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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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Here Are Next Year's 5 Most-Anticipated Auto Models

8:15 am, July 31, 2014

The year is only a bit more than half over, but auto enthusiasts are already looking forward to these models showing up in dealerships for 2015.

travel

The Six Most Overrated Tourist Sites on the Planet

8:05 am, July 31, 2014

Tourist destinations can be massive disappointments. Be careful before you spend to get to these locations.

extreme real estate

Armani Builds a High-Fashion Reason to Stay at Home

7:00 am, July 31, 2014

The Armani Group is breaking ground on its first U.S. residential building, with the designer himself eyeing everything from logo to faucet color.

health care

VA Hospitals Facing Possible Privatization and FBI Criminal Investigation

11:23 am, July 30, 2014

Thousands of veterans remain challenged by red tape at VA hospitals across the country.

divorce

How Divorce Impacts Beneficiary Status of IRAs, 401(k)s and Insurance

11:07 am, July 30, 2014

When it comes to insurance policies and retirement plans, beneficiary status can challenge the finances of high-earning spouses in divorce.

 

Tech Careers Crash: Job Layoffs Up 68% before Massive Microsoft Cutbacks

10:48 am, July 30, 2014

Expert says headcount reductions are a result of an industry in transition, not in decline.

retirement

Social Security Disability Fund Faces Depletion in 24 Months

10:29 am, July 30, 2014

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

real estate

Home Prices Continue To Soften

9:53 am, July 30, 2014

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

real estate

Zillow Acquires Trulia For $3.5 Billion: What Does It Mean for Your Home Search?

9:37 am, July 30, 2014

Real estate search giant Zillow finalized its acquisition of competitor site Trulia, in a deal announced on Monday.

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.

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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