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Attorney Drives Initiative to End Alimony in California

Backers of an initiative to end alimony have until November to obtain 365,880 valid signatures to get the measure on the ballot.

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Wells Fargo Bankers Accused of Fraudulent Behavior, Taking Advantage of Customers


Wells Fargo bankers were allegedly encouraged to “do whatever it takes” to meet sales goals, including withdrawing money from customers’ unauthorized accounts to pay Wells Fargo fees and placing customers into collections when the unauthorized withdrawals go unpaid.

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Skip Child Support. Go to Jail. Lose Job. Repeat.

The problem begins with child support orders that, at the outset, can exceed parents’ ability to pay. When parents fall short, the authorities escalate collection efforts, withholding up to 65 percent of a paycheck, seizing bank deposits and tax refunds, …

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IT’S TIME FOR DODGER BASEBALL…FOR 30% OF US! Time Warner Cable’s Latest Comments on Dodgers’ TV Blackout

Thanks to Howard Cole for the shoutout in this Forbes piece!

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Tesla Model S: The Future Is Here

The Wall Street Journal‘s Dan Neil says that the all-electric Tesla Model S sedan is “brilliant, beautiful, as user-friendly as a smartphone, fast as hell, quieter than C-Span, American made and years ahead of its luxury-sedan competition.”

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College Freshmen Feel Ill-Equipped to Manage Their Money

Only 58% of students surveyed said they felt prepared to manage their money, while 73% felt ready to keep up with coursework and 63% were confident about managing their time.

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THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU DEMAND $15/HOUR: McDonald’s self-ordering kiosk gets high marks

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SAVE MONEY AND LOSE WEIGHT: Make Your Own Amazing Low-Carb Chocolate Ice Cream

INGREDIENTS

3 Cups heavy cream

3/4 cup half-and-half

2 large eggs

2 large egg yolks (in addition)

3/4 Cup unsweetened cocoa powder

3/4 Cup granular sugar substitute (Splenda)

1/4 Teaspoon salt

2 Teaspoons vanilla extract

1/2 Teaspoon almond extract

DIRECTIONS

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WOULD YOU BUY IT? Price Range for Apple Watch: $349 to Over $10,000

The basics of the Apple Watch have been known since September, but now, a few weeks before the watch’s arrival in stores, Apple has finally revealed how much it will cost.

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DID YOU KNOW THERE ARE Scholarships For Atheists, Secular Humanists, And Freethinkers?

The values you believe in, or do not believe in, may not be the first thing you turn to when thinking of your qualifications for college funding, but think again. If you define yourself as an atheist, secular humanist, or …

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