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A new device to help people stick to their budgets has made quite an impression on the Internet, and frankly, it's rather bizarre. Read more »
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The jobless rate dropped to a 5-year low — but that doesn't mean the job market is out of the woods yet. Read more »
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Much of the media focus on work-life balance has covered how to juggle a career and raise children, but similar personal and professional sacrifices can be required of those who support aging parents. Read more »
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Men who retire in 2020 can expect on average to have another 18.5 years here in the land of the living, according to recent figures from the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College. Read more »
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The Xbox One won't quite replace your TV set-top box, but it comes awfully close. Read more »
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Bitcoins suffered a new setback after China's central bank said Thursday its banks and payment systems are barred from handling the virtual currency. Read more »
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