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3 Stupidly Simple Ways to Make Sure You Never Ever Pay ATM Fees

A new Bankrate report shows that the cost of using an out-of-network ATM is growing. Here's how to avoid those charges completely.<p>Using an ATM that’s …

Here's the Least Understood Cost of a 401(k) Loan

401(k) loans aren't always a terrible choice. But make sure you keep saving at the same rate during the loan payback period.<p>A loan from your 401(k) …

How to Ace Any Interview and Land the Job of Your Dreams

Forget the traditional sit-down with a rep from HR. Employers are now using more offbeat hiring techniques. Here's what you need to know to …

5 Ways to Get Help With Your 401(k)

Most 401(k) plans now offer financial advice, often for free. Workers who take advantage of these programs tend to earn higher returns.<p><i>UPDATED: OCT. 7</i><p>…

Here's What Millennial Savers Still Haven't Figured Out

Gen Y is taking saving seriously, a new survey shows. But they still don't know who to trust for financial advice.<p>The oldest millennials were …

How You Can Build a $1 Million Retirement Fund

A seven-figure IRA is more doable than you think.<p>The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report recently showing that more than 630,000 …

Get in Touch With Your Prejudices...About Money

A financial planner shares books and resources that have helped her understand the different ways people feel about money.<p>It’s only human to hear and …

4 Myths About the Home Office Tax Deduction

Misconceptions about the home office deduction cause Americans to lose out on significant savings.<p>One of my favorite tax perks available to real …

4 things you may not know about saving money in college

Remember when the ‘rents were footing the bill for everything and the first semester of a school year was all…<p>…yeah, we don’t either. Now that midterms are almost over, all that spending money you started the year off with is just about gone. The good news is that TheMintGrad has your back. You can …

3 Ways Women Can Make Sure They Get the Raises They Deserve

Career coach Caroline Ceniza-Levine weighs in on the controversial comments made by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella last week. Her take: They underscore …

What to do if your wages are garnished

If you're falling behind on your debts, beware: You don't want to end up one of the millions of Americans who get their pay garnished.<p>To avoid being hit, call your creditor or the firm collecting the debt and try to negotiate a payment plan, said Robert Hobbs, senior fellow at the National Consumer …

Would you move abroad for a job?

Moving to a new city for work is a pretty big deal. Moving to another country for a job is something else entirely.<p>Yet a new survey found 64% of people worldwide say they would be game to cross borders for their careers.<p>The Boston Consulting Group and The Network, an online recruiting firm, culled …

Samsung hammered by weak smartphone sales

Samsung is on track to report its weakest financial results in recent memory as the company loses ground in the intense battle for smartphone customers.<p>South Korea-based Samsung said Tuesday that it would report operating profit of around 4.1 trillion won ($3.8 billion) for the third quarter -- a …

3 biggest risks every retirement saver should know about

<i>People always talk about "risk" in investing articles, but rarely explain what they mean by it. What sorts of risks should I be concerned about when investing and planning for retirement and what can I do about them? -- Ernie G., Newark, Ohio</i><p>You're right. People often toss around the word "risk" as …

AT&T will pay $105 million for unauthorized charges on customer bills

Listen up, AT&T customers: You may be in for a refund.<p>AT&T (T)has agreed to pay $105 million for "cramming" unauthorized charges on the monthly bills of its wireless customers, federal and state regulators announced Wednesday.<p>The charges -- typically $9.99 per month -- came from third-party …

Behind the 78 cent wage gap

Women make 78 cents for every dollar made by men. But the wage gap isn't that simple.<p>The stat we're all so familiar with "is an aggregate of all men and women in the workplace," said Christina Hoff Sommers, a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. It doesn't take into account …

Why women are losing the retirement savings game

When it comes to putting money away for retirement, women outmatch men:<p>They are more diligent savers and more likely to put a bigger percentage of their paycheck into a savings plan.<p>But when it comes to the final savings tally, women are falling far behind.<p>According to a Vanguard analysis of more …

AT&T wants you to design your own Internet fast lane

Activists and big Internet providers have spent this year in a war of words over Internet "fast lanes" and net neutrality. AT&T has what it thinks may be a compromise.<p>With regulators still working to craft rules on net neutrality, the telecom giant has sent a proposal to the Federal Communications …

Investing smart in a rocky market

<i>I've been sitting on the sidelines as the stock market has climbed in recent years. I want to invest, but I'm afraid I'll buy in at the top and lose big. Should I invest now, despite the recent turmoil? Or should I wait and get in at the beginning of the next bull market? -- Meg M., Milwaukee, Wisc.</i><p>…

Samsung Has Made Wi-Fi That's Five Times Faster, Due 2015

Samsung has announced that it's developed new technology that boosts Wi-Fi data speeds by five times compared to current hardware standards—and it …

Ultimus Qi Wireless Charger For iPhone 6 And Galaxy Devices (video)

Owners of the new iPhone 6 and Galaxy S5 that would prefer not to plug-in their smartphones to charge them. Are sure to be interested in this new Qi …

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Samsung set to turbocharge Wi-Fi on smartphones in 2015

Qualcomm announced earlier this year that it was working on multi-gigabit wireless connectivity, and Samsung is following suit today by announcing …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini review

The Bottom Line<p>Pros<p>Great camera experience<br>Good screen<br>Flagship hardware features<p>Cons<p>Some build quality issues<br>Occasional instances of stutter or lag<p>Bottom Line<p>If you loved everything about the Samsung Galaxy S5, but thought that it was too big, the Galaxy S5 Mini is the device for you.<p>8.5<p>Buy Now on …

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