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Congress considers getting rid of dollar bills for $1 coins to save money. The switch would save taxpayers $4.4 billion over the next 30 years, congressional auditors said. Will dollar bills soon be a thing of the past? Congress says
ECONOMICS is not usually associated with humour. But once a year in the Irish city of Kilkenny, organisers of the “Kilkenomics” festival try to inject some merriment into the dismal science. When it started in 2010 as Europe’s first festival
One of the things they don’t teach at school happens to be one of the most important things adults need to know: how to manage money. Any conscientious parent should take over the responsibility of teaching their kids about money.
Dividends can be a source of current income for retirees and others who want an income stream without selling their underlying investments. For long-term investors, reinvested dividends can be a powerful growth engine. A 2013 study by Standard & Poor’s
It’s estimated that more than 53 million Americans are now part of the nation’s growing freelance workforce – this figure includes small-business owners, contract workers, consultants, and others who work on a project basis.1 Self-employed workers may enjoy the flexibility
7 lessons in finance for gracious & grateful kids. When fellow Forbes contributor Vanessa McGrady was checking out at Trader Joe’s, her three-year-old daughter requested jellybeans. Upon hearing the response “No, not today,” the toddler shouted, “But we have enough
Who says millennials don’t know how to save? See why many of them have better financial habits than their parents. All the millennials who have a 401(k) now have a leg up on their parents, according to the Retirement Savings
Engaged couples have so many things to talk about while planning their weddings: seating arrangements, their honeymoon destination, future kids… and money. Money may not be the most romantic topic on the pre-wedding agenda, but it’s probably the most important.
New research outlines the most important ways to keep your company competitive in the tight market for top talent. Now’s the time to dust off that expired gym membership–companies are investing more in employee benefits this year. Thanks to an increased awareness
Who says millennials don’t know how to save? See why many of them have better financial habits than their parents. Thrifty shopping may seem like a pain at first, but the savings can really add up. If you’re used to