Heartbleed Causes Mass Insecurity

Heartbleed is either a simple bug, or the most devious weapon the Internet has yet seen.

The Coolest Easter Egg Hunts Around the World

From Colorado to the English countryside, here are a few of the most egg-citing Easter celebrations throughout the globe.

Man Achieves Perfect Credit Score, Issues Press Release

It is estimated that less than 2/10ths of 1% of U.S. consumers have a perfect credit score.

Cannabis Investors Dodge Penny Stock Stigma

Although there are similarities between the dotcom boom and the current cannabis green rush, penny stocks are an element that technology companies didn't have among their challenges at the turn of the century.

How I'll Spend My Tax Refund: 7 Stories

Everyday Americans tell us what they plan to do with their big, fat checks from Uncle Sam.



Smoking Marijuana Just Once Per Week May Cause Brain Damage

12:38 pm, April 16, 2014

More joints equal more damage, study says.

financial literacy

3 Ways to Make Your Next Tax Day a Breeze

9:55 am, April 16, 2014

Even though you're ready to put taxes to bed for another year, now's the time to ensure next year's tax day is stress free.

paying for college

Student Loans Lead Consumer Debt -- Surprise!

9:24 am, April 16, 2014

Economist says student debt is deleterious to productivity.


Consumers Ignore Auto Recall Notices at Their Own Risk

9:06 am, April 16, 2014

More than 3.5 million vehicles were sold online last year with unfixed recall issues.


Stop Bad References From Derailing Your Hire

9:00 am, April 16, 2014

Experts say 'surprise' references that go against you after a job intervew are your own fault.


Millennials Keep High Balances in Checking Accounts

8:26 am, April 16, 2014

Millennials keep high balances in their checking accounts, surpassing that of Gen X-ers. What's the reason?


Facebook Drives Auto Sales and Loyalty

8:15 am, April 16, 2014

20% of Americans use social networks as a primary source of info regarding auto brands.

weird stuff

PA Man Throws Away $1.25 Million in Lottery Tickets

2:13 pm, April 15, 2014

He'd been playing the same numbers every day. When they were finally drawn, he somehow failed to notice he'd won.


Should 4/20 Be a National Holiday?

1:33 pm, April 15, 2014

The number 420 has long been associated with marijuana culture: here's a guide to its hazy history as the marijuana economy expands in the U.S.


Easter Sales Expected to Be Soft Boiled

1:21 pm, April 15, 2014

Average American expected to spend less this year than last Easter.

New Site Finds Free Kids’ Meals

Find national and local deals on kids’ meals with

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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