnings go back into the tax system, writing a will is an essential action and we can all benefit from taking advice from a genius like Einstein here.

If 2 Percent Is the New 4 Percent, Where Would the Economy Go From There? Let's Think It Uber!

Terry Connelly | Posted 08.12.2014 | Business
Terry Connelly

Renting a house, snagging a ride on your smartphone, and de-leveraging your balance sheets would truly be a new American way, with tremendous implications for policymakers including the Fed if a geopolitical or natural disaster hit and it was stuck at an already low interest rate.

One Income or Two?

Cindy Tansin | Posted 06.28.2014 | Money
Cindy Tansin

Too many relationships end because of wedges that are caused by money issues. Don't be part of that statistic.

Divorce Confidential: The Importance of Being Financially Savvy During Divorce

Caroline Choi | Posted 06.18.2014 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

Budgeting your finances and being mindful of how you spend will be key in creating a foundation for a healthy financial picture going forward.

4 Questions To Ask When Going Through Divorce

Caroline Choi | Posted 02.03.2014 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

In a divorce there are a million concerns that are swirling around in your head as you embark on this daunting and overwhelming process. One of the ways to ease your concerns is to be educated about the divorce process.

Going After A Dead Man's Debt And Other Debt Collector Horror Stories

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.24.2012 | Business

One Michigan-based debt collector has allegedly been trying to collect debts from people who don't owe them, including one man who has been dead for y...

Struggling Energy Company Gets Big Loan

AP | MICHELLE CHAPMAN | Posted 05.14.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- Chesapeake Energy Corp. has received a $3 billion loan from Goldman Sachs and Jefferies Group, giving the company more time to sell assets...

Official In Bankrupt County: State Is 'Kicking The Can'

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2012 | Business

By Verna Gates BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 2 (Reuters) - Alabama's bankrupt Jefferson County is laying off more government w...

Veteran Says He'll Struggle To Pay For Daughter's Wedding Thanks To BofA

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.03.2012 | Business

One Afghanistan War veteran is claiming that he might have trouble paying for his daughter's wedding thanks to Bank of America -- and he's not taking ...

In Down Economy, Debt Collector Complaints Spike

Posted 11.18.2011 | Business

As the down economy makes it increasingly difficult for Americans to pay their bills, debt collectors are targeting consumers in droves, prompting an ...

When is Alimony Appropriate?

Henry Gornbein | Posted 06.08.2011 | Divorce
Henry Gornbein

Alimony is not for everyone...

The Person We Should Be Moving Our Money to

Don McNay | Posted 05.28.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Over 4 million people moved their money from Wall Street Banks in 2010, according to Sara Ackerman, project coordinator for Move Your Money. I bought...

11 New Year's Resolutions to Achieve Financial Fitness in 2011

Steven B. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steven B. Smith

If your personal budgeting skills need refreshing, then committing to the following eleven resolutions can help make 2011 the year you achieve financial fitness.

Fiscal Reform from the Radical Center

Will Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Marshall

The big question is what impact the midterm election will have on the politics of fiscal evasion. Here's hoping that President Obama will give a close look to fiscal discipline that demands equal sacrifice from the left and the right.

Minnesota Woman Thrown In JAIL Over $250 Debt

startribune.com | Glen Stubbe, Star Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

No one had an answer. Uhlmeyer spent a sleepless night in a frigid Anoka County holding cell, her hands tucked under her armpits for warmth. Then, han...

Valentine's Day and Leaving a Tip for the "Little People"

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Take a good look around and if you're looking down Put a little love in your heart -Jackie DeShannon In the early 1990's, I was one of the nation...

Knife Military Spending: Kill the Deficit

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

If the U.S. had not waged two wars -- Afghanistan and Iraq -- and continued to keep unnecessary military commitments, the deficit and debt situation would not be an issue.

IRS Quits Use Of Private Debt Collectors

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — So much for privatizing the federal government. The Internal Revenue Service's decision this week to quit using debt collectors to...