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Doctors Accused of Offering Free Shoes to Defraud Medicaid

Getty ImagesBrooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson speaks at a 2014 tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Thomson alleges that nearly two dozen health professionals defrauded the Medicaid program by offering poor and homeless people...Show More Summary

Noodles & Co. Ditches Noodles for Protein-Obsessed Diners

Noodles & Co.Noodles & Co. is introducing four new meals that ditch pasta in favor of more veggies. Noodles & Co. (NDLS) is fleshing out its menu, and the new additions have nothing to do with the signature food item that put it on the map. Show More Summary

It's No Joke: America's First Junk Food Tax Is Here

Alamy By Karla Bowsher The first junk food tax in the U.S. goes into effect Wednesday in the Navajo Nation. The Healthy Diné Nation Act of 2014 increases the sales tax on "all minimal- to no-nutritional-value food items" by 2 percent. The...Show More Summary

Simple Strategies to Boost Your Budget -- Savings Experiment

#fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-4406{display:none;}.cke_show_borders #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-4406, #postcontentcontainer #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-4406{width:570px;display:block;} Whether you're a college graduate, a new parent or a retiree, the most practical way to get a grip on your spending is by creating a solid budget. Show More Summary

Jay-Z and Pals Launch Tidal Music Streaming Service

#fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-251139{display:none;}.cke_show_borders #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-251139, #postcontentcontainer #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-251139{width:570px;display:block;} By Morgan Quinn Jay-Z is trying to make music history with Tidal, his music streaming service that launched on Monday. Show More Summary

Market Wrap: Stocks Rebound From Recent Losses; Deals Help

Andrew Burton/Getty Images By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK -- U.S. stocks climbed more than 1 percent Monday, rebounding from a sharp decline last week, helped by deal activity in health care and a bounce in energy shares. Also boosting...Show More Summary

Former Fed Chairman Starting 'Ben Bernanke's Blog'

Carolyn Kaster/AP By Martin Crutsinger WASHINGTON -- Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is getting a new title -- blogger. The man who spent eight years as the head of the nation's central bank carefully watching his everyShow More Summary

Federal Agents Charged With Stealing Digital Currency

J. David Ake/AP By KRISTIN J. BENDER and PAUL ELIAS SAN FRANCISCO -- Two former federal agents were charged with fraud in the theft of digital currency during an investigation into an online black market known as Silk Road that let users buy and sell drugs and other illegal items, authorities said Monday. Former U.S. Show More Summary

McDonald's to Test All-Day Breakfast Menu in San Diego

Mark Lennihan/AP NEW YORK -- McDonald's plans to test an all-day breakfast at some locations in the San Diego area starting next month. The company said in a statement that the test is in response to customers who have said they'd like...Show More Summary

GNC to Test Supplements After Charges of 'Phony' Products

Mark Lennihan/AP After bruising allegations that top retailers were cheating consumers by selling herbal supplements that didn't contain what they claimed, the nutritional supplement and vitamin retail giant GNC (GNC) reached an agreement...Show More Summary

Robinhood Revives Old Dream of Free Online Stock Trading

Getty Images It's alive! (Or rather, it's "live.") Ever since its video appeared on about a year ago, individual investors have been hearing about a new stock trading service called "Robinhood" that promises fee-free investing. Show More Summary

Calif. Company to Halt Seafood Distribution Over Listeria

David Goldman/APA microbiologist extracts listeria bacteria for genome sequencing at the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. By Emily Stephenson WASHINGTON -- A U.S. District Court imposed a permanent injunction...Show More Summary

Consumer Spending Rises a Bit as Americans Save More

Scott Olson/Getty Images By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON -- U.S. consumer spending barely rose in February as households boosted savings to their highest level in more than two years, the latest sign that economic growth slowed sharplyShow More Summary

Business Forecasters Boost 2-year Economic Outlook

Alan Diaz/APJob seekers at a career fair in Miami. NABE is forecasting increased hiring as the U.S. economy continues its recovery. WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A business economics group has boosted its outlook for U.S. economic improvementShow More Summary

How Energy Storage Could Upend the Electricity Business

Shutterstock Solar power is starting to shake up the energy market as we know it, yet rooftop solar panels can only disrupt the utility industry so much. However, new developments brewing in solar could bring major changes. Currently,...Show More Summary

3 Surprising Things That Add to Your Tax Bill

Diane Macdonald/Getty Images Although it's easy to understand basic tax rules like how your salary is treated as taxable income, there are some surprising provisions in the Internal Revenue Code that force you to pay taxes on unexpected items. Show More Summary

6 Things You Should Rent Instead of Buy

We tend to believe that renting consumer goods is like pouring money down the drain -- and in many cases, it can be. But the idea that renting is always a bad idea is an oversimplification. Renting furniture, for instance, often costs several times the original price of the piece in the long-run. Show More Summary

20 Important Financial Rules for Your 20s

Getty Images In my early 20s, I made a ton of financial mistakes. From maxing out credit cards, to delaying my savings, I got off to a rocky start. You don't have to get off to a rocky start, though. These 20 rules for finances in your 20s should help you get things in order before you head into your 30s: 1. Show More Summary

Wall Street This Week: Monsanto, CarMax Report

Steve Helber/AP From the leader in agricultural chemicals stepping up to post its latest earnings report to analysts expecting another strong quarter out of used-car seller CarMax, here are some of the things that will help shape the...Show More Summary

How to Make Money Buying Locally and Selling Globally

#fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-308587{display:none;}.cke_show_borders #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-308587, #postcontentcontainer #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-308587{width:570px;display:block;} By Maryalene LaPonsie Every so often, you read about someone hitting it big on eBay. Show More Summary

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