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Liz Weston: What Good Financial Advice Looks Like

Politically Important Florida Gets A Pass on Drilling Plan

By Liz Weston |
Good financial advice can help you achieve your life goals. Bad financial advice can cost you a fortune and leave you worse off than if you had tried to go it alone.

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EU Maintains Offer to Keep Britain in Despite Vote to Leave

EU Maintains Offer to Keep Britain in Despite Vote to Leave

By Raf Casert | Jan 18
European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday maintained the offer for Britain to remain in the EU even after both sides have entered the second phase of Brexit negotiations.

Consumer Watchdog Considering Repeal of Payday Lending Rule

Consumer Watchdog Considering Repeal of Payday Lending Rule

By Ken Sweet | Jan 18
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has decided to reconsider a key set of rules enacted last year that would have protected consumers against harmful payday lenders.

Printing Company: Religious Pamphlets Not Meant for Gay Couple

Printing Company: Religious Pamphlets Not Meant for Gay Couple

Jan 18
A printing company accused of sending discriminatory pamphlets to a gay couple who ordered wedding programs says it has learned the pamphlets were intended to be printed for another customer.

Aetna to Pay $17M Over Mailing that Revealed HIV Meds

Aetna to Pay $17M Over Mailing that Revealed HIV Meds

Jan 17
Health insurer Aetna has agreed to pay $17 million to settle claims that it breached the privacy of thousands of customers who take HIV medications.

Conservatives Balk at GOP Plan to Avert Government Shutdown

Conservatives Balk at GOP Plan to Avert Government Shutdown

By Alan Fram and Andrew Taylor | Jan 17
Disgruntled conservatives threatened late Tuesday to scuttle Republican leaders' plans to prevent a weekend government shutdown.

Citigroup Reports $18.3 Billion Loss, Caused by New Tax Law

Citigroup Reports $18.3 Billion Loss, Caused by New Tax Law

By Ken Sweet | Jan 17
Citigroup reported an $18.3 billion loss in the fourth quarter on Tuesday - effectively wiping out the company's full-year 2017 profit - as the financial conglomerate had to take more than $20 billion in accounting write-downs related to the new tax law.

Gay Couple Sues Printing Company for Allegedly Sending Satan-Themed Wedding Programs

Gay Couple Sues Printing Company for Allegedly Sending Satan-Themed Wedding Programs

Jan 17
A gay couple is suing the printing company Vistaprint for allegedly sending them 80 wedding programs on the eve of their big day that turned out to be religious pamphlets that referenced Satan.

Southern States Join to Promote Civil Rights Tourism

Southern States Join to Promote Civil Rights Tourism

By Jay Reeves | Jan 16
Southern states that once fought to maintain racial segregation are now banding together to promote civil rights tourism at sites including the building where the Confederacy was born and the motel where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. died.

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

Jan 16
None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts.

Race is On for Succession to Europe's Top Economic Posts

Race is On for Succession to Europe's Top Economic Posts

By David McHugh | Jan 16
Europe is preparing to find successors for many of its most powerful economic officials. Those chosen will make decisions affecting the jobs, savings and pay of 340 million people living in the 19 countries that share the euro.

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