35% of Americans Have a Debt in Collection

According to the data in "Delinquent Debt in America," 77 million of us - 35% - have a debt in collection.

Most Offensive Things Said to Pregnant Women at Work

"We're going to need you to get back to pre-pregnancy weight in time for that big meeting."

Home Prices Continue To Soften

The housing recovery continues to lose momentum, as home prices rose slightly, but remain at their slowest yearly pace since February 2013.

Social Security Disability Fund Faces Depletion in 24 Months

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



Retirees Are Living on Less and Loving It

10:58 am, July 31, 2014

More than half say they live as well -- or better – than when they were working.

budget & save

TD Bank Creates Automated Thanking Machines: If You Don't Cry at Video, You're not Human

9:22 am, July 31, 2014

Last week TD Bank Canada decided to up the ante and show its appreciation with Automated Thanking Machines.

budget & save

Why Your Hamburger Costs More

9:00 am, July 31, 2014

This is why you have serious beef with meat prices.

kids & money

The Secrets of Millennial Vice Spending

9:00 am, July 31, 2014

Coffee, fast food, alcohol and doughnuts claim plenty of cash from millennials, but not always where you'd expect.

budget & save

How to Get an Ex-Lawyer to Refund Your Money

8:50 am, July 31, 2014

Dispute a fee from an attorney if you didn't get what you paid for.


Why DirecTV Has to Lose NFL's Sunday Ticket

8:30 am, July 31, 2014

With the NFL's deal with DirecTV for NFL Sunday Ticket almost up, it's time for the league to get more money and exposure and give fans more viewing options.


Here Are Next Year's 5 Most-Anticipated Auto Models

8:15 am, July 31, 2014

The year is only a bit more than half over, but auto enthusiasts are already looking forward to these models showing up in dealerships for 2015.


The Six Most Overrated Tourist Sites on the Planet

8:05 am, July 31, 2014

Tourist destinations can be massive disappointments. Be careful before you spend to get to these locations.

extreme real estate

Armani Builds a High-Fashion Reason to Stay at Home

7:00 am, July 31, 2014

The Armani Group is breaking ground on its first U.S. residential building, with the designer himself eyeing everything from logo to faucet color.

health care

VA Hospitals Facing Possible Privatization and FBI Criminal Investigation

11:23 am, July 30, 2014

Thousands of veterans remain challenged by red tape at VA hospitals across the country.

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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