With the growth of mobile and online banking, using pen and paper to write a check seems more outdated every day.
There is no foolproof way to keep yourself completely safe, but there are precautions you can take that will reduce the risk your data will be compromised.
Economists and businesses are pretty good at knowing the balance between spending now and later. But human nature can get in the way of solid decisions.
Often there's a disconnect between what gives us the most joy and what we think we want. Once you've saved up for something, you'll want to spend the money without regret.
If you've canceled credit cards that might have been affected in recent breaches, you may think you're safe. But thieves' ingenuity means you have to keep your guard up.
Banks that market to US military personnel are among the top collectors of fees.
The simulated online currency was big news in 2013, and bad information sometimes mixed with the good. Here are some things you may have heard about bitcoin that aren't true.
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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.
A new study finds that raising the minimum wage would reduce food stamp expenditures by 6 percent.
Even when they have a plan for their refund check from Uncle Sam, Americans often don't realize how they actually spend the windfall.
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