Smiling employee watching money go in the tip jar at the coffee shop
‘Tipflation’ Is Real — Here’s When It’s OK to Skip the Tip

on July 24, 2023

Here are the new rules for when you absolutely should tip, when you might consider it — and when you can totally skip it.

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People Who Work Hard May Be Bad Investors, Study Shows

on June 15, 2023

If you exert a lot of effort on the job, you’re likely to be too risk-averse with the money you earn.

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Tweets Can Predict Stock Market Returns: Fed Study

on June 10, 2023

Can Twitter chatter forecast stock market returns? Researchers at the Federal Reserve studied data from 4.4 million tweets to find out.

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Can Money Buy Happiness? Actually, Yes

on March 14, 2023

Forget the old wisdom about happiness leveling out after $75,000 in earnings.

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The Older You Get, the Less Likely You’ll Be Approved for a Mortgage: Study

on February 18, 2023

And older men are more likely to be rejected than older women.

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Woman upset about her electric bill
Home Heating Bills Are Sky High — Here’s Where to Get Help

on December 28, 2022

Your monthly utility bill may provide a shock as energy costs soar this winter.

Equifax scrutiny
Credit Score Snafu: Equifax Confirms It Sent Wrong Scores to Lenders

on August 12, 2022

The bureau blamed a coding glitch for the error.

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$5? $7? Here’s Where Experts Say Gas Prices Are Heading

on May 31, 2022

No predictions are certain, but drivers should expect prices to stay high in the coming months.

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Smile — Mastercard’s New Tech Lets You Buy Stuff With Your Face

on May 19, 2022

Super cool or extra creepy? A pilot program allows cardholders to check out just by looking into a camera.

Stressed man filling up his car at the gas pump
Gas Prices Are Rising Yet Again

on April 27, 2022

Pump prices are already 3 cents higher than they were last week.

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4 Big Cities Where Rent Actually Has Gotten Cheaper During the Pandemic

on April 19, 2022

Housing prices are up almost everywhere — but not in some areas that workers fled in 2020.

Woman struggling to save money
Why It May Be Extra Hard for You to Save Money This Year

on January 7, 2022

Inflation and rock-bottom interest rates aren’t the only reasons.

Woman frustrated with online shopping and holding a credit card
Online Shopping Costs Keep Going up for These Items

on December 15, 2021

Last month, prices rose 3.5% year-over-year. That’s the biggest spike since 2014.

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