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Why 'For Sale By Owners' Miss 'The Right Buyer'

Trisha Ocona Francis | Posted 06.10.2012 | Business
Trisha Ocona Francis

In this tough economic market everyone wants to save money, especially home sellers. A home seller may want to consider or even actually venture into ...

Pay In Cash? Not In This Country

AP | MALIN RISING | Posted 03.17.2012 | Money

STOCKHOLM -- Sweden was the first European country to introduce bank notes in 1661. Now it's come farther than most on the path toward getting rid of ...

Goodbye Greenback? Just Say 'No.'

Randy DeCleene | Posted 04.24.2012 | Business
Randy DeCleene

Congress is considering legislation that would see the $1 bill replaced -- wiped out permanently -- by a coin. A heavy, clunky, old-fashioned coin that, if adopted, will soon be overburdening the pockets and purses of annoyed Americans everywhere. What's more, it will cost them dearly.

Best Credit Cards For Rebuilding Credit in 2012

Curtis Arnold | Posted 04.16.2012 | Business
Curtis Arnold

If you're serious about rebuilding your credit score after a bankruptcy or repossession, secured credit cards will force you learn two crucial skills: how to save and how to spend strategically.

How To Get The Best Cash-Paying Jobs Abroad

Off Track Planet | Posted 04.09.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

When your budget approaches the big "O" halfway across the world, everything becomes less peaches and sunshine and more hunger pangs and angry fits. Luckily, you don't need a trunk of Portuguese gold to turn the situation around.

Catherine New

Cash Is Still The Most Popular Way to Pay for Most Americans: Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 01.24.2012 | Business

When it's time to pay for small, everyday items, cash is still king. More than three-quarters, or 79 percent, of consumers said they made a cash p...

"The Price Isn't Right"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 01.29.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Get-rich-quick schemes are a dime a dozen, which means you'd have to have dozens of them to get rich. But my wife, Sue, and I recently came up with a get-poor-quick scheme: We had a tag sale.

Customers Using Credit Cards Ignore Product's Downsides

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.21.2011 | Business

That giddy feeling that comes along with making a purchase and not seeing any money exchange hands isn't in your head. When consumers pay with cre...

The Debit Is in the Details

Len Hollie | Posted 11.06.2011 | New York
Len Hollie

In August, the Federal Reserve imposed a cap on the fees banks can charge retailers every time customers swipe their debit cards. Why is that important? In addition to banks, consumers may be the biggest losers.

Impostor Wrongfully Claims Cash Prize In Veteran's Lottery: Cops

AP | Posted 10.31.2011 | Crime

CORRY, Pa. (AP / The Huffington Post) -- State police in northwestern Pennsylvania are searching for a jackpot impostor. Police say someone pretend...

Europe: Lacking a Long-Term Solution

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 10.14.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

Over the last few days we have seen a tremendous amount of volatility in the markets, epitomizing the lack of clarity with which many investors have struggled.

How Would a U.S. Default Affect Consumers?

Beth Kobliner | Posted 09.28.2011 | Business
Beth Kobliner

As more and more news reports raise red flags about the meaning of a default or downgrade for Main Street, now is the time to pay attention to the following.

Fred Wilson: How Much Money To Raise

Fred Wilson | Posted 09.04.2011 | Business
Fred Wilson

I spent some time yesterday talking to an entrepreneur about this topic and I thought I'd share what I told him with everyone.

Traces of Deal Forming in NFL?

Andrew Brandt | Posted 08.22.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

As the optimistic drumbeat continues towards eventual resolution of the long-running labor dispute between the NFL owners and players, we are starting to hear reports of what an eventual Collective Bargaining Agreement will look like.

Man Cited After Paying Bill With 2,500 Pennies

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

VERNAL, Utah -- A Utah man has been cited on a charge of disorderly conduct after paying for a disputed medical bill with 2,500 pennies. The Deseret ...

Bank of China -- An Option to the Devaluing Dollar

Lorrie Febus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lorrie Febus

At a time when the U.S. economy is struggling to recover, and there is concern of dollar devaluation, could the Bank of China be offering a new option?

Corporations Spending Again, But Job Growth Still Uncertain

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In a sign that the pace of recovery could be quickening, corporations are starting to spend money. After the recession prompted many companies to pad...

$1 Million Winning Lottery Ticket Redeemed Day Before It Expires

CNN | Phil Gast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Erin and Raleigh Hill of North Carolina kept their $1 million lottery winning to themselves for almost six months, hiding the ticket in a Bible, shoeb...

Starbucks Mobile Payments -- The Future Is Coming Fast (VIDEO)

Brett King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Brett King

The Starbucks App links your phone to your pre-paid Starbucks card to process payments using a QR code on the screen, which can be scanned by a small reader connected to the cash register. The experience was, in a word, engaging.

11 Companies That Are Hoarding The Most Cash

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Instead of building plants or hiring workers, corporate America is clinging to its cash. Companies are sitting on $1.93 trillion in cash and liquid...

PHOTOS: The Most Popular Holiday Gifts In America

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As the Great Recession continues to take its toll on American households, gifts this season will be practical. Even if some gifters splurge on electro...

Johnny Cash's Daughter Trashes John Boehner

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Minority Leader John Boehner has been walking the line on the campaign trail, conjuring up American icons who may or may not agree with his mess...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

The Sound of Summer: A Farewell to Ernie Harwell

James Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
James Moore

If America had a voice, it would sound like Ernie Harwell. He understood that there was an almost sacred connection between fans and their teams and he always gave us reason to believe in happy outcomes.

This Week in Cheating: Goldman Testifies

Jeff Kreisler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jeff Kreisler

As Goldman Sachs prepares to testify before Congress, The Cheater offers a few proven tricks.