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August 6, 2013

Happy (Belated) Birthday to the First Income Tax!

Most people aren’t big fans of a national income tax, but on August 5, 1861, the first one was levied by the new President, Abraham Lincoln. […]
August 5, 2013

Looking to Cut Your Mortgage Payment?

For consumers purchasing or refinancing a home with less than 20% equity or 20% down, there’s a little-known fee that will apply to the total mortgage […]
August 2, 2013

The 10 Most Easily Stolen ATM Card PINs

How safe are your debit and credit cards? Identity theft and fraud affect millions of Americans every year. And depending on how much thought you put […]
August 1, 2013

Is the "American Dream" a Thing of the Past?

The American dream of owning a home is causing some house shoppers to have sleepless nights. A survey released by Trulia found that prospective buyers are […]
July 30, 2013

World's Shortest Work Weeks

Americans work an average of 38 hours a week, even after factoring in part-time jobs. CNNMoney found these 10  industrialized nations where workers have shorter hours. […]
July 25, 2013

5 Financial Corners You Should Never Cut

We’re always looking for ways to save money and stretch our dollars to their fullest potential. There is plenty of advice out there on where to […]
July 24, 2013

3 Ways to Boost Your Credit Score Fast

Repairing a shoddy credit report requires time, but there are few steps you can take to expedite the process. Credit.com offers these tips to give your […]
July 18, 2013

Babysitting: By The Numbers

If you’re lucky enough to score a babysitter for a Friday night out, the question of how much to pay that babysitter is inevitable. And because […]