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13 hrs ago | San Diego Source

Diversity in generations

Pity the poor millennials, those born between 1977 and 1997, who are graduating from college and can't get a job.

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17 hrs ago | US News & World Report

5 Ways Millennials Can Achieve Financial Independence

Financial independence is a rite of passage for 20-somethings. Yet, between student loans, expensive urban housing markets and pressure to start saving early for retirement, those first paychecks are in high demand and there's little room for error.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Switched

You're Out of Debt, Have Savings, and Are on Track for Retirement. What's Next?

Last time you checked, you carried no credit card balances, had six months of take-home pay saved up in your emergency fund, and had been steadily increasing your retirement contributions every year.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KNDO

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The New Year signals the universal practice of resolving to break bad habits. Many people focus on health when making resolutions.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, New Year's Day/Eve, Home, Mortgage

Sys-Con Media

TransUnion: National Credit Card Delinquency Hits Lowest Level in at Least Seven Years

The latest TransUnion Industry Insights Report found that the credit card delinquency rate dropped nearly 9% in the last year while falling more than 15% in the last quarter .

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Related Topix: TransUnion, Personal Finance, Illinois

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Prosecutor grills McDonnell on gifts, loans from Williams

Former Gov. Bob McDonnell faced intense questioning today about his interactions with businessman Jonnie Williams on cross-examination in his federal corruption trial.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Virginia Beach, VA, Personal Finance, Wedding

Consumer Reports

Learn how peer-to-peer lending can boost your income

Americans are cleaning up their debt, according to Federal Reserve data . But they still have a long way to go.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Prosper, Retirement

Cape Gazette

Carney introduces bill to preserve 30-year mortgage

When I was in my early thirties, I bought the home I live in now - in Wilmington right near Warner Elementary.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Financial Services, Fannie Mae, Delaware, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative John Delaney

KFVS12

The importance of an emergency fund

Emergencies may be unexpected, but you still can plan for them. Saving money to weather an emergency should be a top priority for everyone.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance

MarketWatch

How to earn 4% to 15%

Some people gripe about the low interest now paid on money markets.Yet these can effectively produce truly high returns.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Financial Markets

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Motley Fool

3 Types of Debt You Never Want to Have

Debt is a problem for many Americans, but some types of debt are much more harmful than others.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Tax

The Motley Fool

Paying Off Debt Is All About Prioritizing

If you have a lot of debt, or simply more than you would like to have, it's definitely a good idea to make paying it off a priority.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Mortgage, Home

The Motley Fool

3 Situations Where It's Best to Use Your Credit Card

We hear all the time about problems with credit card debt and the irresponsible use of credit cards.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

Philly.com

Borrowing from 401(k) to pay debt risky move

Question: My wife stopped working and started staying home when we had our little ones.

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Related Topix: Retirement

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Quantitative Easing In The Short Term Will Lead To Deflation Long Term

The Federal Reserve is trying to promote credit creation in the short term through Quantitative Easing - paradoxically, longer term consequences will produce deflation.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Social Security

The Motley Fool

7 Drawbacks of Refinancing Your Debt

Refinancing is sometimes pitched as if it were a miracle cure for debt woes. But while refinancing can lower your interest rate and make your obligations more manageable, the FDIC recently reminded consumers that refinancing can also turn into a costly mistake in the long run.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

KNDO

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The New Year signals the universal practice of resolving to break bad habits. Many people focus on health when making resolutions.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, New Year's Day/Eve, Home, Mortgage

The Motley Fool

Expensive Consequences of Not Having the Dreaded Inheritance Conversation

"Let's talk about sex" - it's not just a hit song by rap group Salt-N-Pepa, but it's also a topic that families are more comfortable talking about compared to, say, money.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Salt 'N' Pepa, Watches, Family, Kids

The Motley Fool

3 Crucial Steps for Getting Out of Debt

Many Americans rely on debt to finance their lifestyle. The financial crisis also made things tough for Americans with jobs being scarce and competition for them high.

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Bank of New York, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

St. Petersburg Times

Peek at dark mortgage machine that helped devastate global financial system

A founder of Countrywide Financial warned three years before the housing market collapsed that his company could face "financial and reputational catastrophe" if it continued holding certain risky mortgages on its balance sheet.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Financial Services, Countrywide Financial

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