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By Jeffrey Strain What are the worst jobs in the US for 2014? You might be surprised. Chances are if you think of jobs you would hate to do, you can come up with a list fairly quickly that you would think should make the list. The list of the worst jobs in 2014, provided [...]

 

By Elizabeth Fishel and Jeffrey Arnett (Next Avenue Contributors) “College costs rise again” is a headline we’ve all seen on a regular basis over the past couple of decades. “A residential four-year degree can set you back as much as $60,000 a year,” warns The Economist in a recent issue. These types of declarations are [...]

 

By Melody Warnick The advent of electronic-toll highways was designed to make traveling down toll roads easier for harried drivers. Goodbye brake lights, lines of cars and fumbling for coins, hello electronic transponders and license plate-readers. But if you’re in a rental car in an unfamiliar city, driving on an e-toll road with no cash [...]

 

By Tony Mecia Some people collect baseball cards. Others favor classic cars or coins. But one item you should not hoard, experts say, is credit-card reward points. It can be tempting to stockpile reward points and envision a far-flung, luxurious vacation someday, paid for with the trove of airline frequent-flier miles and hotel points you’ve [...]

 

By Jessica Williams Make this year’s Mother’s Day a memorable one. Instead of going out to buy something that the mother in your life won’t use, show her how much she is appreciated with homemade gifts. Tea Garden in a Box This recipe came from Martha Stewart’s Gardening Editor, Stephen Orr. Materials • Mint, rose [...]