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Millennials Who Fall Behind In Saving Will Struggle To Retire

Talk to your parents or your grandparents, and chances are they can describe a past that would sound entirely alien to you: when companies gave employees lifetime jobs, awarded them generous pensions and covered them with low-cost comprehensive … [Read more...]

How Does Your Emergency Fund Compare? New Stats Reveal Americans’ Rainy Day Savings Habits

If you’re used to walking around without any money in your wallet, then maybe the college habit of surviving on ramen noodles made a big impact on you. Either that, or you’re so adept at using banking apps and debit cards that you really don’t see the … [Read more...]

Five Money Talks To Have Before You Get Married

It's summer, and that means wedding season. (At least what's left of it.) Marriage isn’t nearly as popular as it was a few generations back. About half of Americans ages 18 and over — 51 percent — were married in 2012, compared with 72 percent of A … [Read more...]

Common Mistakes That Make Student Loans Hard To Handle

The fact that we’re in a student loan crisis is nothing new; in a recent post I reported that as of the end of 2013, the figure had reached $1.08 trillion. Compare that to the total outstanding revolving debt in the U.S. (which includes credit ca … [Read more...]

How To Save Serious Money On Gas This Summer With Loyalty Cards, More

As of the start of June, the average price of a regular gallon of gasoline in the United States was $3.67, up slightly (about 3 cents) from a year ago, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. And while there’s no escaping the money we … [Read more...]

The Fact Our High Schools Don’t Teach This Subject Is Appalling; Meet The 24-year Old Who Is Fixing It

When most guys under 30 scrawl temporary tattoos on their limbs, they usually choose the name of their favorite sports team, beer or a significant other they want to impress. But when Ted Gonder did it, he choose two curious slogans that might make … [Read more...]

The Surprising Reasons Most People Don’t Trust Mobile Banking (And Why Millennials Have A Greater Risk Of Identity Theft)

You have to wonder if anyone—or any monolithic institution—is truly safe from the perils of electronic hacking. Just a few weeks ago, eBay acknowledged that its customer database had been compromised. But this wasn’t any ordinary hack, mind you: Th … [Read more...]

For Graduate Students, Help Weighing The Costs Of An Advanced Degree

Yes it’s true: Student debt has reached an astounding record level of $1.08 trillion—and that was just for the end of 2013, according to a report released earlier this year by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Trying to make sense of that deb … [Read more...]

Yes, There’s A Loan For That: New Options For Getting Unsecured Personal Loans Online

Let’s face it: It’s not everyday you can get an online loan to buy a horse. But if you go to the website for LightStream’s “AnythingLoan", and scroll down to the bottom of the page, you’ll see it right there: a link for horse loans (with an APR as … [Read more...]

5 Unbelievable Technologies That Will Change The Way You Shop Forever

Take a moment to think about how you bought things—or, depending on your age, how your parents bought things—less than a decade ago. The iPhone was in its infancy back in 2007, and it’s likely that the late Steve Jobs, for all his vision, couldn’t hav … [Read more...]