As we get ready to celebrate our nation's independence, maybe you should be thinking of your own. Are you getting closer to financial freedom?
The banks were expecting bad news from a final Fed vote on debit card swipe fees. But what they got instead was proof that massive lobbying pays off.
A new patent law could result in a more efficient process -- which could create jobs and enhance America's global competitiveness. Too bad it might crush the little guy.
Smartphones are getting smarter and might soon replace your wallet. But be careful: Paying with your phone may come with risks.
It's entirely possible to find a car that's a blast to drive, turns heads, costs less than most new cars and does something amazing -- goes up in value.
Hate the cable company? Now you have something new to complain about.
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