An alternative -- a low- or no-fee prepaid card -- is essentially a checking account without the ability to write paper checks.
The minimum wage increased by somewhere between 28 and 37 cents an hour on Jan. 1. The debate continues about whether workers are helped.
Changes in estate and inheritance taxes at the state level will make it better -- or worse -- for families in the year ahead.
If you want to trade in Aunt Ethel's gift for something more to your tastes, you'll have an easier time if she shopped at one of these stores.
The fundamentals involved mostly the 2 of us living on a shared $30,000 to $40,000 in spending money per year, including housing costs, and saving the rest.
More members of Generation Y are taking advantage of both IRAs and 401k's to sock away money for retirement.
Baby boomers have had to radically adjust their retirement plans to fit a new reality.
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