The Haggler: A Little Walmart Gift Card for You, a Big Payout for Lawyers

A member of a class-action lawsuit received a Walmart gift card as part of a settlement, but because of a legal ambiguity, the real gift may be for the lawyers.

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Retiring: Annuities as an Alternative to Shaky Markets? Not So Fast

A single-premium immediate annuity or lifetime annuity guarantees a steady income for life, but there are reasons for consumers to be wary.

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