Stocks edge higher following durable goods report


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Stocks edge higher following durable goods report

NEW YORK Stocks moved higher on Wall Street on Tuesday, helped by a report that showed American companies were investing in their businesses at the fastest pace since January.

New Money Rules for the 'Modern Girl'

When Manisha Thakor and Sharon Kedar's personal finance book for women, "On My Own Two Feet," first came out in 2007, the financial world was a different place: The Great Recession hadn't yet rocked the markets, the unemployment rate …

3 Lessons About Online Learning

After five months of studying, my tenure as an online student is officially over.

Assessing the Flexibility of Online Learning

My professor was clear from day one that we would need weeks – not days – to complete the final for our online personal finance class.

Gov't: 1 in 14 fell prey to identity theft in 2012

WASHINGTON The government says 1 out of every 14 Americans age 16 or older was a target or a victim of identity theft, a crime imposing a heavy emotional toll on many of its victims.

Helpful Holiday Personal Finance Tips For U.s. Consumers

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — 'Tis the season for giving gifts to friends and family.  Holiday season can be a wonderful time but post-holiday season, when the bills come due, can be stressful.   Here are some helpful tip…

Helpful Holiday Personal Finance Tips For U.s. Consumers

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — 'Tis the season for giving gifts to friends and family.  Holiday season can be a wonderful time but post-holiday season, when the bills come due, can be stressful.   Here are some helpful tip…

How to Stay Safe While Shopping Online

More than half of holiday shoppers plan to make at least one online purchase this season, according to the National Retail Federation's shop.org. If you see erroneous charges on your statement, call your credit card company, which should investigat…

Target set by Central Bank that 75% of mortgage arrears will be dealt with by June

The banks have been told by the Central Bank that sustainable solutions should be offered to customers.

Retirement Basics to Know Before You Start Investing

I could say my success was due to my high intelligence, but the truth is that it's more the result of writing about personal finance and spending much of every day reading and learning about the subject. What's the worst case outcome?