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May 14, 2014

No Swiping: 5 Risky Places to Use Your Debit Card

Late last year, a data breach at Target compromised the debit and credit card information for 40 million Target customers (plus the online account information of […]
May 12, 2014

Chill Out: The 10 Most Stressed Cities in America

You can’t pay the rent, you’re stuck in traffic, you can’t find a job, you’re working too much—it’s all enough to make anyone want to scream. […]
May 9, 2014

Millionaires Support Tax on the Rich

In the heated debate over inequality, the wealthy are usually portrayed as the cause rather than the solution. But CNBC’s first-ever Millionaire Survey reveals that 51% […]
May 6, 2014

Banks Offer Debit On/Off Tools Due to Fraud Concerns

Ever since the Target data breach made national headlines late last year, customers at banks across the country have been deactivating and reactivating their debit cards […]
May 5, 2014

Cinco de Mayo: Facts & Figures

Cinco de Mayo may be a day devoted to eating tortilla chips and wearing sombreros for you and your amigos, but there’s much more to the […]
April 29, 2014

Women Face Financial Woes in Retirement

More women than men save for retirement, and women save a larger share of their earnings, but they will still likely be worse off when they […]
April 25, 2014

Retirement 101: Teach Them While They're Young

If you’re investing for retirement or if you’re working toward that goal, we don’t need to explain how you’ll benefit from it. The mere thought of […]
April 23, 2014

The Richer You Are, the Longer You'll Live

Money may not buy love, but it appears to buy years. Economist Barry Bosworth at the Brookings Institution crunched the numbers and found that the richer […]
April 21, 2014

$1 trillion student loan debt widens US wealth gap

Here’s a sobering statistic – there are roughly 37 million young workers in the U.S. saddled with $1 trillion in student debt, who may never catch […]