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College students are prime targets of ID thieves, scammers

9:18 a.m. EDT September 11, 2016   College students and high school seniors might not know it, but they're prime targets for ID thieves and scammers.

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Yahoo's Mayer scores $139.6M for rocky run

7:45 p.m. EDT July 25, 2016   It's the end of Yahoo (YHOO) as we know it with Verizon (VZ) buying the Internet company for a fraction of what it once was worth.  Yet, CEO Marissa Mayer did very well for herself during her run.

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Federal bankers: No account for Colo. cannabis credit union

8:50 p.m. EDT July 31, 2015    DENVER – A Colorado-based credit union created to serve the country’s fast-growing legal marijuana industry sued banking regulators on Thursday after being denied access to the nation’s electronic banking system.

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American flag sales bask in new glory

7:32 p.m. EDT May 29, 2016    MILWAUKEE — In the flag business, summertime is like Christmas. After Memorial Day weekend, there’s Flag Day (June 14) and the Fourth of July, which all give sales a healthy boost.

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Fresh data this week will turn speedometer on economy

10:55 a.m. EDT May 10, 2015  Coming off Friday's mixed report on April employment, this week's news calendar should bring more clarity on whether the U.S. economy is picking up speed or merely cruising.

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Change your child's life forever

4:05 p.m. EDT October 31, 2015  Given a choice, which of the following would you prefer?

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3 good reasons to park money in a money fund

11:45 a.m. EDT April 26, 2015  Now, you may point out – correctly – that the interest from a money market fund wouldn't feed a family of gnats, and you'd be correct. The average money fund yields 0.02%, which would generate a fully taxable $2 in interest on a $10,000 balance, the remainder of which would be overwhelmed by inflation.

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S&P 500 on cusp of positive gains for 2015

11:10 a.m. EDT October 24, 2015  After a big rally and busting through a key price ceiling Thursday, the Standard & Poor’s 500 stock index is now within striking distance of climbing back into the black for the year.

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Delamaide: IMF faces tipping point over Greece

4:45 p.m. EDT April 18, 2015   WASHINGTON — It was perhaps inevitable that the Greek crisis would hijack the spring meeting of International Monetary Fund this week, but the damage to the international lending agency could grow much worse as the situation in Europe becomes increasingly acute.

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New rules to make mortgage shopping less clunky

8:45 a.m. EDT October 11, 2015   Shopping for a new home now? Or planning to go house hunting this spring? You'll want to pay attention to some new mortgage disclosures that rolled onto the scene beginning in October.

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Money: How to save for college with a 529 plan

8:32 a.m. EDT April 4, 2015  Saving for college is tough for every family, but 529 plans can help people save more with added tax benefits.

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