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Ferrari. Lamborghini. Corvette. When we hear these awesome, expensive sports car names, the first thing that comes to most of our minds is how we will never be able to afford one.  The thought that often follows is a common one: how cool would it be to win a brand new, expensive car or truck [...]
Don't be surprised if, as open enrollment approaches, your HR department asks you to fill out an online questionnaire covering everything from how often you hit the gym to how often you feel sad.
When the U.S. dollar gained ground on the Euro and other currencies last year, glossy travel magazines celebrated the affordability of once-pricey locales. Cheap lattes in Paris!
The outlook: You may not feel as if we're out of the woods yet. But the consensus among the 50 leading economists regularly surveyed by the Blue Chip Economic Indicators is that the recession is indeed over, and from a technical standpoint at least, probably ended in the summer.
Identify thieves and pesky debt collectors were among consumers' greatest gripes last year.
Shopping spree sweepstakes & contests are some of the most popular online giveaways today . . . and more stores are learning that it’s a great way to attract new customers and publicity.? In fact, the reason why shopping sprees are such a common type of promotion is that the companies who put them on [...]
After the market dealt you one bad hand after another over the past decade, you may feel relieved that your luck is finally starting to change. Stocks have shot up more than 50% since early March.
It's fun writing about Wall Street's greedheads and tax dodgers. But every once in a while, I get to write about something positive -- and unpublicized -- that some Wall Street types have done. Today's reversal of the Street's natural order involves Davis Advisors.
Question: My wife and I keep $20,000 in a passbook savings account as an emergency reserve. What's driving me crazy is that we're getting only 60 cents a month in interest. I like the security of the account and the immediate access, but 60 cents a month on 20 grand???? How can I do better? --Dale F., Waldorf, Maryland