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How to Wire Money Safely, Affordably and Quickly

How to Wire Money Safely, Affordably and Quickly

Learning how to wire money can lead to faster bank cash transmissions for both payers and payees. But beware the scams.

Should You Take a Mini-Retirement?

Should You Take a Mini-Retirement?

You don't have to wait until 65 to take some real time away from the office. Take those long breaks from your career now.

Best Ways to Save for Retirement - Even When You're Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Best Ways to Save for Retirement - Even When You're Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Conventional wisdom says that you can't save for retirement living paycheck to paycheck. Here's a news flash - conventional wisdom is wrong.

How to Start Saving for a Down Payment for Your Home

How to Start Saving for a Down Payment for Your Home

Saving up for a down payment is tougher than ever as home prices rise faster than wages. But buyers are meeting the challenge through old-fashioned saving while also tapping into new and creative sources of financial help.

AAP Exclusive: Cramer Says The President is No Longer on the Side of the Bulls

AAP Exclusive: Cramer Says The President is No Longer on the Side of the Bulls

A huge number of stocks are finding their P/E ratios being taken down, says Jim Cramer in his March's Action Alerts PLUS members' call. And that, along with the current market uncertainty, is causing the AAP team to take more stocks off the table. Watch now!

How Much Does It Cost To Live In Your City... And Why?

How Much Does It Cost To Live In Your City... And Why?

Millennials have a tough choice to make. If they want a job, they have to move to the city. If they move to the city, they'll probably go broke. Here's the really bad news: that's not going to change any time soon.

Family of Four? Grocery Costs Differ Dramatically Between and Within Each State

Family of Four? Grocery Costs Differ Dramatically Between and Within Each State

Depending on what state you live in, your bill at the grocery store might be pretty cheap or very expensive. But there's something even more important at work.

Seven Common Financial Regrets You Want to Avoid

Seven Common Financial Regrets You Want to Avoid

People who carry big financial regrets carry a big burden. It could be a burden they never completely see go away.

Tax Tip: Get Money Back on Those Pesky Kids

Tax Tip: Get Money Back on Those Pesky Kids

Darn kids can be a pain in the you-know-what. But don't they still look so cute in those feety pajamas? PLUS -- they can get you some money back come tax time! Watch how now!

Tax Tip: Uncle Sam Will Be Looking for Your Cryptocurrency Trades

Tax Tip: Uncle Sam Will Be Looking for Your Cryptocurrency Trades

Calling all traders! Check your Form 1099-B your broker and make sure its error-free before you prep your tax return. And while your cryptocurrency trades may not be on it, they still need to make their way onto it. Watch!