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Abandonment Issues: When the App You Love Leaves You

Carley Knobloch | Posted 10.21.2014 | Technology
Carley Knobloch

Of course, any app I use could shut down, pivot their strategy, run out of money... it happens. But when that app was built using my personal info and hours of effort on my part, I feel a range of emotions not unlike my dating years: betrayal, feeling used, frustration, panic.

What's This Charge? How to Protect Yourself From Cramming

Terrell McSweeny | Posted 08.15.2014 | Technology
Terrell McSweeny

Many of us -- myself included -- carry our mobile phones with us everywhere. But even as we have become so reliant on mobile phones, most of us don't pay close attention to our phone bills. And if you aren't reading your bill, it could really cost you.

Republicans Want Smaller Government? Opt-Out of Those Dirty Socialist Programs - What Is Stopping You?

Leslie K. Stein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Leslie K. Stein

We know the shutdown is not about fiscal responsibility. If it was, Republicans would not have run up the deficit under W by trillions of dollars with two unpaid wars, unpaid Medicare prescription plan, and the Bush tax cuts.

Are You a Financial Procrastinator? 6 Mental Hurdles to Overcome

MyBankTracker | Posted 10.12.2013 | Business
MyBankTracker

We're all guilty of it. Waiting until the last minute to complete a task the day before it's due or paying off your light bill two weeks after the due date.

For The Love of God, Plumb

Jess Wilson | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics
Jess Wilson

Dear Honorable (and Other) Members the United States Congress, I know y'all are busy, what with all that finger pointing and all, but I'd like to tell you a story. I pay your salary, so indulge me, won't you?

The Hidden Danger That Could Destroy Your Savings

Dan Solin | Posted 04.14.2013 | Business
Dan Solin

You worked your entire life to save for retirement and to leave a legacy to your loved ones. With a little advance planning, you can protect your assets from the hidden danger of cognitive impairment.

8 Things You're Paying Too Much For (and How to Stop!)

Adrian Nazari | Posted 02.19.2013 | Business
Adrian Nazari

Have you ever considered whether you're overpaying on things like your cable bill, loans or credit cards? Re-evaluate those items and you can save a lot of money.

Should You Pay Your Bills?

Reuters | Posted 01.08.2013 | Money

By Beth Pinsker Gladstone NEW YORK, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Superstorm Sandy hit the U.S. Northeast just before the first of the month, when...

Pennies Cost Utah Man Big Bucks (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.21.2012 | Money

Jason Robert West got a lesson in common cents. The 40-year-old Vernal, Utah, man paid a disputed $25 medical bill with 2,500 pennies. But he wound up...

5 Ways You Can Rebuild Your Credit Score

Jeff Hindenach | Posted 10.29.2012 | Money
Jeff Hindenach

Has your credit score taken a hit because of the Great Recession? Foreclosures, unemployment and other financial struggles have hurt a lot of people's credit history. So how do you go about fixing it?

Pay These Bills First

Yahoo Finance | Posted 10.21.2012 | Money

Can't keep up with your bills? On average we receive eight to 10 statements per month. Paying them all in a timely manner can be challenging, but keep...

How To Get What You Want From Customer Service

The Billfold | Jia Tolentino | Posted 08.16.2012 | Money

My mother taught me a customer-service bargaining secret that saves me hundreds of dollars all the time, but also kills me softly and slowly. The...

Is 30 The New 18? Millennials Struggle With Identifying As Adults (VIDEO)

Posted 05.02.2013 | College

It's the transition of all transitions: the move from adolescence to adulthood. Many millennials reportedly said financial independence could be s...

Can Your Roommate Ruin Your Credit?

Credit.com | Posted 06.27.2012 | Money
Credit.com

Jim is careful to always pay his bills on time, keep his credit balances low and has a pretty good credit score.  Rick, his roommate, is quite the opposite.

We're Paying Off Our Bills On Time Again!

Reuters | Posted 06.05.2012 | Money

* ABA: loan delinquencies fell in 11 categories it tracks * Group says overall delinquency levels still high * Increased...

For Cash-Strapped, This Is A Priority

AP | PALLAVI GOGOI | Posted 05.29.2012 | Money

NEW YORK — The recession and its hangover may have turned bill-paying habits upside down. Cash-strapped Americans are paying off their car loans...

Hair Baby, Hair Mama

Meredith Lopez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Lopez

Everyone loves my cool, funky new mom-'do. I love it, too. Which is unfortunate, as Husband and I have taken a look at our current financial situation and it seems I have to go back to work full time.

The Last Supper on Wall Street: Sushi, Stocks, and Who is Picking Up the Check?

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

Denial was overtly present during a three hour dinner at an expensive sushi restaurant. Bankers threw stock prices into the conversation between the dishes of sashimi and cucumber martinis.