<![CDATA[Personal Finance News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/ en-us Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:00:17 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:00:17 CDT Personal Finance 60 John Leis: Managing your investments during market swings http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article32632629.html#storylink=rss Rule No. 1 — don’t overreact. Fighting the temptation to sell a specific asset may be difficult, but it should be carefully considered.

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A hack of IRS slowed federal aid to students http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32527698.html#storylink=rss A hack of the IRS forced the federal service to shut down a feature that allows college students and parents fast access to tax return information. Now aid to some students is slow coming.

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Despite stock fall, financial health of many is still solid http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article32361402.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 09:15:09 CDT By JOSH BOAK ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article32361402.html US new-home sales rebound in July http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article32299869.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 09:25:09 CDT By JOSH BOAK ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article32299869.html US home prices rise steadily in June as sales pick up http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article32297013.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 09:00:06 CDT By PAUL WISEMAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article32297013.html US home rents rose in July as ownership market cooled http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article32296386.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 08:30:06 CDT By JOSH BOAK ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article32296386.html US consumer confidence shows sharp rebound in August http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article32300850.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 09:50:06 CDT By MARTIN CRUTSINGER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article32300850.html Kat’s Money Corner: Pre-Christmas shopping 101 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article32304096.html#storylink=rss Too many are unfortunately aware that waiting until the last minute can be stressful and expensive. Here’s how to start saving, and perhaps even buying, for the holidays this week.

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Mará Rose Williams: Get grad students off university subsidized health plans or pay up, IRS says http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article31634975.html#storylink=rss An unofficial guidance from the Internal Revenue Service to universities has prompted complaints from graduate students at the University of Missouri in Columbia and at other campuses across the country. The IRS sees what the research and teaching graduate students do as work. Consequently, an employer can’t subsidize an employee’s private health-care plan.

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The week ahead: H&R Block will report earnings Tuesday http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article31835601.html#storylink=rss All eyes will be on the job market as initial jobless claims are reported Thursday and the Labor Department releases the August unemployment report next Friday.

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American Express adds cash back to Serve prepaid cards http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article31494404.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Aug 2015 23:09:01 CDT By KEN SWEET ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article31494404.html Your financial planner: Projecting the investment horizon...don’t let emotion get the best of you http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article31515632.html#storylink=rss Investor emotions and market situations can turn on a dime. If you are prepared to ride the rollercoaster and keep your emotions in check, it should make for a smoother ride.

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Kat’s Money Corner: Saving for the school years ahead http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article31397360.html#storylink=rss The beginning of the school year is a good reminderfor parents to either set up or check in on their children’s college savings plans.

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More and more people in Kansas City are ‘unbanked’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article31208405.html#storylink=rss In Kansas City, 12 percent of the population doesn’t put money in traditional institutions like banks and credit unions, according to 2013 data from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., which collects information on the unbanked and publishes it every two years.

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The week ahead: Housing data could shed light on consumer confidence http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article31207454.html#storylink=rss A report on gross domestic product will be issued Thursday. That same day, the Kansas City Fed’s regional manufacturing index will be revealed.

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Kat’s Money Corner: Let’s sell a car http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article30692790.html#storylink=rss The best time of the year to buy a car is in December. But, did you know that the best time of year to sell an automobile is in the late summer or early fall?

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Study: Monroe could drop a few pant sizes http://www.kansascity.com/news/article32746638.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:30:52 CDT By SCOTT ROGERS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article32746638.html Memphis woman teaches Girl Scout troop life skills http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32745033.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:00:51 CDT By MADELINE FABER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32745033.html Pair of southwest Ohio colleges await accreditation status http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32737191.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 10:27:08 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32737191.html Study: Monroe could drop a few pant sizes http://www.kansascity.com/news/article32301327.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 00:01:00 CDT By SCOTT ROGERS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article32301327.html Recalls this week: Rotary tools, mowers, bicycles http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32644746.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:05:57 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32644746.html A Q&A with Wall Street's top psychiatrist on market turmoil http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32559675.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:51:11 CDT By MATTHEW CRAFT ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32559675.html AP EXCLUSIVE: Chairman promises review of unspent charity http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32513220.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:35:05 CDT By FENIT NIRAPPIL ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32513220.html ACLU sues to block sweeping Nevada education funding program http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32537349.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:00:08 CDT By MICHELLE RINDELS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32537349.html Advocacy group's CEO sees new issues with Kansas welfare law http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32566686.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:50:06 CDT By JOHN HANNA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32566686.html Rate increases approved for individual health care market http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32566689.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:20:11 CDT By BECKY BOHRER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32566689.html Washington health insurance rates to go up 4.2 percent http://www.kansascity.com/news/article32537769.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:45:08 CDT By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article32537769.html Ralston faces potential tax hike due to arena's money issues http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32544009.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:05:06 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32544009.html Amputees decry Medicare payment overhaul for artificial feet http://www.kansascity.com/news/article32513055.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:30:06 CDT By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article32513055.html Average US rate on 30-year mortgage drops to 3.84 percent http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32522016.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:15:09 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32522016.html