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How Big Banks Are Finally Getting It Right

It was known as the $39 cup of coffee: Swipe your debit card to pay for your latte and drop your bank account balance into the red, triggering an overdraft fee in the process. 493 more words

This Is the Best Budget Laptop You Can Buy

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If I had to buy a Windows laptop for $600 or less, I’d get the ~$580 configuration of the… 966 more words

Credit Card Companies Really Hope You Don't Notice This

If you have decent credit and you actually read your junk mail, you’ll notice that credit card companies will do almost anything to turn you into a customer. 504 more words

Do Not Leave Home Without These Credit Cards

Although credit card perks vary widely, the overwhelming majority of rewards credit cards give the user travel insurance coverage. Among rewards cards from major issuers, nearly all offer travel accident insurance and almost 80% offer luggage insurance, … 579 more words

Americans Are Totally Unprepared for This Shock

Never mind saving for retirement: Americans today face the bleak prospect of poverty in their golden years because they have no idea how much nursing homes cost and they wildly underestimate how much they’ll need. 684 more words

The 4 Words Terrifying Americans Right Now

This post is in partnership with The Fiscal Times. The article below was originally published on The Fiscal Times.

Americans are freaking out about their personal savings – and for good reason. 1,068 more words