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Are Americans Retiring Too Early?

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 10:23am
If you have socked away money in a 401(k) and your 60th birthday is behind you, chances are you are thinking about when to retire.






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Google Tops Fortune's List of Best Companies to Work For

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 10:16am
What's the best company to work for? It takes more than a few foosball tables to get on this list.






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Apple and HBO Near Deal on Streaming Service

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 7:11pm
Sources say HBO is talking to Apple about featuring its new direct-to-consumer streaming service, to be called "HBO Now," on Apple TV.






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Lawmaker: Feds Should Probe Chinese Laminate Flooring

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 4:57pm
A ranking member of the Senate Commerce committee asks the feds to see if the flooring imported from China is a risk to public health.






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Chick Sexer: The $60K a Year Job Nobody Wants

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 4:51pm
The British public is turning its nose up at a job that pays up to £40,000 ($61,300) a year that involves spending all day with fluffy baby animals.






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Workplace Injury Pushing Americans Deeper Into Poverty

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 2:34pm
Workplace injuries are driving low income Americans deeper into poverty, and casting middle class workers into economic dire straits.






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Change Is Coming for McDonald's Chicken

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 12:20pm
Fast food giant makes change as it struggles to compete with smaller rivals who market more wholesome alternatives.






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Women's Nest Eggs Much Smaller Than Men's

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 11:55am
American women save far less for retirement than their male peers, and they invest too conservatively to close the gap, according to a new survey.






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As Auto Sales Rise, Loans Keep Getting Longer

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 11:01am
Consumers are increasingly taking out longer term loans in order to keep their monthly payment as low as possible, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.






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More Legroom on a Plane? It Could Happen

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 8:54am
Want more legroom, more direct flights, and less time stuck in holding patterns? It could be coming, but at a price: higher fares.






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College Savings Plans Rise, But so Do College Costs

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 8:44am
More people opening up accounts as well as investment gains contributed to the growth in 529 assets last year.






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Yellen Scolds Banks for 'Shortcomings in Values'

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 8:28am
In a speech in New York City, Yellen said that the Fed expects banks to follow the law and act ethically.






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California Drought: Bad in 2014, Worse in 2015

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 2:35pm
Experts say the state's severe drought is on track to cause an economic loss of roughly $3 billion in 2015—up from about $2.2 billion last year.






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As Oceans Become Killing Field, Fish We Eat Dwindle

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 2:00pm
Thanks to giant trawlers armed with technology and massive nets, the seas are running low on the fish we like to eat, like halibut and cod.






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A Snowmageddon for Air Travelers? Not so Much

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 11:37am
Airline flight cancellations have already cost American passengers some $2.2 billion this winter. Still, last winter the price tag was almost double.






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13 Million Hit by ID Thieves in U.S. Last Year

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 8:43am
ID theft down in 2014, but still a 'significant' problem, report says.






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Growing Billionaires List Welcomes MJ to Its Ranks

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 8:44pm
Michael Jordan joined the likes of Bill Gates and Warren Buffett in the swelling ranks of the world's billionaires, according to Forbes' annual list.






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Lumber Liquidators 'Stands by Every Plank.' Should You?

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 8:41pm
Allegedly tainted flooring has left Lumber Liquidators customers feeling as if the rug has been pulled out from under them.






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And the Secret to a Strong Password Is...

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 7:35pm
A strong password can take many shapes and sizes, but one of the best way to thwart a hacker is to make your password long. Illustrated by Rob Donnelly.
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The Secret to a Strong Password: Length

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 7:35pm
A strong password can take many shapes and sizes, but one of the best way to thwart a hacker is to make your password long. Illustrated by Rob Donnelly.






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