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Economy has recovered...Why are we still unhappy?

Economy has recovered...Why are we still unhappy?

Both the economy and jobs have fully recovered over the past few years. So why are so many of us still unhappy?

4 Employers Who Are Raising Minimum Wage For Workers

Some fast-food restaurants are taking it upon themselves to raise the minimum wage by starting their employees at $9.50, $10.50, or even $15 an hour! A few weeks ago, I told you about CVS the big drugstore chain. They're reportedly redlining employees who have been on the job for too ...

10 Worst Cities For Traffic

Traffic is getting worse, but does your city rank in the Top 10? There are new stats from 24/7 Wall St./Inrix, the latter a leading-provider of traffic information, that lists the worst cities for traffic. The list is tallied based on morning and evening rush hour numbers: Here's a look ...

Govt mandates rear cameras in new cars

Govt mandates rear cameras in new cars

The government is about to mandate technology in new cars that will save lives and prevent injury. The goal is agreeable to all, but is a mandate the right means to acheive it?

Why intown properties are a smart buy today

Why intown properties are a smart buy today

Looking to buy a home, or to sell and move to another one? Knowing about this population trend can help you buy where home values are likely to rise quickly...

Gas prices to drop this summer?

Gas prices to drop this summer?

Experts are claiming the price of a barrel of oil will drop significantly over the next 60 months. Here's why.

Margin trading: Sabotage to your stock portfolio

Margin trading: Sabotage to your stock portfolio

The stock market is way up over the last 5 years, but there's something many of you are doing that will sabotage your gains. Don't make this common mistake.

Should we do away with the penny?

Years ago, I suggested that we do away with the penny in the United States. Boy, did I hear it from a lot of listeners. People were not happy with me! But the reality is pennies actually cost more than one cent to make and manufacture. Think about how easy ...

Foreclosure deals for the average homebuyer

Foreclosure deals for the average homebuyer

Special cash incentives are on the table for homebuyers who want to owner-occupy our nation's foreclosures. No investors allowed in this sweet deal!

"Walkability factor" driving up real estate values

"Walkability factor" driving up real estate values

Clark explains where the real money in real estate is in light of the new trend toward bike- and pedestrian-friendly communities.

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