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Are You Earning Too Little?

Earning too little money is a common problem, but there is something those who would like to bring home more cash can do about it.

How To Squeak By On $5 Million

For anyone having a hard time making ends meet on their income -- even millionaires -- there are ways that you can improve your financial condition.

Consumer Spending Up, Income Posts Largest Drop in 20 Years

U.S. consumer spending rose in January as Americans spent more on services, with savings providing a cushion after income recorded its biggest drop in 20 years. The Commerce Department said on Friday consumer spending increased 0.2 percent in January.

Consumer Spending Up 0.2%, but Income Has Best Gain in 8 Years

U.S. consumers increased their spending in December at a slower pace, while their income grew by the largest amount in eight years, the Commerce Department said. Income surged because companies rushed to pay dividends before income taxes increased on high-earners.

Your Year-End Tax To-Do List: A 5-Step Plan

Nobody likes to spend the holidays thinking about taxes. But by spending a little time now, you can potentially give yourself a nice reward when your IRS refund comes next year. Here are five ways you can uncover tax savings between now and New Year's Eve.

Obamacare Taxes: How the Changes Will Impact Your Income

Obamacare, aka the Affordable Care Act, has created its share of controversy among both supporters and opponents. Expect the arguments to get even louder once taxpayers start having to pay for it. In a couple of months, two tax increases tied to the health care reform law will take effect.