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Start With These Steps to Improve Finances in 2012

12:00 pm, December 30, 2011

Want to break the cycle of broken New Year's resolutions? The professionals say you've got to get automated, get educated, and get over the fear of making changes.


Companies Rate Consumers With New Scores

1:02 pm, December 29, 2011

In much the same way that credit scores predict how likely you are to pay your bills, a new generation of scores now rate the likelihood that you'll take your medications ...


Americans Are Getting Optimistic About the Economy, Survey Finds

3:01 pm, December 16, 2011

A new report from Citibank suggests that American consumers are starting to feel chipper about the future of the U.S. economy.


Report Suggests No Double-Dip Recession in 2012

4:24 pm, December 07, 2011

The UCLA Anderson Forecast for the fourth quarter says the economy is still mired in a “slump,” but a double-dip recession is unlikely.


Looking at the Wal-Mart of the Future

1:00 pm, December 06, 2011

Big Box stores are evolving to keep pace with customer demands, competition and new technology.


Chase Rolls Out Card With Chip Technology

11:27 am, November 21, 2011

Chase is rolling out a credit card embedded with a "smart" chip technology that reduces fraud and is widely used outside the United States.


What New Homes Will Look Like in 2015

4:00 pm, October 06, 2011

Rather than space-age technology, the biggest thing that is expected to change in future single-family homes is the size.


Are Mobile Payments the Post Office's Downfall?

2:30 pm, September 12, 2011

The U.S. Postal Service is facing default and possibly disintegration, and mobile payments seem poised to pick up the slack.


U.S. Gets Chance to Catch Up on Credit Card Security

1:00 pm, September 12, 2011

The next time you swipe your credit card at check-out, consider this: It's a ritual the rest of the world deems outdated and unsafe.


Small Businesses Gain Confidence, Look to Hire

4:30 pm, August 25, 2011

A new survey from Capital One has small-business owners reporting a more rosy outlook on the economy’s future, citing easier access to capital and overall confidence ...

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