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These Are The Best And Worst Places To Bank

[credit provider=”Flickr Creative Commons / AndrewGouldFlickr Creative Commons / Roller Coaster Philosophy”] The banking world is full of good news and bad news these days. But the news is better in some states than in others.Nationally, the good news is that the banking system is more stable now than in […]
These Are The Best And Worst Places To Bank
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Four Money Lessons We Can Learn From The Cast Of ‘Downton Abbey’

[credit provider=”PR handout”] The Masterpiece series “Downton Abbey” has become a surprise hit, providing millions of Americans with a Sunday-night escape to a more elegant era. As a side benefit, “Downton Abbey” also happens to teach some valuable lessons about money.In a way, the show is all about money: the […]
Four Money Lessons We Can Learn From The Cast Of ‘Downton Abbey’
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Five Reasons To Consider Using An Online Bank

[credit provider=”Instagram/christine_a86″ url=”http://statigr.am/viewer.php#/detail/347926456097687549_27867672″] Since the Great Recession, banks and consumers have had an uneasy partnership. Tighter federal regulations have prompted many institutions to introduce new fees on checking accounts, and the Federal Reserve’s low-interest-rate policies have helped keep the typical savings account yield below the rate of inflation. These conditions […]
Five Reasons To Consider Using An Online Bank
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These Are The 10 Best States To Make A Living

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Washington_C_D.C._Tidal_Basin_cherry_trees.jpg”] Where is the best place to make a living?In today’s tough economy, it’s an especially relevant question.
These Are The 10 Best States To Make A Living
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These Are The 10 Worst States To Try To Make A Living

[credit provider=”Nick DeWolf” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/dboo/sets/72157626057444215/”] You probably know that there are plenty of challenges to making a living in today’s economy.What you may not know is how significantly the place you live can impact some of those challenges.
These Are The 10 Worst States To Try To Make A Living
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The 10 Worst States To Retire In 2012

It’s no secret that retirees generally don’t like the cold, so it should come as no surprise that there is an abundance of northern states on this year’s list of 10 Worst States to Retire from MoneyRates.com.
The 10 Worst States To Retire In 2012
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Americans Are Worried About Finances But Not Enough To Listen To Experts

[credit provider=”Lourdes Nightingale via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/plunkmasterknows/372669751/”] While nearly half of Americans report feeling anxious about their financial future, many are apparently not concerned enough to implement the finance advice they receive. Only a third consistently take action after receiving financial advice, according to a new survey conducted on behalf of […]
Americans Are Worried About Finances But Not Enough To Listen To Experts
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Almost Half Of Americans Will Die Without A Nickel To Their Name

[credit provider=”Flickr via mancosu” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/mancosu/6170568746/in/photostream/”] If a newly release report is any indication, most children shouldn’t expect a big inheritance from their parents. A new working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research finds that 46 per cent of Americans die with less than $10,000 in financial assets.The study, which […]
Almost Half Of Americans Will Die Without A Nickel To Their Name
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Checking Accounts Have Jumped In Price Across The Board

[credit provider=”Tim Moffatt/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5268897445/sizes/m/”] Nearly any way you slice it, checking accounts became a little more expensive in the first half of 2012.That’s the principal finding of the latest MoneyRates.com Bank Fees Survey, a semi-annual study that examines banking costs across the country to reveal trends in checking account and […]
Checking Accounts Have Jumped In Price Across The Board