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Prepaid Cards: Banks and Celebrities Love Them ... But Should You?

When financial industry reforms in Washington nixed some of banks' favorite ways to drain extra profits out of your credit and debit cards, they turned to a slightly different piece of plastic: the prepaid credit card. And celebrities are looking to profit from them too.

The Problem with Personal Financial Management Tools

Given the complexity of their financial lives, you'd think boomers would be avid users of the latest money apps and programs. But most aren't. Is it them, or is it the products and services being offered? Turns out it's both.

Holy Smokes! Some People Spend 25% of Their Income on What?!

As far as bad habits go, smoking is a popular example of one to give up. Now there's a new report that makes a dramatic financial case for quitting: In New York State, low-income smokers are spending roughly one-quarter of their income on cigarettes.

Mango's 6% Savings Acount: Too Good to Be True?

Savers have taken it on the chin for years, with banks paying almost nothing on checking and savings accounts while charging big fees. So when a new financial website offered a 6% interest rate on an insured savings account, it got a lot of attention.

Money Guru Suze Orman Pushes Her Brand of Plastic

Suze Orman is trying to succeed where the Kardashians failed. The host of the popular TV money show is offering a new prepaid card that works much the same way as a debit card. Her goal: Offer a credit card alternative that doesn't charge you an arm and a leg.

How to Be 'The Biggest Loser' on a Lean Budget

Being fat isn't just bad for your health, it's also murder on your wallet. "Biggest Loser" host Alison Sweeney (who has had her own ups and downs with weight) wants to help. The cute and curvy Sweeney offers these five tips to help you control your budget and waistline at the same time.

The top 10 women in money

Elizabeth Warren. Suze Orman. Maria Shriver. Sheila Bair. These women -- and the remaining six on WalletPop's (unscientific) list of the TOP TEN...

Greenspan: Even Suze Orman Is Trashing Him Now

Suze Orman blasted Alan Greenspan's 2004 remarks championing adjustable-rate mortgages -- loans that played a key role in the financial crisis. Seems like the former central banker was a lousy personal finance guru.

Wanna buy some toxic waste?

Just when I think I have heard it all, they come up with something even more eye-poppingly incredible. Step right up, folks! First they sucked you...

Hey baby, What's your credit score?

The economy is affecting all aspects of our lives, so it's no surprise that individuals on the dating scene are starting to check out their date's...

Suze Orman's 2009 Action Plan

Suze Orman's new paperback 2009 Action Plan is available on Amazon.com for $9.99. But if you're like a lot of people, you're not really comfortable...