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9 Impulse Purchases You Instantly Regret

Adam Levin | Posted 06.26.2014 | Money
Adam Levin

If you are rigorous, you can have a six-month cushion in the bank in no time -- but you have to take the first step, which in many cases is a non-step. Leave the items on the shelf (virtual or otherwise) and keep your wallet in your pocket.

The 5 Best -- And 5 Worst -- States To Retire In

Next Avenue | Richard Eisenberg | Posted 05.11.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Richard Eisenberg The folks at Bankrate.com have just released their annual list of The Best States to Retire — an...

Study Reveals Alarming Trend About Americans And Retirement

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 08.19.2013 | Fifty

No one knows exactly how much they'll need to ensure a comfortable retirement. But human resources consulting firm Aon Hewitt recently released an est...

Scary Income Shortage Faces Seniors In 48 States

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 06.10.2013 | Fifty

Seniors in almost every state in the nation are coming up short when it comes to being able to adequately pay for their retirement years, according to...

7 Ways To Avoid Paying Bank Fees

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 09.24.2012 | Money

If free checking accounts were animals, they'd be on the World Wildlife Fund's list of endangered species. According to a new survey from Bankrate...

Bonnie Kavoussi

Americans' Own Financial Security Plunges

HuffingtonPost.com | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 07.25.2012 | Money

Kristen, a Los Angeles resident, used to earn $95,000 per year as a sales manager at a national newspaper. Now she is unemployed and buried in $300,00...

Credit Unions Back In The Spotlight After BofA Debit Fee Hike

AP | By CANDICE CHOI | Posted 12.07.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Credit unions are basking in the spotlight again. Whenever a big bank rolls out a controversial fee, customers start fuming about taking ...

Playing Russian Roulette With Retirement Funds Is Dumb

Pamela Yellen | Posted 09.12.2011 | Business
Pamela Yellen

If you've already shot yourself in the foot following the recommendations of those who think the stock market is a wise place to invest your retirement funds, whatever you do now, don't shoot yourself in the head trying to correct your mistakes.

Sales Of Million-Dollar Homes Rise Nearly 20 Percent

CNN Money | Les Christie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

After four straight years of declines, sales of million-dollar homes and condos rose last year in all 20 major metro areas, according to DataQuick Inf...

Credit Card Interest: How Your Bills Can Help You Save

walletpop.com | Lita Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Have you looked at this new box on your credit card bills yet? If you're in the habit of just paying the minimum and not taking the time to read the b...

ATM, Checking Fees Are Skyrocketing

newsweek.com | Daniel Gross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

And how does the industry that has received so much largesse from taxpayers repay the public? By jacking up fees for basic services. According to Bank...