No need to break the bank to tell your kids' teachers how much you appreciate them.
Is it possible that less shopping can result in more joy? Families that have stopped exchanging presents say that it is. They tell how and why they gave up the holiday tradition.
Thanks to inflation, the price of turkey has skyrocketed since 1911.
Saving money isn't all that drives legions of shoppers to jam the malls. Know what's motivating you and whether you want to fight back or happily surrender.
Are you the go-to guy for short-term loans? Say yes every time, and you may torpedo your own finances.
Some think more cuts need to be made, and they say some states are taking advantage of a loophole.
A new report says women with children under age 18 earn less than other women, while men with kids earn more than their childless counterparts.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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