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Dow dives 375 points as oil crashes below $27

The crash in oil prices continues to ruin your portfolio.

U.S. stocks took another punch to the gut on Thursday as investors freak out over oil diving back below $27 a barrel.

The Dow dropped 375 points, while the S&P 500 lost 2%. The Nasdaq is off 1.7...

Paycheck, check, payroll

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Why do we get paid every two weeks instead of daily?

Imagine getting a daily paycheck -- or cashing out whatever money you've already earned from your job. It would mean no more strain waiting for payday.

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Oil crashes below $27 a barrel

The dramatic crash in oil prices has returned with a vengeance.

U.S. crude futures dropped as much as 5% on Thursday, driving prices below $27 for the second time in recent weeks. Before this year, oil prices hadn't dipped below $27 since 2003.

The st...

Spirit Airlines

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Airfare is finally getting cheaper

Here's some good news for travelers: It's getting cheaper to fly.

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4 takeaways from Janet Yellen's testimony

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and Congress don't see eye to eye.

Yellen testified for over three hours before the House Financial Services Committee Wednesday and lawmakers heavily criticized the Fed's monetary policy, the state of the economy a...

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There are a lot of empty homes in Flint, Michigan

Flint has a housing problem.

Nationwide, the average vacancy rate is 1.6 percent, according a report from RealtyTrac. But in Flint, the rate is nearly five times higher at 7.5 percent.

"That is pretty worrisome," said Daren Blomquist, vice president at RealtyTrac. ...

Stan Kroenke

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$725M 'American landmark' finds a buyer

It was an opportunity too good to pass up -- if you had a spare $725 million, that is.

American businessman Stan Kroenke, owner of NFL team the Los Angeles Rams and a major shareholder in English Premier League soccer club Arsenal, has completed the p...

Harry Potter 8

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New Harry Potter book to publish this summer

Harry Potter is back for another round of magic, struggles with the darkness and parents.

This time, Harry's the dad, struggling with his own son.

The eighth installment of the Harry Potter series, the two-part play, "Harry Potter and the Cursed Chil...

Super Bowl 50 - Twitter

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Twitter is losing customers and its stock is falling

It's hard for the small core of Twitter addicts to accept, but Twitter just isn't popular enough to be successful. In fact, Twitter is losing customers.

Payday lenders

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Race car driver arrested in alleged $2 billion payday lending empire

The Justice Department cracked down on two major payday lending empires Wednesday, including one that belonged to race car driver Scott Tucker.

Man pumping gas

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Here's how much you'll save on gas this year

The average U.S. household is expected to pocket $320 in savings this year thanks to plunging gas prices.

Fed chairwoman sticking with first hike since '06

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Janet Yellen: Market turmoil and dollar could hurt economy

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sees warning signs ahead for the U.S. economy.

Personal Finance

Paycheck, check, payroll

Why do we get paid every two weeks instead of daily?

Imagine getting a daily paycheck -- or cashing out whatever money you've already…

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Worried about stocks? Watch these numbers

I'm not going to lie to you. There's little in the way of good news for investors…

Couple pays off $100,000 in debt

Extreme savers pay off $100K in debt in 4 years

A Tennessee couple pays off $100,000 in debt in just four years.

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What does estate planning cost?

If you haven't started estate planning yet, it's not too late, and it doesn't have…

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Avoid these 8 mistakes during estate planning

Drafting an estate plan is an important step for every adult, but there are several…

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6 tips to handling debt in the new year

What can you do with residual debt from the "down times" of the last five years?…

Money Interactives

How much do winter sports cost?

Skiing ski resort slopes

Snow and sub-freezing temperatures are no reason to hibernate. Adopt a new winter…

The history of gas prices

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As gas prices continue to drop, take a look back at what we have paid for a gallon…

Gas savings tips: Fact or fiction

Pumping gas

Summer means road trips, and it seems everyone has a tip on how to save fuel. But…

Taxes 101: tips and resources

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April 15 is approaching. You may know how to fill out a basic tax return (or hand…

Employment News

January 2016 jobs report

Why doesn't 4.9% unemployment feel great?

The U.S. unemployment rate just fell below 5 percent for the first time since 2008.…

Job fair, job fair line

Unemployment falls to 4.9%, lowest in 8 years

U.S. unemployment is back below 5% for the first time since 2008.

However, hiring is…

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What your college major says about your job potential

Baby boomer parents relax: your millennial kids with college degrees are far from…

National Recalls

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Daimler recalls 840,000 cars with Takata airbags

Daimler is recalling 840,000 cars and vans to replace Takata airbags that may be…

Takata logo

World's airbag crisis is getting worse

The crisis of malfunctioning airbags is getting worse, putting millions more…

Takata airbag recall

Takata airbag recall is worse than we thought

The recall of deadly Takata airbags is expanding to more recent car models, putting…

Stock Market

NYSE floor trader

Dow dives 375 points as oil crashes below $27

The crash in oil prices continues to ruin your portfolio.

U.S. stocks took another…

Fed chairwoman sticking with first hike since '06

Janet Yellen: Market turmoil and dollar could hurt economy

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sees warning signs ahead for the U.S. economy.

Nasdaq headquarters

Why the Nasdaq is on the verge of a bear market

Former high-flying tech stocks Amazon, Netflix and Tesla are crashing back to earth.

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Are Super Bowl commercials worth the money?

Many companies are willing to spend big money for Super Bowl commercials. But are…

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The super budget behind Super Bowl 50

CNN breaks down the super budget of Super Bowl 50.

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Huge container ship highlights global trade

On the day of the Iowa caucuses, one of the issues presidential candidates have…

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