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US Retail Sales Flat-Line in April, Decreased Auto Spending

May 15
U.S. shoppers kept their spending in check in April, as modest wage growth over the past year keeps family budgets tight.

US Household Debt Levels Held Back by Cautious Consumers

May 13
U.S. household debt levels were mostly unchanged in the first three months of this year, held back by tight mortgage credit standards and consumer reluctance to borrow heavily.

US Consumer Borrowing Expanded $20.5 Billion in March

May 11
Consumers increased their borrowing in March by the largest amount in nearly a year as borrowing on credit cards rebounded following two months of declines.

Report: IRS Issues $5.6 Billion in Bogus Education Credits

By Stephen Ohlemacher | May 6
The IRS issued $5.6 billion in potentially bogus education tax credits in a single year - more than a quarter of all education credits claimed by taxpayers, a government watchdog said.

Don't Fall for These 5 Infomercial Money-Grabbing Tricks

By Joseph Pisani | May 1
Infomercials that sell shampoos, zit creams and the latest weight loss gadgets can be hard to turn away from. But before you pick up that phone, you should know that the low, low prices and easy monthly payments advertised are not always what you'll pay.

How to Maximize Financial Aid and Save for College

Apr 30
A single year at a 4-year college runs between almost $19,000 to $42,000. That leaves many students wondering how they'll save up and pay for tuition. Here's Jill Schlesinger joins with tips for getting the best financial aid.

Rates Mixed at Weekly US Treasury Bill Auction

Apr 28
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction with the rate on three-month bills declining to the lowest level since early March, while the rate on six-month bills rose.

Dodging the Dollar Drag: Currency-Hedged Funds are Booming

By Stan Choe | Apr 27
Spanish stocks have climbed 10.9 percent in euros. But for someone counting in U.S. dollars, each of those euros is worth less than at the start of the year. A growing number of funds have been trying to blunt this effect.

Stocks Rise on Tech Earnings; Nasdaq Adds to Record

Apr 24
Stock indexes edged higher in late-afternoon trading Friday, helped by gains in big technology companies including Google, Amazon and Microsoft.

Still Got It: Facebook Mobile Ad Revenue Continues to Surge

Apr 23
Nearly three-quarters of Facebook's advertising revenue now comes from mobile ads, as many more users access the social network on smartphones and other hand-held gadgets.

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