Financial

Nearly 60 percent of parents help support adult children

Nearly 60 percent of U.S. parents are continuing to help support their adult children who are not in school, according to a new survey.
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Casino Denies Man Jackpot, but Keeps Case out of Court

Imagine you thought you had won more than $166 million. Obviously, in this story, a casino denies a man a jackpot...
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Notice of Unreported Income E-Mail is a Scam

The IRS did not and will not e-mail you. If you have gotten a "notice of unreported income e-mail," delete it and do nothing else. ...
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Where Is The Best Place To Get Payday Loans Online and Why?

There are all kinds of reasons why you would want to get a loan online but what should you know about payday loans first?
There are all kinds of reasons why you would want to get a loan online but what should you know about payday loans first?

Dutch Sandwich is a tasty tax evasion for U.S. multinationals

The Dutch Sandwich is a complex tax-evasion scheme that multinational corporations use to move billions in profits to Caribbean tax havens.
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Facts about extending the Bush tax cuts and the Obama tax plan

The divisive debate on the Bush tax cuts and the Obama tax plan rarely takes a close look at the facts and possible outcomes presented here.
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Payday Loans and Banks are Targeted by the CRL

The CRL is targeting banks and payday loans to stop bad lending and protect consumers in need of funding.

Why Borrow Money On Installments To Keep From Defaulting On Bills And Ruining Your Credit?

Many people are shocked at how damaging it is to have a low credit score. Many though have found a temporary solution with installment loans.
Many people are shocked at how damaging it is to have a low credit score. Many though have found a temporary solution with installment loans.

GOP postures to deny debt ceiling hike despite dire consequences

With the federal government in hock up to its eyeballs, the debt ceiling must be raised soon to prevent further economic catastrophe ...
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Credit card hotline is latest issue in consumer bureau fight

The latest fight over the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau involves a credit card hotline that would compile complaints about card companies.
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How to Reduce Monthly Variable Expenses

Variable bills are the bills can really hurt your budget, so it makes sense to find ways to reduce them...
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How To Use Short Term Loans To Save Your Budget

There are plenty of things eating your budget and late fees on the bills is typically the biggest waste and easiest to fix with short term loans.
There are plenty of things eating your budget and late fees on the bills is typically the biggest waste and easiest to fix with short term loans.

Letting banks boost shareholder dividends risks another bailout

By green-lighting more shareholder dividends, the Fed has allowed banks to increase leverage, and it could lead to bailout territory again.
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Raising a credit score saves a fortune in a lifetime of borrowing

Raising a credit score will save money on interest payments that can be invested to finance retirement by earning interest, not paying it.
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March retail sales increase comes with many investor caveats

After being expected to register the first decline since 2009, retail sales surprisingly increased in March, but stiff headwinds lie ahead.
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Personal Loans Online Do Not Requre Credit Checks Or Collateral Deposits

Credit checks cause damage to your credit score. These are the factors that you will appreciate knowing so you can get a personal loan without ruining your credit or putting up collateral.
Credit checks cause damage to your credit score. These are the factors that you will appreciate knowing so you can get a personal loan without ruining your credit or putting up collateral.

Low retail sales, rising consumer confidence calm volatile stocks

Weak retail sales contrasted with a rising consumer confidence report to narrow trading and reduce stock market volatility on Friday.
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CBO: Repeal of health care reform would add billions to deficit

A Congressional Budget Office review of the GOP bill to repeal the health care law concludes it would increase the deficit by $230 billion.
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Why Using a Cash Advance For a Spending Spree Is a Very Bad Idea!

Cash advances, although a modern convenience, are not to be used for for irresponsible spending. Use them wisely and you will improve your financial situation.
Cash advances, although a modern convenience, are not to be used for for irresponsible spending. Use them wisely and you will improve your financial situation.

Mortgages becoming very low interest loans

Mortgage rates are lower than they ever have been. Mortgages are becoming some seriously low interest loans, if you can access the credit.
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Consumers have legal protection from collection agency harassment

Consumer default during the recession has led to an explosion of collection agencies that use illegal harassment and computerized lawsuits.
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