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What the FDA Approves — and What It Doesn’t

When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) makes a decision to approve or reject a new product, that decision often dictates whether a small company will flourish or disappear. But ...
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Make One Extra Mortgage Payment a Year, Save Thousands of Dollars

When you borrow money, whether to buy a house or use a credit card to buy a new shirt, the sooner you pay the principal amount of the loan you ...
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10 Worst States to Grow Old

There's a saying that growing old is not for the faint of heart. For most people incomes decline and health problems increase. That potent combination can make growing older a ...
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7 Home Improvement Projects That Won’t Pay Off in 2017

The number of opinions on the value of a particular home remodeling project is at least as large as the number of remodeling projects homeowners might want to tackle. One ...
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9 Home Improvement Projects That Will Pay Off the Most in 2017

The number of opinions on the value of a particular home remodeling project is at least as large as the number of remodeling projects homeowners might want to tackle. One ...
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Most Americans Can’t Afford Common Unexpected Expenses

How well do you prepare for the future or unforeseen costs that may come up? Some people put away money for a rainy day, to help out if they should ...
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Nearly 2 Million High-Tech Employees Are Underpaid

A recent study by analysts at Paysa, released on Tuesday, pointed to a 10% gap between the actual pay and the market value for more than a third of professionals ...
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10 Dangers of Self-Driving Cars

If every vehicle on U.S. streets and highways were fully loaded with self-driving (autonomous) technology, and if that technology were perfect, the country's roads would undoubtedly be much safer and ...
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Home Interior Design Trends That Should Disappear in 2017

There comes a time when a homeowner decides to spruce up a home, either because it's not been changed in a dozen years and everyone is tired of the look ...
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Why 2017 May Be a Very Good Year to Sell Your House

Housing inventory has been below normal for more than two years now. That's been true of new homes and existing homes, and the forecast for the new year is not ...
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Fake Law Enforcement Badges Still Available at eBay

Would you know an authentic county sheriff's badge if someone dressed in a police uniform showed you one? How about an FBI badge from someone in a suit? Fake badges ...
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2016: A Good Year for Catching Cybercriminals

2016 is on track to be the worst year ever for data breaches and hacking attacks. That's the bad news. The good news is that 2016 also has been a ...
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Americans Who Didn’t Pay Cash Added $1,000 in Holiday Debt

If you borrowed money to pay for holiday gifts this year, chances are you didn't plan to do so. And for those Americans who did borrow this year, their average ...
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Another Massive Cyberattack Scheme Revealed: Leet Botnet

The largest cyberattacks of 2016 were all the product of what is called a dedicated denial of service (DDoS) attack. These attacks are intended primarily to disrupt normal internet traffic ...
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The 5 US Cities Losing the Most Jobs

The loss of U.S. manufacturing jobs over the past decade played a substantial role in November's presidential election. Rhetoric promising to bring manufacturing jobs back and vilifying U.S. trade agreements ...
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