New FICO Model Could Push Scores Higher

Your credit score could see a significant rise, on the heels of an updated scoring model.

Pot Dispensary on Wheels Draws Regulatory Attention

Can the "Uber of marijuana" revolutionize how people get their weed?

Social Security Disability Fund Faces Depletion in 24 Months

Disability benefits could be cut by 20% unless Congress acts.

7 Ways to Save on Summer Money Traps

Summer is a time of long days and easy spending. But with a little effort you can avoid these seven common money traps while still having fun in the sun.

Behind the $1.2 Trillion Student Debt Crisis Is A Scam Manipulated by Education Predators

Recently, though, there's been an increased federal crack down on the predatory lending practices that have plagued for-profit college alumni.

Why Your Home Equity Line of Credit Could Be a Ticking Time Bomb

Half of all HELOCs were originated in 2005-2007, and for many, an important deadline is approaching.



Nike (NKE) Vapor Irons Take Dead Aim at Next-Gen Golfers: Is Rory McIlroy Tiger 2.0 to Boost Sport's Flagging Popularity?

9:26 am, August 19, 2014

Golf looks to lure young players with new club technology and a round that costs less and is played in half the time.


Workers at Biggest Companies Can Expect Fewer, More Expensive Health Options in '15

9:00 am, August 19, 2014

Companies will also branch out in other areas, such as raising cost-sharing provisions and emphasizing wellness programs to workers.

real estate

Rules of Thumb to Determine How Much to Spend on a House

5:26 pm, August 18, 2014

Buying a home is a rite of passage in America, one that 90% of us will make at some point in our lives, according to estimates from Freddie Mac. But how much house ...


Rise of Machines Could Be Hurting the Labor Market

3:50 pm, August 18, 2014

The jobs might not be coming back.


Coming Up With a Plan to Get Out of Debt

3:04 pm, August 18, 2014

If you have lots of credit cart debt, of course you know that you need to get out of it. What you might not know is how you're going to go about doing that.

credit score

Get Your Free Credit Report Weekly

1:57 pm, August 18, 2014

Credit Karma has long provided more than 25 million American consumers with insight into their credit reports at no charge. However, the company now stepping into ...

health care

Marijuana Treatment for Parkinson's Highlighted in Robin Williams's Death

11:49 am, August 18, 2014

As the world mourns the death of beloved comedian and actor Robin Williams, it has emerged this week that the actor's suspected suicide may have been triggered by ...


It Pays to Fight High 401(k) Fees: Lawsuits Result in $12 Million Settlement

10:57 am, August 18, 2014

Self-dealing investment firms are coming under increasing scrutiny by investors.

budget & save

Millennials Create Industry Competition by Switching

9:52 am, August 18, 2014

Some $5.9 billion of commerce is annually up for grabs globally due to the fact that customers switch from one provider to another, according to a recent study, and ...


How to Lower Risk as Your Kids Walk or Ride Bus Back to School

9:00 am, August 18, 2014

September, with its surge of kids on the streets and sidewalks, is the worst month of the year for car accidents involving kids.

New Site Finds Free Kids’ Meals

Find national and local deals on kids’ meals with

How to Save the American Dream

Huge budget deficits could be alleviated with a significant restructuring of tax rates, the president’s commission says.

How to Get Your Kids to Eat Veggies

Here are some tips from parents and pros on how to get your fussy eater to eat healthy.

The Best Gym Deals in America

To help you find a gym in your price range, MainStreet took a look at what some of the national gym chains currently charge for a place to sweat.

5 Tips to Cut a Retirement Shortfall

It's not too late for baby boomers who put off retirement planning and haven't saved enough. Here are five key steps.

Businesses That Doubled Down in the Recession

Many businesses were forced to cut back in the recession, but a few chose to buck the trend by investing more money to expand. Now, they’re profiting as a result.

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