NEWS | July 4, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Joel married girlfriend Alexis Roderick in a surprise ceremony at the couple's annual July 4 party.
The sing ...
10 Best States to Retire -- and Florida Isnt on the List
Thinking of retiring? Don't head to Florida. It didn't make the list of the top 10 places to retire. But some of the states that did may surprise you.
These Boots Were Made for Puddle Jumping
April showers bring functional and super-cute waterproof boots
Budget Travel Guide to Greece in the Face of the Grexit
Looking for a chance to check out Greece this summer? Here are a few tips to make it particularly affordable.
The Real Story Behind Where Your Hair Extensions Come From
A salon owner travels around the globe to learn about the origins of hair extensions
Aetna to Buy Humana for $37 Billion in Cash and Stock
Health insurer Aetna will buy rival Humana for $37 billion in cash and stock, or about $230 per Humana share based on Aetna's Thursday closing price.
Siegfried & Roy's White Lion Dies as Zoo Operates
A mesmerizing male white lion belonging to Siegfried & Roy died yesterday while undergoing a minor procedure at the Toledo Zoo, where he was on loan, reports the Toledo Blade . Fourteen-year-old Legend was being operated on after displaying signs of lameness in his front left foot; he was stable as...
Sesame Street Losing 44-Year Veteran This Season
"It's the end of an era on Sesame Street ," reports CNN . Sonia Manzano, who plays Fix-It Shop owner Maria, is retiring from the show after 44 years. Manzano, who made the announcement at the American Library Association Annual Conference this week, first appeared on the series in 1971. She became...
How to Get a Great Deal On A New Bank Checking Account
Checking account rates may not be top shelf, but there are good deals out there - if you think "small".
How Investors Can Prepare for Greece Vote This Holiday Weekend
U.S. investors may be having a long holiday weekend, but Greece's debt crisis definitely is not.
Behold the Best Budget Travel Destinations for 2015
Summer travel plans can waylay even the most thoughtfully constructed budgets. But it's possible to outsmart rising prices.
Avoid rate shock from variable-rate HELOC
Have a variable-rate home equity line of credit? Consider refinancing and locking in a lower rate.
A guide to the Good Faith Estimate, or GFE
Here's how to read the Good Faith Estimate of closing costs when you apply for a mortgage.
Rite Aid's 5 Key Strategies for Long-Term Success
Drugstore-chain Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) has turned itself around impressively, having spent a huge amount of time and effort in returning to profitability. The company has used a combination of strategies in its comeback efforts, and Rite Aid's overall strategic plan has its executives excited about its future.
Toughest Questions Clients Ask Advisors
Here are some of the toughest questions clients ask and how advisors should answer them.
Now World's No. 2 Rich Guy Spurns Trump
Suffice it to say that Latinos don't love Donald Trump : The second richest guy on planet Earth has joined the burgeoning list of Latino-affiliated groups jumping ship in the wake of the candidate's derogatory remarks about Mexican immigrants. Carlos Slim announced yesterday that his Ora TV would back out of...
Explaining Idiosyncratic Risk
Idiosyncratic risk is the risk inherent in a particular investment due to the unique characteristics of that investment.
Suspect in SF Woman's Murder Deported 5 Times
The man accused of murdering a woman in San Francisco this week is an undocumented immigrant who's been deported five timesand nearly got kicked out again earlier this year, CNN reports. Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, 45, is in jail and faces a murder charge for the shooting death of 31-year-old...
Get Rock-Star Arms Right Now
Tracy Anderson reveals her secret recipe for strength and definition.
HELOC vs. reverse mortgage line of credit?
HELOCs and reverse mortgages have pros and cons. Which one is better for protecting assets?
Will hotel bidding site net huge savings?
Don't pay full price for hotels! Try this method for scoring king-size bargains.
Beat 16 Summer Health Hazards
Summer's shortwith this guide, you won't spend any minute of it sick or injured.
How can I deduct my home equity line of credit?
Whether or not you can deduct the interest on home equity depends on several factors.
5 Sleep Problems Nobody Talks About
We pull back the covers on surprising p.m. issues and the latest fixes.
Surface: Alone in the Mist
All the adults have vanished. Is it a child's dream, or nightmare? You wake on the morning of your birthday to find that things aren't at all the way you pictured for your sweet 16. Can you find out what's happened overnight to turn your world upside down? From Elephant Games comes the continuation of the popular and edgy Surface series. Unlock the Secret Room, where you'll find more hidden-object and mini-game play. But be careful what you wish for...
All quotes at least 15 minutes delayed.
The next few weeks will be full of changes in your personal life, Gemini. Your relationships will evolve. You have convivial relations with your friends, but you need to keep an eye... Read More The next few weeks will be full of changes in your personal life, Gemini. Your relationships will evolve. You have convivial relations with your friends, but you need to keep an eye on your strong personality and let others express themselves. Try to stay vigilant. You can't impose your views on other people all the time.
What's in store for you?