Personal Finance

Edmunds: Many car buyers make wrong turn on financing

Aug 16, 2017

The rising cost of cars, along with impulse buying and long loan terms, have taken many car shoppers on a costly, possibly ruinous journey

'Bathroom bill' dies again in Texas as session abruptly ends

Aug 16, 2017

The Texas Legislature has adjourned for good, ending its month-long special session a day early

Report: Higher premiums if Trump halts 'Obamacare' subsidies

Aug 16, 2017

Congressional Budget Office: Higher premiums, fewer insurance options if Trump halts 'Obamacare' subsidies

Young and overspent? How to tackle credit card debt

Aug 15, 2017

Paying down credit card debt when you're just starting out is no small feat

Poll: Support for charters drops markedly over past year

Aug 15, 2017

A new survey says that expanding charter schools around the country is losing support among Americans, even as President Donald Trump and his administration continue to push for school choice

Wisconsin Assembly committee approves Foxconn incentives

Aug 14, 2017

A Wisconsin state Assembly committee has approved a $3 billion tax incentive package for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group

US stocks jump as tensions with North Korea appear to ease

Aug 14, 2017

Technology companies, banks, and other stocks climb as investors relax somewhat after days of international tensions pulled the stock market lower last week

After failure of SC nuke plant, backers seek federal aid

Aug 14, 2017

Supporters of nuclear power are pushing to revive a failed project to build two reactors in South Carolina, saying demise of the $14 billion project could signal doom for an industry that supplies one-fifth of the nation's electricity

Liz Weston: How to stop being the family ATM

Aug 14, 2017

Your family probably knows how to push your buttons - including the ones that enable their self-destructive financial behaviors

Heroes without capes: Portugal's firefighters work for free

Aug 14, 2017

Almost all of the 2,000 Portuguese firefighters at a weeklong wildfire that killed 64 people this summer were doing it for no pay and with equipment bought with public donations

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