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  • Triangle offensive: Heat seeing triple during free agency

    Triangle offensive: Heat seeing triple during free agency
      Consider it the triangle offensives. On dual fronts.   On one front, there is the primary challenge for the Miami Heat of retaining LeBron James, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade, with the NBA's free-agency signing window opening Thursday.   On the other,...
  • Riding on Modinomics hopes, India's indebted companies rush to lock in funds

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - Several private Indian firms want to pay off debts by raising up to $5 billion this year through share sales, emboldened by a surge in the stock market and an anticipated economic recovery after Narendra Modi was elected as prime...
  • TSA sees surge in credit card knives at airports

    TSA sees surge in credit card knives at airports
    The flood of weapons uncovered by airport screeners continues to grow, despite repeated warnings by the Transportation Security Administration. In May, the TSA discovered a record 65 firearms on passengers in one week, including 45 loaded guns. The...
  • Free, financial 'GPS' aims to make planning � fun?

    Using the online money management platform FlexScore is like driving a car, said Jason Gordo, chief executive and co-founder. "We're like the GPS for your financial life," Gordo said. "You've told us where you want to go, the goals you that you want to...
  • Experts agree debt is a double-edged sword

    To use credit, or not use credit? That is the question. The answer really depends on whom you ask. Even the experts don't always agree. Though debt generally has a bad reputation, it can actually be a very valuable asset, says author and AARP Bulletin...
  • Consider filing for bankruptcy if debt repayment would take five years

    Dear Liz: I'm a 33-year-old mother who lost my full-time job during the recession in 2009. I may have my "stuff" together again, but am considering filing bankruptcy. Each month I'm spending almost half (yes half!) of my income on debt payments to...
  • Boom time for moneylenders as debt pile drags on Thai recovery

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - "Business is great," said Aoy, a moneylender who charges a whopping 10 percent a month interest but finds plenty of takers in Thailand, where a huge pile of household debt is complicating the military government's efforts to revive a...
  • Lake Forest police warn of scam phone calls

    Lake Forest police warn of scam phone calls
    Lake Forest police are warning of a recent rash of scam phone calls in the area telling people they need to buy prepaid credit cards to avoid being arrested. "This is a classic scam that plays on the resident's sense of civic responsibility, combined...
  • Kevin Hunt: Summer Travel: Best Rewards Cards, Insurance, Hidden Fees

    Kevin Hunt: Summer Travel: Best Rewards Cards, Insurance, Hidden Fees
    How to make your next trip the most rewarding (in credit-card points), with the least risk (check the insurance) and the fewest hidden fees (at hotels and resorts). The best returns from flight and hotel rewards credit cards, according to a new survey...
  • N.Y. top court says towns can ban fracking

    N.Y. top court says towns can ban fracking
    ALBANY, N.Y. — New York's top state court has held that towns have the authority to ban gas drilling within their borders, giving a boost to opponents of the drilling method known as fracking. The Court of Appeals in a 5-2 decision on Monday upheld...
  • Get ready for an even bigger threat to Obamacare

    Get ready for an even bigger threat to Obamacare
    Now that the Supreme Court has issued its ruling in the Hobby Lobby case, the legal fight over the Affordable Care Act will shift a few blocks away to another Washington courtroom, where a far more fundamental challenge to Obamacare is about to be decided...