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This new 13-month CD pays a guaranteed 2.15% — with no fees for early withdrawal Money & Credit November 14, 2018
Marcus by Goldman Sachs is now offering a short-term certificate of deposit (CD) with no penalties if you suddenly need…
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Don’t make this big mistake when you’re shopping your prescriptions Health November 14, 2018
The power of the Internet makes shopping for the best prices on prescriptions so easy. But before you turn to…
Free ways to transfer money within the U.S. and overseas
Free & cheap ways to send money within the U.S. and overseas Money & Credit November 13, 2018
Looking to send money from person to person without spending a fortune? There are more options available for free or…
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Banks are now working with DMVs to get your personal data Protect Your Identity November 13, 2018
The nation's big banks want to be in cahoots with your state's Department of Motor Vehicles. So are they looking…
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ACSI: Banks are now equal to credit unions in customer service Money & Credit November 13, 2018
The unthinkable has happened: Banks are now offering the same level of customer service that was once the hallmark of…
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Here’s a great way to give stock to kids as a gift Money & Credit November 9, 2018
With the holidays upon us, we're getting a lot of questions from folks who want to know how to give…
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Which documents should you keep and for how long? Money & Credit November 8, 2018
Nobody wants to be buried in a pile of paperwork. But sometimes, you think a document is important in your…
New Credit Karma program pre-approves borrowers without it affecting their credit
New Credit Karma program pre-approves borrowers without dinging their credit Money & Credit November 6, 2018
Applying for a new line of credit has always been a double-edged sword: On the one hand, consumers stand the…
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Saver’s Credit: How to get free money to save for retirement Taxes November 2, 2018
If you think you have to earn a lot of money to save for the future, you're in for a…
Why users are complaining about Zelle, the popular money app
Why some users are complaining about Zelle, the popular money app Money & Credit November 1, 2018
One of the most popular money apps today is Zelle, which allows people to send and receive cash. Zelle's no-fee…
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Reminder: The contribution limits for your 401(k) and IRA have gone up for 2019! Money & Credit November 1, 2018
Now that the calendar has turned you can contribute more money than ever to your retirement accounts! If you are…
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Discover and Capital One slashing credit limits, closing inactive cards Money & Credit October 29, 2018
Capital One and Discover say they're ramping up efforts to tighten credit limits and shutting down cards in order to…
What your server won't tell you about your receipt
What your restaurant server won’t tell you about your receipt Shopping & Retail October 26, 2018
We've all been there: You're in that renowned restaurant at the tail end of a delicious meal and the server…
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Ask Clark: What should I do if I come into a lump sum of money? Money & Credit October 26, 2018
It's the kind of problem everybody wants to have: You inherit a large sum of money, hit the lottery, or…
Shoppers increasingly say this is their #1 regret
Shoppers increasingly say this is their #1 regret Shopping & Retail October 25, 2018
Shopping holidays are as American as apple pie and with so many delicious deals these days, it's no wonder. But…
8 best places to buy toys for the holidays now that Toys R Us is gone
8 best places to buy toys for the holidays now that Toys R Us is gone Shopping & Retail October 25, 2018
When Toys R Us closed more than 700 locations earlier this year, it left a gaping hole in the holiday…
Leaving a lease apartment? Here's how to avoid those move-out charges
Leaving an apartment? Here’s how to avoid those move-out charges Homes & Real Estate October 24, 2018
If you're an apartment dweller, you know that in most cases there will eventually come a time when you move…
Why hitting the lottery could leave you broke
Why hitting the lottery could leave you broke Money & Credit October 23, 2018
How could you possibly go broke after winning hundreds of million of dollars? It's a lot easier than you may…
Report: Many people aren't saving any money — but here's how to start
Report: 1 in 3 Americans have ZERO savings — but here’s how to change that Money & Credit October 23, 2018
The economy has been humming along and jobs seem to be plentiful, but the practice of putting some money away…
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Here’s the #1 mistake we’re making with the money we’re saving Money & Credit October 23, 2018
How much is the money in your bank or credit union account earning? New numbers show that on the whole,…
Should you sell or stay put in the stock market?
Should you sell or stay put in the stock market? Investing & Retirement October 23, 2018
After following a stock market that's been on a pretty steady upward climb since late March 2018 — and even this…
22 easy ways to make extra money right now
22 easy ways to make extra money right now Money & Credit October 23, 2018
Whether you're trying to get out of debt, save more for retirement or just boost your monthly income, there has…
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Warning: Don’t fall for this new Social Security phone scam Scams & Rip-Offs October 23, 2018
The Social Security Administration (SSA) has a warning about a new scam involving a number showing up on your caller…
How I saved money on my AT&T U-Verse late fee
How I got AT&T to drop my U-Verse late fee Money & Credit October 22, 2018
If you're an AT&T customer, you know that the company can be merciless when you get behind on a payment.…
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Big credit scoring change could give millions of people a 20-point boost Money & Credit October 22, 2018
Your credit score could be going way up soon thanks to a new scoring model that's being introduced early next…
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Why your Mastercard could look different in 2019 Money & Credit October 22, 2018
The back of your Mastercard is going to look very different beginning in the new year. In April 2019, Mastercard…
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Do you need emergency savings if you’re already doing a good job investing? Money & Credit October 19, 2018
When people finally start deciding to save money, one of the more common questions is: "Do I need to build…
401(k) error - Beware of making this $300,000 mistake with your 401(k)
Beware of making this $300,000 mistake with your 401(k) Money & Credit October 18, 2018
There's a hidden time bomb ticking in your 401(k) that could leave you with $300,000 less to spend in retirement…
Skip the lottery: Why you should bet on yourself instead
Skip the lottery: Why you should bet on yourself instead Money & Credit October 17, 2018
The Mega Millions jackpot is huge this week — an estimated $900 million as of this writing, according to lottery…
These states will help you out with your student loan debt
These states will help you out with your student loan debt Education October 17, 2018
Is student loan debt a terrible financial burden in your life? Good news: Certain states in search of bright, young…
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