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3 ways your insurance company can still deny you coverage

There's still wiggle room for insurers to discourage the sickest and costliest patients from enrolling.

US consumer spending dips 0.1 percent

U.S. consumer spending fell in July, with a drop in auto purchases accounting for most of the weakness. Income growth also slowed. Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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The Mortgage Professor: The CFPB is now a consumer complaint clearinghouse: Will that help consumers?

Markets for financial services often don’t work well for consumers. Read more »

Aug. 28, 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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3 ways insurers can still avoid covering the sick

Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but there's still wiggle room for them to discourage the sickest and costliest patients... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Should you take a store up on its credit card offer?

Store credit cards may offer some tempting perks, like 20 percent off your purchase when you apply for a card at the cash register. I've given in to such a deal at least once. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Obama administration announces new compromise on birth control; still can't get it right, say religious groups

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Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control... Read more »

Aug. 22, 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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12 kinds of late-night office emails

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Up late checking your email? You're bound to run into one of these 12 emails. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Raising a kid will cost you $245,000 — Here are 12 things that cost the same

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Raising a child costs on average $245,000. So what does that look like in other ways? Here's a list. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Want to increase attraction in your relationship? Talk about money

al planning may seem like an unlikely source of romance. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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12 women who should be on dollar bills

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Men have dominated the dollar bills. Is it time to put a woman on there? Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Some questions and answers about credit scores

Credit scores are calculated using a variety of models that have small differences between them and generate similar but not identical scores. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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Preparing for retirement in the modern age

Jean Tsou, 35, enjoys her career as a research-and-development engineer for a medical-equipment maker in the Seattle area. Other than the mortgage on the 1928 home she shares with her longtime... Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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Maybe it’s time to change your password again

Consumers are being urged once again to take a massive international data breach seriously — and deal with changing their passwords. Read more »

Aug. 11, 2014

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Can you sell silver bars? Not without paying taxes.

Q: Almost 30 years ago, I received some silver bars from my boss in lieu of a paycheck because he could not afford to pay me at the time. Now that I am retired, I’m thinking of selling the... Read more »

Aug. 11, 2014

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Why I am leaving the best job I ever had

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Max Schireson, is leaving his post as the CEO of MongoDB, a document-oriented database company. In an online blog post Schireson explains his reason — family. Read more »

Aug. 10, 2014

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The Mortgage Professor: Is a crisis brewing in used car loans?

A surge in lending to unsophisticated borrowers with poor credit, many of whom cannot afford them. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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15 American cities that beat the Recession

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The Great Recession still got you down? Here are 15 cities, based on a WalletHub study, that aren't letting this Recession thing bother them. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2014

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US auto sales sizzle in July, helped by discounts

Big discounts helped U.S. auto sales sizzle in July. Read more »

Aug. 1, 2014

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9 startup companies perfect for your family

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Need help around the house? Want to save money at the movies? These startups could help you do those things. Read more »

July 30, 2014

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$1,000 Sovaldi now hepatitis treatment of choice

The price is sky-high, but so is demand. A new $1,000-per-pill drug has become the treatment of choice for Americans with hepatitis C, a liver-wasting disease that affects more than 3 million. Read more »

July 29, 2014

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