Topics :: money

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Will A Woman's Face Be on $20 Bill Instead of $10?

FINANCE | Apr 23
Controversy behind the agency's original plan to redesign the $10 bill got a redesign of its own.

How to Spot ATM Skimming Fraud

New data show incidents of the crime have increased by more than 500 percent in one year.

Retiring Gay, Part Three: Insurance - Not Fun, But Necessary

RETIREMENT | By Ric Reilly | Apr 10
Everywhere you turn there exists an opportunity to insure your every activity. Insurance transfers money from your pocket to the insurance company, so let's take a look at what you get for your premiums.

Billions in U.S. Remittances A Lifeline for Many in Mexico

FINANCE | By E. Eduardo Castillo and Peter Orsi | Apr 7
For families across Mexico, money transfers help put food on the table and clothe children. They can make it possible to start a small business, put an addition on a cinderblock home or buy a secondhand truck to use on a farm.

Retiring Gay, Part Two: Eliminate Your Credit Card Debt

RETIREMENT | By Ric Reilly | Apr 3
Credit card interest gets you nothing. You buy stuff you don't need without planning how to pay for it. Now you have credit card debt and interest that never seems to go away no matter how hard you try. That's their plan. Don't do it!

Retiring Gay, Part One: Introduction

RETIREMENT | By Ric Reilly | Mar 27
In today's world workers are back to being responsible for funding their own retirement with the primary vehicle being a 401K, or similar plan. Reaching retirement with a well executed plan makes your transition easier and more fulfilling.

Pennsylvania Governor Raising Minimum Wage for State Workers

FINANCE | By Marc Levy | Mar 10
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf raised the minimum wage by nearly $3 an hour, to $10.15, for state government employees and workers on jobs contracted by the state in an executive order he signed Monday.

Lottery-Linked Scholarships Face Lower Sales, Higher Tuition

FINANCE | By Susan Montoya Bryan | Mar 2
The long lines at convenience stores during this year's frenzy over the $1 billion Powerball jackpot were supposed to be a lifeline for New Mexico higher education.

What A Recession Does to Your Money

FINANCE | By Stan Choe | Feb 14
The temptation to sell everything and get out of stocks can be costly. Following every past recession, stocks have eventually gone on to recover their losses - and then climb higher.

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.

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