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Which Woman Should Grace the $20 Bill?

Mar 27
There's a movement underway to give the $20 bill a makeover. The group wants to replace President Andrew Jackson's face with a woman's. There are 15 candidates to choose from, including Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman and Eleanor Roosevelt. Chip Reid reports.

Google Imports New CFO Ruth Porat from Wall Street

Mar 26
Google has hired Morgan Stanley's chief financial officer, Ruth Porat, as its CFO, at a time when Silicon Valley is under fire for hiring and promoting too few women.

Investing 101: Better Than Saving for 2015

By David Auten and John R. Schneider | Mar 25
Our area of expertise is money. If you want to have $1 million by your gloaming years, or have other laudable financial goals, we're the guys to call, though you won't find our digits listed on MO's bathroom stall anymore.

Facebook Breaks into the Mobile Payment Game

Mar 21
Facebook's Messenger app will soon let you send your friends money, the latest in a crowded field of services aimed at an increasingly wireless and cashless generation.

Fake IRS Agents Target 366,000+ in Huge Tax Scam

By Stephen Ohlemacher | Mar 17
Fake IRS agents have targeted more than 366,000 people with harassing phone calls demanding payments and threatening jail in the largest scam of its kind in the history of the agency, a federal investigator said.

How Short-Term Viral Hits Can Transform a Small Business

By Joseph Pisani | Mar 16
Fifteen minutes of Internet fame can create long-term riches for a small business. Sales of products that go viral often skyrocket.

US Retail Sales Fall for 3rd Month as Auto Purchases Drop

By Christopher S. Rugaber | Mar 14
U.S. retail sales fell in February, as auto purchases dropped by the most in more than a year and Americans spent less at restaurants and home improvement stores.

Montel Williams Out as Payday Loan Pitchman in NY

By Michael Virtanen | Mar 12
An online company is losing Montel Williams as its celebrity pitchman in New York while agreeing to stop generating leads in the state for payday loans with interest rates sometimes topping 1,000 percent, said regulators.

Obama to Clamp Down on Federal Student Loan Servicers

By Josh Lederman | Mar 12
More than 40 million Americans are in debt thanks to their education, and most of their loans come from Uncle Sam. So President Barack Obama is aiming to clamp down on the private companies that service federal student debt.

How New Changes by Credit-Reporting Firms May Affect You

By Michelle Chapman, Alex Veiga | Mar 10
The three big credit reporting agencies are making changes that could help steer some consumers clear of the credit dog house.

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