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MicCheckWallSt Money Drop In Seattle Takes Aim At Unlimited Corporate Political Spending

The Huffington Post   |  Bonnie Kavoussi   |   July 6, 2012

The money that seemingly fell from the sky like confetti over downtown Seattle on Wednesday wasn't an Independence Day gift from our forefathers. Rather, the...

Rental Prices Continue To Soar In Most U.S. Cities

The Huffington Post   |  Alicia Ciccone   |   November 16, 2012

While recent data shows that the housing market is making a gradual recovery, booming rental prices are stealing the spotlight. Rents are up 5.4 percent...

Billy Cypress, Ex-Miccosukee Chairman, Accused Of Embezzling $26 Million

The Huffington Post   |  Khadeeja Safdar   |   July 5, 2012

A former head of the Miccosukee Tribe in Florida allegedly stole millions of dollars from the tribe, according to a lawsuit filed Sunday. (Hat tip:...
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Scranton Mayor Wants To Pay Every City Worker Minimum Wage

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Erin Mershon   |   July 5, 2012

WASHINGTON -- A Pennsylvania mayor has an extreme plan to address his city's budget shortfalls: pay every public employee, including himself, minimum wage. Scranton Mayor...

The 15 Highest Paying Careers In The US In 2012

  |   July 6, 2012

If you want to a six-figure salary, then study medicine, engineering or business management. That's the short takeaway from a list of the 15 highest...

Hollywood Video's Debt Collectors Allegedly Demanding Bogus Late Fees

  |   July 5, 2012

In an era of Netflix, you might think being hounded to pay late fees on video rentals a thing of the past. You would be...

Beauty Product Spending Increases During Economic Downturn

Reuters   |   September 4, 2012

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK, July 5 (Reuters) - Tough economic times are boosting sales of beauty products and designer jeans as women put more...

ImpulseSave Smartphone App Encourages You To Save Money As Easily As You Spend

The Huffington Post   |  Catherine New   |   July 6, 2012

Resist the urge to spend 99 cents on iTunes for a game and digitally toss that change into your piggy bank instead. That's the big...

Rihanna Sues Ex-Accountants For Million Dollar Losses

AP   |  LARRY NEUMEISTER   |   September 4, 2012

NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna sued her former accountants Thursday, blaming them for tens of millions of dollars in losses, shoddy bookkeeping, a failure to...

Money Won't Make You Nicer: What Science Says About Rich People's Behavior

The Huffington Post   |  Catherine New   |   July 5, 2012

The rich are more likely to: a) Cut off other drivers. b) Be disinterested in the welfare of others. c) Cheat on a test to...
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Barclays Criminal Probe Begins, Experts Speculate Other Banks Involved In Libor Manipulation

HuffingtonPost.com   |  D.M. Levine   |   July 6, 2012

As the Libor manipulation scandal at British banking giant Barclays continues to escalate with the launch of a criminal probe, U.S. traders, former regulators and...

50+ Already Seeing Tangible Benefits from Affordable Care Act, AARP Says

  |   July 5, 2012

By Jeffrey Davis, AARP's senior vice president of media relations The Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the majority of the Affordable Care Act has sparked...

Free Products Are More Enticing For Consumers Than Discounts, Study Finds

The Huffington Post   |  Bonnie Kavoussi   |   July 5, 2012

If you think that getting an extra half-size lotion for free is better than getting lotion that is 35 percent cheaper, you're wrong. Those two...

U.S. Bankruptcies On Pace To Fall To Pre-Crisis Levels

Reuters   |   September 4, 2012

* New filings fall to 632,130 in first-half of 2012 * Business filings fall 22 pct * Consumer filings drop 13 pct July 5 (Reuters)...

Fixed Mortgage Rates Fall To New Record Lows

AP   |   July 5, 2012

WASHINGTON — Fixed U.S. mortgage rates fell again to new record lows, providing prospective buyers with more incentive to brave a modestly recovering housing market....

She Cashed In Her 401K And Risked Everything On Her Little Invention

  |   October 9, 2012

Wendy Krepak and her husband made a comfortable living in real estate for 26 years. While both of them were making healthy salaries, Wendy always...

Getting Fired For What You Post On Facebook

Slate Magazine   |   September 4, 2012

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It may become easier for overbearing employers to control what their workers say online....

Housing Affordability Crisis: Americans Squeezed By Higher Rents, Tight Credit

Reuters   |   September 4, 2012

By Michelle Conlin and Melanie Hicken July 5 (Reuters) - One night last spring, David Hall returned home to his studio apartment outside Boston...
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