5 Ways to Use Pinterest to Plan Your Budget

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5 Ways to Use Pinterest to Plan Your Budget

Pinterest, like all social media platforms, can be a huge time sink. After all, it only takes a few failed Pinterest projects to funnel money into things you'll never use. But there is a flip side to Pinterest. Troll your favorite personal finance …

Morgan Stanley paying $275M to settle SEC charges

WASHINGTON Morgan Stanley has agreed to pay $275 million to settle U.S. civil charges that it misled investors about risky mortgage bonds it sold ahead of the 2008 financial crisis.

Finance Sector Bouncing Back, 4 Mutual Funds for Profits

The financial sector is ramping up for a sustained growth trend out through 2015.

Protect yourself from identity theft

NEW YORK It's an almost weekly occurrence: On Tuesday, Goodwill said its computer systems may have been hacked, leading to the possible theft of customers' credit and debit card information. The nonprofit agency, which operates 2,900 stores i…

3 Financial Aid Questions to Ask Before Applying to College

Student loan debt is a top concern for parents of aspiring college students. But that concern often doesn't translate into planning, a recent survey finds.

Personal finance apps for the android

Upon reviewing personal finance apps for iPhone and iPad, it's time to take a look at budgeting apps for the Android phone and tablets. As an Android user, I struggled to find an app that did all I wanted it Continue reading

High Schoolers Learn Personal Finance Through On-campus Banking

Experience using financial products may reinforce students' financial literacy, according to a report published in July from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. Union Bank has branches at three public high schools in the stat…

Important Financial Moves for Every Decade

Personal finance is something you think about your entire adult life, and most of us have a common end goal: to achieve financial independence and enjoy a comfortable retirement. This time is also important for thinking about long-term care insurance a…