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Couples in retirement face average health care costs of $280,000, Fidelity estimatesIf you’re a 65-year-old couple retiring this year you’ll need about $280,000 to cover health care and medical expenses throughout retirement, according to Fidelity Investments’ annual cost estimate.
     
 
 

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College graduates: Here's how to set yourself up for a life of financial success on Day 1What you do with that first paycheck can set you up for lifelong financial success or put you on a path of money troubles.
     
 
 

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Starbucks arrests: Restaurant racism is as old as the U.S.Experts point to lunch counter sit-ins and slaves' work in the kitchen in the past -- and many recent examples of discrimination.
     
 
 

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Exclusive: Wells Fargo loses teachers union AFT over ties to NRA, gunsThe American Federation of Teachers will drop drop the bank as a recommended mortgage lender. The union had asked it to cut off the NRA and gun makers.
     
 
 

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Best specials for 4/20: We've got a 'high' priority list for marijuana fansMarijuana's high holiday is April 20, and we've got all your 420 deals rounded up.
     
 
 

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Don't start your startup in college. And whatever you do, don't drop outBe like Steve Jobs and make billions on your better idea, sure. But don't drop out of college like he did.
     
 
 

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Marijuana-based epilepsy drug could soon get federal approval, a historic firstIf the Food and Drug Administration follows the group’s recommendation, GW Pharmaceuticals' syrup, derived from the marijuana plant, would become the first drug derived from the cannabis plant to win federal approval in the U.S.
     
 
 

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"Art with an engine" - Daniel Craig's Aston Martin to go on sale"Art with an engine": Daniel Craig's Aston Martin to go on sale Video provided by AFP
     
 
 

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New-car shoppers: Brace yourselves for higher costs, longer loansThe average price paid for a new car stands at $34,623, compared with $31,078 five years ago. Interest rates also are higher, at about 5.7% versus 4.4% five years ago. As those costs rise, consumers increasingly are stretching out the life of their loan as well.
     
 
 

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''Time's' 2018 Most Influential People list has record number of women, people under 40Those on the list include Tarana Burke, Roger Federer, Tiffany Haddish, Donald Trump, Jodi Kantor, Chadwick Boseman and Donald Trump.
     
 
 

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EXCLUSIVE: 401(k) success depends more about "mind-set" than size of paycheckPeople who "postpone" big financial decisions often blame not having enough money or too much debt. But putting off action, new research from Principal Financial Group found, is more about not having the "right mind-set."
     
 
 

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Tech, staples drag down Wall StreetThe S&P 500 snapped a three-day winning streak as tech and consumer staples stocks weighed on markets. Fred Katayama reports. Video provided by Reuters
     
 
 

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Luxury marijuana dispensary opening in N.Y. just in time for 4/20Just in Time for 4/20, This Luxury Marijuana Dispensary is Opening in New York. See What It Looks Like
     
 
 

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Wells Fargo to be slapped with $1 billion penalty by regulators, report saysRegulators set to announce a $1 billion penalty on Wells Fargo Friday for improper mortgage fees and charging unwitting customers for auto insurance
     
 
 

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Elon Musk: Leave meetings or get off the phone if not productiveElon Musk is trying to increase productivity at Tesla by Musk tells employees, "Walk out of a meeting or drop off a call as soon as it is obvious you aren't adding value. It is not rude to leave, it is rude to make someone stay and waste their time.”
     
 
 

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Facebook wants to save your face. Should you say yes to facial recognition?After Cambridge Analytica, privacy experts say consumers should think twice before giving Facebook permission to scan their faces.
     
 
 

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What the (almost) end of credit card signatures means for youMajor credit card networks will no longer require signatures in the U.S. beginning this month.
     
 
 

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Feds: Rodents, filth found at N.C. farm tied to massive egg recallRodents and other problems were discovered at the Rose Acre Farms egg operation in Pantego, N.C. The company disputes the inspection report.
     
 
 

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Amazon stock up as the company reaches 100 million prime subscribersAmazon's Chief Executive officer Jeff Bezos told shareholders the internet giant now has more than 100 million Amazon Prime members globally. Aleksandra Michalska reports.
     
 
 

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Amalgamated Bank pressures Sturm, Ruger to take steps to reduce gun violenceAmalgamated, a small bank that owns shares of Sturm, Ruger & Company, urged changes on Thursday.
     
 
 

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Liquidation sale at 212 Boston Store, Bon-Ton, Younkers stores starts FridayThe sale will include 212 stores under various names, all owned by Bon-Ton stores
     
 
 

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Mattel's CEO is stepping downLittle more than a year after taking the reins, Margo Georgiadis is resigning “to pursue a new opportunity,’’ the toy maker says.
     
 
 

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6 take-aways on leadership from Jeff Bezos and Elon MuskA recent Amazon shareholders letter and memo from the Tesla CEO have uncovered new insights on how they lead.
     
