The Best Used Cars of 2013

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The Best Used Cars of 2013

The Best Used Cars of 2013

Honda and Toyota had the most models make Edmunds.com’s Best Used Cars for 2013, filling out nearly half the list with four vehicles each. Ford also placed well, with three of its models making the list. Edmunds.com, a site that provides research and car-shopping tools, issues the annual list based on vehicle reliability, safety, value... Read More

Why You Need to Save Now for Christmas

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Why You Need to Save Now for Christmas

Why You Need to Save Now for Christmas

With Christmas shopping season just around the corner, a bit of pre-planning may make the post-Christmas season a bit merrier for you. Americans planned to spend an average of $854 on presents for family and friends last year. However, for many families there is no planning ahead, no savings — and so the spending winds... Read More

Study: College Students Worry About Debt, Not Overdrafts

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Study: College Students Worry About Debt, Not Overdrafts

Study: College Students Worry About Debt, Not Overdrafts

College students need more than Credit 101 — they need schools with holistic financial literacy programs. That’s the message of a new study by EverFi. It says reactionary help, such as default management or loan exit counseling, isn’t as good as teaching students money management all along. “A freshman in college may benefit most from education around school loans, budgeting... Read More

Are You Driving One of the Most-Stolen Cars?

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Are You Driving One of the Most-Stolen Cars?

Are You Driving One of the Most-Stolen Cars?

Think your old Honda Accord or Civic isn’t worth much? It could be to auto thieves. Last year, Accords and Civics were the most-stolen vehicles in the United States, with more than 58,000 Accords and 47,000 Civics swiped, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau’s Hot Wheels 2012 report. While you may consider your car from the... Read More

11 States Failing in Personal Finance Education

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11 States Failing in Personal Finance Education

11 States Failing in Personal Finance Education

Eleven states were given failing grades when it comes to teaching personal finance to high schoolers, according to a grading system created by Champlain College’s Center for Financial Literacy. Only seven states aced the grading system, and 60% of the country’s states received C, D or F grades. The data comparing financial literacy requirements on... Read More

Facebook’s Privacy Policy Update Delayed After Complaints, FTC Review

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Facebook’s Privacy Policy Update Delayed After Complaints, FTC Review

Facebook’s Privacy Policy Update Delayed After Complaints, FTC Review

Not so fast, Facebook. The Federal Trade Commission is reviewing proposed changes to Facebook’s privacy policy concerning the use of user names and images in advertisements, according to multiple published reports. Implementation of the new policy is already a week overdue, a delay that coincides with filing of complaints by various privacy organizations last week... Read More

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