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The power of 'found' money

The power of 'found' money

It can be a great feeling to find money. Here are six wise places to look for it.

The biggest threat to the housing recovery

The biggest threat to the housing recovery

Rising new home sales are the latest in a string of positive economic data, but one factor could quickly put the brakes on this trend.

Survey: Most Americans greatly underestimate nursing-home costs

Survey: Most Americans greatly underestimate nursing-home costs

New research finds that most Americans don't realize how much nursing-home care costs -- a misunderstanding that may spell trouble later.

Below zero: The future of bank rates?

Below zero: The future of bank rates?

Negative interest rates are starting to become a reality in Europe. Will they come to the U.S. next?

Graduating? These financial pros would like a word

Graduating? These financial pros would like a word

College graduates are entering an uncertain financial world. Here's some advice from financial experts on making the transition easier.

Advisers: These are the biggest retirement-planning blunders

Advisers: These are the biggest retirement-planning blunders

These financial professionals have witnessed some massive retirement-planning mistakes. Here's how you can avoid making them yourself.

May employment figures raise hopes for higher deposit rates

May employment figures raise hopes for higher deposit rates

The best scenario for depositors today would be stronger growth without higher inflation, and May's job report might be a step in the right direction.

Bonds vs. CDs: A secure-investment showdown

Bonds vs. CDs: A secure-investment showdown

Both Treasury bonds and CDs can be safe sources of income, but the length of your investment may determine which is the better choice.

GDP shrinkage: Another setback for savings accounts

GDP shrinkage: Another setback for savings accounts

Negative real GDP growth is a misstep for the U.S. economy -- and for deposit interest rates.

High on pot stocks? Here's how to not get burned

High on pot stocks? Here's how to not get burned

Legal marijuana may indeed become the next big business trend, but that doesn't necessarily mean pot-related stocks are a good buy.