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America’s poorest cities

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 23:40:17 -0400


Vans, buses and trucks at the German IAA Commercial Vehicles fair

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:49:20 -0400

Vans, buses and trucks at the German IAA Commercial Vehicles fair


This is your chance to get All-Clad cookware at crazy low prices

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:34:46 -0400

Access this 24-hour sale while you still can!


Roth IRAs for kids offer a great tax advantage, if you follow the rules

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 07:00:10 -0400

A Roth IRA can be a great investment choice for teenagers, but there are tax rules to follow when dealing with custodial accounts.


Hot toy alert: Photos of the 10 top toys of 2018

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 18:37:04 -0400

The holiday toy lists for Target, Walmart and Amazon are out and has predictions of what the 10 top toys will be this holiday season.


Is your state 'lovin' it'? A look at where the most McDonald's are located in the US

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 12:21:42 -0400

McDonald’s is America’s largest hamburger chain with about 14,000 stores in the U.S. The concentration of restaurants varies considerably by state.


Walmart warns Trump that new China tariffs could mean price hikes on bikes, Christmas lights

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:42:14 -0400

Walmart wrote a letter to the U.S. Trade representative, that warned new tariffs on China imports would raise prices for U.S. consumers


Edmunds: Here are the newest safety and technology trends making their way into cars

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 06:00:02 -0400

Here's an overview of vehicle technology available now in luxury vehicles and a taste of what you can expect to become more widespread in the future.


What are the best and worst car brands in the US in 2018?

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 12:21:09 -0400

24/7 Wall Street reviewed the 2018 ACSI rankings to determine the best and worst car brands of 2018.


Here are the best deals you can get on Amazon this weekend

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 10:41:52 -0400

You've got the day off! Time to shop!


Analysis: Why you need to watch highs from marijuana stocks — and the Dow

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 13:30:33 -0400

Wall Street and weed stocks are having a giddy week, even though the Fed is likely to raise short-term rates by a quarter point on Sept. 26.


How to watch all your fall TV shows after cutting the cord

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:29:44 -0400

As the fall television season approaches and a lineup of new and returning series kicks off, we look at your best streaming TV options to catch up and keep up.


Get free Chick-fil-A nuggets with the chicken chain's smartphone app through Sept. 29

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:23:47 -0400

Chick-fil-A has a freebie, through Sept. 29, that doesn't require a cow costume. You'll just need the chicken chain's smartphone app.


Want to be in the top 1 percent? Here's what you have to earn in your state

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 09:27:10 -0400

A family earning $422,000 a year ranks in top one percent nationwide. But as income levels vary by state, so does what it takes to be a one-percenter.


Aston Martin cars through the years

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:24:58 -0400

Ultra-luxury carmaker Aston Martin of James Bond fame plans IPO to go public in London.


U.S. News college rankings: Where are the best values, top choices for low-income students

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 08:02:15 -0400

US News: Students needing financial aid get good value at Princeton, Harvard and MIT. University of California a good choice for low-income families.


Where to get a pumpkin spice fix: Hint, the fall flavor isn't just at Starbucks

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 15:35:02 -0400

It's pumpkin spice season! Find the fall flavor at Starbucks, Dunkin' Donuts, Cheesecake Factory, Cracker Barrel and at the grocery store.


First day of fall: Wendy's has a new freebie plus other seasonal savings Saturday

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 10:11:56 -0400

The change of season brings a few deals and freebies. Find specials at Wendy's, Edible Arrangements, Bruegger's Bagels, Godiva and more.


Sexy 'Handmaid's Tale' Halloween costume pulled after sparking online outrage

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:03:55 -0400

Retailer Yandy pulled its sexy "Brave Red Maiden" Halloween costume, which resembles the uniform of women forced into surrogacy in "Handmaid's Tale."


Why getting a mortgage may be easier now — and riskier

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 08:05:06 -0400

Certain borrowers with a debt-to-income-ratio as high as 50 percent can get approved for a mortgage, up from the previous maximum of 45 percent.


50 highest grossing restaurants in America

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 12:18:46 -0400


Best September deals: Your guide to the month's freebies and bargains

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:47:12 -0400

September brings food days including National Cheeseburger Day and National Coffee Day.


Apple offering AppleCare monthly plans for new iPhones along with theft and loss option

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 20:41:43 -0400

The new iPhones aren't the only thing that'll cost more. There's also a higher price tag on AppleCare, Apple's extended warranty policy.


Chick-fil-A serves man who pulled up to drive-thru on lawn mower

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 14:32:47 -0400

Chick-fil-A is going above and beyond for its customers by serving a man who pulled up to the drive-thru riding a lawn mower.


Razors, makeup, hot sauce: You can subscribe to almost anything. But should you?

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 08:05:41 -0400

Subscription-box services let you to try out new types of goods and bypass shopping errands. Here’s how to keep spending on subscriptions in check.


