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The Mets' Lindsey Nelson in colorful pre-Craig Sager attire.

Vin Scully: more than the best broadcaster of all time; he has been a guiding force in my own life without ever knowing it

Every single day lately, I have to admit that I’ve been in a deep funk.

I’m not one to wallow in nostalgia. But, in this case, I just can’t help it.

I am deeply sad because someone who, in every …

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What is a Credit Union?

You’ve probably heard of banks, but you might not be as familiar with credit unions. They are financial institutions too, but are not-for-profit organizations owned by all of its members versus for profit organizations owned by a handful or small …

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Does It Pay to Start at Community College? Maybe.

Many students want to cut the cost of a four-year college education by going to community college first. Here’s how to do it right.

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THE PUNISHMENT FOR RIPPING YOU OFF? $124 million payday for Wells Fargo exec who led fake accounts unit

Carrie Tolstedt has made a fortune presiding over Wells Fargo’s efforts to aggressively sell multiple accounts to each of its millions of customers.

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It turns out parenthood is worse than divorce, unemployment — even the death of a partner

In reality, it turns out that having a child can have a pretty strong negative impact on a person’s happiness, according to a new study.

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Think Wells Fargo ripped you off? Here’s what to do…

From the Los Angeles Times:

“What are current or former bank customers to do if they think bogus accounts might have been opened in their names, exposing them to fees and other expenses?”

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Another Good Reason Not to Get Married, Courtesy of the IRS

There’s a new tax break for couples who don’t tie the knot.

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“WHAT WE’RE GONNA DO NOW?” Mother made famous in Baltimore riots seeks help after son starts fire that destroys home

Here’s another great example of a single mother, (of six, plus a grandchild as well), only 44 years old, who thinks she can “do it all on her own” really can’t. Why does someone become a single mother of …

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If more women were appreciative like this, more men would get married

Suzanne Venker:

It is the steady breadwinner husband, men like you, who allow women like me to live such comfortable lives.

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WHAT A SHOCKER! Only female on U.S. Marine infantry course drops out after failing part of the grueling course

  • Unidentified woman failed , failed two conditional training hikes
  • She didn’t make the cut along with 33 of her male colleagues 
  • It was her second attempt at the grueling program after failing in April 
  • She will now be given a
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