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ORSOS Floating Island Offers 'Mobility Of Yacht' With 'Comfort Of Mainland Home' (VIDEO)

  |   June 22, 2012

One company is giving wealthy consumers the chance to own a private island -- sans the sand, rocks and monumental price tag. But life aboard...

Tracy And Karen Vasseur Charged In $1 Million Online Dating Scam

The Huffington Post   |  Alicia Ciccone   |   June 22, 2012

A mother and daughter have been accused of scamming over $1 million from unsuspecting online daters, Colorado's attorney general announced Tuesday. Tracy Vasseur, 41, and...

Nepal To Use Drone Aircraft To Combat Poaching Of Endangered Species

The Huffington Post   |  Tara Kelly   |   June 21, 2012

Poaching has long contributed to the dwindling populations of endangered species worldwide. Now, conservationists in Nepal are combating the illegal trade by using unmanned drone...

Ronald Weinland, Doomsday Prophet, Found Guilty Of Tax Evasion

  |   June 22, 2012

If you thought the end of the world was near, would you pay your taxes? For Ronald Weinland, 63, the answer was no. Weinland --...

Merrill Lynch Fined For Overcharging Customers

AP   |  The Associated Press   |   June 21, 2012

NEW YORK -- A financial regulator has fined Merrill Lynch $2.8 million for overcharging customers with fees and for failing to provide timely trade confirmations....

Study Finds Chicago Students Motivated To Perform Well On Tests When Promised Money, Trophies

  |   June 21, 2012

Students attending low-performing schools tend to perform better on tests when promised financial or non-financial incentives for good scores, according to a study conducted by...

12 Cities Where Buying A House Is Cheaper Than Renting

The Huffington Post   |  Bonnie Kavoussi   |   June 21, 2012

If you want to save money on rent, you may want to buy a house. Purchasing a home is far cheaper than renting in 12...

15 Signs Of Serious Debt Trouble

www.bankrate.com   |   June 21, 2012

You know you need to seek help from a credit counselor when ... It may sound like a comedy routine opener, but for lots of...

Fab.com's Vibrators Are The Site's Biggest-Seller

The Huffington Post   |  Drew Guarini   |   June 22, 2012

Fab.com is only a year old, but the gay social network turned flash sale site already has 5 million users who have purchased 1.8 million...

Banks Fine Print Could Mean You Pay Their Legal Fees After Dispute

The Huffington Post   |  Alexander Eichler   |   June 21, 2012

At some banks, there's a nasty little piece of language buried in those terms-and-conditions agreements you have to sign. It says that if there are...

10 Things To Leave Off Your Resume

money.usnews.com   |   June 21, 2012

What you don't include on your resume can be as important as what you do include. Here are 10 things you should leave off:...

European Castles May Be In Reach As Luxury Estate Prices Plunge

The Huffington Post   |  Harry Bradford   |   June 21, 2012

There might be an upside to the eurozone crisis after all. And that upside is a genuine castle of your very own. Property values in...
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College Presidents' Job Security In Danger As Officials Slash Budgets, Demand Reforms

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Tyler Kingkade   |   June 25, 2012

NEW YORK -- It’s a rough time to be running a public university. Teresa Sullivan's sudden removal as president of the University of Virginia, and...
Catherine New

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Consumers Still Want To Switch Banks But Few Do So, Report Says

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Catherine New   |   June 21, 2012

Have you ever paid slightly more in ATM fees just because you were too lazy to cross the street to visit a bank with cheaper...

Chicago Gun Turn-In Will Trade Gift Cards For Weapons Saturday (VIDEO)

  |   June 21, 2012

The Chicago Police Department will be accepting guns at 23 churches across the city Saturday, no questions asked, in an effort to reduce the number...

10 States With The Highest Income Taxes Per Capita

The Huffington Post   |  Bonnie Kavoussi   |   June 21, 2012

We all know that sinking feeling when you realize how much of your paycheck is being deducted for taxes. And if you live in New...

Patricia Smith Sentenced To 78 Months After Embezzling More Than $10 Million

The Huffington Post   |  Alicia Ciccone   |   June 21, 2012

An annual salary of $53,000 evidently wasn't enough for one Pittsburgh-area woman, so she embezzled more than $10 million from the Acura dealership where she...

U.S. Health Insurers To Pay $1.1 Billion In Rebates

Reuters   |   August 21, 2012

* Rebates from plans covering 12.8 million beneficiaries * No word on how many would receive direct payments * Plans covering 67 million people met...

