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Are You Paying Less to Drive Than Your Grandparents?

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 11:53am
On a per-dollar basis, how are American drivers doing compared to motorists of previous generations? The answer may surprise you.









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Brew of Champions: Wheaties to Create Craft Beer

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 10:47am
Wheaties says it's partnering with a craft brewery to create a limited-edition beer.









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Supporting Adult Kids, Parents Taxes Americans

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 10:06am
Many Americans, in debt themselves, are struggling even more as they provide monetary support to their adult children and other family members.









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Bic Says Sorry for Telling Women to 'Think Like a Man'

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 10:02am
Amid a storm of protest that the ad was sexist, Bic South Africa retracted the post and issued an apology.









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Retired Teacher Ordered to Pay $15K Over Airbnb Rentals

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 4:10am
A San Diego woman may have to pay more than $15,000 for renting rooms through home-sharing website Airbnb despite a city order to cease operations.









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NBCUniversal Invests $200 Million in Vox Media

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 5:52pm
NBCUniversal says it is investing $200 million in digital media company Vox Media, which owns popular sites such as food blog Eater, the sports-focused SB Nation and the tech blog Re/code.









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'Roomba' Maker Gets Closer to Selling Robot Lawnmowers

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 4:35pm
The future of free-wheeling automated yard work took a step closer to American consumers on Wednesday after U.S. regulators gave robot maker iRobot Co









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Helping Millennial Entrepreneurs Conquer Debt

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 3:05pm
While millennials dream of starting businesses, student loan debt is preventing many from doing so. Fortunately, some new approaches show promise.









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Data Brokers Accused in Payday Loan Ripoff

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 2:05pm
A data broker sold payday loan applicants' financial information to scammers, who took in millions through unauthorized charges, the FTC says.









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The Simplest Fix for Social Security

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 12:16pm
Some experts say that simply changing details of Social Security's benefits statement could change when people file and help them make wise decisions.









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Ford Shifts Some Pickup Work From Mexico to Ohio

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 11:44am
Amid contract talks with the UAW, Ford says it will shift production of a heavy-duty version of its F-Series pickups from Mexico to a plant in Ohio.









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Best (and Worst) Companies for Customer Service

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 11:02am
Consumer Reports is out with its list of the best and worst industries and companies for customer service.









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Nestle Sued by India Over Lead in Noodles

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 10:28am
The Indian government has filed a class action suit for $99 million against Nestle's Indian unit on behalf of the country's consumers









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McDonald's Quietly Changes Size of the Quarter Pounder

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 9:55am
Fast food giant McDonald's has quietly made a change to one its most popular items: the Quarter Pounder.









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Kraft Heinz Cuts 2,500 Jobs in Wake of Merger

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 9:31am
Kraft Heinz says it is cutting about 2,500 jobs as part of its plan to slash costs after the food companies combined.









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How to Save on Verizon's New No-Contract Plans

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 8:35am
Verizon is eliminating two-year service contracts and will no longer sell discounted phones.









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Trump: China Move Will 'Suck the Blood Out' of U.S.

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 7:00am
Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump took a swipe at China over the country's recent currency devaluation.









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FDA Warns Kardashian Over 'Misleading' Instagram Post

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 4:08am
The FDA wasn't amused when celebrity Kim Kardashian endorsed a drug on Instagram.









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China Currency Falls for 2nd Day After Devaluation

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 12:47am
The central bank said the 1.9 percent decline in the Yuan Wednesday was due to changes aimed at making the currency more market-oriented.









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American Apparel Says It's Running Out of Cash

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 6:56pm
Struggling teen apparel retailer American Apparel Inc. said Tuesday it does not expect to have sufficient funds to operate for the next 12 months.









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