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Why won’t CNBC tell us how much they profited from running infomercials of convicted fraudster Kevin Trudeau?

Congrats to CNBC for being on top of the Kevin Trudeau pyramid scheme story.

Only one thing CNBC left out of their report: Kevin Trudeau infomercials have run thousands of times in the off-hours on CNBC in recent years, potentially …

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Why it’s so difficult to raise kids — and save for retirement

Studies show that the vast majority of consumers fail to do any financial planning when they are young, largely because they don’t feel like they have sufficient money for such planning to make a real difference.

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Retirement crisis: Over one-third of Americans haven’t saved a penny

More than a third of Americans haven’t saved any money for retirement. That’s the dramatic finding of a new survey which also found that among those nearing retirement — aged 50-64 –  26% had no retirement savings, along with 14% …

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IS IT REALLY WORTH IT? $245,340: Cost of raising a child born in 2013

New parents beware: Your little angel is going to cost you a bundle.

A middle-income family with a child born in 2013 can expect to spend about $245,340 for food, shelter and other expenses up to age 18, an increase …

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Robin Williams had ‘serious money troubles’ after $30 million divorce bills and was ‘depressed’ his TV show had been axed

  • A source told how Williams had ‘serious money troubles’ and was left racked with depression after his CBS show, The Crazy Ones, was axed in May
  • Just weeks later he went back to rehab for a ‘fine-tune’ after a
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HERE’S WHY YOU SHOULDN’T FALL IN LOVE OR GET MARRIED: Robin Williams faced ‘serious money troubles’

From Radar Online:

In addition to his addiction struggle, the actor recently confided to a family friend that he had “serious money troubles,” and was worried about his family’s financial security.

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Renting drives U.S. homeownership to 19-year low

Homeownership in the United States hit a 19-year low in the second quarter as tight finances continued to drive Americans toward renting, one of the lasting legacies of the recession.

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WHAT DID WE TELL YOU? Students Demand Answers as Bryman College Files for Bankruptcy, Closes Campuses

Bryman College students were demanding answers Monday after learning their school closed all of its campuses since filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy days earlier.

Bryman College Dean Christopher Finn said in a letter the college shuttered its 11 campuses and …

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32 Amazing Websites That Will Actually Save You Money

From our own Mike Timpson!

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WE ALL KNOW WHY: I’ve worked at McDonald’s for 10 years and still make $7.35 an hour

As fast-food workers, we prepare burgers and fries, not balance sheets. We struggle to survive from paycheck to paycheck, without million-dollar annual bonuses or second homes. We often work behind the scenes—or counters, getting little of the credit for billions

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