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You're more likely to get a raise now
Workers rejoice: Economists say their companies are granting more pay raises this year, according to CNN. Forty-three percent of economists surveyed by the National Association for Business Economics (NABE) said their firms have increased wages in the last three months. That's up from last year, when only 19% of... Read More
It’s harder to be a poor student in the U.S. than in Russia
It isn't easy to be a disadvantaged high school student anywhere, but the U.S. education system appears to be particularly unkind to its less privileged youth, the Washington Post reports. Poor students have a tougher time overcoming their socioeconomic odds in the U.S. than in Canada, France, Russia, and 33 other... Read More
How brain imaging can be used to predict the stock market
Some shares have new owners every second. Today much of the buying and selling is done by computers, but some still rely on human intuition—the gut feeling of the experienced trader, Quartz reports. “Nobody can predict the market, but traders are expected to,” Richard Taffler, professor of finance at the... Read More
Sex Valley: Tech's booming prostitution trade
Startups are transforming into multi-billion companies. And the staffs are overwhelmingly male. Sex workers tell CNNMoney they have a growing clientele who have plenty of excess cash. Two recent events have raised concerns. The arrest this week of an alleged prostitute, Alix Tichelman, in connection with the death... Read More
Study: Most US Teens Can't Read Their Own Pay Stubs
Fewer than 30% of U.S. teens understand their paycheck, according to the financial literacy portion of a test administered by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. More than one in six 15-year-olds is unable to make even simple decisions about everyday spending, and only one in 10 can solve... Read More
Dave Says: Roll the money into an IRA
Dave Ramsey: It’s best to roll an old 401(k) into an IRA instead of a new 401(k). Read More
How bad Michael Jackson was with his money
When the first iPhone came out in 2007, everyone wanted to try Apple's next big gadget — including the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, according to Business Insider. But the singer may not have had access to the hottest piece of tech if it weren't for his security guard. In a new book out today, "Remember the Time:... Read More
401(k) becomes new American piggy bank
Premature withdrawals from retirement accounts like the 401(k) have become America’s new piggy bank, cracked open in record amounts during lean times. Read More
How much should you save for your retirement?
Americans do a poor job of saving money, and many don’t even know how much they should be setting aside. Read More
What you should know about debt collectors
It's something most people dread: a call from the bill collector. Even if you've fallen behind on payments, debt collection agencies must follow laws and rules, and you do have rights. Read More