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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.

financial planning

Finance Industry Doesn't Like Proposed Rule Complicating Advice

9:00 am, April 15, 2014

The regulation would affect employees who cash out of their retirement accounts when they leave their jobs -- and the firms advising them.

Credit Resource Center

5 Times the CFPB Has Cracked Down on a Credit Card Company

9:30 am, April 14, 2014

Last week it was Bank of America, but the consumer agency has been busy with several companies these past two years.

 

Eric Holder Won't Try to Halt Marijuana Legalization

3:34 pm, April 09, 2014

Attorney General Eric Holder told Congress he has no plans to ask for marijuana to be removed as a Schedule I controlled substance.

health care

Negligent Health Care Practices Put Your Identity at Risk

9:30 am, March 31, 2014

A study indicates an astounding 43% of identity theft cases last year were the result of poor security practices by those caring for your health.

Wall St. vs. Main St.

Bernanke to Dine with Hedge Fund Managers, for a Hefty Fee

6:58 pm, March 28, 2014

The ex-Fed chair has left his government salary behind, and will reportedly bank more for one dinner than he used to make in a year.

Marijuana

Colorado Is Educating Stoners With Few Available Facts

5:10 pm, March 24, 2014

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment wants $3.7 million this year to maintain and promote a website addressing topics such as keeping pets safe ...

 

New Jersey Marijuana Legalization: Governor Christie Expected to Sit on It

6:36 pm, March 23, 2014

Two greenhouses equipped to grow cannabis sit in Belvidere and Lincoln Park, New Jersey waiting for Governor Chris Christie to decriminalize and legalize the plant-based ...

 

Fracking Fissures More Than Ground -- It Cracks Democrats Too

11:37 am, March 19, 2014

The fracking controversy is fissuring more than just the ground.

 

California Rocks with 800 Earthquakes in the Past Week

1:35 pm, March 17, 2014

Scientist says earthquakes are "not random events."

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