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Target stores nationwide faced long lines and frustrated customers amid widespread cash register outage
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Target stores nationwide faced long lines and frustrated customers amid widespread cash register outage

A system outage at Target stores across the country has led to long lines and unhappy customers. TWTR, -0.52% Based on reports from social media,...

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Target's computer systems reportedly went down nationally, prompting long lines and confusion
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Target's computer systems reportedly went down nationally, prompting long lines and confusion

Customers across the country have reported that Target employees were advising them that the retailer's payment system was down, causing long lines...

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NerdWallet: Thinking of buying a home? Here are 5 reasons to keep renting
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NerdWallet: Thinking of buying a home? Here are 5 reasons to keep renting

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. You have a stable job and a solid nest egg. Time to buy a home, right? Not necessarily....

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Left-leaning lawmakers like Bernie Sanders want Americans to bank at the post office — but that may not help many people
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Left-leaning lawmakers like Bernie Sanders want Americans to bank at the post office — but that may not help many people

Progressive lawmakers including U. S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez want Americans to be able to visit their local...

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More than half of community colleges are too expensive for low-income students
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More than half of community colleges are too expensive for low-income students

Lyric Young's financial experience in community college was luckier than most. Yet she is now struggling to afford to continue her education at a...

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NerdWallet: 3 money-saving tips for buying a washing machine
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NerdWallet: 3 money-saving tips for buying a washing machine

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. Following last year's news that the trade war with China had raised prices of washing...

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Cranking up the air conditioning at work freezes women’s productivity
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Cranking up the air conditioning at work freezes women’s productivity

Air conditioning often gets cranked up in offices during the summer. There's nothing like cranking up the office A/C to make workers lose their...

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NerdWallet: How to save money on an RV road trip
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NerdWallet: How to save money on an RV road trip

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. Heading out on a road trip in a recreational vehicle allows travelers a unique opportunity...

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Four years, $13 million and dozens of hands: How ‘affordable housing’ gets made in America
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Four years, $13 million and dozens of hands: How ‘affordable housing’ gets made in America

Jennifer Sumler has lived in her apartment building on Cedar Street in the Takoma section of Washington, D. C., for her entire life, but the sound...

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Saddled with student debt and high rents, millennials take haggling to a new, audacious level
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Saddled with student debt and high rents, millennials take haggling to a new, audacious level

Young consumers are blazing a trail of haggling far beyond flea markets. Elizabeth Willard Thames, 35, a financial writer based in Vermont, has...

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Two Democrats introduce legislation in Congress to ban cashless stores
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Two Democrats introduce legislation in Congress to ban cashless stores

Lawmakers are considering barring retailers like Amazon from adopting a cashless model. A pair of bills introduced in Congress over the past week...

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Livability: Turning a dream into reality: starting a lavender farm in Oregon
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Livability: Turning a dream into reality: starting a lavender farm in Oregon

An interview with Julie Cleveland, owner of Sauvie Island Lavender Farm, located on a picturesque island on the border of Oregon and Washington....

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Tax Guy: This type of LLC is ideal for real estate investors
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Tax Guy: This type of LLC is ideal for real estate investors

You as a real estate investor are rightly concerned about exposure to all the various and sundry liabilities that property ownership can entail....

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An alarming number of children in America can’t afford food
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An alarming number of children in America can’t afford food

A new study found that 97% of counties in America don't have adequate access to healthy food. (Getty Images/iStock). Millions of Americans don't...

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Livability: The 5 best affordable places to live in California
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Livability: The 5 best affordable places to live in California

Ventura, Calif., sits on the coast and has a lively downtown. Surf, sun and year-round moderate temperatures can sometimes come at a cost. With a...

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Backlash against cashless stores forces Sweetgreen and Amazon Go to reverse their ‘no-cash’ policies
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Backlash against cashless stores forces Sweetgreen and Amazon Go to reverse their ‘no-cash’ policies

Backlash against cashless stores forces Sweetgreen and Amazon Go to reverse their 'no-cash' policies Sweetgreen is the latest business to reverse...

