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The Federal Reserve has declared economic growth "solid." But several new reports show most Americans are treading along a dangerous financial tightrope, where one slip could be devastating.   (Photo by Lee Celano/Getty Images)

Nearly Half Of US Households Spend All Their Income Meeting Expenses

The Federal Reserve has declared economic growth “solid.” But several new reports show most Americans are treading along a dangerous financial tightrope, where one slip could be devastating.

01/29/2015

Prepaid, reloadable cards have become commonplace in personal budgeting, with a new study finding that the often risky products have become more affordable for consumers. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Study: Prepaid But Risky Cards Increasingly Used As Budget Tools

Prepaid, reloadable cards have become commonplace in personal budgeting, with a new study finding that the often risky products have become more affordable for consumers.

02/09/2014

File photo of a retirement home. (credit: PIERRE VERDY/AFP/GettyImages)

Study: Late Boomers, Gen-Xers Less Prepared For Retirement

Late boomers and Generation=Xers might want to reconsider their retirement plans.

05/17/2013