2 Years In: What the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Did
2 Years In: What the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Did
on July 26, 2013

Despite political hurdles, the federal watchdog agency has made many changes to the way financial companies operate.

Wealthy People Are Most Likely to Use Online Coupons
Wealthy People Are Most Likely to Use Online Coupons
on July 26, 2013

Rich people love bargains too. Actually, high earners are more likely to use online promotional codes than anyone else.

Public and West Coast Colleges Are Becoming a Better Value
Public and West Coast Colleges Are Becoming a Better Value
on July 26, 2013

The new edition of Forbes’ top colleges list shows that Ivy League schools are still the cream of the crop, but are far from the only great options.

Study: Back-To-School Shopping Is Money Lesson Time
Study: Back-To-School Shopping Is Money Lesson Time
on July 25, 2013

Back-to-school shopping is a great time to plant budget basics in teenage minds, a new survey suggests.

5 Handy Discount-Finding Apps
5 Handy Discount-Finding Apps
on July 25, 2013

Want to make sure you don’t miss coupons and better prices or forget about rewards points? See if you find these shopping apps useful.

Walmart’s Argument Against Paying More Doesn’t Impress Everyone
Walmart’s Argument Against Paying More Doesn’t Impress Everyone
on July 25, 2013

Walmart says paying workers in Washington, D.C., more would hurt job seekers, consumers and the area overall. Here’s why experts say it’s wrong.

Postal Service Wants to Get Rid of Your Mailbox
Postal Service Wants to Get Rid of Your Mailbox
on July 24, 2013

The Postal Service is pushing for a gradual adoption of cheaper delivery options, while some in Congress think doorstep delivery should end all at once.

What’s Wealthy? 72 Percent of Millionaires Say They Aren’t
What’s Wealthy? 72 Percent of Millionaires Say They Aren’t
on July 24, 2013

How rich do you have to be to feel it? A survey of investors found $1 million isn’t enough for most folks.

Fake Reviews Can Get You Sued
Fake Reviews Can Get You Sued
on July 24, 2013

Edmunds.com has accused a company of spamming its site with fake reviews, and it’s gone to court to stop it.

The Worst Mistakes Travelers Make
The Worst Mistakes Travelers Make
on July 23, 2013

Travel can be exciting, or it can be a frustrating juggling act of your time, money, and patience. The key is planning and not being penny-wise and pound-foolish.

Dubai Paying Citizens Gold To Get Skinny
Dubai Paying Citizens Gold To Get Skinny
on July 23, 2013

How’s this for incentive? The Dubai government is paying people in gold for the pounds they shed.

Flushable Wipes May Not Be Flushable
Flushable Wipes May Not Be Flushable
on July 23, 2013

No wipes in the pipes! Even if they’re labeled flushable, experts complain they’re clogging up our sewers.

Great: Now Diet Soda May Also Make You Fat
Great: Now Diet Soda May Also Make You Fat
on July 22, 2013

Despite having few or no calories, diet soda can still lead to weight gain, new research suggests.

Time to Stop Using CNET to Download?
Time to Stop Using CNET to Download?
on July 22, 2013

You might accidentally download junk you don’t want if you use CNET to get your software.

How to Squeeze at Least 200,000 Miles From Your Car
How to Squeeze at Least 200,000 Miles From Your Car
on July 22, 2013

Want the first digit on your odometer to move more than once? Use many of the same techniques you use to make your body last.

Study: Mobile Shopping Is Kind of Annoying
Study: Mobile Shopping Is Kind of Annoying
on July 19, 2013

Consumers complained that checkout is annoying, desktop websites work better, and sometimes you just hit the wrong button when shopping through a phone. Do you have problems with mobile shopping?

New Tech Lets You Buy Stuff With Your Face
New Tech Lets You Buy Stuff With Your Face
on July 19, 2013

Imagine winking or nodding at a computer screen to pay for something. That’s pretty much the idea behind this Finnish startup.

Don’t Get Suckered Into a “Free” Credit Report
Don’t Get Suckered Into a “Free” Credit Report
on July 19, 2013

Avoid the pretenders, the add-on services, the trial offers, and the rest of the nonsense on the Web. There’s only one place to really get your report for free.

Professional Liars for Hire
Professional Liars for Hire
on July 18, 2013

Liar, liar, pants on fire? You’re hired. A company in Minnesota will say just about anything you want, for the right price.

Detroit Files for Bankruptcy
Detroit Files for Bankruptcy
on July 18, 2013

The wheels have fallen off the automotive capital of the world.

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