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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?"

Three Steps to Creating a Personal Financial Plan

SAVING | By David Auten and John R. Schneider | May 31
Many people have a negative perception of a budget, but a good budget can actually liberate you. Here are tips on how to save and prosper.

Money Matters :: Debit or Credit?

SAVING | By Ric Reilly | Mar 28
I am never asked, because I don’t use a debit card. There is not a debit card in my wallet. When one arrives from the bank I immediately cut it up and dispose of it. And here’s why...

Forbes: Only 7 of the World’s Billionaires are Gay

FINANCE | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 11
Gains in riches have increased among women and people across the world, but according to the recent Forbes Billionaires List, only seven of the world’s 1,645 billionaires are openly gay, and five of them are American.

The Money Man :: How to Choose the Right Bank

SAVING | By Ric Reilly | Feb 16
Many think that when they deposit their money in the bank, the bank has that money for their use, on their demand. Nothing is actually further from the truth.

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