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1 min ago | Switched
Can't pay the bills? Worried about your lack of income, maxed out credit cards or extreme debt? The average American household is $15,191 in credit card debt, and that doesn't include student loans or home mortgages.
4 hrs ago | Lifehacker
Most of us decide whether or not we borrow money for something based on whether or not we can afford to pay it off soon.
8 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider
No matter what they're learning in school, most young Americans are lost when it comes to managing their money.
That conclusion, one held by a growing number of economists, might surprise many people.
The average U.S. household credit card debt is just over $7,000, according to a Federal Reserve analysis.
Discover Financial Services' net income grew 7 percent in the second quarter as credit card spending and overall loans increased from a year ago.
SAVVY Australians are stashing cash in droves and the biggest motivation behind doing so is to pay for a holiday or save for a rainy day.
DON'T book flights for a Friday afternoon. And always get groceries on Monday. Save cash by shopping smarter, not shopping less.
This winter 2010 photo provided by Jim Breitinger shows Breitinger and his dog Jake as they play in the snow after a day of skiing in East Canyon, near Park City, Utah.
I hate to budget. Or, to be honest, I've never actually had a budget that I could stick to.
Your credit report is a record of many your finance-related activities, including activity with credit card accounts and loans.
But financial freedom isn't always about great riches. For some, it can be as simple as getting a bit more breathing room from financial constraints like their rent, car payment and other living expenses.
A friend of mine is the comptroller of a small corporation. As such, she is required to handle all aspects of that company's finances, including payroll.
Many families have racked up more credit card debt after they've used home equity borrowing to pay off existing balances.
There's no doubt about it: The credit scoring system we use in the United States is complicated.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 09:06 pm
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