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Female New College Graduates Earn $3 an Hour Less Than Males

In 2000, young female college graduates earned 92 cents for every dollar that their male counterparts earned. In 2017, young female graduates are paid 86 cents for every dollar that ...
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15 Cities at Greatest Risk From 2017 Storm Surges

The U.S. hurricane season officially begins today, June 1, and the National Hurricane Center of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) last week released an above-average forecast for the ...
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2017 Data Breaches in 2017 Approach 700

The latest count from the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) reports that there have been 698 data breaches recorded this year through May 30 and that more than 10.2 million ...
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Cybercrime Costs to Soar to $8 Trillion Over Next 5 Years

The global cost of cyberattacks is forecast to reach $8 trillion over the next five years as more and more connected devices in the Internet of Things are attached to global ...
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Best Rewards Credit Cards of 2017

There are literally hundreds of credit cards on offer that promise easily earned and generous rewards for every dollar you put on the card. But which cards are the best? ...
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How Much It Costs to Live in Some of America’s Best Neighborhoods

The things that make a particular neighborhood stand out to a home buyer are usually a matter of personal preference. There are, however, a few features that would make nearly ...
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What Is Your Best Choice for a Smart-Home Security System?

For most of us, security for our homes, our families, and ourselves is a serious consideration. Home security systems have been around for a long time, typically involving a professionally ...
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676 Data Breaches in 2017 as Record Pace Continues

The latest count from the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) reports that there have been 676 data breaches recorded this year through May 23 and that more than 10.2 million ...
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Google Ties Online Search to Real-World Purchases

Philadelphia retail magnate John Wanamaker once observed, "Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is, I don't know which half." If there is a holy grail ...
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American Workers Use Only Half of Their Vacation Time

Work hard, play hard. For American workers, that old bromide might more appropriately be "work harder, play a little." According to a recent study, in the past 12 months, ...
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Best and Worst Cities for Saving Money

In order to save money, a household's income needs to exceed its spending. Economics doesn't get any simpler than that. But it quickly gets more complicated. If you want to ...
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Older Americans More Connected Than Ever

Americans older than 65 now make up about 17% of the U.S. population and that percentage is expected to reach 22% by 2050. But while the country is getting older, ...
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Kicking the Tires on That New Home You Want

Stainless steel appliances: check. Granite countertops: check. Hardwood floors: check. These items are among the many you'll see as you shop for a new home. Chances are that not all ...
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God & Mammon: Church of England Endowment Returned 17% Last Year

Among the most successful — if not the most successful — endowment fund investment performances was turned in by the Church of England. The church's £7.9 billion (about $10.3 billion) ...
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WannaCry Ransomware Payment Deadline Is Here

One week ago, a malware attack known as WannaCry was launched and reportedly affected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide. The malware encrypted files on an infected machine and then ...
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