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Obamacare Scare: Court's Rule May Lead to Higher Price in States with Federal Insurance Exchange

The conflicting rulings from two federal appeals courts yesterday left open the question of whether health insurance premiums will continue to be subsidized and if consumers will face higher prices.

Maximizing Social Security Benefits May Hinge on a Temporary Reverse Mortgage

When to start Social Security is a common question among those nearing the magic age of 62, when that hard-earned benefit can begin to flow.

Retiring And No Debt Is the American Dream, Consumers Say

A survey shows 36% of respondents said retiring "financially secure" at age 65 fits their definition of the American Dream, while 25% cited becoming debt-free as their characterization.

Have You Lost Your Money Mental Capacity? Take This Test

Over 5 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer's and that number is expected to double by 2050.

Vacation Malware Alert: Are You Infected?

Has your technology been hacked during your summer travel planning? You're more vulnerable than you think.

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Marijuana

Growlife Establishes National Marijuana Presence

8:50 am, July 29, 2014

Growlife Inc. (PHOT), a hydro grow consulting and supplies company, has now joined the ranks of cannabis-related companies to establish a national, in this case 17 ...

sports

Stop Acting Like You Don't Care About the NFL Preseason

8:30 am, July 29, 2014

The NFL preseason kicks off with Sunday's Hall of Fame game, but even those early matchups get bigger ratings than anything else networks can offer.

drinking

How Gordon Biersch Built a 25-Year Legacy on Beer and Garlic Breath

8:15 am, July 29, 2014

Brewer Gordon Biersch has pubs around the globe, garlic fries that are a major league staple and beer that's held up for 25 years. It's a tough blueprint to follow.
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budget & save

Best Ways to Use Your Pocket Change

8:09 am, July 29, 2014

It piles up in your pockets, on your nightstand and in bowls. You might raid it in emergencies or when you come up short doing your laundry. Mostly, however, it just ...

workplace

Happy Employees May Mean a Higher Stock Price

12:27 pm, July 28, 2014

Being listed on the "100 Best Companies to Work For" can be a clue to employee satisfaction.

education

Free School Breakfast: A High Cost With Few Benefits?

12:20 pm, July 28, 2014

Research indicates the program encourages some students to eat two breakfasts.

health care

Medicare Costs Continue to Rise, With the Elderly Shouldering the Brunt of Expenses

11:34 am, July 28, 2014

As Medicare costs continue to rise, 54 million senior citizens are facing a tough situation.

wheels

Your Car's Daytime Running Lights Can Save You on Auto Insurance

10:29 am, July 28, 2014

A new report says the daytime running lights on your newer vehicle could provide a discount on your current car insurance rates.

financial planning

American Investors Still Afraid to Get Into Stocks

9:56 am, July 28, 2014

A large percentage of Americans is still shying away from investing in the stock market whether it is in a retirement portfolio or brokerage account.

financial planning

Increasing Interest Rates Brings New Market Returns On Asset

9:13 am, July 28, 2014

Tapering and the ultimate withdrawal of a monetary stimulus will lead to higher interest rates, a welcome sign for investors who have faced weak returns.

New Site Finds Free Kids’ Meals

Find national and local deals on kids’ meals with KidsMealDeals.com.

How to Save the American Dream

Huge budget deficits could be alleviated with a significant restructuring of tax rates, the president’s commission says.

How to Get Your Kids to Eat Veggies

Here are some tips from parents and pros on how to get your fussy eater to eat healthy.

The Best Gym Deals in America

To help you find a gym in your price range, MainStreet took a look at what some of the national gym chains currently charge for a place to sweat.

5 Tips to Cut a Retirement Shortfall

It's not too late for baby boomers who put off retirement planning and haven't saved enough. Here are five key steps.

Businesses That Doubled Down in the Recession

Many businesses were forced to cut back in the recession, but a few chose to buck the trend by investing more money to expand. Now, they’re profiting as a result.

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