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Risky debit card use

When you swipe your debit card in these spots, you may find someone swiping your money.

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Savings account and a lottery?

These accounts offer the chance to win prizes of up to $2 million just for saving. Read more

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8 places to park newly found cash

Don't bury money in the yard! Check out these other options that offer safekeeping.Read more

Carpooling to save coin

Ready to save some money (and potentially retain your sanity)? Try carpooling.Read more

9 saving, investing tips for all

No matter what age you are, you should save and invest. These tips are for everyone.Read more

Is cheaper gas helping your savings?

What are people doing with the savings they got from lower gasoline prices?Read more


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High-yield checking can pay big

A Bankrate survey finds you can earn a good return if you meet account requirements.

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How often to compound interest?

Dear Dr. Don, Is it better to have interest compounded on your money daily, monthly or quarterly? Which gives you the most for your money invested? Thanks, -- Jan Juxtapose Dear Jan, With all else being equal, the more... Read more

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New rules to stop college checking rip-offs?

The U.S. Department of Education is proposing new rules for the deals colleges strike with banks to promote checking accounts and other products to students.  ... Read more


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