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Pot Dispensary on Wheels Draws Regulatory Attention

Can the "Uber of marijuana" revolutionize how people get their weed?

Social Security Disability Fund Faces Depletion in 24 Months

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

7 Ways to Save on Summer Money Traps

Summer is a time of long days and easy spending. But with a little effort you can avoid these seven common money traps while still having fun in the sun.

Behind the $1.2 Trillion Student Debt Crisis Is A Scam Manipulated by Education Predators

Recently, though, there's been an increased federal crack down on the predatory lending practices that have plagued for-profit college alumni.

Why Your Home Equity Line of Credit Could Be a Ticking Time Bomb

Half of all HELOCs were originated in 2005-2007, and for many, an important deadline is approaching.

New FICO Model Could Push Scores Higher

Your credit score could see a significant rise, on the heels of an updated scoring model.

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retirement

Turning Down a Dollar Today for Two Tomorrow

8:37 am, August 22, 2014

Americans are not known for their saving savvy; however, more workers may be understanding the importance of planning ahead.

wheels

10 Best Cars If You Need a Car in the City

8:30 am, August 22, 2014

When navigating tight streets and tiny parking spots that just kill your vehicle's fuel efficiency, it helps to have a car with a tight turning radius and forgiving ...

real estate

Don't Count on Buying a Foreclosure Cheap

8:15 am, August 22, 2014

Many Americans assume that homes facing foreclosure sell for deep discounts, but a detailed analysis of some 4 million recent sales hold some surprises.

 

Millennials Are Not Counting on Social Security

8:12 am, August 22, 2014

Once a goal people spent their lives working toward, social security is no longer something the newest working generation believes will be there for their golden ...

cool stuff

When You Outgrow Your Tree House, These Hotels Have Better Ones

7:00 am, August 22, 2014

A builder of lux tents and literally high-end tree houses around the world lets companies such as Ritz-Carlton capitalize on the 'experiential' travel trend.
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workplace

Employers Can Legally Lie to Workers, Court Rules

4:03 pm, August 21, 2014

A Texas court bans employee claims for fraud.

workplace

Overtime Pay Gets Overhaul

3:42 pm, August 21, 2014

Last March President Obama announced his intention to update the salary threshold for overtime pay, which the Department of Labor is expected to address this fall. ...

Marijuana

Marijuana County Bans in Washington Push Pot Entrepreneurs to Florida

2:29 pm, August 21, 2014

If ganjapreneurs are going to get shut out in Washington, they'll take their businesses to the Sunshine State.

Marijuana

Marijuana Expungement Easier in Legal States

1:59 pm, August 21, 2014

The percent of arrests related to marijuana possession has steadily increased even as some states have legalized recreational and medicinal use.

health care

Why Medical Costs Are So Unpredictable

1:27 pm, August 21, 2014

Patients at one California hospital can get a standard lipid panel with change leftover from their twenty, while at another state hospital they'll pay more than they ...

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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