There are three new iPhones—here's how to pick the right one

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 12:17:15 -0400

Need help deciding on a new iPhone? Don't worry—we've got you covered.


New China tariff list creates risk of 'downward cycle' for US auto industry

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:31:31 -0400

More than 100 items that go into vehicles face 10 percent tariffs as President Donald Trump escalates his trade war with China.


National Cheeseburger Day 2018: Wendy's offering free burgers through Sept. 30

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 10:14:36 -0400

Chick-fil-A isn't the only fast-food chain with a freebie for customers with an app. Wendy's has a deal that resets daily through Sept. 30.


Need spending money? 12 side hustles where you can make $1,000 a month

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:23:21 -0400

Looking to boost your earnings? If you put in your time, these part-time gigs will help you bring in some serious bucks.


Amazon bought Whole Foods over one year ago, but have prices changed?

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 12:26:34 -0400

Here's how much people are saving on average since Amazon's takeover.


Here are the best deals you can get on Amazon right now

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 12:57:37 -0400

Snag them before the weekend!


Equifax Breach: Freezing your credit is now free in all states under a new law

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 18:00:40 -0400

A federal law now allows people to freeze and unfreeze their credit at credit bureaus for free. Before, it cost $3 to $12 a bureau in many states.


15 cars and trucks going away in 2018

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 12:13:53 -0500

Among the unlucky models are minivans, tiny cars and some former big sellers.


As US stocks soar, emerging markets plunge: A Foolish Take

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 06:00:02 -0400

What's happening in emerging markets could cause trouble even for the U.S. stock market if the problems those nations face aren't solved quickly.


Why suddenly redid its ethnicity estimates, and why it will likely happen again

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 05:00:07 -0400

The science behind the popular genealogical tests from and 23andme is actually becoming so strong that even population geneticists defer to it. But as they expand their pool of consumers, results will likely change.


Top 10 holiday toys of 2018: Predictions on what toys are expected to sell out

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 21:21:45 -0400

Target, Walmart and Amazon have released their hot toy lists for the 2018 holiday season and many of the toys expected to sell out.


Cyber crooks try to divert direct-deposit paychecks into their accounts, FBI warns

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 05:00:07 -0400

Scammers are re-routing the direct deposit of paychecks into their own accounts. As of July, about 47 payroll diversion cases had been reported.


The most exclusive Chevrolet Camaro in the world: See GM's $128,000 Hot Wheels Camaro

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 13:04:28 -0400

Since 1968, Mattel's Hot Wheels has replicated Chevrolet Camaros. Now, Chevy's hand-built COPO Camaro is offering a Hot Wheels version.


From Echo Auto to Alexa: Hits and misses from Amazon's new product reveal

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:19:21 -0400

Echo Auto, a little $50 dongle, will bring Alexa into the car. Here's what else we saw at Amazon's preview of new holiday products.


Florence batters, bruises tobacco crops in NC

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 12:50:41 -0400

Tobacco crops battered and bruised by Hurricane Florence stand unharvested in fields near Fremont, North Carolina. (Sept. 21)


New tariffs threaten Wisconsin's Trek Bicycle, soybean farmers as trade war with China heats up

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:44:15 -0400

Wisconsin's Trek Bicycle Corp. says Trump administration tariffs on China-made bikes would cost it $30 million a year.


America’s richest cities

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 23:39:23 -0400


These are the 50 highest grossing restaurants in the US

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 12:22:21 -0400

The restaurant business is a tough one. The average lifespan of a restaurant is five years and by some estimates, up to 90 percent of new ones fail within the first year. There are, however, some very successful exceptions that manage to rake in millions of dollars a year.


Weirdest job in every state

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 05:54:58 -0400


Who is drinking the most? The drunkest — and driest — cities in America

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:53:55 -0400

24/7 Wall Street reviewed the adult excessive drinking rate in 381 U.S. metro areas to identify the 20 drunkest (and 20 driest) cities. The cities with the highest excessive drinking rates are concentrated in the Midwest, while those with the lowest rates are mostly in southern states.


These are the best – and most affordable – suburbs for retirement

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 08:00:10 -0400

Affordability, not weather, makes for a successful retirement destination. Some of the best places to retire are also some of the most affordable.


Did your employer make the list of best US companies to work for?

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:18:54 -0400

Based on reviews posted on Glassdoor, a website where employees review companies, 24/7 Wall Street identified the best American companies to work for.


Clothing, jewelry, prescription drugs among America’s most counterfeited items

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 12:56:58 -0400

U.S. customs and border officers seized and destroyed some 34,143 shipments containing counterfeit items in the 2017 fiscal year.


Ferrari unveils two amazingly powerful, unique new car models

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 21:32:00 -0400

Ferrari will launch 15 new models between 2019 and 2020.


Are you middle class? This calculator by Pew Research Center aims to tell you

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 08:00:26 -0400

Americans can calculate if they are lower, middle or upper class by using Pew Research Center’s updated calculator.


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