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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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Americans Believe Wall Street Needs More Regulation

9:58 am, July 23, 2014

Voters are less likely to support a Congressional candidate backed by big banks.

 

Road Trips Break Budgets, Consumers Say

9:46 am, July 23, 2014

Road trips may not necessarily help you save your money.

Marijuana

Marijuana Most Searched in New York Among Pot States

9:15 am, July 23, 2014

New York is among the top five most searched states for pot on Leafly.com despite the fact that legal medical marijuana is not yet operational in the Northeastern ...

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3 Things the Long-Term Unemployed Must Do for Their Job Search

9:00 am, July 23, 2014

Yes, it's a tough slog looking for work over a long period. But keep cool, explore all options and don't give up — and try these tips.

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Here Are 5 Places Where You Can Retire and Leave Your Car Behind

8:30 am, July 23, 2014

Your car is sucking the life out of your retirement savings and anchoring you to an unsustainable future. Ditch your car and worries for the good life.

family

Would You Charge Your Adult Kid Living at Home Rent?

7:44 am, July 23, 2014

For parents' whose kids are sleeping in their basement, many are extending their hands for contributions.

workplace

6 Ways to Ensure You Arrive at Work Ready to Take on the Day

7:30 am, July 23, 2014

Spend your morning commute revving up or relaxing so you'll be ready to rock and roll once you get to the office.

Marijuana

Private Equity Firm Courts Traditional Institutional Investors for its Pot Portfolio

5:45 pm, July 22, 2014

Flush with $22 million in funding and an anticipated additional $50 million in series B financing, the private equity firm Privateer Holdings is further expanding ...

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The 10 States With the Worst Drivers

11:38 am, July 22, 2014

Three states, in fact, have terrifying awful drivers, by this analysis.

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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