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A brief history of the credit score

Apr 22, 2014
The FICO credit score is one of the most significant numbers we live with. Turns out it's only 25 years old.
Posted In: FICO, credit scores

Why great companies aren't so great online

Apr 18, 2014
Jason Seiden, CEO of Ajax Workforce Marketing, says companies aren't marketing themselves well online.
Posted In: workplace culture

Why you should budget, even if you're broke

Apr 18, 2014
Creating a budget is an important part of smart financial planning. But sticking to a budget when you have very little money can be overwhelming.
Posted In: budget, Personal Finance

The importance of confidence for women

Apr 18, 2014
Katty Kay and Claire Shipman, authors of “The Confidence Code,” talk with Marketplace Money host Lizzie O’Leary about why women are less confident than men.
Posted In: women, confidence, workplace culture

It pays to be polite in-flight

Apr 18, 2014
Airfare Watchdog George Hobica tells us why it's worth being nice to flight attendants.
Posted In: airplane, airplane travel, Travel

Food inflation, or, why bacon is a good investment

Apr 11, 2014
A look into why food costs are rising across the world.
Posted In: Food, commodities, food inflation, inflation

Tidying up with financial spring cleaning

Apr 11, 2014
Some spring cleaning tips for your wallet, too.
Posted In: spring cleaning, advice, credit

Last-minute tips for tax procrastinators

Apr 11, 2014
April 15 is the last day to file your taxes. A few things to keep in mind if you haven't yet filed your taxes.
Posted In: Taxes, tax, tax day, advice

Family Finance Lessons: poet Douglas Kearney

Apr 10, 2014
A California-raised poet takes one childhood lesson a little too far.
Posted In: Family finance lessons, family advice

Raising the minimum wage: Good idea or bad idea?

Apr 4, 2014
A raise in minimum wage could help low-income workers, but hurt small-business owners.
Posted In: minimum wage

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