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Mortgage lending this winter fell 58 percent from a year ago to the lowest level in 14 years.

Have dentists struck gold? Not in the mouths of their patients, but in of all places, in Medicaid, a program infamous for its low reimbursement rates.

In a recent survey of working adults, Harris Poll and CreativeLive — an online education company — found that many more young workers than older workers want to jump ship from their traditional jobs and become self-employed. Sixty-seven percent of employed Millennials (aged 18 to 34) want to go off and start their own business, compared to 45 percent of workers aged thirty-five and over.


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