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WASHINGTON (AP) — With each day, the likelihood is growing that Greece’s financial catastrophe will force it out of the euro currency alliance and compel it to restore its old currency, the drachma. It won’t be simple. Even in a

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MIAMI — It’s a scene that’s played out countless times here in recent years. A working-class couple identify a home they want to buy, they work with their bank on a mortgage and prepare an offer, only to find that

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Study after study has noted how little most Americans have saved for retirement. But encouraging participation in 401(k)s and other employer-sponsored plans is only half the battle. An estimated 78 million Americans, or half of American workers, don’t have access

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A roof-raising trade gap in March highlighted concerns that the rise of the dollar against other currencies was weakening the economy, chipping away at the ability of American manufacturers to compete abroad while encouraging more imports to fill retailers’ shelves.

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It’s happened to me more than once. Someone finds out what I do and pulls me aside to ask a question about a financial or credit problem they’re having. They’re usually embarrassed and sometimes worry about being judged. I can’t

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This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was originally published at Inc.com. Have you ever tried to unravel the mysteries of what makes a blog

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Inequality, tepid job growth, lack of innovation are partially the result of finance’s warped incentives Warren Buffett warned investors that bankers were still up to their old tricks in his recent investor letter. Vanguard founder Jack Bogle is writing about

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Tax myths are a lot like a bad date. They are annoying and seem to last forever. Yet people have beliefs about income taxes that have no basis in reality. Were it not for the potential financial costs, some of

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Hopes for a deal over Greece’s €315bn (£240bn) debt buoyed markets on Tuesday as new finance minister Yanis Varoufakis stepped up his efforts to get the backing of the country’s creditors. Varoufakis, the Marxist economist appointed to the post after

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These simple strategies can help you squeeze more out of your budget—and end the year with a lot more cash socked away than you started with. If your New Year’s resolutions included growing—or starting—your savings, you’re already ahead of the

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