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A First: Per-Student Spending Down at Schools May 24th 2013, 19:42
A First: Per-Student Spending Down at SchoolsThe amount of money spent per public school student fell in 2011 for the first time since the Census Bureau began keeping records more than three decades earlier, as economic woes finally caught up with …Media files:

7 Ways to Prepare for Retired Life May 24th 2013, 19:24
When your retirement arrives, will you be ready? Have you sufficiently prepared yourself to make the most of your second act? Some retirees-to-be may find themselves waiting to see what will happen once …

Class of 2013 guide to student loans May 24th 2013, 17:51
Graduating students arrive for Commencement Exercises at Boston College in BostonCollege graduates are carrying more than just their diplomas this spring as they enter the real world: student loan debt – a lot of it. Seventy percent of the Class of 2013 is graduating indebted, with …Media files:
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5 Money Traps to Avoid This Memorial Day Weekend May 24th 2013, 16:12
While you’ve probably been worrying about the weather for Memorial Day weekend, we’ve been worrying about your wallet.

United refinances high-interest debt, cuts costs May 24th 2013, 15:17
Manchester United says it has refinanced more than $290 million of high-interest debt, cutting the club’s interest costs by around $15 million a year. Fresh from winning a 20th English title, United says …

Insight: Luxury brands position for U.S. boom May 24th 2013, 14:09
A woman enters a high-end retail store along 5th Avenue in New YorkMost men might balk at spending $600 on a pair of Dior sneakers but for U.S. shoppers like Ephraim, an upbeat 30-year-old, such indulgences are becoming increasingly commonplace. Ephraim is the kind of …Media files:
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How to Prepare for a Cyberattack on Your Bank’s Website May 24th 2013, 13:45
For the past year, bank websites have been routine targets of large-scale cyberattacks that rendered the sites inaccessible. Fortunately, these cyberattacks do not put your account information in jeopardy. …

4 Traits Banks Look For In New Staff May 24th 2013, 13:22
Trust is the number one trait that banks are looking for in new hires, but there are other abilities that are equally desired.

Underwater Borrowers Becoming Accidental Landlords May 24th 2013, 13:18
Underwater Borrowers Becoming Accidental LandlordsThirteen million borrowers still owe more on their mortgages than their homes are worth. “Underwater” borrowers have to pay money into their loans to get out of their homes, and another 9 million …Media files:

France won’t force companies to cap executive pay May 24th 2013, 12:53
France won't force companies to cap executive payThe French government is trying to woo executives and entrepreneurs, amid concerns that it has antagonized the businesses needed to reinvigorate the economy. Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici announced …Media files:

Will card debt scare off student loan lenders? May 24th 2013, 12:00
With high card debt, no job and a desire to return to school, will qualifying for a student loan be insurmountable?

Money Tips To Stretch Your Retirement Nest Egg May 24th 2013, 11:31
beach retirementLearn the key investment and savings tips you need to ensure your retirement savings last as long as you do.Media files:
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Prize-linked checking: A chance to win bank cash May 24th 2013, 10:00
If you like playing the lottery and need a checking account, a chance at prizes might be just enough to entice you to open one at a particular bank. Prize-linked checking is designed for the game player …

How do I safely invest a $500 million inheritance? May 24th 2013, 10:00
Dear Dr. Don, I was recently informed that I could inherit a large sum of money. I am not wealthy now and am inexperienced in such matters. The sum could be as much as $500 million. Obviously, I’m feeling …

Can I trade in my leased car for a used car? May 24th 2013, 10:00
Dear Driving for Dollars, I want to turn in my leased car early because I have a new job that is requiring me to drive more miles than the mileage allowance. I’d like to replace it with a used car. How …

Get your loan from a car dealer or a lender? May 24th 2013, 10:00
If you are ready to buy a new car, don’t wait until you’re sitting at the dealer’s desk to know your monthly payment. Instead, secure your car loan from an outside lender, whether it’s a national lender, …

Embattled P&G Chief Replaced By Old Boss May 24th 2013, 02:54
Robert McDonald’s four-year struggle to adapt Procter & Gamble Co. to a new world of more frugal consumers and tougher global competition has come to an abrupt end. Late Thursday, P&G replaced Mr. McDonald …

Debt Collector Sued Over Tactics May 24th 2013, 01:09
Fausto Brito, a Bronx truck driver, said he was stunned to learn last summer that his credit was too damaged to obtain a home mortgage. He was told he had been sued in 2006 by Palisades Collection over …

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