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5 ways to tell if you belong to the ‘aspirational class’

It’s not about your income or how much you spend — it’s what you spend your money on, says author Elizabeth Currid-Halkett.

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Here’s one thing consumers still don’t understand about their credit scores

Recent cases against credit reporting agencies have likely confused consumers.

7 min ago
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This is the most helpful thing you can do for your family before you die

Compile all your personal information and name a point person.

32 min ago
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The cheapest and priciest approaches to car ownership — in one handy chart

Want to make sure your car won’t wreck your budget? Here’s a chart that might help.

53 min ago
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What you need to know before buying that vacation home

Whether you’re looking for a spot to enjoy or rent out, there are big mistakes that can cost a lot of money.

11:46 a.m. Today
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These are the next industries that will go the way of taxis and hotels

Which industries will be the next ones to be disrupted by the likes of Uber and Airbnb?

11:44 a.m. Today
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Don’t make these common mistakes when applying for college financial aid

Experts offer advice on the biggest mistakes parents make when filling out the Fafsa.

11:42 a.m. Today
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Millennials: How to turn $5k into $634k

Negotiating your starting salary now can have a big effect on your financial future. Here’s how to do it.

11:39 a.m. Today
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Parents are spending $20,000 for summer camps where their kids can ‘rough it’

Some camps cost as much as a semester at a private four-year college.

10:30 a.m. Today
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‘Saturday Night Fever’ dance floor set to fetch over $1 million at auction

Who has enough space to showcase the souvenir? The floor has more than 250 separate red, white and blue light compartments.

9:48 a.m. Today
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