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Senator Questions Protecting Florida from Drilling

Liz Weston: Why You Should Save for Something Fun

By Matthew Daly |
The Trump administration may have violated federal law by exempting Florida from a national plan to expand offshore drilling, a Democratic senator charged Thursday.

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How to Leverage Great Credit Without Borrowing A Dime

How to Leverage Great Credit Without Borrowing A Dime

By Gregory Karp | Jan 15
As average credit scores for Americans continue to rise, the question for many becomes how to use their excellent credit rating to optimize their lives without borrowing money or adding risk.

U.S. Gives $2B to Help Homeless Amid Plans to Cut Housing Aid

U.S. Gives $2B to Help Homeless Amid Plans to Cut Housing Aid

By Geoff Mulvihill | Jan 14
President Donald Trump's administration announced $2 billion in grants Thursday for local agencies trying to help the homeless even as the government proposes deep cuts to federal housing programs.

Local Governments Won't Say What They're Offering Amazon

Local Governments Won't Say What They're Offering Amazon

By Josh Cornfield | Jan 14
State and local governments have been more than happy to play up the amenities they think make their locations the best choice for Amazon's second headquarters.

Trump-Branded Condo Tower Sues for Right to Erase His Name

Trump-Branded Condo Tower Sues for Right to Erase His Name

By Verena Dobnik | Jan 14
The board of a 376-unit luxury condominium tower on Manhattan's West Side is asking a court to declare that it has the right to yank President Donald Trump's name off the building.

Democratic Lawmakers Want to Subpoena Trump Organization

Democratic Lawmakers Want to Subpoena Trump Organization

By Tami Abdollah | Jan 14
Democratic members of the House oversight committee asked the Republican chairman to begin a serious investigation into President Donald Trump's conflicts of interests.

Medical Credit Cards Can Mean Aches and Pains for Patients

Medical Credit Cards Can Mean Aches and Pains for Patients

By Matthew Perrone | Jan 13
Consumer advocates warn medical credit cards can saddle patients with unexpected penalties and sky-high interest rates.

Ask Brianna: Should I Tell My Partner I'm in Serious Debt?

Ask Brianna: Should I Tell My Partner I'm in Serious Debt?

By Brianna McGurran | Jan 13
Some secrets are harmless, like eating the last slice of your partner's favorite cake. But hiding thousands of dollars in debt does not fall into the "harmless" category.

After 2017 Breakthrough, 2018 is When Brexit Gets Tough

After 2017 Breakthrough, 2018 is When Brexit Gets Tough

By Jill Lawless | Jan 13
After months of spats and false starts, Britain and the European Union ended 2017 by agreeing to have an amicable divorce. In 2018, they have to find a way to live together in the future - and that's when things could get complicated.

Salvadorans Fear Their Country Not Prepared for Returnees

Salvadorans Fear Their Country Not Prepared for Returnees

By Marcos Aleman | Jan 13
The U.S. announcement brought fears that a major source of income for this poor Central American nation will be cut off and that families could be separated. But there was also a hint of optimism that Salvadorans could bring expertise and investment.

Vermont Senate Legalizes Recreational Pot

Vermont Senate Legalizes Recreational Pot

Jan 12
The Vermont Senate on Wednesday gave final approval to a bill that would allow recreational use of marijuana, putting Vermont on course to become the first state to legalize pot by an act of the Legislature rather than through a citizen referendum.

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