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Your House Isn't A Piggy Bank

Your House Isn't A Piggy Bank

By Liz Weston | Aug 15
Your home equity could keep you afloat in retirement or bail you out in an emergency - but not if you spend it first.

Billionaire Drops Quest to Split California Into 3 Parts

Billionaire Drops Quest to Split California Into 3 Parts

By Kathleen Ronayne | Aug 12
The billionaire behind a measure to split California in three said he's giving up on the effort to reimagine the nation's most populous state after the state Supreme Court knocked it off the November ballot.

Why Turkey's Currency is Plunging and What It Means

Why Turkey's Currency is Plunging and What It Means

By David McHugh and Suzan Fraser | Aug 11
The tumble in Turkey's currency on Friday signaled deepening pessimism about the country's economy after months of market declines.

How to Get Rid of A Timeshare

How to Get Rid of A Timeshare

By Liz Weston | Aug 9
Timeshare owners need to be wary - and realistic. Far more people want to sell timeshares than want to buy them.

AP FACT CHECK: Sanders Spins Savings in Medicare Plan

AP FACT CHECK: Sanders Spins Savings in Medicare Plan

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Aug 8
Sen. Bernie Sanders is skimming over the facts in claiming that his "Medicare for all" plan will lead to big reductions in what Americans spend for health care.

Tap and Pray: Churches Using Card Readers for Donations

Tap and Pray: Churches Using Card Readers for Donations

By James Brooks | Aug 8
Thousands of Christian churches across the world are now using portable card readers or apps to take donations as people increasingly stop carrying cash on them.

A Lifeline for Workers Who Face Hardship Between Paychecks

A Lifeline for Workers Who Face Hardship Between Paychecks

By Sarah Skidmore Sell and Alexandra Olson | Aug 8
A growing number of companies are rolling out products and services that allow employees to receive a portion of their pay when they need it. Could this be the future of payday?

Cynthia Nixon: Invest in Green Jobs, Infrastructure

Cynthia Nixon: Invest in Green Jobs, Infrastructure

Aug 7
New York state is squandering economic development funding and failing to address income inequality, Cynthia Nixon said Tuesday as her campaign released her proposals to invest in green jobs, bridge and water-system repairs and minority communities.

Jobs Boom Favors Democratic Counties, Not Trump Strongholds

Jobs Boom Favors Democratic Counties, Not Trump Strongholds

By Josh Boak | Aug 7
The United States is on pace to add about 2.6 million jobs this year under President Donald Trump's watch. Yet the bulk of the hiring has occurred in bastions of Democratic voters rather than in Republican counties.

Inflation, Gas Prices, Tariffs Squeeze Consumers

Inflation, Gas Prices, Tariffs Squeeze Consumers

By Damian J. Troise and Sarah Skidmore Sell | Aug 6
Some of the higher prices come as companies react to the Trump administration's tariffs on steel, aluminum, lumber from Canada, and on $34 billion of imports from China.

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