Wall St. vs. Main St.

American Middle Class No Longer Most Affluent in the World

11:18 am, April 24, 2014

Employment changes over the last 25 years have permanently altered middle class job opportunities.

paying for college

Congress Wants More Bang for Student Debit Card Bucks

10:52 am, April 24, 2014

A group of three senators and 20 members of the House of Representatives sent a letter to ED secretary Arnie Duncan supporting changes to the department's cash management ...


Consumers Staying Away from Stock Market Despite Record Highs

8:19 am, April 24, 2014

Despite record returns in the stock market and low interest rates on cash and fixed income, nearly three in four Americans are still staying away from investing in ...


Marijuana Opposition: Patrick Kennedy's SAM Issues Colorado 4/20 Report

6:25 pm, April 23, 2014

Pot proponents see promises go up in smoke.


Buffalo Bills Are the Latest NFL Team to Be Sued by Ex-Cheerleaders

4:19 pm, April 23, 2014

In a lawsuit, five former Buffalo Jills allege wage theft, as well as other degrading treatment by the team.

paying for college

The Cost of Bad Advice Can Be Thousands of Dollars for College Students

3:40 pm, April 23, 2014

With college tuition continuing to spiral ever upward, taking unnecessary classes could boost your bill (and debt) by hundreds or thousands of dollars.

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Do You Really Understand Your Credit Score? Take This 3-Question Quiz

1:34 pm, April 23, 2014

If you do not understand the difference between a credit report and a credit score, you are not alone. Take this test to see if you can pass.


Build An ETF Portfolio With $1,000

11:01 am, April 23, 2014

If you're scared that $1,000 is too little to begin investing – let alone create a portfolio – you'd be wrong.

paying for college

More Than One-Quarter of Americans Have Considered Defaulting on Student Loans -- Or Already Have

10:16 am, April 23, 2014

But fewer consumers are saying that repaying student loans is a hardship.


Free or Cheap Financial Help for People In Over Their Head

9:27 am, April 23, 2014

The good news is that bankruptcy went down to the tune of 13 percent in 2013. The bad news is that there were still over one million personal bankruptcies in 2013.

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