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5 ways to help avoid identity theft

Bankrate.com, Mon, 24 Nov 2014

ID theft can make a mess of your life. Here's how you may be giving away information.

Video: Trick yourself into saving $5,000

Bankrate.com, Mon, 24 Nov 2014

Looking to save money? Here are eight easy ways to save $5,000 in one year.

Should you cut the cord on cable?

Bankrate.com, Mon, 24 Nov 2014

Here's a breakdown of the costs of cable versus Internet streaming.

Nursing home stay jeopardizes home insurance

Bankrate.com, Mon, 24 Nov 2014

How does a son keep his ailing mother's home "occupied" to satisfy her insurer?

8 ways to totally mess up (and clean up) your IRA

Bankrate.com, Mon, 24 Nov 2014

You don't have to be an idiot to make these mistakes -- or a genius to fix them.

Video: Ways to save money on food preservation

Bankrate.com, Sun, 23 Nov 2014

Lengthen the life of your food and broaden your budget with proper food preservation.

Video: Frugal mom has thrifty tips

Bankrate.com, Sat, 22 Nov 2014

Meet a mom whose daily money-saving methods got her national attention.

Try to grab that log home before the auction

Bankrate.com, Fri, 21 Nov 2014

Does the cabin need rehabbin'? Proceed with caution before the auction.

Tax hit for raiding retirement to pay mortgage?

Bankrate.com, Fri, 21 Nov 2014

Beware of the possible tax consequences if tapping retirement to pay down your mortgage.

Find the 401(k) investing strategy for you

Bankrate.com, Fri, 21 Nov 2014

If you break down the fund choices in a 401(k) plan, it's easy to design an investment strategy.

Video: Find discounts on auto insurance

Bankrate.com, Fri, 21 Nov 2014

Looking to decrease your auto insurance premium? Top insurance experts share money-saving tips.

The buzz about legal marijuana and insurance

Bankrate.com, Fri, 21 Nov 2014

As more states legalize pot, will insurance companies be cool or get out of joint?

5 new technologies for the connected car

Bankrate.com, Fri, 21 Nov 2014

Car companies displayed an array of new gadgets and gizmos at the L.A. Auto Show.

Credit score vs. credit report: What's the diff?

Bankrate.com, Fri, 21 Nov 2014

They sound similar, but they're not. Here's what you need to know.

Where will mortgage rates head next week?

Bankrate.com, Thu, 20 Nov 2014

Mortgage experts predict what will happen to rates over the next week -- and why.

Can power of attorney status add to my debt?

Bankrate.com, Thu, 20 Nov 2014

A power of attorney can help you care for a loved one. But will their debt affect you?

6 bizarre home-squatting stories

Bankrate.com, Thu, 20 Nov 2014

These five scoundrels (and one nice guy) tried to take houses that didn't belong to them.

4 things you may lose when switching phones

Bankrate.com, Thu, 20 Nov 2014

Switching smartphone platforms? Take care not to lose pictures and other data.

6 common holiday budget busters

Bankrate.com, Fri, 28 Nov 2014

Retailers are doing all they can to get you to overspend this holiday season.

Figuring the cost basis for gift of subdivided land

Bankrate.com, Thu, 20 Nov 2014

Your cost basis is not the land's value on the date when the land was subdivided.