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How Sears CEO Lampert cashes in as stores cash out

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 10:47:01 -0400

Lampert maintained ownership in real estate and other assets as Sears declined.


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Experts say this is one of the best ways to maximize your retirement income

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:02:01 -0400

If your savings aren't quite where you hoped they'd be, there's another way to boost your retirement income.


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Jeff Bezos's $12M home renovation: 25 bathrooms and a whiskey cellar

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 19:21:53 -0400

Jeff Bezos may own the largest home in the nation’s capital, a 26,900-square-foot former museum-turned-residential home in Washington, D.C.’s ritzy Kalorama neighborhood, but the Amazon founder and CEO isn’t done with his $23 million homestead yet.


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Online privacy myths, exposed

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 18:27:07 -0400

Just because everyone uses public Wi-Fi doesn't mean you should. And you need to go the extra mile to wipe hard drives. Columnist Marc Saltzman has tips for making your surfing safer.



Spotify will unveil what's next for the newly public streaming service at an event in NYC

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 18:15:45 -0400

Just three weeks after going public, the Swedish streaming service is set to update its mobile app. Will there also be new hardware?


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This gourmet Tabasco sauce will set tongues and wallets on fire

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 17:57:13 -0400

The sauce, which comes in a Champagne-style bottle, is made with sparkling white wine vinegar and select tabasco peppers aged for up to 15 years.


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Hasbro blames Toys R Us for dismal first quarter

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 17:44:36 -0400

Toymaker Hasbro fell short of Wall Street expectations for profit in first quarter as bankruptcy of Toys 'R' Us spurred nearly $100 million shortfall in revenue. Aleksandra Michalska reports.


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Wall Street ends flat as bond yields weigh

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 17:26:32 -0400

Wall Street closed flat Monday, but stocks managed to hold off a rise in bond yields. Fred Katayama reports. Video provided by Reuters


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Being your own boss: How to overcome the financial instability of freelancing

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 10:45:58 -0400

While there are many benefits to being your own boss, including the flexibility of how and when you work, this freedom doesn’t come without a price: missing out on employer benefits and having to deal with an unpredictable income.


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Net-neutrality is over. Now California, Oregon are stepping in

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:15:12 -0400

Very soon, the FCC’s overturning of the 2015 net neutrality rules will become official. States have already started to craft their own laws.


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Finance expert sues Facebook, says it does too little to stop scam ads with his name

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:55:05 -0400

A personal finance expert launched a lawsuit against Facebook ,claiming the social media company allowed publication of scam ads featuring his name.


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7 things to know about Sears CEO Eddie Lampert

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 20:04:18 -0400

Sears CEO and hedge fund investor Eddie Lampert has gained more control over the most valuable pieces of the department-store empire. What's next?


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Workplace drama: Nearly half of U.S. workers have sought revenge on a co-worker

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:14:58 -0400

Sometimes, no matter how much we think we have grown, the workplace can turn into high school with its high drama, pettiness, and narrow view of the world. More than 4 in 10 (44%) of 1,000 people surveyed in a new study admit they have sought workplace revenge.


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Sears CEO pushing to sell Kenmore, real estate

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:07:28 -0400

Sears CEO Eddie Lampert is looking to sell the distressed retailer's Kenmore appliance brand and real estate. Elizabeth Keatinge has more.


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U.S. 10-year yield at highest in four years

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:56:35 -0400

U.S. bond prices fell, with the 10-year yield hitting its highest in over four years, amid worries about growing government debt and inflation as oil and commodity prices climb. Aleksandra Michalska reports.


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Sears CEO Eddie Lampert offers tentative deal for real estate, Kenmore

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:20:21 -0400

If it happened, the move by Eddie Lampert could speed up the downsizing of Sears, which has closed hundreds of Sears and Kmart stores in recent years.


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Amazon is reportedly making a home robot

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:45:06 -0400

Amazon is making a home robot, according to Bloomberg. Elizabeth Keatinge has more.


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CenterPoint Energy to buy Vectren in a $6B merger deal

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:01:55 -0400

CenterPoint Energy-Vectren merger would create a combined company that serves more than 7 million energy customers across the U.S. The deal is expected to close by the first quarter of 2019.


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This movie theater won't let customers wear onesies or pajamas

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:14:00 -0400

It doesn’t matter if it’s a late night showing, if you’re wearing a onesie or pajamas, one movie theater in New Zealand won’t let you in! Buzz60's Sean Dowling has more.


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Sears brand name deteriorates in value as sales suffer

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 10:16:24 -0400

If Sears fails to execute a turnaround and ends up in bankruptcy, the company's storied brand name could yet live on.


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Wells Fargo faces shareholders in Des Moines on Tuesday in wake of record $1 billion penalty

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:29:27 -0400

Embattled Wells Fargo is tightening oversight after revelations of consumer abuses, but will shareholders think it's enough at annual meeting?


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Bumble CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd: How to build a workplace where women can thrive

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 10:00:00 -0400

As my company grew and began to hire folks with the skills and training my team lacked, I struggled with what to do about pay. When women fight for a higher salary, they feel guilty. When men fight for more pay, they feel empowered. I want to encourage women to go after the money they deserve.


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Target stomps out its Hunter boots deliveries, says product was not good enough to sell

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 09:26:12 -0400

Target's plan to offer the fashion boots at a steep discount didn't work out, and now it's canceling orders.


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Despite overall sustained GDP growth in US, some cities still hit hard by extreme poverty

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 09:21:27 -0400

The US is in a period of historic economic growth. Major stock market indices have hit record highs and unemployment is at a near two-decade low. Yet, the poverty rate is on the rise, and several U.S. cities are becoming increasingly geographically and socially segregated by income.


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15 cars and trucks going away in 2018

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 12:13:53 -0500

Among the unlucky models are minivans, tiny cars and some former big sellers.


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How to start taming your budget-busting bills

Tue, 9 Jan 2018 10:01:28 -0500

What can you do to make sure you have enough money each month to not only pay your bills but also save for your future? Start by creating a budget.


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Five steps to cutting your expensive cable TV bill

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 17:59:14 -0500

Tired of paying too much for cable TV? Here's five easy ways to start cutting your bill down to size.


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Shocking electric bill? Free changes can help you cut costs, save money

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 18:00:40 -0500

Electric bills are kind of a mystery, but there's plenty of big and small changes families can make that will cut energy consumption and save money.


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10 banks consumers complain about the most

Tue, 9 Jan 2018 11:29:37 -0500

The most common complaint categories in order were related to: mortgages, debt collection, credit reporting, credit card, bank accounts or service.


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Planning a purchase? How to car shop at an auto show

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 11:00:08 -0500

It's fun to wander an auto show, ogling the new models. But you also can put the event to a more pragmatic use: planning your next car purchase.


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Small business: I'll drink to that. Rhonda Abrams on the best wines under $10

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:57:11 -0500

If you’re like me, you’d like to help support a fellow small business owner, choosing a pleasurable wine from a small winery at an affordable price.


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