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3 Ways to Bulk Up Your Savings in 2017

NerdWallet | Posted 12.21.2016 | Home

By Laura McMullen Many of us will vow to exercise more in the new year. But why stop there? How about whipping your savings account into shape, too? ...

4 Ways to Lower Your Credit Card Debt

Dustin Jacobs | Posted 06.09.2016 | Home
Dustin Jacobs

Many people use credit cards to build their credit but lose track of how much they're spending. Credit cards are a quick and easy fix when you want something and don't have the means for it. If you're swimming in credit card debt, these tips will help you get to dry land.

The Anomaly of Greed

Dan Solin | Posted 05.18.2014 | Home
Dan Solin

I imagine it's easier to engage in illegal conduct when you don't know the victim. When hedge fund managers engage in insider trading, they don't know who is on the other side of the trade. I assume they believe it's a victimless crime. They are mistaken.

Catherine New

Balance Transfer Day Could Be Boon For Banks, Bust For Customers | Catherine New | Posted 12.01.2011 | Home

In an attempt to ride the recent wave of antibank sentiment fomented by November's Bank Transfer Day, a 35-year-old freelancer from Brooklyn, New York...

China Beats Growth Expectations, But Economy Still Slows

Posted 09.12.2011 | Home

BEIJING (Aileen Wang and Kevin Yao) - China's economy grew faster than expected in the second quarter, easing fears of a hard landing and strengthenin...

Predatory Tactics Still Plague Auto Loans

iWatch News | David Heath | Posted 06.12.2011 | Home

After the financial crisis exposed the devastation caused by predatory lending, state and federal authorities vowed to protect consumers from practice...

Ireland Is the Latest Cautionary Tale for the U.S.

Richard Barrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Richard Barrington

Ireland went through some nervous moments last week as yields on its debt soared due to concerns over the country's financial solvency. Could this ever happen to the U.S.?

Is Credit Evil?

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Don McNay

I've watched many people get in trouble with upside down car loans, second mortgages or high interest rate financing. Credit keeps many people from living within their means. Then a friend told me he was buying a large house.