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ABLE Accounts Help People with Disabilities Save

FINANCE | By Sarah Skidmore Sell | Jul 26
A new type of savings account is on the scene, designed specifically for people with disabilities: ABLE accounts.

Fed Minutes Show Uncertainties About Job Slowdown and Brexit

FINANCE | By Martin Crutsinger | Jul 7
Federal Reserve policymakers expressed uncertainty last month about the outlook for the U.S economy because of a sharp slowdown in job growth and the threat posed by a potential vote in Britain to leave the European Union.

Billions Set to Pour into Real-Estate Investments

FINANCE | By Stan Choe | Jun 12
A big change is coming in how stock indexes measure the market, one that's likely to push tens of billions of dollars into real-estate investments, according to estimates.

How to Do a Background Check on Financial Advisers

A few quick internet searches can save you from handing over your money to a fraudster or someone who has racked up complaints from past customers.

Cheapskates, You're Doing It Right - At Least in Investing

FINANCE | By Stan Choe | May 28
Research keeps piling up to show that one of the best predictors for the success of a mutual fund is if it has low fees.

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!

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