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$4 billion: Bogus tax refunds a growing problem

An Internet connection and a bunch of stolen identities are all it takes for crooks to collect billions of dollars in bogus federal tax refunds. And the scam is proving too pervasive to stop. Read more »

April 10, 2014

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Why the 'Heartbleed' bug is a major threat to your online life

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A new bug has surfaced on the Internet, and it could have disastrous effects on online users. Read more »

April 9, 2014

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Childhood obesity is pretty pricey, research says

Childhood obesity has its medical costs, and it's about $19,000 per child. And with the current population of the planet, that number is around $14 billion. Read more »

April 7, 2014

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Dave Ramsey says: Paying for family time isn't foolish

There are three things you can do with money: spend, save and give. Trust me, giving is the most fun of all! Read more »

April 7, 2014

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Why the 1 percent don't feel rich

While it may seem easy to be 1 percenter, it's actually not the life of the rich and famous you'd think. Read more »

April 6, 2014

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Afghan election hailed as Taliban threat remains

Afghans and the international community hailed its presidential election as a triumph of democracy over violence Sunday, despite complaints about ballot shortages and sporadic fraud after millions... Read more »

April 6, 2014

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Mozilla CEO resigns. But was he right about religion in the workplace?

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Religion in the workplace is being brought up in multiple ways in recent months, from Mozilla to Hobby Lobby. But should religious beliefs be left at the door? Read more »

April 3, 2014

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Wealth inequality is quickly growing

A recent Slate article looked at wealth inequality and how fast it might actually be growing in the United States. Read more »

April 3, 2014

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Why your kid's college education starts with financial aid

One of the challenges college-bound students face in the early going comes with their financial aid letters. Read more »

April 3, 2014

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Women may be the key to box office success

A new study has shown that movies featuring women in starring roles do better at the box office. Read more »

April 3, 2014

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New Jersey girl may not be suing her parents anymore, but college is still expensive

Looks like New Jersey native Rachel Canning won't have to worry about suing her parents anymore. Read more »

April 3, 2014

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Chill pill: Why America is so stressed out

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Americans are overworked, anxious and stressed. But is this a product of more than just working toward society's ideals? Or is it something scientific? Read more »

April 2, 2014

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Marriage may be costly, but it's leading to happiness

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The price of marriage in America is certainly changing. But it may be the key to happiness. Read more »

April 1, 2014

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What the business industry can learn from basketball

Basketball is taking a new strategy, and it may be something businesses can learn from. Read more »

March 27, 2014

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What other states can learn from Utah, Mormon culture

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof is encouraging people to learn multiple languages and help diversify the country. Read more »

March 22, 2014

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Overtime and minimum wage: Different names for the same debate

A presidential memorandum signed on March 12 by President Barack Obama has directed the Labor Department to restructure who is and is not eligible for overtime pay. Read more »

March 20, 2014

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Teens struggle to squeeze into the job market

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Who are struggling significantly to find jobs? Teenagers, and it's not because they're lazy. A new report suggests its because they're being under-utilized. Read more »

March 14, 2014

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Nickel and dimed: How pennies and nickels are costing you money

Nickels and pennies are far from money savers. In fact, they cost more to make than they're worth, The Washington Post reported. Read more »

March 11, 2014

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How expensive is your ego?

Social media has changed our lives in many ways, but here’s one change nobody probably foresaw. Read more »

March 11, 2014

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Smartphones and the Internet are changing the way we buy things

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Some consumers aren't finding any peace of mind when it comes to using the Internet or smartphones to purchase products. Read more »

March 10, 2014

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Bitcoin isn't a currency, says Japan

The Japanese government recently spoke out against the virtual currency, saying it wasn't actually a currency at all. Read more »

March 7, 2014

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Is Comcast-Time Warner merger creating a beast or innovation?

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Dish is looking to push back against Comcast, which announced it'll merge with Time Warner. But is Comcast going to be too big to handle? Read more »

March 4, 2014

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.01 percent of Americans making a lot of money

Though many criticize the 1 percent of Americans and their wealth, there’s been a recent rise in the 0.01 percent of Americans, The Atlantic reported. Read more »

March 2, 2014

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Want to be productive at work? Turn off the smartphone at night

Hoping to be more productive at work? It may be beneficial to shutdown the smartphone in the evening, new research suggests. Read more »

March 1, 2014

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Q&A: Anti-gambling activist accuses state governments of exploiting their poor

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Les Bernal, executive director of Stop Predatory Gambling, a grassroots organization calling out state governments for exploiting the weakness and ignorance of their poorest citizens through... Read more »

Feb. 28, 2014

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