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Obamacare Scare: Court's Rule May Lead to Higher Price in States with Federal Insurance Exchange

The conflicting rulings from two federal appeals courts yesterday left open the question of whether health insurance premiums will continue to be subsidized and if consumers will face higher prices.

Maximizing Social Security Benefits May Hinge on a Temporary Reverse Mortgage

When to start Social Security is a common question among those nearing the magic age of 62, when that hard-earned benefit can begin to flow.

Retiring And No Debt Is the American Dream, Consumers Say

A survey shows 36% of respondents said retiring "financially secure" at age 65 fits their definition of the American Dream, while 25% cited becoming debt-free as their characterization.

Have You Lost Your Money Mental Capacity? Take This Test

Over 5 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer's and that number is expected to double by 2050.

Vacation Malware Alert: Are You Infected?

Has your technology been hacked during your summer travel planning? You're more vulnerable than you think.

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travel

Is It Safe to Fly Malaysian Airlines?

8:17 am, July 24, 2014

Given that Malaysian Airlines has lost two Boeing 777s since March, should you avoid buying tickets through the carrier?

budget & save

Drivers Have an Ally in These 5 Credit Cards for Gas Rewards

8:15 am, July 24, 2014

We spend an average $3,000 a year on gas, but these cards can help save roughly the equivalent of one month's fuel bill.

selling a home

Peak Home Prices Are Still Three Years Away, But Should You Sell?

7:40 am, July 24, 2014

Selling your house now, at a loss, is not necessarily the bad move it looks like at first glance.

paying for college

Obamacare Scare: Court's Rule May Lead to Higher Price in States with Federal Insurance Exchange

2:53 pm, July 23, 2014

The conflicting rulings from two federal appeals courts yesterday left open the question of whether health insurance premiums will continue to be subsidized and if ...

financial planning

How Long Will Interest Rates Stay Low, And Are They Really Boosting Your Portfolio?

2:33 pm, July 23, 2014

The prices of equities are not always driven by interest rates, several experts said.

debt

We Paid Off $90K of Debt in 4 Years

2:08 pm, July 23, 2014

One couple went into debt to give their son the education that he needed, eventually owing nearly $90K on credit cards. Here's how they paid it off.

paying for college

Rubio Student Loan Bill: A Re-fi Re-think?

1:10 pm, July 23, 2014

With the Democrats' student loan re-finance bill dead in the Senate, Republican Senators Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Mark Warner (D-Va.) have offered an alternative.
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budget & save

Your Education Impacts How Much You Spend

11:40 am, July 23, 2014

Households with the most education spend less on food, apparel, tobacco and alcohol.

financial planning

Americans Believe Wall Street Needs More Regulation

9:58 am, July 23, 2014

Voters are less likely to support a Congressional candidate backed by big banks.

New Site Finds Free Kids’ Meals

Find national and local deals on kids’ meals with KidsMealDeals.com.

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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