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Upgrade: 4 gorgeous beach towns where you can comfortably retire on $40,000 a year
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Upgrade: 4 gorgeous beach towns where you can comfortably retire on $40,000 a year

Beachin' on a budget. MarketWatch looked at beach towns across America, where the overall cost of living was significantly below average, housing...

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NerdWallet: What’s not covered by credit card rental car insurance
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NerdWallet: What’s not covered by credit card rental car insurance

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. When you decline coverage at a rental car agency in favor of the protection your credit...

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This is the country’s most popular rental market
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This is the country’s most popular rental market

This could be your commute to work if you move to the country's most popular rental market. Renters these days are blown away by the Windy City. To...

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What it’s like to pay back student debt in one of the most expensive places in the country
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What it’s like to pay back student debt in one of the most expensive places in the country

The $1.5 trillion in outstanding student debt touches the lives of 44 million Americans in all corners of the country. But what's it like to manage...

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NerdWallet: This restaurant server started saving at 17 and paid cash for a Vegas condo
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NerdWallet: This restaurant server started saving at 17 and paid cash for a Vegas condo

MarketWatch is pleased to bring you Barron's. You can enjoy full access to Barron's coverage on MarketWatch with a Barron's subscription. This...

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The Moneyist: My sister moved into my apartment and now wants half my stuff
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The Moneyist: My sister moved into my apartment and now wants half my stuff

MarketWatch is pleased to bring you Barron's. You can enjoy full access to Barron's coverage on MarketWatch with a Barron's subscription. I have...

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Rent the Runway targets girls aged 3 to 12 — will this create a generation of entitled kids obsessed with designer labels?
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Rent the Runway targets girls aged 3 to 12 — will this create a generation of entitled kids obsessed with designer labels?

MarketWatch is pleased to bring you Barron's. You can enjoy full access to Barron's coverage on MarketWatch with a Barron's subscription. Rent the...

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The eviction crisis is starting to look a lot like the subprime mortgage crisis
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The eviction crisis is starting to look a lot like the subprime mortgage crisis

MarketWatch is pleased to bring you Barron's. You can enjoy full access to Barron's coverage on MarketWatch with a Barron's subscription. Stable...

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Credit.com: Some lenders are giving second-chance loans to those with bad credit
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Credit.com: Some lenders are giving second-chance loans to those with bad credit

MarketWatch is pleased to bring you Barron's. You can enjoy full access to Barron's coverage on MarketWatch with a Barron's subscription. Here's...

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The Moneyist: I want my son to receive half of my marital property and my husband’s two children to receive the other 50%
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The Moneyist: I want my son to receive half of my marital property and my husband’s two children to receive the other 50%

MarketWatch is pleased to bring you Barron's. You can enjoy full access to Barron's coverage on MarketWatch with a Barron's subscription. I...

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The Conversation: Here’s why black families have struggled for decades to gain wealth
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The Conversation: Here’s why black families have struggled for decades to gain wealth

MarketWatch is pleased to bring you Barron's. You can enjoy full access to Barron's coverage on MarketWatch with a Barron's subscription. A mother...

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Tax Guy: What real estate investors need to know about tax law changes — including the potential downsides
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Tax Guy: What real estate investors need to know about tax law changes — including the potential downsides

What real estate investors need to know about tax law changes - including the potential downsides Here's what real estate investors need to know...

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What NOT to buy during Presidents’ Day weekend sales
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What NOT to buy during Presidents’ Day weekend sales

Some bargains during Presidents' Day are too good to be true. With their refund checks in hand, many shopper will be looking to hit the stores...

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Renting your clothes and furniture is easier than ever — when does it make sense?
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Renting your clothes and furniture is easier than ever — when does it make sense?

Renting your clothes and furniture is easier than ever - when does it make sense? Why buy when you can rent? Ikea is one of many retailers testing...

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