 
 

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Starbucks victims speak out, express hope their arrests inspire changeThey had arrived 10 minutes early for a business meeting and were stunned when officers arrested them.
     
 
 

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10 Mother’s Day gifts under $20 for moms with a sense of humorFor moms who love to laugh.
     
 
 

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The best place to start a business? Check Amazon's 2nd HQ listWhy you might want to consider starting a business in cities on the company's short list of possible HQ sites.
     
 
 

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'Fearless girl' getting a new home on Wall Street in front of New York Stock ExchangeThe “Fearless Girl” statue whose defiant face-off with Wall Street’s famous bull attracted fans across the globe is getting a new home in front of NYSE building.
     
 
 

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Ghost in the machine? Indian motorcycles may self-start due to faulty switch, recall startedIndian Motorcycles started a recall of 11 models from 2018 model year. Affected models include certain Indian Chief, Chief Classic, Chief Dark Horse, Chief Vintage, Chieftain, Chieftain Classic, Chieftain Dark Horse, Chieftain Elite, Chieftain Limited, Springfield, and Springfield Dark Horse.
     
 
 

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It's time to quit procrastinating with your financesWhen it comes to your financial future, procrastinating can make things much harder down the line. Here's how to get confident about your money.
     
 
 

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Philip Morris Int'l stock slumps on poor earnings as iQOS growth in Japan 'plateaus'Philip Morris International said growth of iQOS, its heat-not-burn tobacco product, slowed in Japan. iQOS warms tobacco to a temperature that's high enough to emit an aerosal but not high enough to cause combustion, the chemical process that makes smoking conventional cigarettes so harmful.
     
 
 

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Meet Daisy, Apple's newest iPhone-recycling robotApple launches new recycling and environmental initiatives in advance of Earth Day. Also new: Daisy, a "disassembly" robot.
     
 
 

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We finally found out what "Amazon's Choice" really meansAmazon's most confusing feature is finally explained.
     
 
 

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Flatpack fear no more? Robots assemble an IKEA chairRobots in Singapore have completed a task many humans dread - assembling flat-packed IKEA furniture. Sifting through pages of instructions and a jumble of screws and bolts to build the low-cost Swedish furniture may soon be a thing of the past given advances in technology, say researchers at the city-state's Nanyang Technological University.
     
 
 

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Do you have a Bon-Ton gift card? Use it now, experts sayHolders of gift cards from Boston Store and other outlets of bankrupt Bon-Ton should used their cards now or risk receiving next to nothing from the bankruptcy proceedings, experts say.
     
 
 

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L.A. Fitness says employees accused of harassing two black men are no longer with companyThree LA Fitness employees are no longer with the company after an African American member he was harassed
     
 
 

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What you'll likely get with a Amazon Fire TV from Best Buy vs. other smart TV'sAmazon Fire-branded TVs will be under Insignia or Toshiba brands. They are expected to be bargain priced.
     
 
 

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Home borrowing costs jump as average US 30-year mortgage rate rises to 4.47%Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages rose to 4.47% from 4.42% last week. This benchmark rate averaged 3.97% a year ago.
     
 
 

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15 cars and trucks going away in 2018Among the unlucky models are minivans, tiny cars and some former big sellers.
     
 
 

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The grand look of Steinway pianos
     
 
 

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How to start taming your budget-busting billsWhat can you do to make sure you have enough money each month to not only pay your bills but also save for your future? Start by creating a budget.
     
 
 

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Five steps to cutting your expensive cable TV billTired of paying too much for cable TV? Here's five easy ways to start cutting your bill down to size.
     
 
 

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Shocking electric bill? Free changes can help you cut costs, save moneyElectric bills are kind of a mystery, but there's plenty of big and small changes families can make that will cut energy consumption and save money.
     
 
 

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How we saved for our $20,000 retirement dream vacationShirley and Dan Frye's retirement planning included a line item for adventure
     
 
 

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10 banks consumers complain about the mostThe most common complaint categories in order were related to: mortgages, debt collection, credit reporting, credit card, bank accounts or service.
     
 
 

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Planning a purchase? How to car shop at an auto showIt's fun to wander an auto show, ogling the new models. But you also can put the event to a more pragmatic use: planning your next car purchase.
     
 
 

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Small business: I'll drink to that. Rhonda Abrams on the best wines under $10If you’re like me, you’d like to help support a fellow small business owner, choosing a pleasurable wine from a small winery at an affordable price.
     
 
 

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Ford 'Bullitt' Mustang displayed in a box on the National Mall
     
 
 

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Starbucks protests follow arrest of 2 black men in Philadelphia
     
 
 

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Most expensive housing market in every state
     
 
 

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Strangest concept cars from world auto shows
     
 
 

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Ford introduces new 2019 Focus for Europe, China and U.S.
     
 
 

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