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Fed Faces A Messier Economic Picture 6 Weeks After Rate Hike

FINANCE | By Martin Crutsinger | Jan 29
Six weeks after raising interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade, Federal Reserve policymakers now face a more perilous global picture that could alter their plans for further raising rates this year.

Chase Planning Rollout of Card-Free ATMs

PERSONAL TECH | By Ken Sweet | Jan 28
Soon, losing your ATM card won't be the financial life-stopping event it used to be. Just don't also lose your phone.

With No Weekend Winner, Powerball Jackpot Swells to $1.3B

FINANCE | By Josh Funk | Jan 12
Disappointed you didn't win the Powerball jackpot this weekend? Don't be. Lottery officials say the prize has swelled to an estimated $1.3 billion - the world's largest. Ever.

Poll: Americans Want More Political Donor Disclosure

FINANCE | By Julie Bykowicz and Emily Swanson | Dec 8
Americans want to know the names of donors who are giving to all groups that work to elect candidates, a new poll shows.

The Future of Money

SAVING | Nov 27
A "mobile money" revolution has swept Kenya, where people can send and receive money on their cell phones. It's improved commerce and brought basic necessities to poorer areas.

Virtual Currency Groups Form Alliance with Law Enforcement

By Eric Tucker | Oct 25
The Obama administration is joining with private companies to train law enforcement officials about the virtual currency Bitcoin and how to fight crime arising from its use.

Investing 101: Better Than Saving for 2015

SAVING | By David Auten and John R. Schneider | Mar 25
Our area of expertise is money. If you want to have $1 million by your gloaming years, or have other laudable financial goals, we're the guys to call, though you won't find our digits listed on MO's bathroom stall anymore.

A Closer Look At The Financial Implications Of Tying The Knot

FAMILY | By Christiana Lilly | Feb 22
With the ban on gay marriage lifted in states around the country, thousands of same-sex couples are finally able to make their relationships official under the eyes of the law. Here's what that means in financial terms.

Secretive Groups Poured $25 M Into State Elections

FINANCE | By Philip Elliott | Dec 17
The Center for Public Integrity analysis also showed that the secretive outside groups were quite successful, exceeding the victory rates of groups that disclose their donors.

How to Plan for Retirement

FINANCE | By Ric Reilly | Oct 12
After you follow the rules as best you can -- maximize savings, minimize spending and contribute to your retirement plan -- what then? When do you have enough to quit working and enjoy your "golden years?"

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