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Couples Caught Off Guard by Wedding Planning Costs

Many couples creating initial budgets that are unrealistic

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Identity Theft Is Very Common, But Few Expect It: Survey

Card fraud, identity theft and other similar crimes strike millennials especially hard.

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Personal Finance Courses Help Students Get Better College Funding, Study Finds

Research suggests financial literacy can lead to more grants and lower-cost borrowing.

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Fraud Alert: Spoofed DHS Phone Numbers Used to Extort Money from Victims

Scammers are using bogus caller IDs and fake emails to get cash and information from the unsuspecting.

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Are Smart Device Home Insurance Discounts Worth It?

As an increasing number of insurance companies have partnered with smart device makers, purchasing a smart device is a handy way to save on...

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Most Student Loan Borrowers Fear Refinancing: Survey

Many with student debt worry about getting locked out of government programs.

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Mortgage Delinquency Rate Hits 18-Year Low

Strong economy helps home loans, but student loans remain a problem.

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Survey: Millennials’ Non-Essential Spending Outpaces Gen X and Baby Boomers

They say family, friends, boredom, advertising and social media are to blame

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Study: Financial Fraud of Seniors Widespread and Increasing

A new CFPB analysis shows financial exploitation of seniors quadrupled from 2013-2017

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Young Americans Carrying More Than $1 Trillion in Debt

Student loans comprise the bulk, followed by auto loans, credit card debt and mortgages

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Survey: LGBTQ Adults Have More Anxiety and Negative Feelings About Their Finances

LGBTQ respondents say they feel more unsure about money matters than heterosexuals