Finance

When Florida turned down $2.4 billion in federal aid for a high-speed rail in 2011, many Floridians were upset. Now, state lawmakers may reject a much larger amount – $51 billion over 10 years – leaving hundreds of thousands of...

April 2013 | Location: Florida | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Consumer News, Finance, Government/Public Affairs, Health

Teaching children to save isn't easy. Yet, if they don’t learn the importance of saving, children can grow up to be irresponsible spenders, get themselves into debt and look to their parents to help rescue them.

April 2013 | Location: National | Category: Business, Finance

In honor of National Financial Literacy Month, the American Bankers Association is organizing banker volunteers around the country to teach children how to become life-long savers. Nearly 10,000 bankers are participating in all...

April 2013 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Business, Consumer News, Education, Finance

Today AARP Florida released a new survey that shows 71 percent of older Florida voters, including strong majorities across party lines, would be less favorable to their Congressional representatives or Senators if they voted for...

April 2013 | Location: Florida | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Finance, Government/Public Affairs

The IRS conducted a record number of audits last year and plans more for 2012, but that may not be bad news. Some audits lead to larger refunds. The challenge is for individuals and families to apply new tax law changes and plan...

April 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Finance, Government/Public Affairs, Justice/Legal

The IRS conducted a record number of audits last year and plans more for 2012, but that may not be bad news. Some audits lead to larger refunds. The challenge is for individuals and families to apply new tax law changes and plan...

March 2013 | Location: National | Category: Finance, Government/Public Affairs

America Saves provides financial tools and resources to help Americans set sound financial goals.

February 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Finance

Study shows couples who reported disagreeing about money once a week were roughly 30% more likely to get divorced than couples who said they disagreed just a few times per month.

February 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Education, Finance

Since 2010, Americans have withdrawn $362 billion from actively managed stock mutual funds. One investment strategy that can provide some stability, however, is exchange traded funds. Since 2010, $368 billion has poured into...

January 2013 | Location: National | Category: Finance

Nearly 6.5 million U.S. teens and young adults are not in school and jobless. This veers them toward a path of chronic underemployment, perhaps even unemployment, and failure to gain the skills employers want in the 21st century.

December 2012 | Location: National | Category: Finance, Justice/Legal

Every New Year, Americans resolve to get their finances in shape. As we approach the end of 2012, now is the perfect time to start planning and taking advantage of financial opportunities before the year ends.

December 2012 | Location: National | Category: Finance

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Can Help You Figure it Out with the Santa Claus Audit

December 2012 | Location: National | Category: Finance

Start the Year Out on the Right Foot by Taking Advantage of Year-End Financial Opportunities

December 2012 | Location: National | Category: Finance

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