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May 16, 2015
10 States Most Dependent on the Federal Government
According to a WalletHub report, residents in red states are more likely to receive help from the federal government.
May 09, 2015
5 Best and Worst States for Car Insurance Costs
Your car insurance policy is one of the biggest expenses you haul around when driving.
March 12, 2015
3 Powerful Ways to Cut Your Lifetime Debt Payments
When it comes to the price of debt, Americans typically spend a lifetime exchanging labor for interest payments.
March 07, 2015
Why Your Credit Report Is More Important Than You Think
Despite headlines filled with data breaches and identity theft incidents, Americans still underestimate the importance of their credit reports.
March 02, 2015
3 of the Scariest Things to Ever Happen in Restaurants
These restaurant atrocities are so disturbing that you may think twice before going out to eat.
February 28, 2015
Are Robots Coming for Your Job?
Robots are creeping into a growing number of industries, taking away jobs from American workers. But there's still a debate about whether that's good or bad.
February 22, 2015
10 Worst States in the U.S. for Taxes
While taxes are a fact of life for Americans, they vary among different states.
February 11, 2015
Did Florists and Candy Companies Really Invent Valentine’s Day?
It's easy to get caught up in the conspiracy theories behind holidays like Valentine's Day, but the truth of its origin is not quite so sinister.
January 28, 2015
How Much Will Your Car Insurance Jump After Only One Claim?
Insured drivers making a single claim should prepare for sticker shock on premiums.
January 28, 2015
Are Americans Better Off Now Than a Year Ago?
While the economy is still trying to fully recover from the Great Recession, more Americans are feeling better about their personal situations.
January 24, 2015
How Many Americans Are Committing Financial Infidelity?
If the love of money is the root of all evil, then secret accounts are the seed of all financial infidelity.
January 11, 2015
Top 10 States With the Cheapest Gas Prices
Consumers will save billions of dollars from the plunge in gas prices, but some states are enjoying lower prices more than others.
December 22, 2014
Apple’s iPad Business Is Anything but Dead
Apple’s iPad business recently came under scrutiny after posting a lackluster quarter.
December 19, 2014
Is Medical Debt Making Your Credit Report Sick?
The complexity of our health care system is contaminating financial lives in more ways than one.
December 18, 2014
Are Food Costs Ruining Your Money Diet?
Across the nation, budgets are busting as consumers indulge in their most gluttonous desires.
December 17, 2014
3 Charts Explaining the Debate Over Gasoline Taxes
With crude oil sliding to its lowest level in years and gasoline prices following suit, some politicians believe now is the most appropriate time to hike gas taxes.
December 15, 2014
5 As Seen On TV Products That May Just Be Worth Their Price
This list of As Seen On TV products features items that actually work. And at around the $20 price point, they're overall good buys.
December 09, 2014
4 Ways Your Grocery Store Manipulates You and How to Avoid It
Have you ever walked into a grocery store and taken a good look around? The next time you’re there, notice these 4 things.
December 06, 2014
3 Ways Cars Wreck Your Retirement Dreams
Our automobile habits are actually one of the biggest roadblocks to financial freedom.
December 02, 2014
Obamacare Fails to Numb Pain of Shopping for Health Insurance
The majority of people say shopping for health insurance is just as bad or worse than doing their own taxes.
November 30, 2014
10 States in the Most Financial Distress
If debt is the money of slaves, a disturbing number of people are living in servitude.
November 18, 2014
Is Underwear Trying to Tell Us Something About the Economy?
Underwear can say a lot about a person, but can it tell us anything about the economy?
November 09, 2014
Are Americans Using Their Homes Like ATMs Again?
Using homes as ATMs was one of the more unfortunate displays by Americans during the housing bubble.
November 06, 2014
Are Americans Too Broke to Own Bank Accounts?
If you want to know how broke some Americans are these days, just look at their bank accounts, or lack thereof.
November 05, 2014
3 Effective Ways to Retire Without a Large Nest Egg
Americans are lousy when it comes to saving for retirement.
October 28, 2014
Will Hackers Change Your Holiday Shopping Habits?
‘Tis the season to be careful with your wallet and personal information.
October 15, 2014
How Big Is Apple’s Trickle-Down Effect?
The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be available in more than 115 countries and territories by the end of 2014.
October 12, 2014
Why Is Warren Buffett Tuning Out Auto Loan Bubble Chatter?
Strong growth does not necessarily indicate a bubble collapse is waiting around the corner.
October 07, 2014
Are Americans Wishing for a Digital Christmas This Year?
The upcoming holiday season is expected to be wrapped in technology.
October 06, 2014
5 Signs Americans Are Flat-Out Broke
The Great Recession never truly ended for millions of Americans.
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