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Should We Trash Cash?By: Ally677015 commentsOpinion: Muni Bonds Aren't Risk-Free AnymoreBy: Ken Tumin6 commentsWells Fargo Is Closing Over 400 Bank BranchesBy: Shorebreak3 commentsHow Long Do U.S. Retirees Live Compared To Peers In Other Countries?By: Ally67708 comments

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Posted by: cumulus  |   1 vote  |  10 Comments

Just got an e-mail from Credit Karma announcing the availability of their free federal and state tax filing service (have not yet tried it). This sounds like an read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   1 vote  |  4 Comments

Congress assigns the Fed two goals: seek maximum employment and maintain stable prices. Ms. Yellen, in a speech in San Francisco, rather explicitly made clear that read more

Posted by: cumulus  |   1 vote  |  1 Comment

Scott Burns asks and answers: What should a young person do to achieve financial freedom and peace, starting yesterday?

Posted by: Shorebreak  |   1 vote  |  Comment

Fifteen months after Minnesota-based TCF Financial revealed it could face legal action from federal regulators related to alleged unfair and deceptive overdraft read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   2 votes  |  Comment

Retail fraud attempts rose 31 percent during the holiday shopping season, compared to last year, according to fraud-fighting firm ACI Worldwide. read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   5 votes  |  8 Comments

If you’re an American retiree worried about outliving your savings, you may have an (unwanted) edge compared to retirees in other countries: U.S. retirees are read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   2 votes  |  Comment

A broad measure of inflation poked above 2% for the first time in 2½ years, a sign of diminished slack in the economy that could support additional moves by the read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   1 vote  |  Comment

If you're a Chase bank customer in Chicago or New York City who relies on the ATM at your local Walgreens/Duane Reade to avoid withdrawal fees, we've got some bad read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   5 votes  |  6 Comments

Municipal bond investors this year will see increasing conflict with state and local government-employee pension funds. This conflict means investors cannot read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   6 votes  |  15 Comments

Two months ago, the world’s largest democracy embarked on one of the biggest monetary experiments the world has ever seen.

Posted by: Shorebreak  |   5 votes  |  Comment

When federal regulators discovered last fall that Wells Fargo had been creating credit card and checking accounts for its customers without their permission, simply read more

Posted by: Shorebreak  |   5 votes  |  3 Comments

Wells Fargo announced plans on Friday to shut down more than 400 bank branches by the end of 2018. That's on top of the 84 locations it pulled the plug on in 2016. read more

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There's some good news for struggling homeowners who are worried about foreclosure, or possibly already delinquent on their mortgage payments. With HAMP (the Home read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   2 votes  |  Comment

The IRS Free File program is now available to taxpayers who qualify for no-cost help in preparing and filing their tax returns. To qualify for Free File read more

Posted by: Shorebreak  |   4 votes  |  1 Comment

 A former branch manager for Wells Fargo has filed a federal lawsuit against the embattled bank, claiming that supervisors harassed her after she had alerted read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   4 votes  |  Comment

If you have Amazon Prime and buy a lot from Amazon, this can be a good deal. From TechCrunch: Amazon announced this morning it's teaming up with Chase to introduce read more

Posted by: Shorebreak  |   5 votes  |  2 Comments

The FDIC filed a lawsuit in federal court on Monday demanding that Bank of America pay $542 million it owes to the regulator's deposit insurance fund. "Because Bank read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   1 vote  |  Comment

The central bank’s remittances could dwindle as the Fed raises interest rates. There is a risk the Fed could suffer losses on its holdings if interest rates rise read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   3 votes  |  2 Comments

As people age, they believe they will remain financially independent

Posted by: Ally6770  |   4 votes  |  3 Comments

To get a sense of what it would take to reach the seven-digit plateau within 25 years and whether it’s even a possibility for you, Alden crunched various monthly read more

Posted by: Purplesage  |   2 votes  |  2 Comments

In the jobs report today, there's one figure that the Fed has riveted its collective eyes on. Sure 156,000 jobs were created, below average for 2016, and way below read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   3 votes  |  21 Comments

Trump has previously disclosed that his businesses owe at least $315 million to 10 companies. According to the Journal’s analysis, Trump businesses’ debts are held read more

Posted by: Carpline  |   2 votes  |  Comment

American Airlines Credit Union pays out more than $13 million in bonus dividends to member-owners.Thanks to your ongoing participation, our member-owners received read more

Posted by: cumulus  |   3 votes  |  18 Comments

You’re eager to buy your favorite candy bar. You go in the store. You pay the usual amount. But when you open the familiar wrapping you get a terrible surprise. read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   2 votes  |  Comment

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — The U.S. added 156,000 new jobs in the final month of 2016 and worker pay rose at the fastest pace since the Great Recession, reflecting read more

Posted by: Shorebreak  |   3 votes  |  1 Comment

With his selection of deal-making attorney Walter "Jay" Clayton to head the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, President-elect Donald Trump is signaling that read more

Posted by: cumulus  |   2 votes  |  4 Comments

Ever wonder how your net worth stacks up with the rest of your age group in America?

Posted by: cumulus  |   3 votes  |  Comment

For those interested in a beginners guide on interest rates this Kiplinger article should be helpful.

Posted by: Ally6770  |   2 votes  |  3 Comments

A U.S. regulator on Tuesday ordered credit reporting agencies TransUnion (TRU.N) and Equifax Inc (EFX.N) to pay more than $23.2 million in fines and restitution for read more

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