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How to throttle down on car costs and save thousands

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In 2017, cars cost their owners an average of $8,469 a year. Here's how to save on fuel, insurance and maintenance.

Real estate market exclusive: Here are top cities to buy and sell homes

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Western metro areas are best for sellers while northern and mid-Atlantic areas are tops for buyers.

25 cities adding (and losing) the most jobs in 2017

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Most of the cities adding jobs in 2017 reported uninterrupted employment increases over the course of the year, but this was not always the case.

Shipping deadlines: Dates you need to know for guaranteed Christmas delivery

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If you want your Christmas gifts to arrive on time and to save a little money, ship early.

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3 reasons to file for Social Security on time

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Don't put off starting to collect Social Security just because you'll get bigger checks.

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Female workers sue McCormick & Schmick’s over lewd behavior

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Five female workers in Massachusetts are suing an upscale restaurant chain.

These are the 5 best tech deals on Amazon right now

Day 10 of Amazon's 12 Days of Deals features great sales on Sonos speakers, Echo smart speakers, Philips Hue smart lights, Kindles, Fire tablets, and more.

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Your local Westfield mall is getting sold in $15.7B deal

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The mall company is selling amid continued competition from online

Disney-Fox $60 billion deal expected to happen Thursday: report

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Disney is expected to acquire about $60 billion in assets from Fox in a deal expected to be announced Thursday, according to reports.

Retailers are using online reviews from other sites to fight Amazon

Companies now collect reviews posted on brand sites then distribute them to retail sites to help sell in an age when reviews are non-negotiable.

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Yoplait unveils Girl Scout Cookie-flavored yogurts

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The new products are a way for Yoplait to compete against other yogurt brands, according to the company.

Free Chipotle queso Tuesday -- if you wear a cheesy holiday sweater

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The offer is good on entree orders on Tuesday at participating locations.

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CEO Mary Barra: GM committed to 'harassment-free' workplace

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General Motors is committed to creating a sexual "harassment-free" workplace, CEO Mary Barra said Monday.

Winnebago's sleek new model was just named 'RV of the Year'

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Iowa-based Winnebago Industries won the title of 2018's "RV of the Year" for its new luxury Horizon model.

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Foolish Take: America's growing income inequality

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The chairman of the world's biggest hedge fund is worried about the growing wealth gap in America.

Monday, Dec 11

Investing in ICOs: How to get in on digital currency like bitcoin

Fascinated with blockchain technology two brothers developed a web listing of ICOs.

Mario Batali steps aside after accusations of habitual sexual harassment

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Chef Mario Batali has been accused of habitually sexually harassing and inappropriately touching women as he ruled his food empire.

5 ways to rebuild your retirement savings

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If you’re now looking at your retirement balances and realizing that it’s not enough, take heart in knowing that all is not lost.

Fed is likely to raise rates this week

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A likely Federal Reserve interest rate hike anchors this week's economic news.

Sunday, Dec 10

Here's how Americans feel about robots taking their jobs

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Automation is here and it's going to accelerate, but many workers aren't ready for the new reality.

Employment tips: Create a great resume in 10 minutes

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Whether you’re starting from scratch or updating an existing document, creating a great resume does not have to take a lot of time.

3 steps to tame your debt in an hour or less

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Find some relief from too much debt.

Holiday gift ideas: Best investment books

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Few investment guides stand the test of time. These are the gems.

Saturday, Dec 9

These are the 5 best deals for home cooks on Amazon right now

Day 7 of Amazon's 12 Days of Deals is all about cooking, and there are fantastic deals on gifts perfect for any home chef, from knives to herb gardens, to cookware sets, and more.

Edmunds recommends 10 car features to help survive winter driving

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Modern cars offer a variety of features that make them both safer and more accommodating when the temperature plunges. Here are 10 of the most helpful.

Best and worst U.S. cities for driving: Annual Waze rankings

Everyone likes to kvetch about traffic and driving conditions, but drivers in some cities have far fewer complaints.

As health premiums rise, small businesses seek alternatives

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As small business owners learn what their 2018 health insurance costs will be, some are considering providing different types of coverage for their employees.

Friday, Dec 8

Powell: Must-have tools and tips for year-end retirement planning

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If you haven’t done so already, now would be a good time to review your financial plan and any last-minute retirement-planning tools.

Jobs: U.S. economy added robust 228,000 jobs in November

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Economists had expected the Labor Department to report 195,000 gains last month.

Starbucks' introduces Christmas Tree Frappuccino for five days only

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Move over, eggnog. There's a new drinkable holiday tradition.

Tax reform or not, dividend investors poised for good year

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The tax-reform proposals winding their way through Congress don't deal much with dividends, yet income-seeking investors could benefit indirectly.