Smart Spending


Does Snapchat Have an Inflated Sense of Its Size?

4:25 pm, July 21, 2014

Blunt question: does Snapchat - the Venice Beach messaging app that lets users distribute self destructing content (think sexting) - have a second act in mobile payments?


What's the Price of Happiness in Your State?

9:27 am, July 21, 2014

The price of happiness depends a lot on where you live.

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Americans Lack Confidence When It Comes to Personal Finance

5:03 am, July 21, 2014

Americans who save frequently tend to be more financially confident.

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Retail Sales Rise Slightly As Consumers Squash Spending

11:36 am, July 18, 2014

Consumers are still hesitant to spend money, amid a tepid economic recovery.

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Will You Spend This Much on Back-to-School Supplies?

9:48 am, July 18, 2014

Technology is taking a bigger bite of back-to-school budgets.


Snapchat Flashes onto Digital Wallet Scene

8:34 am, July 18, 2014

Snapchat makes moves to monetize by filing for two payments-related trademarks with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.


GM Leases Are The Post-Recall Bargain

2:38 pm, July 17, 2014

But is it just seasonal price promotions and inventory control strategy at play?


8 Celebrities Who Live on a Budget

1:00 pm, July 16, 2014

Celebrity finances may not be as different from everyone else's as you think. These 8 high-earners know the thrill of a deal and the importance of saving.

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3 Important Money To-Dos for Every Decade of Life

2:30 pm, July 15, 2014

How to help make it simpler for you to begin taking more of a marathon tact with your finances by highlighting three of the top money to-dos she believes should ...


Millennial Sharing Behind Trend to Text for Customer Service

1:52 pm, July 15, 2014

The Millennial drive to share is at the crux of the emerging trend to use texting for customer service.

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