Violence Costs Chicago $5.3 Billion Annually, Study Finds

  |   June 21, 2012

A Center for American Progress study tracing the costs of violent crime found that Chicago loses $5.3 billion to the literal and intangible costs of...

Mary Cate Jones, 78, To Keep Tennessee Home Thanks To Generous Donors

  |   June 21, 2012

Mary Cate Jones can finally rest easy in the home she built with her late husband 56 years ago. For the past two months, the...

Financial Advisers Are Scaling Down Summer Vacation Plans

Reuters   |  Jessica Toonkel   |   August 21, 2012

By Jessica Toonkel NEW YORK (Reuters) - In the summer Mark Martiak usually spends four days a week at his home office in his Southampton,...
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Paul Krugman's Alien Invasion Defense Idea To Save Economy Gets Brickbats, Bouquets From Experts

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Lee Speigel   |   June 21, 2012

Nobel laureate economist Paul Krugman repeated his assertion this week that the United States could benefit economically if the government began pouring money into anti-ET...

Great Recession Hit South, West The Hardest While Largely Sparing Northeast

Reuters   |   August 21, 2012

* South, West hit the hardest; Northeast fared best * Study measured population's income losses * Poverty, college degrees, unemployment top factors * Economic insecurity...
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Supreme Court Health Care Decision Could Boost Seniors' Drug Costs

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Jeffrey Young   |   June 21, 2012

The spectre of senior citizens choosing between food and prescription drugs has been used by politicians so many times, it's become a cliché. For one...

Recession Made Wealth Gap Between Blacks, Whites Even Huger

The Huffington Post   |  Alexander Eichler   |   June 22, 2012

It would be nice to think that the election of Barack Obama swept the U.S. into a new, miraculous post-racial era. But at the moment...

Chili's Server Fired After Facebook Tip Rant

  |   June 27, 2012

We like to think there is a lesson to be learned from every mistake. In the case of a California Chili's waitress, who's just been...

Families Moved In Together To Weather Recession: Report

  |   June 21, 2012

The recession didn’t just hurt our wallets, it also changed the sleeping arrangements. Between 2007 and 2010, the number of adult Americans living in a...

Summer Saving Tips: How To Cut Costs, Reduce Energy Waste, And Stay Safe This Season

  |   June 21, 2012

Now that summer has officially begun, it is time to slip into your favorite sandals, hop in a lake, and eat lots of watermelon. But...

$1,000 Pizza Sold At Nino's Restaurant In NYC Features Caviar, Lobster

  |   June 21, 2012

With wild disregard for the "pizza principle," Nino's Bellisima Pizzeria in New York City has crafted a pricey new pie that may as well be...

Panera Pay-What-You-Want Chicago-Bound: Chain Announces Plans For Lakeview Store (VIDEO)

  |   June 21, 2012

After deeming their experiment in Missouri a success, Panera Bread Co. has announced plans to bring their non-profit cafe model to Chicago by transitioning an...
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Facebook IPO Nearly As Bad For Investor Confidence As Flash Crash: Study

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Mark Gongloff   |   June 21, 2012

Facebook's faceplant of an IPO has been nearly as damaging to investor confidence as the terrifying Flash Crash of May 2010. That's according to a...

Car Theft: 10 Cities Where Your Car Is Most Likely To Be Stolen

The Huffington Post   |  Khadeeja Safdar   |   June 21, 2012

Car thieves are slacking. The number of auto thefts in the U.S. fell for the eighth consecutive year last year, according to a study recently...

Raises In Store At Apple

Wall Street Journal   |   August 21, 2012

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Apple Inc. AAPL -0.28% is raising hourly pay for employees at its U.S. retail stores by as much as 25%, following an internal review period...

'Barter Kings': Man Starts With An MP3 Player And Trades His Way Up To A Diamond Ring (VIDEO)

  |   August 21, 2012

"Barter Kings" (Wed., 9 p.m. ET on A&E) is a fun look at something people do all the time: trading their unwanted stuff for someone...

'Cajun Pawn Stars': $35,000 Disappointment For A Pawn Shop Regular Over A Gold Coin (VIDEO)

  |   August 20, 2012

It was almost a great day for one pawn shop regular on the latest episode of "Cajun Pawn Stars" (Wed., 9 p.m. ET on History)....
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