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Americans not getting enough sleep
Mar 28, 2012
New information from the Centers for Disease Control reveals that more than quarter of the U.S. population say they're not getting enough shuteye. The issue has consequences on our economy and health.
March Madness and American gambling habits
Mar 15, 2012
Statistics show that 86 percent of Americans gamble at least once a year. But how often to we really lose out to the house?
Americans and the vacation conundrum
Feb 15, 2012
American workers get the least amount of guaranteed paid holiday and vacation time compared to the rest of the world, and many don't even take their allotted time off, thanks to pressure from employers.
What to do if you're living next to a foreclosed home
Feb 1, 2012
According to one study, the average hit to a home near a foreclosed home is over $7,000 in property value. What you and your neighbors could do if an abandoned property is in the neighborhood.
How to plan for passing away
Jan 18, 2012
It isn't always an easy subject, but what are the best ways to plan ahead for your funeral, and the money you leave behind?
When the holiday season means more waste
Dec 21, 2011
During the holidays, consumers generate about 25 percent more waste than the rest of the year -- that's a million tons a week of extra stuff. Here are some tips on how to try and keep the waste low.
The battle over the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Dec 7, 2011
Republicans are trying to block the appointment of Richard Cordray as director of the CFPB in preference of a commission; Democrats say it's a fight against consumer protection.
Mom's got money troubles
Apr 22, 2011
Tess and I had our usual fun on the program this weekend, and hopefully dispensed some halfway-decent advice. But I'm still troubled by the...