Chase Bank Customers Targeted by Massive Phishing Attack

Recent "smash and grab" phishing attacks don't fear detection.

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.

New FICO Model Could Push Scores Higher

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


budget & save

Cash Is Still King for Small Purchases

11:00 am, August 28, 2014

Approximately two in three credit cardholders will opt to use cash often for purchases of less than $5.

credit cards

Why Your Credit Card Application Was Declined

10:29 am, August 28, 2014

Figuring out the myriad reasons why lenders deny credit card applications can be complicated, but consumers can boost their likelihood of approval.


Loyal to Your Auto Insurer? Your Reward May Be Higher Premiums

10:15 am, August 28, 2014

Nearly one-third of consumers never change their insurance carrier.


Hotel Rooms Decorated As Dorm Rooms -- The New Craze

9:33 am, August 28, 2014

Graduate Hotels gives the overnight stay the old college try.

financial literacy

College Students Have 'Exceptions' That Can Break Their Will to Save

9:00 am, August 28, 2014

Way too many college students are graduating with a mountain of debt, but that doesn't stop them from spending while on campus.

budget & save

Many Americans Survive on $2 a Day

8:54 am, August 28, 2014

12 million Americans potentially face this struggle.

extreme real estate

The Happiest Place on Earth Is Here

8:33 am, August 28, 2014

Move over Mickey Mouse, Disney World is no longer the happiest place in America. That title has been stolen by this state.


Home Depot or Lowe's Should Be Where You Spend Labor Day

8:30 am, August 28, 2014

Home and garden stores are heading into their seasonal slump after a strong summer, which is great news for shoppers seeking deals.

real estate

Mortgage Lenders Have A Major Racket

8:23 am, August 28, 2014

They pay virtually nothing to borrow from savings and checking depositors, then lend at 4% or 5%.


Why You Need to Check Your Tires Before a Labor Day Drive

8:15 am, August 28, 2014

A recent test of more than 3,000 Americans' cars found that less than 10% had all four tires properly inflated, which can be dangerous.

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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