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'Fast Fashion': How the fashion industry tells you what to buy

The fashion industry operates at high speeds. Consumers take advantage of low prices, buying clothes often.

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Something that may have caused the Great Recession of 2008 is coming back

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Subprime lending is back. This time for auto loans. The question is whether or not subprime lending to borrowers with poor credit will lead to another financial bubble bursting and Round 2 of the... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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The power of girls and tech could change the world

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What would you like the world to look like in 2030? World leaders, acclaimed activists and a few celebs put their heads together at the annual Social Good Summit in New York City. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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How the fashion industry drives your shopping choices

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The fashion industry operates at high speeds. Consumers take advantage of low prices, buying clothes often. Why are some industry insiders trying to pump the brakes? Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Most family businesses fail, but parenting might be their saving grace

Only 12 percent of family businesses make it to the third generation, and some experts think that parents can fix that with financial education. But local bookseller Tony Weller thinks about... Read more »

Sept. 24, 2014

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Americans aren't confident about their financial situations

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The 2014 American Values survey illustrated a gloomy economic situation in American households. Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

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Alicia Keys is asking a simple question to save kids and help the poor: Why are we here?

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R&B singer Alicia Keys received a standing ovation when she announced that she was kicking off the movement "We Are Here" movement with $1 million of her own money at the annual Social Good Summit... Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

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Why one inner-city kid didn't sell drugs to make ends meet

Noe Rueda was raised in a loving but devastatingly poor home on Chicago’s West Side. To make ends meet, and to help financially support his mother and family, Rueda sold odds and ends and... Read more »

Sept. 22, 2014

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Activision hires Giuliani to fight Noriega lawsuit

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani has joined Activision's fight to dismiss a lawsuit filed by disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega against the company's popular "Call of Duty"... Read more »

Sept. 22, 2014

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Balancing act: Sometimes a 'serious' office is actually a silly place

The average corporate office is a serious place full of serious people doing serious work. Or so we'd like to believe. The reality is, to paraphrase Monty Python, that Cubeville is often a silly... Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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These are America's 10 poorest congressmen

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Not all of Congress has a high net worth. In fact, there are plenty of politicians without much net worth at all. Here's a look at the poorest politicians in America right now. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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11 jobs that need women ... and men

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Women and men are always entering the workforce. But some jobs are looking for more men than women, and more women than men. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Which new iPhone is right for your family members?

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Want to know which new iPhone you should have? Or if the iWatch is something to strap on? Here's a look at which of the new products is best suited for your family members. Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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Here are 10 ways young people can get rich now

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Money is one of the biggest worries for millennials. So how can millennials make back some cash and get rich? Here are a couple of plans that can help. Read more »

Sept. 8, 2014

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Plant gets Tesla closer to electric car for masses

To bring electric cars to the masses, Tesla Motors will use an expanse of desert where wild mustangs still roam for a factory that the company projects will crank out enough batteries to power... Read more »

Sept. 4, 2014

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10 great cities for grandparents

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Wondering where your grandparents may be moving to next? Or a city they may like? Here are 15 cities that may fit the bill. Read more »

Sept. 3, 2014

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Frank Lloyd Wright school's future divides leaders

The future of the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture has divided the institution named for the iconic designer. The quest to keep its accreditation status has some school board members... Read more »

Aug. 31, 2014

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13 ways Disney could use drones at its parks

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Disney filed for patents that include drones. Mostly, the drones would be used for special effects and its shows. But what else could Disney do with the air devices? Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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10 jobs you can get right now

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America's middle class is suffering. It might be because many are unemployed. Here are 10 jobs with a bunch of openings. And it won't take a lot of effort to get them. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Ask the Mompreneur: 5 ways to botch a business lunch

Breaking bread with our business associates is such a normal thing, sometimes we forget the fine points of dining while doing deals. So here’s a quick rundown of mistakes to avoid at your... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Cantwell targets small business loan gender gap

Women still have a hard time getting small business loans. Sen. Maria Cantwell is determined to close the gap. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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10 things that are wicked attractive about the Northern U.S.

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A recent study found that many people are moving to the North. But why? Here are 10 things that are bringing people there. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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11 family friendly cars

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Wondering what car will work best for you and your family? Here's a list of 11 that may suit you. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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California push to avert higher gas prices stalls

Attempts to halt an increase in the price of gasoline expected to hit consumers in January appear to be dead with just a week to go in the legislative session. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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5 qualities of successful mompreneurs

The attributes of a successful entrepreneur are indeed similar to the strengths one develops as a mother. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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7 benefits of taking vacation time

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About 40 percent of Americans aren't taking their vacation time. But are they missing out on some potential benefits? Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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