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35% of Americans Have a Debt in Collection

According to the data in "Delinquent Debt in America," 77 million of us - 35% - have a debt in collection.

Most Offensive Things Said to Pregnant Women at Work

"We're going to need you to get back to pre-pregnancy weight in time for that big meeting."

Home Prices Continue To Soften

The housing recovery continues to lose momentum, as home prices rose slightly, but remain at their slowest yearly pace since February 2013.

Social Security Disability Fund Faces Depletion in 24 Months

Disability benefits could be cut by 20% unless Congress acts.

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workplace

No Networking Skills, No Job

9:00 am, July 30, 2014

Most job openings are never advertised or posted, which means tapping a network is an essential resource to uncover opportunities.

workplace

Most Offensive Things Said to Pregnant Women at Work

8:40 am, July 30, 2014

"We're going to need you to get back to pre-pregnancy weight in time for that big meeting."

sports

This Is How the NFL Punishes Its Fans in 2014

8:30 am, July 30, 2014

NFL football returns with the Hall of Fame Game. So do high ticket prices, home game blackouts, threats to move teams and bad satellite and streaming deals.
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debt collection

35% of Americans Have a Debt in Collection

8:10 am, July 30, 2014

According to the data in "Delinquent Debt in America," 77 million of us - 35% - have a debt in collection.

sports

The Real Cost of Owning a Horse

7:30 am, July 30, 2014

That hobby horse may be more of a money pit. Here's what to watch out for.

financial planning

Top Financial Lessons from the Pope

5:09 pm, July 29, 2014

He chastised the wealthy, but what about the poor? Pope Francis's financial frugality.

Marijuana

Cannabis Dispensary in Nevada Secures Banking Account

3:09 pm, July 29, 2014

First Security Bank of Nevada has opened a bank account for a marijuana dispensary and will begin transacting once licensed by the state.

travel

Want More Vacation? Start a Business

1:39 pm, July 29, 2014

A study shows that business owners who have five or fewer employees are among those taking the most vacation days nationwide.

education

Discover To Bolster Student Loan Offering With Branded Credit Cards

1:32 pm, July 29, 2014

Are college students an untapped market for credit cards?

real estate

20% of Homes Are Set To Lose Value

10:10 am, July 29, 2014

A new study says the housing market has bounced back dramatically since the 2008 recession, but conditions have started to slow.

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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